Articles Under Review

  1. G. Raman, J. C. -H. Peng, and T. Rahwan, "Manipulating Residents' Behavior to Attack the Urban Power Distribution System," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.15, no.10, pp. 5575-5587, 2019.
     

  2. G. Raman, and J. C. -H. Peng, "Mitigating Stability Issues due to Line Dynamics in Droop-Controlled Multi-Inverter Systems," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 1st Revision.
     

  3. G. Raman, J. C. -H. Peng, and H. Zeineldin, "Optimal Damping Recovery Scheme for Droop-Controlled Inverter-Based Microgrids," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 1st Revision.
     

  4. S. Sahoo, J. C. -H. Peng, S. Mishra, and T. Dragicevic, "Distributed Screening of Hijacking Attacks in DC Microgrids," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 1st Revision.
     

  5. H. M. Khalid, and J. C. -H. Peng, "Bi-directional Charging in V2G Systems: An In-Cell Variation Analysis of Vehicle Batteries," IEEE Systems Journal, 1st Revision.

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  7. Since 2020, he has been nominated to serve on the Singapore Standards Council -- a body that approves the establishment, review, and withdrawal of Singapore Standards and Technical References.
     

 

Slides containing the solutions to the examples covered in Module 3 - State Estimation.

 

An alternative approach to design PSS.

LIU Zhuolong - Research Assistant

Liu Zhuolong received his B.Eng. in Automation from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2016. His bachelor thesis was based on the implementation of high-precision multi-channel pressure detector for industrial requirements.

 

Zhoulong obtained his M.Sc. degree in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. His research studied the impact of political leaning on the topic of climate change among the mainstream news outlets. The worked applied data mining methods, in particular natural language processing.

Cao Xilei received her B.Eng. degree in Communication Engineering from University of Electronic and Science Technology of China in 2017. Her bachelor thesis invested Image Super-Resolution via sparse representation and dictionary learning.

Xilei obtained her master degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. Her research focused on applying Generative Adversarial Networks to obtain control parameters that ensure stable power sharing within low inertia grids.

CAO Xilei - Research Assistant

Kawsar Ali received his B.Tech. degree in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India in 2011. At PSRL, he works on high-frequency AC-DC and DC-DC power converters for data centers.

 

He received his Ph.D. degree in April, 2018. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow at University of Oxford.

From 2011 to 2014, prior to joining NUS as a research scholar, he was with the Indian Oil Corporation Limited, India, where he worked as an Operations Officer.

Dr. Kawsar Ali 

Zhang Qun received her B.Eng. in Communication Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, in 2017. She worked on communication network during her undergraduate, and her research for bachelor thesis was on internet topology based on commercial relationships between autonomous systems.


Qun obtained her M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. She worked on developing new electricity pricing models accounting for the EV charging behaviour of consumers.

ZHANG Qun - Research Assistant

Dr. Yaonan Kong

Kong Yaonan received her B.Eng. (2013) in Material Science & Engineering from Peking University, China. She received her Ph.D. degree in Industrial Systems Engineering and Management from the National University of Singapore in 2017.

 

Yaonan was a research fellow PSRL. Her research interests included load-sharing systems, regression analysis, and physical-statistical model. She is currently a quantitative analyst at Investment Company of the People's Republic of China.

Naili Xing

Naili Xing received his B.Eng. (2016) in Electronic Science & Technology (Physical Electronic Technology) from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. During his undergraduate, Naili worked on designing a digital frequency meter using FPGA. He also designed an embedded system based on STM-32 to collect the spectrum produced by Mercury lamp for his bachelor thesis.

 

Xing Naili obtained his Master degree at the National University of Singapore. His research focused on Nature Language Processing and Data Processing, where he studied the correlation between news media and social media on climate change. 

Jiacheng Zhu 

Jiacheng Zhu is currently pursuing his B.Eng. at the University of Illinois at the Urbana-champaign, Illinois. In 2017, he did an summer internship at the National University of Singapore. Jiacheng worked on prototyping a novel distribution-level PMU using FPGA. His main task was to on establish a secure communication link via Ethernet to upload recorded voltage measurements collected from power sockets.

Previously, Jiacheng was an intern at the Aviation Industry Corporation of China. There, he worked on image-processing and machine-learning projects using C++, and Python. Jiacheng is an expert in SystemVerilog and related FPGA skills. His interests are working on challenging and interesting problems in embedded systems

Aderibole Adedayo

Aderibole Adedayo was born in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1991. He received the B.Sc. in electrical and electronics engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in 2013. He later joined PSRL group in August 2015. His research investigated the stability of multi-microgrids using diversified generation and load profiles. The objective was to formulate novel control coordination strategies to better manage inverter-based photovoltaic systems, energy storage, diesel generators, and induction motors.

Dr. Haris Khalid

Haris M. Khalid received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in control systems engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, KSA in 2009 and 2012, respectively.

 

After getting his doctorate degree, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Distributed Control Research Group at the same University. From 2013 to 2016, he became as a Postdoctoral Researcher at PSRL. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Higher College of Technology, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

His research focused on distributed filtering, performance monitoring for dynamic systems, event triggering-based filtering techniques, fault detection and diagnosis, fault tolerant control, signal processing-based estimation and control. He also worked on industrial projects involved with SABIC chemicals and Saudi Aramco oil company, KSA.

Chih-Lun Chang

Chih-Lun Chang received the B.Sc. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) and the M.Sc. degree from the Institute of Computer and Communication Engineering at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan, R.O.C. in 2010 and 2013, respectively, .

At PSRL, Chih-Lun developed a novel decision-making algorithm for demand response. The proposed algorithm utilizes a decentralized communication system, and enables demand response to be readily implemented without costly infrastructure upgrades by the power utilities. Mr. Chang was with PSRL from 2014 to 2015. He is currently pursing a Ph.D. degree at University of Texas, Dallas.

He previously worked in High Speed Network Laboratory (HSNET) at NCKU during his M.Sc. degree. He was a programming developer for the research project Testbed@TWISC. The developed software solution enables users to simulate various types of cyber-attacks among several virtual machines. Besides, he was also the teaching assistant of two courses. In 2014, his master thesis, Novel Advanced Broadcast Scheme for Efficient Safety Message Collision Alleviation in Vehicular Networks, was published in Journal of Wireless Personal Communication. This paper focuses on the design of efficient broadcast system of vehicles for traffic accident.

Salish Maharjan received his B.E in Electrical Engineering from Tribhuvan University (Nepal) under Institute of Engineering “Pulchowk Campus,” and his M.Sc. from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (United Arab Emirates).

Salish was a research assistant working at PSRL between 2013 to 2015. His research focused on developing signal processing techniques to improve metering precisions for capturing power system dynamics. The main contribution of his research is towards the enhancement of phasor estimation accuracy under off-nominal conditions for Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU). He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree at National University of Singapore.

During his undergraduate studies, Salish recieved scholarships for all semester at Pulchowk Campus. He was also the winner of LOCUS 2008, a national technical event under the open electrical hardware competition for building and demonstration of the inverter. His undergraduate major project was on Dual axis solar tracker that he designed based on the database generated for the altitude azimuth coordinate system.

 

After his undergraduate degree, he worked for solar project of the European Union in Nepal for solar water pumping and grinding system. He was involved in analysis of the feasibility of the project at various district of Nepal. He had designed and worked for stand-alone solar power system in Nepal for various private and Government clients. Then he joined Nepal Telecom, Nepal Government as an Engineer. 

Salish Maharjan

Abubeker Alamin received his BSc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mekelle Institute of Technology, Ethiopia, in 2010.  He later received his M.Sc. degree from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates, in 2015. He was a research assistant at PSRL from 2013 to 2015. He woked on improving bad data detection for state estimations through the utilization of synchrophasor measurements. The research focused on low-voltage distribution systems. 

 

Before joining Masdar Institute, he was employed by Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo). He participated in the design of a Process Classification Framework (PCF) and the overall Organization Design of the corporation along with Bain and Company. Following that, in September 2011 he has been working in the design review of the Tana beles multi-purpose project, which was the largest working power plant by then. Abubeker was also a team member of the project progress control team of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.

Abubeker Alamin

Maksymilian Klimontowicz

Maksymilian Klimonotowicz received his B.E. from Silesian University of Technology and M.Sc. From Masdar Institute of Technology, in 2013 and 2015, respectively. From 2013 to 2015, he was a research assistant at PSRL, working on non-linear design for load frequency control. He had successfully integrated a sliding mode control strategy to better mitigate the impact of distributed generations (DGs) and renewable generations on frequency stability. He is currently an engineer at GE, Poland.

After finishing high school he started working as service man in a company which sells and service Ritmo butt-welding machines from Italy. In the same time he worked as electrician and handle home electrical supply systems. He started studies at Silesian University of Technology in 2009 and still works. In 2012 he changed employer and started working as home automation engineer for Legrand-Bticino branch in Katowice. He obtained his bachelor degree in 2013 from Electrical Department of Silesian University of Technology with 5 degree. His bachelor thesis title is: “Configuration of switchgear, measuring and protection apparatus for selected feeder bays in coal mine”. In this work he created a new supply scheme with comprehensive selection of cables, switchgear, measuring and protection systems for real industrial case of motor feeder bay. 

Isbeih received his B.Sc. degree in Energy Engineering from the German Jordanian University (GJU)  and M.Sc. degree from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, in 2011 and 2015, respectively. Younes was a research assistant at PSRL from 2013 to 2015. His research focused on developing a novel two-stage robust damping control design for mitigating lightly-damped electromechanical oscillations in transmission networks. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

 

During his undergraduate studies, he was an exchange student at the University of Applied Sciences-Munich and completed 6 months internship at E.ON Bayern AG. The exposure to the new culture enriched him with an interesting experience and enabled him to enjoy different aspects of life with new people from all over the world.

 

After graduating from the GJU, he worked for two years as an Electrical Marketing Engineer at Al-Ghanem Company for Trading and Contracting. He was mainly responsible for preparing the most competitive technical and commercial offers which satisfy the customers’ needs and requirements. In addition, he established strong relationships with the suppliers from all around the world to introduce new and creative solutions to customers in Jordan and the Gulf.    

 

Younes Isbeih

Abdulla Al Shammari

Abdulla Al Shammari received his B.Sc. degree from the Higher Colleges of Technology and M.Sc. degree from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in 2010 and 2014, respectively. He joined PSRL between 2012 to 2014. His research contributes towards improving the rotor-angle stability in the presence of high penetration of wind generations in transmission grids. He is currently an engineer at Ministry of Interior, United Arab Emirates.

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