Badrul Chowdhury, Ph.D

Dr. Badrul Chowdhury, Ph.D

W.S. Lee College of Engineering Distinguished Scholar and Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 1987
  • M.S.E.E. Virginia Tech, 1983
  • B.S.E.E. Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, 1981
  • Power system modeling, analysis, control, optimization and economics
  • System vulnerability and resiliency assessment
  • Integration of renewable and distributed energy resources in a smart grid, microgrid, and market environment
Selected Publications:
  1. M. Chamana, B. H. Chowdhury, and F. Jahanbaksh, “Distributed Control of Voltage Regulating Devices in the Presence of High PV Penetration to Mitigate Ramp-Rate Issues,” IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 2, 1086 – 1095, March 2018.
  2. I. Moghaddam, B.H. Chowdhury, S. Mohajeryami, “Predictive Operation and Optimal Sizing of Battery Energy Storage with High Wind Energy Penetration” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, issue 8, 6686-6695, Aug. 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2017.2774732
  3. M. Chamana, B.H. Chowdhury, “Optimal Voltage Regulation of Distribution Networks with Cascaded Voltage Regulators in the Presence of High PV Penetration” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 9, issue 3, 1427-1436, July 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2017.2788869
  4. F. Meng, B. H. Chowdhury, M. Chamana, “Three-Phase Optimal Power Flow for Market-based Control and Optimization of Distributed Generations,” IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, vol. 9, issue 4, 3691-3700, July 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2638963.F. Meng, B.H. Chowdhury, Md. S. Hossan, “Optimal Integration of DER and SST in Advanced Active Distribution Networks,” Int. Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, vol. 104, 626-634, 2019.
  5. I. N. Moghaddam, B.H. Chowdhury, M. Doostan, “Optimal Sizing and Operation of Battery Energy Storage Systems connected to Wind Farms Participating in Electricity Markets,” IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy, (in press), 2018.
  6. B. Mitra, B.H. Chowdhury, M.M. Manjrekar, HVDC Transmission for Access to Off-shore Renewable Energy: A Review of Technology and Fault Detection Techniques,” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 12, issue 13, 1563-1571, October 2018. DOI: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2018.5274
  7. M. Abuella, B.H. Chowdhury, “Improving Combined Solar Power Forecasts Using Estimated Ramp Rates,” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 12, issue 10, 1127-1137, July 2018. DOI: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2017.0447
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