Research Funding

Active Funds

  • PI, Enabling Smart Charging in Domestic Facilities, ETP Industrial Sponsorship, 10,000 GBP
  • PI, Smart Charging Algorithm Design for Human-in-the-Loop Electric Vehicle Parking Lots”, 2022-2023, Royal Society of Edinburgh Personal Fellowship, 60,000 GBP.
  • Co-PI, Beyond Off Street - Smart Meter EV Charging, UK BEIS Project (with Samsung, Octopus Energy and PNDC), 135,000 GBP, 2020-2022
  • Co-PI,Arnold Clark Industry Project, “Energy Infrastructure and Wider System Interaction”, 2020- 2023, 58,000 GBP for Student Support
  • Co-PI, Optimal Location of Chargers in Highlands, HITRANS Highland and Islands Transport Partnership, 2020-2022, 90,000 GBP

Past Funds

  • C0-PI, NPRP9-055-2-022, “Hybrid AC/DC Islanded Micro-grids in Qatar: Plan- ning, Operation, and Cyber Security”, 2016-2019, 720,000 USD, Agency: Qatar National Research Fund
  • PI, Demand-side management in Qatar”, 2018-2021, Amount: 1,250,000 USD, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute
  • Co-PI, NPRP7-031-2-015, “Integration of Power Conversion, Energy Management, and Commu- nications Techniques for Electric Vehicles in the Smart Grid”, 2015-2016, Amount 256,000 USD, Qatar National Research Fund.
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Publications

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Book

  1. I. S. Bayram and A. Tajer "Plug-in Electric Vehicles Grid Integration", Artech House, Inc. Amazon Link (Also will be available in Mandarin. Amazon Link )

Book chapters

  1. I. S. Bayram, M. Ismail, R. Jovanovic, " The Role of Smart Metasurfaces in Smart Grid Energy Management", in Backscattering and RF Sensing for Future Wireless Communication, Wile, 2021
  2. I. S. Bayram, R Sims, E. Corr, S. Galloway, G. Burt, " Energy Storage Sizing for Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Stationst", in : Electric Vehicle Integration in a Smart Microgrid Environment, CRC Press, 2021
  3. I. S. Bayram , "Demand-side Management for PV Grid Integration", Solar Resource Mapping: Fundamentals and Applications, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-97484-2 Link
  4. M. Ismail,I. S. Bayram , E. Serpedin, K. Qaraqe, "5G-enhanced Smart Grid", Enabling 5G Communication System to Support Vertical Industries, Wiley, ISBN-13: 978-1119515531 Link
  5. I. S. Bayram and M. Devetsikiotis, "Analytical Problems in Energy Storage Systems", Advanced Data Analytics for Power Systems, Cambridge University Press, 2020
  6. F. Mumtaz,I. S. Bayram , A. Elrayyah, "Importance of energy storage system in the smart grid", Communication, Control and Security Challenges for the Smart Grid, IET, ISBN: 978-1-78561-142-1, 2017 Link
  7. I. S. Bayram , G. Michailidis, M. Devetsikiotis, S. Bhattacharya, and F. Granelli, Chapter-6: "Smart Vehicles in the Smart Grid: Challenges, Trends, and Applications to the Design of Charging Stations", Control for Optimization Theory of Electric Smart Grids, Springer-Verlag (ISBN: 1461416043).

Journals

  1. I. S. Bayram, U. Zafar, S Bayhan, “Could Petrol Industry be a Key to Transport Electrification? A GIS-based Coverage Analysis of Fast EV Chargers”, IEEE Access (in-press)
  2. O. Alrawi, I. S. Bayram, M.Koc, S. Al-Ghamdi "Economic Viability of Rooftop Photovoltaic Systems and Energy Storage Systems in Qatar ", Energies (in-press)
  3. I. S. Bayram, S Galloway, "Pricing-based Distributed Control of Fast EV Charging Stations Operating Under Cold Weather", IEEE Transactions on Transport Electrification, 2022 (IF 5.2)
  4. I. S. Bayram et. al. "Could Petrol Stations Play a Key Role in Transport Electrification? A GIS-based Coverage Maximization of Fast EV Chargers in Urban Environment", IEEE Access, 2022 (IF 3.6)
  5. I. S. Bayram et. al. "Hierarchical optimization and grid scheduling model for energy internet: a GA-based layered approach", Energy Reports , 2021 (IF 6.6)
  6. I. S. Bayram et. al. "A Probabilistic Methodology to Quantify the Impacts of Cold Weather on Electric Vehicle Demand: A Case Study in the UK", IEEE Access, 2021 (IF 3.6)
  7. I. S. Bayram et. al. "Optimal design of electric vehicle charging stations for commercial premises", International Journal of Energy Research, 2021 (IF 5.6)
  8. I. S. Bayram et. al. "A GRASP Approach for Solving Large-Scale Electric Bus Scheduling Problems", MDPI Energies, 2021 (IF3.1)
  9. I. S. Bayram et. al. "Techno-economic analysis of on-site energy storage units to mitigate wind energy curtailment: A case study in scotland", MDPI Energies, 2021(IF 3.1)
  10. I. S. Bayram,"A Probabilistic Capacity Planning Methodology for Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Lots with On-site Energy Storage Systems", Journal of Energy Storage, 2020 (IF 6.2)
  11. C. Kong, B. P. Rimal, I. S. Bayram, M. Devetsikiotis, "Cloud-Based Charging Management of Smart Electric Vehicles in a Network of Charging Stations", IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 2020 (IF 8.7).
  12. R. Jovanovic, S Bayhan I. S. Bayram, "A multiobjective analysis of the potential of scheduling electrical vehicle charging for flattening the duck curve", Journal of Computational Science, 2020 (IF 3.5)
  13. O. Alrawi, I. S. Bayram, M.Koc, S. Al-Ghamdi "High-Resolution Household Load Profiling and Evaluation of Rooftop PV Systems in Selected Houses in Qatar", Energies, 2019, 12 (20), (IF 2.7)
  14. E. Sahin, I. S. Bayram, M.Koc "Demand Side Management Opportunities and Framework (DSM-F) for Resource-Rich Countries: Case Study Qatar", Journal of Cleaner Production, v. 241, 2019 (IF 6.3).
  15. Z. Fotohoui, M. Narimani, E. Hashemi, I. S. Bayram, "A General Model for EV Drivers' Charging Behaviour", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, (IF 5.3) Link
  16. I. Batur,I. S. Bayram , M. Koc, "Assessment of Supply-Side and Demand-Side Policies Impact on Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions from Urban Passenger Transportation: The Case of Istanbul", Journal of Cleaner Production, May, 2019 (IF 6.3).
  17. I. S. Bayram , F. Saffouri, M. Koc, "Generation, Analysis, and Applications of High-resolution Electricity Load Profiles in Qatar", Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 184, May, 2018 (IF 6.3).
  18. I. S. Bayram , A. Tajer, M. Abdallah, and K. Qaraqe, "A Stochastic Sizing Approach for Sharing-based Energy Storage Applications", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1075-1084, May 2017 (IF 10.5).
  19. I. S. Bayram , and T. Ustun, "A Survey on Behind the Meter Energy Management Systems", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 72, pp. 1208-1232, May 2017 (IF 11.2).
  20. I. S. Bayram and A. Tajer, "Exploiting PEV Batteries For V2X Applications", IEEE SmartGrid Newsletter, May 2017.
  21. C. Kong, R. Jovanovic, I.S. Bayram, M. Devetsikiotis, "A Hierarchical Optimization Model for a Network of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations", Energies, vol. 10, no. 5, 675 (IF 2.8).
  22. I. S. Bayram "Demand Profiles of GCC Members: An Overview", EAI Transactions on Smart Cities, vol. 17, no. 5, Dec., 2017.
  23. R. Jovanovic,I. S. Bayram "Residential Demand Response Scheduling with Consideration of Consumer Comfort", Applied Sciences, vol. 6, no. 1, pp 1-16, 2016 (IF 2.2).
  24. I. S. Bayram , G. Michailidis, and M. Devetsikiotis, "Unsplittable Load Balancing in a Network of Charging Stations Under QoS Guarantees, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 1292-1302, May 2015 (IF 10.5).
  25. I. S. Bayram , M. Abdallah, A. Tajer, and K. Qaraqe, "Capacity Planning Framework for EV Charging Infrastructures with Multi-Class Customers", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1934-1943, July 2015 (IF 10.5).
  26. C. Kong,I. S. Bayram , M. Devetsikiotis "Revenue Optimization Frameworks for Multi-Class PEV Charging Stations", IEEE Access, vol. 3, pp. 2140-2150, 2015 (IF 4.09).
  27. I. S. Bayram and I. Papapanagiotou "A Survey on Communication Technologies and Requirements for the Internet of Electric Vehicles", Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications, vol. 223, 2014 (IF 1.52).
  28. I. S. Bayram , G. Michailidis, M. Devetsikiotis, and F. Granelli "Electric Power Allocation in a Network of Fast Charging Stations IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 1235-1246, July 2013 (IF 9.3) IEEE Communication Society Best Reading in Smart Grid.
  29. I. S. Bayram, "A Stochastic Sizing Approach to Community Energy Storage Systems in Smart Grid", Gazi University Science Journal: PART:C Design and Technology, (in Turkish).
  30. M Jamshed, M. Ismail, H. Pervaiz, R. Atat, I. S. Bayram, Q. Ni, “Reinforcement Learning- based Allocation of Fog Nodes for Cloud-based Smart Grid Services”, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
  31. L. Gurriaran, K. Tanaka, I. S. Bayram, Y. Proestos, J. Lelieveld, P. Ciais, “Quantifying the impact of climate change on CO2 emissions from power sector in Qatar”, Journal of Cleaner Energy (under review)
  32. M. Zeinali and I. S. Bayram, “Impact of Communication Systems Characteristics on Vehicle to Grid Energy Trading Using Large Scale Practical Assessment of UK’s Cellular Network for the Internet of Energy”, Energies (Under Review)

Peer-reviewed Conferences

  1. K. Davies, I. S. Bayram, S Galloway, "Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Retail Business: Power Systems Perspective", IEEE Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Conference, Doha, Qatar, 2022.
  2. R. Jovanovic, S Bayhan, I. S. Bayram, "Capacity Optimization of EV Charging Networks: A Greedy Algorithmic Approach", IEEE Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Conference, Doha, Qatar, 2022.
  3. Modeling the Effect of Climate Change on Qatar's Electricity Demand to the end of the Century and Implications for CO2 Emissions from Electricity Generation,L. Gurriaran, K. Tanaka, I. S. Bayram, Y. Proestos, J. Lelieveld, P. Ciais, AGU Fall Meeting, 2021.
  4. I. S. Bayram, "Impacts of Electric Vehicle Charging under Cold Weather on Power Networks", IEEE International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UK, 2021.
  5. I. S. Bayram, "Capacity Optimisation Framework for Fast Charging Stations Operating under Cold Weather", IEEE International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UK, 2021.
  6. U Zafar, I. S. Bayram, S Bayhan, "A GIS-based Optimal Facility Location Framework for Fast Electric Vehicle Charging Stations", IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 2021, Japan.
  7. S Bayhan, H Komurcugil, I. S. Bayram, Deadbeat Control of a Three-Phase T-type Inverter with Output LC Filter for UPS Applications", EEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 2021, Japan.
  8. I. S. Bayram, "Quantifying the Effects of Communication Network Performance in Vehicle-to-Grid Frequency Regulation Services", International Conference on UK-China Emerging Technologies (UCET), 2020, Glasgow, UK.
  9. R. Jovanovic, I. S. Bayram and S. Bayhan, "An Online Model for Scheduling Electrical Vehicle Demand at Park-and-Ride Facilities to Smooth Solar Ramps", IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, 2020, Glasgow, UK.
  10. I. S. Bayram and S. Bayhan, ``Location Analysis of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Maximum Capacity and Coverage"", IEEE International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics, and Power Engineering, 2020, Setubal, Portugal.
  11. M. Zeinali, I. S. Bayram, J. Thompson, "Performance Assessment of UK's 4G Cellular Network for Vehicle to Grid Smart Grid Applications", International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dublin, Ireland, 2020
  12. R Jovanovic, S Bayhan, I. S. Bayram, "An online model for scheduling electric vehicle charging at park-and-ride facilities for flattening solar duck curves", IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence. Glasgow, UK, 2020.
  13. I. S. Bayram,, R Jovanovic, M Devetsikiotis, "Resource provisioning in plug-in electric vehicle charging lots", 12th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, Doha, Qatar, 2020
  14. I. S. Bayram, S Bayhan, "Location analysis of electric vehicle charging stations for maximum capacity and coverage", International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics and Power Engineering, 2020
  15. I. S. Bayram, "Non-intrusive Electricity Sub-metering in Selected Households in Qatar", The 4th International Conference on UK-China Emerging Technologies, Glasgow, UK, 2019
  16. I. S. Bayram, O. Van Custem, J. Bigler, J C Fosse, M Kayal, "Demonstration of a Smart Villa Energy Monitoring Platform in Qatar", The 4th International Conference on UK-China Emerging Technologies, Glasgow, UK, 2019
  17. R. Jovanovic, I. S. Bayram, "Scheduling Electric Vehicle Charging at Park-and-Ride Facilities to Flatten Duck Curves", 2019 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct, 2019
  18. I. S. Bayram, "A Stochastic Simulation Model to Assess the Impacts of Electric Vehicles Charging on Power Generation: A Case Study for Qatar", IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, 2019, Novi, MI, USA pdf.
  19. I. S. Bayram and M. Ismail "A Stochastic Model for Fast Charging Stations with Energy Storage Systems",IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, 2019, Novi, MI, USA.
  20. I. S. Bayram, "Energy Storage Sizing and Photovoltaic Self-Consumption in Selected Households in QatarIEEE 8th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  21. R. Jovanovic, I. S. Bayram, S. Voss, "GRASP Approach for solving the 2-connected m-dominating set problem in Power Systems, IEEE 12th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics, and Power Engineering, 2018, Doha, Qatar.
  22. I. S. Bayram, "Teaching Smart Power Grids: A Sustainability Perspective", IEEE 12th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics, and Power Engineering, 2018, Doha, Qatar.
  23. I. Batur, I. S. Bayram, M. Koc, "The Role of Plug-in Electric Vehicles in Reducing CO2 Emissions in Istanbul: A System Dynamics Approach", IEEE 12th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics, and Power Engineering, 2018, Doha, Qatar.
  24. O. Alrawi, I. S. Bayram, M. Koc, "High-Resolution Behind-the-Meter Load Profiling in Selected Qatari Household", IEEE 12th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics, and Power Engineering, 2018, Doha, Qatar.
  25. I. S. Bayram , O. Alrawi, H. Al-Naimi, and M. Koc, "Direct Load Control of Air Conditioner in Qatar: An Empirical Study", 6th International Conference on Renewable Energy and Applications, Nov 5-8, 2017, San Diego, CA, USA.
  26. I. S. Bayram and M. Koc, "Demand Side Management for Peak Reduction and PV Integration in Qatar", IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, May 16-18, 2017, Calabria, Italy.
  27. I. S. Bayram , M. Al-Qahtani, F. Saffouri, M. Koc, "Estimating the Cost of Summer Cooling in Bahrain, IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition, May 8-11, Manama Bahrain.
  28. F. Saffouri,I. S. Bayram , M. Koc, "Quantifying the Cost of Cooling in Qatar, IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition, May 8-11, 2017, Manama Bahrain.
  29. F. Mumtaz andI. S. Bayram , "Planning, Operation, and Protection of Microgrids: An Overview", International Conference on Energy and Environment Research, Sept 7-11, 2016, Barcelona, Spain.
  30. M. Ismail,I. S. Bayram , M. Abdallah, and K. Qaraqe, "A system Planning Framework for Electric Vehicles", IEEE International Smart Grid Workshop, Doha, Qatar, 2014 (Best Paper Award).
  31. I. S. Bayram , V. Zamani, R. Hanna, J. Kleissl, "On the Evaluation of Plug-in Electric Vehicle Data of a Campus Charging Network", IEEE Energy Conference, Leuven, Belgium, 2016.
  32. I. S. Bayram and H. Mohsenian-Rad, "An Overview of Smart Grids in the GCC Region", International Conference on Smart Grids for Smart Cities, Toronto, Canada, 2015.
  33. I. S. Bayram , M Abdallah, Ali Tajer, and K. Qaraqe "Energy Storage System Sizing for Peak Hour Utility Applications", IEEE International Conference on Communications, London, UK, 2015.
  34. Qi Wang,I. S. Bayram , F. Granelli, and M. Devetsikiotis, "Fast Power Charging Strategy for EV/PHEV in Parking Campus with Deployment of Renewable Energy", IEEE The International Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks, Athens, Greece, 2014.
  35. I. S. Bayram , M.Z. Shakir, M. Abdallah, K. Qaraqe, "A Survey on Energy Trading and Exchange in Smart Grid", IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Atlanta, USA, 2014.
  36. I. S. Bayram , M.Ismail, M Abdallah, K. Qaraqe, E. Serpedin, "A Pricing-based Load Shifting Framework For EV Fast Charging Stations", IEEE Smart Grid Communications Conference, Venice, Italy, 2014.
  37. I. S. Bayram , M. Abdallah, K. Qaraqe, "Providing QoS Guarantees to Multiple Classes of EVs Under Deterministic Grid Resources", IEEE International Energy Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2014.
  38. Maria Carmen Falvo, Danilio Sbordone,I. S. Bayram , and Michael Devetsikiotis, "A Review on EV Charging Stations: European and American Standards", IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, Naples, Italy, 2014.
  39. I. S. Bayram , G. Michailidis, M. Devetsikiotis," Electric Power Resource Provisioning for Large Scale Public EV Charging Facilities," IEEE International Smart Grid Communications Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2013.
  40. I. S. Bayram , G. Michailidis, I. Papapanagiotou, M. Devetsikiotis, "Decentralized Control of EV Charging in a Network of Fast Charging Stations", IEEE International Global Communications Conference, Atlanta, USA, 2013.
  41. I. S. Bayram , G. Michailidis, M. Devetsikiotis, and B. Parkhideh "Strategies for Competing DC Energy Storage Technologies for Fast Charging Stations", IEEE International Smart Grid Communications Conference, Tainan City, Taiwan, 2012 (Best Paper Award).
  42. I. S. Bayram , G. Michailidis, M. Devetsikiotis, S. Bhattacharya, A. Chakrabortty, and F. Granelli, "Local energy storage sizing in plugin hybrid electric vehicle charging stations under blocking probability constraints", IEEE International Smart Grid Communications Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 2011 (NSF Travel Grant).

Conferences-Poster

  1. O. Alrawi, F. Saffouri,I. S. Bayram , M. Koc, "Direct-load control experiments and case studies in Qatar Foundation Community Housing", Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar, 2018.
  2. I. S. Bayram , M Abdallah, and K. Qaraqe "Energy Storage Sizing for Smart Grid Applications", Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar, 2014.
  3. F. Saffouri,I. S. Bayram , M. Koc, "Demand Side Management And Social Studies To Curb Electricity Consumption In Qatar", International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science, Citges, Spain, 2-5 April 2017.
  4. I. S. Bayram and Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, "Modeling the Impact of Weather Conditions on the Generation Output of PV-DGs", Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar, 2016.
  5. I. S. Bayram "Stochastic Modeling Approach to Public Charging Stations", NCSU-SRI Workshop on Cyber-Physical Applications in Smart Power Systems, Raleigh, NC., 2011