Ph.D. students Wanghao Fei and Jonathan Devadason presented papers at the 2019 Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE) Conference in Oshawa, Canada, and, the 2019 IEEE Power and Energy Systems General Meeting Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, respectively. Jonathan and Wanghao were awarded a best paper/presentation award for the paper titled “Bifurcation Analysis of Weak Electrical Grids […]
Professor Rahman visited the LEEPS facility at The University of Oklahoma on March 1 2019. Professor Rahman is the founding director of the Advanced Research Institute at Virginia Tech, USA where he is the Joseph R. Loring professor of electrical and computer engineering. He also directs the Center for Energy and the Global Environment He […]
A new addition to the laboratory is the 100 kW ac-dc-ac Semikron Power Converter. This device will enable reconfigurable testbeds for testing electromagnetic transient phenomena and dynamics in weak grids with distributed energy resources. Thanks to our students for helping with its installation into the facility.
On 26 October 2018, the Energy Conversion class toured the Purcell OK substation, courtesy of the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority.
The first phase of the laboratory on the 2nd floor is completed with commissioning in June 2018 and currently has several active research experiments. The Gallogly College of Engineering has recently approved plans for further expansion of the laboratory into the ground floor of the high bay facility. The new space will undergo renovations for […]
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all […]
Main panels and cabling being installed. Students helping with renovations.
Announcement: Technical Updates on Power and Energy Systems Brochure: 2018 OU Power and Energy Systems Workshop An all-day workshop is being held at OU on various technical developments in the power and energy systems field. Please see flyer for registration details. OU students can attend without having to register or pay. This one-day technical workshop […]
LEEPS welcomes a number of undergraduate and postgraduate students who have recently commenced projects in a variety of power systems research areas. Charles Ferraro, Rachel Jarvis, Ermin Kevric and Lauren Lusk are undertaking research projects as part of the OU honours student program. Jonathan Devadason has just commenced his PhD program and will be specializing in […]