Paper Sessions


Paper Session 1: Power System Protection Engineering

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2:30-4:30, MSC 2404

Session Chair: Prof. Garng Huang

“Fault Location Using a New Composite Control Technique, Multiple Classifier, and Artificial Neural Network” A. Altaie, J. Asumadu

“Busbar Protection Using a Wavelet Based ANN” A. Abdullah

“Assesment of Fault Location Techniques in Voltage Source Converter based HVDC systems” T. Peng, D. Tzelepis, A. Dysko, I. Glesk

“Influences of temperature on the flashover performance of contaminated insulator” J. Chen, L. Hu, Y. Zhang, Z. Xiao

“High Impedance Fault Detection Utilizing Real-Time Complexity Measurement” F. Ferdowsi, H. Vahedi, C. S. Edrington

Paper Session 2: Power System Planning and Modeling

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2:30-4:30, MSC 2406-A

Session Chair: Dr. Maryam Kazerooni

“Geomagnetically Induced Current Sensitivity to Substation Grounding Resistances” U. Bui, T. J. Overbye, K. Shetye

“Design and Visualization of the Central Eastern and Southern African Power Grid with Large -Scale Generation in Tanzania” P. Panumpabi, I. Idehen, M. Backes

“SVC-POD tuning methodology and application to a Colombian case” C. A. O. Medina, J. A. O. Velez

“Emerging Distribution Systems: Modeling Challenges in Faulted Conditions” L. Strezoski, M. Prica, K. A. Loparo

“Equivalent Line Limit Calculation Using Available Thermal Transfer Capability” W. Jang, T. J. Overbye

Paper Session 3: State Estimation in Power Systems

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2:30-4:30, MSC 2406-B

Session Chair: Prof. Masoud Barati

“Power System State Estimation Accuracy and Observability Evaluation with Optimal PMU Placement” A. A. Almehizia, F. S. Alismail

“A Robust Techno-Economic Analysis of PMU-based Islanding Detection Schemes” R. S. Biswas, A. Pal

“Robust Phase Detection in Distribution Systems” M. S. Modarresi, T. Huang, H. Ming, L. Xie

“A Recursive Bayesian Approach to Load Phase Detection in Unbalanced Distribution System” H. Huang, Y. Hu, S. Liu, L. Xie

“Identifying a Practical State Estimation Scheme Incorporating Substation Measurement Dependencies” B. P. Wiseman, O. Bassey

“Detection of Bad Data in Multi-area State Estimation” Y. Zhou and L. Xie


Paper Session 4: Electric Machines, Drives, and Inverters

Friday, Feb. 10, 9:30-11:30, MSC 2404

Session Chair: Dr. Mohammad Shadmand

“Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulation and Modelling (CFX) of flow Plate in PEM Fuel Cell Using Aluminum Open Cellular Foam Material” T. Wilberforce, A. A. Makky, A. Baroutaji, R. Sambi, A. G. Olabi

“Trajectory Training of Feedforward Neural Networks for DC Motor Speed Control” S. J. Plathotta, H. Salehfar

“Control Algorithm for port power imbalance in two-stage, N-port Modular Multilevel Cascaded Photovoltaic Inverters” S. Marti, H. Krishnaswami

“Novel Anti-Windup Scheme for Stator Flux Control in Surface Permanent Magnet Machines” S. A. Diaz, C. Silva, H. Miranda, J. Juliet

“Optimum Number of Cascaded Cells of Multilevel Inverters for High-Voltage Applications” A. Bashiareh

Paper Session 5: Data Analysis and System Stability

Friday, Feb. 10, 9:30-11:30, MSC 2405

Session Chair: Payman Dehghanian

“Convergence Characteristics of the Variable Projection Method for Mode Extraction” A. B. Birchfield, T. J. Overbye

“Phasor Estimation at off-nominal Frequencies using Frequency Domain Interpolation” V. S. S. Kumar, G. M. Kumar, A. S. Kumar, D. Thukaram

“Fuzzy Logic Controlled Power Balancing for Low Voltage Ride-Through Capability Enhancement of Large-Scale Grid-Connected PV Plants” M. K. Hossain, M. H. Ali

“An Interactive, Extensible Environment for Power System Simulation on the PMU Time Frame with a Cyber Security Application” T. J. Overbye, Z. Mao, K. S. Shetye, J. D. Weber

“Online and Offline Load Frequency Controller Design” A. Zaidi, Q. Cheng

Paper Session 6: Engineering Economics and the Environment

Friday, Feb. 10, 9:30-11:30, MSC 2500

Session Chair: Dr. Peter Magyar

“Analysis of ERCOT Regulation-Up and Regulation-Down Operational Reserves” J. Andrade, R. Baldick, and Y. Dong

“Microgrid Cost Optimization for a Mixed-Use Building” I. Aldaouab, M. Daniels, K. Hallinan

“Non-Convex Optimization of Combined Enviromental Economic Dispatch through the Third Version of the Cultural Algorithm (CA3)” A. Goudarzi, A. G. Swanson, F. Tooryan, A. Ahmadi

“The Prediction of Electrical Cars’ Growth Rate and Management of Electrical Energy Demand in Turkey” M. Yılmaz

“Environmentally-Friendly Demand Response for Residential Plug-in Electric Vehicles” F. Rassaei, W. Soh and K. Chua