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Arif Sarwat

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR and DIRECTOR, FPL-FIU Solar Research Center


ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Smart grid
  • Smart city
  • High penetration renewable resilient communities
  • Data analytics

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1. A.I. Sarwat, M.H. Amini, Alexander Domijan Jr., A. Damnjanovic, and F. Kaleem “Weather-based Interruption Prediction in the Smart Grid Utilizing Chronological Data”, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 308–315, April 2016, available at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40565-015-0120-4

2. L. Wei, A. I. Sarwat, W. Saad and S. Biswas, "Stochastic Games for Power Grid Protection Against Coordinated Cyber-Physical Attacks," in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 684-694, March 2018. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2561266

3. L. Wei, A. Sundararajan, A. I. Sarwat, S. Biswas and E. Ibrahim, "A distributed intelligent framework for electricity theft detection using benford's law and stackelberg game," 2017 Resilience Week (RWS), Wilmington, DE, 2017, pp. 5-11. doi: 10.1109/RWEEK.2017.8088640

4. Y. Wang, W. Saad, A. I. Sarwat and C. S. Hong, "Reactive Power Compensation Game Under Prospect-Theoretic Framing Effects," in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 4181-4193, Sept. 2018. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2017.2652846

5. M. Moghaddami and A. I. Sarwat, "Single-Phase Soft-Switched AC–AC Matrix Converter With Power Controller for Bidirectional Inductive Power Transfer Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 3760-3770, July-Aug. 2018. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2018.2820640

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: asarwat@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4941
Office:
FIU Engineering Center
10555 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida 33174
(Room EC 3913)
Lab website: Energy, Power & Sustainability Group

 

Why did you become an engineer?

To make a difference in the community. I want to make this world a better place by building sustainable, resilient and greener communities.


COURSES TAUGHT

EEL 4212 Power Systems II

EEL 4215 Power Systems III

EEL 6254 Power Systems Reliability 

EEL 6905 Individual Work

EEL 7910 Advanced Research