Sobhan Badakhshan is a Research Associate,Sharif University of Technology,Iran

Sobhan Badakhshan

Research Associate

Organizing Committee


Sharif University of Technology


Sobhan Badakhshan received a B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran, in 2013 and the M. Sc. degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2015.

Currently, he is an associate researcher at the Center of Excellence in Management and Control of Power System, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

He is a member of the Iran National Elites Foundation.

His research interests include economic and secure optimization of electric power systems, energy system optimization, renewable energy integration, smart grids, future energy markets, generation scheduling, operation of the integrated energy system, demand-side management, and low-carbon power planning.




S. Badakhshan, M. Ehsan, M. Shahidehpour, N. Hajibandeh, M. Shafie-khah, J. P. S. Catalao, “Security-Constrained Unit Commitment with Natural Gas Pipeline Transient Constraints”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 2019.

S. Badakhshan, N. Hajibandeh, M. Shae-khah, and J. P. S. Catalão, “Impact of Solar Energy on the Integrated Operation of Electricity-Gas Grids”, Energy 2019.

S. Badakhshan, M. Kazemi, M. Ehsan, “Security Constrained Unit Commitment with Flexibility in Natural Gas Delivery”, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering.

S. Badakhshan, M. Ganjkhani, A. Safdarian, and L. Li, “Day-Ahead Power System Scheduling Considering Water Consumption in Power Plants”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems 2019.

N. Hajibandeh, M. Shae-khah, S. Badakhshan, J. Aghaei, S. J. P.S. Mariano and J. P. S. Catalão, “Multi-Objective Market ClearingModel with an Autonomous Demand Response Scheme”, Energies 2019.

M. Ganjkhani, N. Fallah, S. Badakhshan, S. Shamshirband, and K. Chau, “A Novel Detection Algorithm to Identify False Data Injection Attack on Power System State Estimation”, Energies 2019.




Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Power System Laboratory)

Advisor: Prof. Mehdi Ehsan

Thesis: Security constraint unit commitment with natural gas flow rate constraints

GPA: 17.14/20 (3.428/4)

Iran University of Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Power System Advisor: Prof. Abolfazl Vahedi

Thesis: Modeling and simulation of electro submersible pump

GPA: 16.11/20 (3.222/4)




Power system optimization and Optimization methods e.g. PSO, GA

Energy price forecasting, and Bidding strategies

Renewable Energy e.g. Solar Energy, Wind Energy

Electricity markets, smart grids, and smart cities

Integrated energy systems

Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep machine learning




Ranked 47th  in the nationwide entrance exam for M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering among more than 70,000 students

Being exempted from the MS program entrance exam as an “Exceptional Talent” Student in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IUST Univ.

Ranked 927 th among more than 750,000 participants nationwide university entrance examination in Iran.

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