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Niusha Rostamkolai

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Niusha Rostamkolai’s areas of specialization cover power engineering and controlengineering, including power system transmission, generation planning, stability and protection, alternative energy and control systems. He has industry experience working for General Electric and has been a consultant for American Electric Power, Duke Energy, Midcontinent Independent System Operators, Indianapolis Power & Light, Cummins and Caterpillar. Dr. Rostamkolai is a past-chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’central Indiana section.

Teaching Interests

  • Power system transmission and generation planning
  • Power system stability
  • Power system protection
  • Alternative energy
  • Computer modeling and simulation of power system dynamics
  • Control systems

Research Experiences

Publications & Presentations

  • Rostamkolai, N., “Simulation of the Restoration Plan for Duke Energy Cayuga and Vermillion Generating Stations in Indiana,” Duke Energy
  • Rostamkolai, N., “Vancouver Island Cogeneration Plant Deliverability Study,” Kelson Energy
  • Rostamkolai, N., “Calgary Energy Center Generation Expansion Study,” Kelson Energy
  • Rostamkolai, N., “Generator Interconnection Feasibility Study for the Versailles and Kingston Wind Farms, Adams County, Illinois,” Midcontinent Independent System Operator
  • Rostamkolai, N., “Generator Interconnection System Impact Study for the Egypt Bottom Plant, Switzerland County, Indiana,” Midcontinent Independent System Operator  
  • Rostamkolai, N. and Kempker, M., “Reactive Management Study – Phase I,” Indianapolis Power and Light Company

Awards & Honors

  • Senior Member, Power & Energy Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986
  • MS, The Ohio State University, 1983
  • BS, California Polytechnic State University, 1981