Suzan Eren

Patents (granted)

  1. S. Eren, M. Pahlevaninezhad, A. Bakhshai, and P.K. Jain, “DC-Bus Controller for an Inverter,” Canadian Patent No. 2865612, January 2021.
  2. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P. K., “Hybrid PLL for Grid Synchronization in Distributed Generation”, U.S. Patent App. No. 14/875,993, Issued October 2015.
  3. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P. K., “An Observer-Based Control System for Grid-Connected DC/AC Converters with LCL-Filter”, U.S. Patent App. 14/838,505, Issued August 2015.
  4. Eren, S.; Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Jain, P. K., “Method and Apparatus for Use with Grid Connected Inverters in Distributed Power Generation”, U.S. Patent No. 14/808,408, Issued July 2015.
  5. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P. K., “A PV Inverter with Micro/Nano-Grid Integration Capability”, U.S. Patent No. 62/191,849, Issued July 2015.
  6. Mascioli, M.; Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P. K., “Adaptive Control Method for Grid- Connected Inverters Used with Distributed Power Generation”, U.S. Patent No. 14/745,043, Issued June 2015.
  7. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P. K., “DC-Bus Controller for Grid-Connected DC/AC Converters”, U.S. Patent No. 14/674,910, Issued March 2015.
  8. Eren, S.; Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Jain, P. K., “System and Method for Active/Reactive Power Compensation”, U.S. Patent No. 14/604,412, Issued January 2015.
  9. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P. K., “Sensorless Control System for Grid-Connected DC/AC Converters with LCL-Filters”, U.S. Patent No. 62/056,001, Issued October 2014.
  10. Eren, S.; Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Bakhshai, A. R.; Jain, P. K., “DC-Bus Controller for an Inverter”,
  11. U.S. Patent No. 62/057,561, Issued September 2014.
  12. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P. K., “A DC-Eliminating Current Controller for Grid- Connected DC/AC Converters”, U.S. Patent No. 61/990,841, Issued May 2014.

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. M. Zareie, B. Poorali, S. Eren and M. Pahlevani, "A Power Factor Correction LED Driver with Direct Power Transfer Feature," accepted for publication in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics, doi:10.1109/JESTIE.2021.3138267.
  2. J. Ebrahimi, O. Salari, S. Eren, K. Hashtrudi-Zaad, A. Bakhshai and P. Jain, "Efficiency Improved Multi-Source Inverter for Hybrid Energy Storage Systems in Electric Vehicle Application," accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 1982-1997, Feb. 2022, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2021.3104759.
  3. J. Ebrahimi, H. Karshenas, S. Eren and A. Bakhshai, "A Fast-Decoupled Space Vector Modulation Scheme for Flying Capacitor-Based Multilevel Converters," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 36, no. 12, pp. 14539-14549, Dec. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2021.3089477.
  4. M. R. Mohammadi, B. Poorali, S. Eren and M. Pahlevani, "A Nonisolated TCM Bidirectional Converter With Low Input-Current-Ripple for DC Microgrids," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 68, no. 11, pp. 10845-10855, Nov. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2020.3036213.
  5. M. Krstic, S. Eren and P. Jain, "Curvature-Based Average Modeling of Switched-Capacitor Converters," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 5929-5940, Oct. 2021, doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2020.3026640.
  6. M. Zareie, B. Poorali, S. Eren and M. Pahlevani, "New DC–DC Converter With Direct Power Transfer Capability," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 5647-5663, May 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2020.3028873.
  7. J. Ebrahimi, H. Karshenas, S. Eren and A. Bakhshai, "An Optimized Capacitor Voltage Balancing Control for a Five-Level Nested Neutral Point Clamped Converter," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 2154-2165, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2020.3010358.
  8. M. Krstic, S. Eren and P. Jain, "Curvature-Based, Average Modeling of SwitchedCapacitor Converters," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2020.3026640.
  9. H. Hajebrahimi, S. M. Kaviri, S. Eren and A. Bakhshai, "A New Energy Management Control Method for Energy Storage Systems in Microgrids," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 35, no. 11, pp. 11612-11624, Nov. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2020.2978672.
  10. M. Krstic, S. Eren and P. Jain, "Analysis and Design of Multiphase, Reconfigurable Switched-Capacitor Converters," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 4046-4059, Dec. 2020, doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2019.2960016.
  11. Kaviri, S.M.; Hajebrahimi, H.; Eren, S.; Pahlevani, M., “A Digital Active DC-Eliminating Method for DC/DC Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 3014-3019, April 2019.
  12. Askarian, I.; Eren, S.; Pahlevani, M.; Knight, A., “Digital Real-Time Harmonic Estimator for Power Converters in Future Micro-Grids,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 6398-6407, Nov. 2018.
  13. Pahlevani, M.; Eren, S.; Pahlevaninezhad, H.; Askarian, I.; Bagawade, S., “Digital Current Sensorless Control of Current-Driven Full-Bridge DC/DC Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 1797-1815, Feb. 2018.
  14. Eren, S.; Pahlevani, M.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A Digital Current Control Technique for Grid- Connected AC/DC Converters Used for Energy Storage Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 3970-3988, May 2017.
  15. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Guerrero, J. M.; Jain, P., “A Hybrid Estimator for Active/Reactive Power Control of Single-Phase Distributed Generation Systems with Energy Storage,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.31, no.4, pp.2919-2936, April 2016.
  16. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A Series Parallel Current-Driven Full- Bridge DC/DC Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.31, no.2, pp.1275-1293, Feb. 2016.
  17. Eren, S.; Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “An Adaptive Droop DC-Bus Voltage Controller for a Grid-Connected Voltage Source Inverter with LCL Filter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.30, no.2, pp.547-560, Feb. 2015.
  18. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Pan, S.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “An Adaptive Nonlinear Current Observer for Boost PFC AC/DC Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.61, no.12, pp.6720-6729, Dec. 2014.
  19. Eren, S.; Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Composite Nonlinear Feedback Control and Stability Analysis of a Grid-Connected Voltage Source Inverter With LCL Filter,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 5059-5074, Nov. 2013.
  20. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P.; Bakhshai, A., “Self-Sustained Oscillating Control Technique for Current-Driven Full-Bridge DC/DC Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, no. 11, pp. 5293-5310, Nov. 2013.

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. M. Krstic, S. Eren and P. Jain, "Curvature-Based Average Modeling of Switched-Capacitor Converters," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 5929-5940, Oct. 2021
  2. M. Zareie and S. Eren, "A New Digital Control Technique for Solar Energy Harvesting Systems in DC Micro-Grids," 2020 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA), 2020, pp. 1-6.M. T. Ranjbar and S. Eren, "Novel Current Sensor-less MPPT Algorithm for Solar Applications," 2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2020, pp. 164-167.
  3. Hajebrahimi, H.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A., “A New Power Flow Control Method for Energy Storage Systems in DC Micro-grids”, 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Anaheim, CA, USA, March 2019.
  4. Krstic, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P., “Average, Curvature-Based Switched-Capacitor Converters”, 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Anaheim, CA, USA, March 2019.
  5. Zareie, M.; Eren, S.; Jain, P., “A Digital   Sensorless  Controller  for a Voltage Balancer Used in Hybrid Micro-Grids,” 2018 IEEE INTELEC, Turin, pp. 1-5, 2018.
  6. Hajebrahimi, H.; Kaviri, S.M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A., “A Novel Energy Management Technique for DC Microgrids in Telecom Applications,” IEEE INTELEC, Turin, pp. 1-6, 2018.
  7. Mohammadpour, B.; Zareie, M.; Eren, S.; Pahlevani, M.; “Stability analysis of the slip mode frequency shift islanding detection in single phase PV inverters,” IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Edinburgh, pp. 873-878, 2017.
  8. Askarian, I.; Eren, S.; Pahlevani, M.; Knight, A., “New frequency and amplitude estimation techniques for grid-connected DC/AC inverters,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Cincinnati, OH, pp. 5738-5743, 2017.
  9. Bagawade, S.; Eren, S.; Jain, P.; Pahlevani, M., “Adaptive proportional-resonant controller based reactive power control for wind energy conversion systems,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Tampa, FL, pp. 1369-1374, 2017.
  10. Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Geometric Analysis of Grid-Connected VSI with LCL-Filter using Poincare map,” in Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), IEEE, pp.1948-1953, 20-24 Sept. 2015.
  11. Pahlevani, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A voltage control technique for grid-connected single-phase AC/DC converters with G2V/V2G capability,” in Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), IEEE, pp.5400-5405, 20-24 Sept. 2015.
  12. Pahlevani, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A DC-bus voltage control technique for grid- connected AC/DC converters used in smart energy storage units,” in Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), 2015 IEEE 6th International Symposium on, pp.1-7, 22-25 June 2015.
  13. Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A novel nonlinear current control technique for a grid-connected DC/AC inverter used in renewable energy power conditioning systems,” IEEE 36th International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC), pp.1-8, September 2014.
  14. Eren, S.; Pahlevani, M.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Observer-based control technique for a grid- connected DC/AC converter used in renewable energy applications,” IEEE 5th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), pp.1-5, June 2014.
  15. Houseman, J.; Eren, S.; Pahlevani, M.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Digital observer-based control technique for an AC/DC converter with a very fast voltage loop,” IEEE 23rd International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), pp.1342-1346, June 2014.
  16. Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A CLF-based nonlinear control technique for a grid-connected voltage source inverter with LCL filter used in renewable energy power conditioning systems,” Power
  17. Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives (POWERENG), 2013 Fourth International Conference on, pp.840-845, 13-17 May 2013.
  18. Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A fast nonlinear control technique for a grid-connected voltage source inverter with LCL filter used in renewable energy power conditioning systems,” Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2013 Twenty-eighth Annual IEEE, pp.967-971, March 2013.
  19. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A Control Lyapunov Function-based controller for a two-stage AC/DC converter,” IECON 2012 - 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, pp.5892,5897, 25-28 Oct. 2012.
  20. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “An optimal control strategy based on a discrete energy function, for single-phase AC/DC converters used in plug-in electric vehicles” Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), IEEE International Symposium on, pp.704- 708, June 2012.
  21. Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Control of grid-connected voltage source inverter with LCL filter,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), pp.1516-1520, Feb. 2012.
  22. Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Control of three-phase voltage source inverter for renewable energy applications,” IEEE International Telecommunications Energy Conference, Amsterdam, Nether- lands, pp. 1-4, Oct. 2011.
  23. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Shafiei, N.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A low ripple series-parallel resonant converter based on robust H infinity control approach,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE), Atlanta, GA, pp. 3403-3408, Sept. 2010.
  24. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A tightly regulated series-parallel resonant converter based on robust H infinity control approach,” IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Bari, Italy, pp. 608-613, July 2010.
  25. Eren, S.; Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Grid-connected voltage source inverter for renewable energy conversion system with sensor-less current control,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Palm Springs CA USA, pp. 768-772, Feb. 2010.
  26. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Maximum power point tracking of a wind energy conversion system using adaptive nonlinear approach,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Palm Springs CA USA, pp. 149-154, Feb. 2010.
  27. Eren, S.; Karimi-Ghartemani, M.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Enhancing the three-phase synchronous reference frame PLL to remove unbalance and harmonic errors,” IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON), Porto Portugal, pp.437-441, Nov. 2009.
  28. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “A model reference adaptive controller for a wind energy conversion system based on a permanent magnet synchronous generator fed by a matrix converter,” IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON), Porto Portugal, pp.65-70, Nov. 2009.
  29. Pahlevaninezhad, M.; Safaee, A.; Eren, S.; Bakhshai, A.; Jain, P., “Adaptive nonlinear maximum power point tracker for a WECS based on permanent magnet synchronous generator fed by a matrix converter,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), San Jose USA, pp. 2578-2583, Sept. 2009.
  30. Eren, S.; Hui, J. C Y; To, D.; Yazdani, D., “A High Performance Wind-Electric Battery Charging System,” IEEE CCECE ’06, pp.2275-2277, May 2006.
  31. Yazdani, D.; Azizi, S. M.; Eren, S., “Designing a Decentralized Lq Controller for a Traffic Network using DFP Optimization Technique,” IEEE CCECE ’06, pp.1163-1166, May 2006.

Book Chapters

  1. H. Hajebrahimi, S. M. Kaviri, S. Eren, and A. Bakhshai, "A Novel Energy Management Control Technique for PV-Battery System in DC Microgrids", in Electric Power Conversion and Micro-Grids. London, United Kingdom: IntechOpen, 2021 [Online]. Available: https://www.intechopen.com/chapters/78818 doi: 10.5772/intechopen.98524.