Keynotes and Tutorial

 

Keynotes

 

Keynote 1: Control of Wind and Water Turbines: Robustness and Practical Issues

Prof. Jeff Pieper, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Abstract: New approaches and results will be presented on the control for robustness and optimal performance of wind and water turbines. The use of Linear Parameter Varying Methods ... 

Biography: Prof. Jeff Pieper is an Associate Professor in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary. He was educated at Queen’s University and the University of ... Read more

 

Keynote 2: Control of solar energy plants

Prof. Eduardo F. Camacho, Seville University, Spain

Abstract: The use of renewable energy, such as solar energy, experienced a great impulse during the second half of the seventies just after the first big oil crisis. At that time economic issues  ... 

Biography:  Prof. Eduardo F. Camacho has a doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Seville, where he is now professor of the Department of System Engineering and  ... Read more

 

Keynote 3: Renewable Energy Sources and their Impact on the Utility Companies

Prof. Ziyad Salamah, University of Massachusetts, Lowall, USA

Abstract: Electric power system in today’s world is on the verge of a significant transformation. For the past few years or so, “Smart grid” has been one of the hottest topics in  ... 

Biography:  Dr. Salameh got his Diploma (with honors) from Moscow Power Engineering Institute Russia in 1974 and his M.Sc. and Ph.D from University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)    ... Read more

 

 

Tutorial

 

Control for Wind Turbines: the L-1 Optimal Approach

Prof. Jeff Pieper, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Abstract: This tutorial will deal with the application to wind turbines of a novel solution for control system design. These control systems are an important component of current  ... 

Biography: Prof. Jeff Pieper is an Associate Professor in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary. He was educated at Queen’s University and the University of ... Read more

 
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