Harag Margossian

Associate Professor, Program Coordinator of Mechatronics Engineering

Contact Information

Office: Bassil 105
Extension: 2086

Office Hours:
TR 14:00-15:00
W  10:00-13:00

Research interests

General areas of interest: smart grids, power system modelling, simulation, analysis and operation.

Current research: the impact of Distributed Generation (DG) on distribution networks, including the impact on distribution network line protection, voltage regulation and maximizing DG integration levels.

Selected publications


  1. S. Neshvad, H. Margossian, J. Sachau, “Topology and Branch Parameter Estimation in Power Systems through Pseudo-Random Binary Stimulations”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 2016
  2. H. Margossian, G. Deconinck, J. Sachau, “Distribution Network Protection Considering Grid Code Requirements for Distributed Generation”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 2015
  3.  F. Capitanescu, L. Ochoa, H. Margossian, N. Hatziargyriou, “Assessing the Potential of Network Reconfiguration to Improve Distributed Generation Hosting Capacity in Active Distribution Systems”, IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2014

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. H. Margossian, J. Sachau, G. Deconinck, “Short Circuit Calculation in a Network with a High Share of Inverter Based Distributed Generation”, the proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, Galway, Ireland, 2014.
  2. H. Margossian, F. Capitanescu, J. Sachau, “Feeder Protection Challenges with High Penetration of Inverter Based Distributed Generation”, the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), Zagreb, Croatia, 2013
  3. H. Margossian, F. Capitanescu, J. Sachau, “Distributed Generation Status Estimation for Adaptive Feeder Protection in Active Distribution Grids”, the proceedings of the CIRED International Conference on Electricity Distribution Systems for a sustainable future, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013

Academic Degrees

Dual Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Leuven, Belgium, and University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg,  2015
M.S., Electrical Power Engineering,  Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2010
B.E. , Electrical and Computer Engineering, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2008