Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professor of Power Systems



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Miss Guler Eroglu +44 (0)20 7594 6170




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  • 2018 IEEE Power & Energy Society Prize Paper Award, as co-author of the paper: "A Dynamic Mode Decomposition Framework for Global Power System Oscillation Analysis" in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 2902-2912, Nov 2015, Authors: Emilio Barocio, Bikash C. Pal, Nina F. Thornhill and Arturo Roman Messina, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2018
  • President's outstanding research team award at Imperial College London, Imperial College London, 2016
  • IEEE PES Technical Committee Working Group Recognition Award, IEEE Power and Energy Society, 2016
  • 2009 Task Force on Blackout Experience, Mitigation, and Role of New Technologies, "Blackout Experiences and Lessons, Best Practices for System Dynamic Performance, and the Role of New Technologies", IEEE Special Publication 07TP190, July 2007., IEEE Power and Energy Society, 2009
  • IET Renewable Power Generation Premium Paper Award, The IET, 2008
  • C.Engg, Engineering Council,UK, 2004
  • M.Engg., Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore,India, 1992
  • PhD & DIC, Imperial College London, 1999
  • Eryl Cadwallader Davies Prize for the best PhD thesis, Imperial College London, 1999
  • B.E, Jadavpur University,India, 1990

External Positions

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of IEEE for contribution to power system stability and control, IEEE USA, 2013
  • Fellow, IET(UK)
  • Member,, IEEE Power System Dynamic Performance committee
  • Member, CIGRE Working Group C4.6.01 Network Security, Paris

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Mercator International Guest Professor, University of Duisburg-Essen, 2011 - 2011
  • Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University, 2012 - 2017
  • Dr Rabih A Jabr, Notredame University, Lebanon
  • Prof Arturo Roman Messina, CINVESTAV, MEXICO

Industrial Connections

  • UK Power Networks, Academic partner in an innovation project : Domestic Energy Storage & Control (DESC)
  • Grid Solutions UK Ltd, Investigator on a PhD top up funding on Wind Farm Dynamic Equivalencing
  • National Grid UK, Principal Consultant on Investigation of Sub-synchronous Interaction between Wind Turbine Generators and Series Capacitors £150K
  • Alstom Grid :, Research Consultant through ICON. This is a £105K project
  • Alstom Grid UK, Wind Farm Interaction -Phase II: This was phase II of our just concluded work on wind farm interactions studies. The cost of the project funded was £55K
  • ALSTOM UK, Wind Farm Integration: This consulting project is focused on developing analytical tools for solving large wind farm synchronisation and stability problem.
  • STATNETT, Norway, Consultant for OFFSHORE HVDC GRID DEVELOPMENT IN THE NORTH SEA: A PRE-STUDY. It was completed in four days with another academic staff and one PhD student and a Research assistant. The total value was £16K


  • FIET, IET, 2006
  • Fellow of IEEE for contribution to power system stability and control, IEEE (USA), 2013

Editorial Boards

  • Elsevier Monograph Series on Sustainable Energies, Series Editor, 2014 - 2016
  • IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Associate Editor
  • IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Editor-in-Chief
  • IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Editor-in-Chief