Imperial College London

DrBalarkoChaudhuri

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Reader in Power Systems
 
 
 
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Contact

 

b.chaudhuri Website

 
 
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Assistant

 

Miss Guler Eroglu +44 (0)20 7594 6170

 
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Location

 

1116Electrical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

Research Areas

1. Power systems stability

2. Grid integration of renewables

3. Flexible AC transmission

4. HVDC transmission

5. Demand response

6. Smart grids

 

Current Projects

  1. Reconfigurable Distribtion Networks (RDN) - funded by EPSRC, UK and DST, India 
  2. Autonomic Power Systems - funded by EPSRC, UK under 2050 Energy Grand Challenge Programme
  3. Quantifying benefits and risks of applying advanced network control and demand response technologies - funded by National Grid, UK
  4. Sustainable Power Delivery Structures for High Renewables - funded by Hong Kong Research Grants Council under Theme-based Research Scheme - Visiting researcher

Completed Projects

  1. Enhanced Renewable Integration through Flexible Transmission Options (ERIFT) – funded by EPSRC, UK and NSF, China
  2. Fault-tolerant wide-area control of power systems - funded by ABB corporate research, Switzerland
  3. Adaptive HVDC Control System and Power Oscillation Damping Methods: Case Study on GB Network - funded by Electric Power Research Institute, USA through ICON
  4. Transmission requirement for on-shore and off-shore wind - funded by Electric Power Research Institute, USA through ICON
  5. Damping contribution from off-shore networks - funded by National Grid through ICON
  6. WAMS based self-tuning FACTS controllers for improved utilisation of existing transmission assets - funded by EPSRC UK with ABB, National Grid, UK and Statnett as industrial partners
  7. System Impacts and Opportunities of HVDC Upgrades in the UK - funded by EPSRC under Power Networks Research Academy Scheme with National Grid, UK as industrial partner
  8. Role of Asynchronous Generation and Transmission Mix in Future Smart Grids – in collaboration with Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane - funded by Royal Society under International Exchanges Scheme
  9. Solar Concentrator Photovoltaic Electricity Generation and Transmission from the Desert - funded by Grantham Institute of Climate Change
  10. Micro-grid stability and power quality – in collaboration with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane - funded by British Council under Researcher Exchange Program
  11. Resilience in wide-are monitoring and control – in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay - funded by Royal Academy of Engineering under Researcher Exchanges with China and India Program

Research Staff

Martinez Sanz,I

Pipelzadeh,Y

Research Student Supervision

Guo,J, Power Electronics Induced Instabilities in Power Systems

Chakravorty,D, Demand-side Contribution to Autonomic Power Systems

Akhtar,Z, Distributed Voltage Control Using Smart Loads

Sanz,IM, Enhancing power transfer limit across Anglo-Scottish boundary through intertripping schemes

Arif,MJ, Non-linear estimation and control of power systems

Pipelzadeh,MY, System Impacts and Opportunities of HVDC Upgrades

CHAN,N, Solar Concentrator Photovoltaic Electricity Generation and Transmission from the

Chaudhuri,NR, Wide-area Monitoring and Control of Future Smart Grids

SEVILLA,FS, Fault-tolerant Wide-area Control of Power Systems