Course info

Course Overview

If you are looking for a program that keeps you up with new innovative solutions for the power network of the future, then this course is for you. Learn about the challenges in and solutions for frequency control, voltage control, simulations, and monitoring.




Learning Objectives


    • Understand and define the challenges in future power systems

    • Understand how new control techniques can be used for addressing the challenges

    • Understand how real time simulations help in testing new solutions for future power systems

    • Understand how monitoring systems enable key functions in future power systems


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Course Structure

  • Lesson 1 - Today's and Tomorrow's Networks2020/10/05
  • Lesson 2 - New Control Techniques2020/10/14
  • Lesson 3 - Real-Time Simulations2020/10/28
  • Lesson 4 - Monitoring Systems2020/11/04
  • Lesson 5 - Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructures2020/11/11

Teacher

Antonello Monti

Prof. Antonello Monti is the director of the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University. He coordinates a research group of about 40 scientists focusing on Power Systems Dynamics, Grid Automation and ICT for Energy. Prof. Monti’s group has been involved in several FP7 and H2020 projects. He has been Coordinator of the EU FP7 project COOPERaTE and Technical Manager of the EU FP7 project FINESCE.

Coauthor

Gianluca Lipari

Gianluca Lipari is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University. At the institute, he is leading the research team for Energy Flexibility Management and Optimization. His research work includes the coordination of RESs and BESSs in grid application, distribution grid modeling and simulation, measurement techniques, and the development of Phasor Measurement Units development testing and application.

Coauthor

David Raisz

David Raisz is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University. His current research work focuses on the concept of Linear Swing Dynamics and Virtual Oscillator Control of inverters.

Coauthor

Sriram Karthik Gurumurthy

Sriram Karthik Gurumurthy is a Research Associate at the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University. His research focuses on impedance measurement concepts, harmonic stability monitoring and virtual output impedance control for power electronic driven power grids.

Coauthor

Steffen Vogel

Steffen Vogel is a Research Associate at the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University. His research focuses on Real-time System Programming, and the analysis and routing of Complex Computer Networks

Coauthor

Marco Pau

Marco Pau is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University. At the institute, he is leading the research team for Distribution Grid Monitoring and Automation. His research work includes State Estimation, Measurement techniques, the Uncertainty propagation theory, Phasor Measurement Units, and synchrophasor algorithms.

Coauthor

Aysar Musa

Dr.-Ing. Aysar Musa worked Research Associate at the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University. He was involved in the team Power System Control. He recently successfully defended his dissertation, entitled "Advanced Control Strategies for Stability Enhancement of Future Hybrid AC/DC Networks".

Coauthor

Ferdinanda Ponci

Tutor

Wilbert Tarnate