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Mohammed Allehyani

Mohammed Allehyani

Doctoral Student


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Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

Mohammed Allehyani
  • M.S, University of Idaho, 2016
  • Power System Protection and Relaying Academic Certificate, University of Idaho, 2015
  • B.S., Umm Al-Qura University, 2010

  • Power System Protection
  • Microgrid Operation and Technology
  • Power System Transmission and Distribution

Mohammed Allehyani received his bachelor's in electrical engineering from Umm Al-Qura University on 2010 and his master's in Microgrid system and his power system protection certificate from the University of Idaho on 2016.

Allehyani worked at the Saudi Electricity Company as a power distribution engineer in 2010. In 2011, he moved to work as teaching assistant at the University of Tabuk in Saudia Arabia, where he was awarded a full scholarship to pursue his master's degree and doctorate.

Currently, Allehyani is a second year doctoral student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Idaho, under the supervision of Brian K Johnson.

  • M. Allehyani, H. Samkari and B. K. Johnson, "Modeling and simulation of the impacts of STATCOM control schemes on distance elements," 2016 North American Power Symposium (NAPS), Denver, CO, 2016, pp. 1-6.
  • H. Samkari, M. Allehyani, B.K. Johnson, “Modeling and Simulation the Impacts of STATCOMs on Distance Protection," in North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2015, vol., no., pp.1-5, 4-6 Oct. 2015

  • Overcoming the Impacts of a Weak Infeed Source on Distance Protection by Using POTT Communication-Aided Scheme, 2017
  • Modeling and simulation of the impacts of STATCOM control schemes on distance elements and control studies for a microgrid in a medium sized city in the Pacific Northwest, 2016
  • Modeling and simulation the impacts of STATCOMs on distance protection, 2015

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University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

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