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SS08 Grid resilience and Decarbonization of Electric Power System
Tuesday, 27 June 2023
15:30 - 17:00
E - Aegean Baltic
|Dr. Bernabeu received a M.S. in Applied Economics, M.S. in Power Systems, and Ph.D. in Power Systems from Virginia Tech, USA, and his B.S. in Electronics from “Universidad Catolica de Córdoba”, Argentina. Currently, Dr. Bernabeu is a Sr. Director in the Markets division of PJM Interconnection. He previously worked for Dominion Virginia Power.|
|Dr. Muhidin (Dino) Lelic is the Director of Grid Advancement at LUMA Energy. He has over 40 years of experience in academia, corporate R&D centers, product development, electric power system consulting, and utilities. Dr. Lelic was granted over 35 US and international patents, published numerous journal and conference papers and co-authored four books, and three book chapters, two of the books being university textbooks in Modern Control Systems Engineering. Dr. Lelic holds a Ph.D., M.Sc. and Dipl, in Electrical Engineering, and Executive MS degree in Management. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE.|
|Martina Joševski is a Regional Leader of Eaton Research Labs based in Aachen, Germany. She also hold affiliation as External Lecturer at the RWTH Aachen University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering where she teaches the courses on Modeling and Control of Low-Inertia Power Systems. She received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Novi Sad, and Ph.D. degree from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Before joining Eaton, she was engaged as a Research Associate and Teaching Assistant at the Institute of Control Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University and as a Team Leader of the Research Group for Advanced Control Methods in Power System Applications & HIL at the E. ON Energy Research Center. Her research interests include control and optimization of converter-based systems with particular focus of optimal and passivity-based control methods.|
|Dr. Masood Parvania is the Director of Utah Energy and Power Innovation Center, and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the University of Utah. His research interests include the operation, economics and resilience of power and energy systems, and modeling and operation of interdependent critical infrastructures. Dr. Parvania serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and the IEEE Power Engineering Letters.|
Jeff Schlegelmilch is a Research Scholar and the Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia Climate School, at Columbia University. In this role he oversees the operations and strategic planning for the center. Before becoming director, he served as the center’s deputy director for more than five years. He also oversees projects related to the practice and policy of disaster preparedness, including the multi-award winning Resilient Children / Resilient Communities Initiative. His areas of expertise includes public health preparedness, community resilience and the integration of private and public sector capabilities. Prior to his work at Columbia, he was the Manager for the International and Non-Healthcare Business Sector for the Yale New Haven Health System Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response. He was also previously an epidemiologist and emergency planner for the Boston Public Health Commission.
He has advised leaders on preparedness systems and policy at all levels of government. He is an Opinion Contributor with The Hill and is frequently utilized as a subject matter expert for numerous media outlets. He is also the author Rethinking Readiness: A brief guide to twenty-first-century megadisasters published by Columbia University Press.
He holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from UMASS Amherst in Health Policy and Management, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Quinnipiac University.
Ninel Čukalevski is with Mihajlo Pupin Institute, Belgrade, Serbia. Areas of his expertise and professional interest include analysis and control of electric power systems, and information and control technologies applications in electric power industry. Over 40+ years, Dr Cukalevski has made outstanding contributions to development and leadership in the domain of technical information systems and real-time control systems for the utility industry while simultaneously contributing to engineering education at the University of Belgrade. He published 230+, of which 90+ international, journal and conference papers, monographs and technical brochures. He is an active member of IEEE and CIGRE TF/working groups.