Dr. Saleh Salem Almasabi
 
Assistant Professor in electrical engineering Department 
 
 

Education

Michigan State University2019

Doctor of Philosophy  in Electrical Engineering, United States

Wayne State University, 2013

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, United States

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals,  2008                                   

Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors, Saudi Arabia

 

Work Experience

  • Teaching assistant at electrical engineering department, Najran University  2009 – 2013
  • Lecturer at electrical engineering department, Najran University  2013 – 2019
  • Assistant lecturer at electrical engineering department, Michigan State University (Jan 2017 – April 2019), for Power system analysis and Electric machine modeling classes  
  • Assistant professor at electrical engineering department, Najran University  2019 – now

 

Research Interests

  • Reliability
  • Optimization
  • Power System Applications
  • Machine Learning

 

Some of Publications

Journals

1. S. Almasabi and J. Mitra, "Multistage Optimal PMU Placement Considering Substation

Infrastructure," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 6519-

6528, Nov.-Dec. 2018.

2. S. Almasabi and J. Mitra, "A Fault-Tolerance Based Approach to Optimal PMU

Placement", in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (accepted).

3. N. Nguyen, S. Almasabi and J. Mitra, "Impact of Correlation Between Wind Speed and

Turbine Availability on Wind Farm Reliability," in IEEE Transactions on Industry

Applications, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 2392-2400, May-June 2019.

4. Nga Nguyen, Saleh Almasabi, Atri Bera and Joydeep Mitra, "Optimal Power Flow

Considering Frequency Security Constraint" in IEEE Transactions on Industry

Applications,

 

Conferences

1. S. Almasabi and J. Mitra, "Multi-stage optimal PMU placement including substation

infrastructure," in 2017 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, pp. 1–8,

Oct. 2017.

2. S. Almasabi, F. T. Alharbi and J. Mitra, "Opposition-based elitist real genetic algorithm

for optimal power flow", in NAPS, Denver, CO, 2016, pp. 1-6.

3. N. Nguyen, S. Almasabi, J. Mitra and B. B. Shenoy, "Correlation of Wind Speed and

Wind Turbine Reliability in System Adequacy Assessment," 2018 IEEE International

Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS), Boise, ID,

2018, pp. 1-6.

4. S. Almasabi, A. Bera and J. Mitra, "Dynamic State Estimation Aided By Machine

Learning," IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), pp. 1-5, 2019.

(accepted).

5. F. T. Alharbi, S. Almasabi and J. Mitra, "Enhancing Network Loadability Using Optimal

TCSC Placement and Sizing," 2018 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution

Conference and Exposition (T&D), Denver, CO, 2018, pp. 1-9.

6. A. Bera and Y. Tian and S. Almasabi and J. Mitra and C. Borges " Modeling of Battery

Energy Storage Systems for System Reliability Studies," IEEE Power and Energy

Society General Meeting (PESGM), pp. 1-5, 2019(under review).

7. Nga Nguyen, S. Almasabi, Atri Bera and Joydeep Mitra, "Optimal Power Flow

Considering Frequency Security Constraint," in Power Africa, Cape Town, South Africa,

2018, pp. 1-6.

8. N. Nguyen, S. Almasabi and J. Mitra, "Estimation of renewable energy integration limit

based on frequency deviation", in NAPS, Charlotte, 2015.

9. S. Almasabi and J. Mitra, "An Overview of Synchrophasors and Their Applications in

Smart Grids", in ICICPI, Kolkata, 2016.

10. S. Almasabi, S. Sulaeman, N. Nguyen, and J. Mitra, " Cost Benefit Analysis for Wind

Power Penetration ", in NAPS, Morgantown, WV, 2017.