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Yingwei Huang

Ph.D., P.Eng.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of British Columbia
5500-2332 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

E-mail: yingwei.huang[at]bchydro.com | ywhuang[at]ece.ubc.ca
Office: Kaiser Building, Room 3085 (Power Research Lab)

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical and Computer Engineering – University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2012 - 2017.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Automation – Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, 2008 - 2012. 
  • Exchange Student, Electrical and Electronic Engineering – University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2010 - 2011.

Background

Yingwei is currently a Sr. Transmission Operations Planning Engineer with the Transmission Operations Services (TOS) Department, Integrated Planning, BC Hydro. His work includes power system operational planning studies and stability assessments, development and updates of System Operating Orders, development of power system remedial action schemes (RAS) and other control schemes, power system stabilizer (PSS) tuning studies, load interconnection system impact studies (SIS), etc. He had worked with the Operations Planning Department, T&D System Operations (TDSO), BC Hydro, where he prepared the Daily Operational Plans (DOP) and Total Transmission Capability (TTC), and provided real-time technical support to System Operators in BC Hydro Control Center.

At UBC, Yingwei works on the research and development of next-generation power system simulation tools, by proposing innovative techniques to the modeling of electric machines and power electronic systems. In addition, he has been teaching various electrical and power engineering courses, including power systems analysis I&II, power system operation and control, electric machines and energy conversion system, etc.

Yingwei is a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of British Columbia, and he is an active member in several IEEE technical committees and task forces, including IEEE PES Transient Analysis and Simulation Subcommittee (TASS), IEEE TF on Interfacing Techniques for Simulation Tools (ITST), IEEE TF on Real-Time Contingency Analysis (RTCA), IEEE TF on Dynamic Average Modeling (DAM), etc.

Research Interests

  • Power Systems Modeling and Simulation
  • Power System Transients and Stability
  • Power System Operations and Planning
  • Electric Machines and Drives
  • Power Electronic Systems

Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • N. Amiri, S. Ebrahimi, Y. Huang, J. Jatskevich, and S. D. Pekarek "Constant-parameter voltage-behind-reactance modeling of five-phase synchronous machines with air-gap flux harmonics," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 119-129, Sep. 2019. DOI
  • S. Yin, Y. Huang, Y. Xue, D. Meng, C. Wang, Y. Lv, L. Diao, and J. Jatskevich,  "Improved full-order adaptive observer for sensorless induction motor control in railway traction systems under low-switching frequency," IEEE Trans. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 2333-2345, Feb. 2019. DOI
  • S. Xu, J. Zhang, Y. Huang, and J. Jatskevich,  "Dynamic average-value modeling of three-level T-type grid-connected converter system," IEEE Trans. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 2428-2442, Jan. 2019. DOI
  • S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, Y. Huang, L. Wang, and J. Jatskevich,  "Average-value modeling of diode rectifier systems under asymmetrical operation and internal faults," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 1895-1906, Dec. 2018. DOI
  • N. Amiri, S. Ebrahimi, Y. Huang, and J. Jatskevich,  "Improved algebraic-loop relaxation in CPVBR models of synchronous machines under power electronic switching," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 900-903, Jun. 2018. DOI
  • S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, H. Atighechi, Y. Huang, L. Wang, and J. Jatskevich,  "Generalized parametric average-value model of line-commutated rectifiers considering ac harmonics with variable frequency operation," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 341-353, Mar. 2018. DOI
  • Y. Huang, S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, Z. Shan and J. Jatskevich,  "Parametric dynamic phasor modeling of thyristor-controlled rectifier systems including harmonics for various operating modes," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers.vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 1626-1629, Dec. 2017. DOI
  • Y. Huang, L. Dong, S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, and J. Jatskevich, "Dynamic-phasor-type modeling of line-commutated rectifiers with harmonics using analytical and parametric approaches," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 534-547, Jun. 2017. DOI
  • L. Dong, Y. Huang J. Jatskevich, and J. Liu, "Improved fault tolerant control for brushless permanent magnet motor drives with defective Hall sensors,"  IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 789-799, Jun. 2016. DOI
  • L. Dong, J. Jatskevich, Y. Huang M. Chapariha, and J. Liu, "Fault diagnosis and signal reconstruction of Hall sensors in brushless permanent magnet motor drives," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 118-131, Mar. 2016. DOI
  • Y. Huang, M. Chapariha, F. Therrien, J. Jatskevich, and J. R. Martí, "A constant-parameter voltage-behind-reactance synchronous machine model based on shifted-frequency analysis," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 761-771, Jun. 2015. DOI

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Y. Huang,  G. Wang, J. Lu, Y. Zhang, L. Wang, "Practical considerations for controller upgrade of dynamic braking resistors at BC Hydro's GMS Generating Station," in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Denver, CO, Jul. 2022, pp.1-5. (Best Conf. Papers on Power System Modeling and Analysis) DOI
  • X. Liang, Y. Huang J. Xia, and J. Jatskevich, "Reduced-order parametric dynamic phasor modeling of line-commutated rectifier systems," in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Atlanta, GA, USA, Aug. 2019, pp.1-5. DOI
  • X. Liang, Y. Huang S. Ebrahimi, and J. Jatskevich, "Reduced-order parametric dynamic phasor modeling of AC distribution systems with rectifier loads," in 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Vancouver, BC, Canada,  Jun. 2019, pp. 165-170. DOI
  • J. Xia, J. Xu, Y. Huang, J. Jatskevich, Y. Guo, and X. Zhang, "Parametric-estimation-based adaptive MTPA control for the interior permanent magnet synchronous motors," in 2019 6th International Conf. on Control, Decision, and Information Tech. (CoDIT), Paris, France,  Apr. 2019, pp. 397-402. DOI
  • J. Xu, Y. Huang, N. Amiri, J. Jatskevich, and O. Pizniur, "Online source identification in DC distribution systems using the recursive extended least-square method," in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Padova, Italy,  Jun. 2018, pp. 1-7. DOI
  • Y. Huang, H. Chang, S. Rezaee, and J. Jatskevich, "Parametric dynamic phasor modeling of synchronous machine-rectifier systems for integrated AC-DC microgrids," in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Chicago, IL, USA, Jul. 2017, pp.1-5. DOI (Best Conf. Papers on Power System Modeling and Analysis)
  • H. Chang, Y. Huang, S. Ebrahimi, and J. Jatskevich, "Smart meter based selective harmonic compensation in building distribution systems with AC/DC microgrids," in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Chicago, IL, USA, Jul. 2017, pp.1-5.DOI
  • H. Chang, Y. Huang, S. Ebrahimi, and J. Jatskevich, "Harmonic compensation in AC distribution systems using smart electronic loads with PFC converters," in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Stanford, CA, USA, Jul. 2017, pp. 1-5. DOI
  • S. Rezaee, S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, Y. Huang, and J. Jatskevich, "Accurate and fast power sharing among inverters in AC micorgrids with constant power loads," in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Stanford, CA, USA, Jul. 2017, pp. 1-5. DOI
  • Y. Huang, S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, M. Chapariha, and J. Jatskevich, "Interfacing SFA- and GAM-type dynamic phasors for modeling of integrated AC/DC systems," in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Boston, MA, Jul. 2016, pp.1-5. DOI
  • S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, Y. Huang, J. Jatskevich, and L. Wang, "Multi-rate modeling of twelve-pulse rectifiers with six-phase permanent magnet synchronous generators in variable frequency operation – 400 Hz inversion," in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Boston, MA, Jul. 2016, pp.1-5. DOI
  • N. Amiri, S. Ebrahimi, Y. Huang, J. Jatskevich, and H. Dommel, "Improved constant parameter VBR model of permanent magnet synchronous machine using resonant auxiliary rotor winding,"  in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Boston, MA, Jul. 2016, pp.1-5. DOI (Best Conf. Papers on Power System Modeling and Analysis)
  • Z. Shan, Y. Huang, and J. Jatskevich, Using LED lighting systems for harmonic current cancellation in power distribution systems," in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Trondheim, Norway, Jun. 2016, pp.1-5. DOI
  • Y. Huang, S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, H. Atighechi, and J. Jatskevich, "A parametric dynamic phasor model of line-commutated rectifier systems," in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conf. Electr. Comput. Eng. (CCECE), Vancouver, Canada, May. 2016, pp.1-4. DOI
  • S. Ebrahimi, N. Amiri, Y. Huang, L. Wang, and J. Jatskevich, "Efficient simulation of wind farms using switching reduced models of converters and VBR formulation of six-phase PM synchronous generators," in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conf. Electr. Comput. Eng. (CCECE), Vancouver, Canada, May. 2016, pp.1-4. DOI
  • N. Amiri, S. Ebrahimi, Y. Huang, J. Jatskevich, and H. Dommel, "Saturable voltage-behind-reactance model of six-phase synchronous machine in hybrid AC and DC generation system," in Proc. IEEE Canadian Conf. Electr. Comput. Eng. (CCECE), Vancouver, Canada, May. 2016, pp.1-4. DOI
  • Y. Huang, F. Therrien, J. Jatskevich, and L. Dong, "State-space voltage-behind-reactance modeling of induction machines based on shifted-frequency analysis," in Proc. IEEE Power Energy Soc. Gen. Meet., Denver, CO, Jul. 2015, pp.1-5. DOI

Technical Report

  • Y. Huang, Z. Yao, H. Atighechi, D. Atanackovic, G. Wang, R. Barone, et al, "Handling of special protection systems and remedial action schemes in real-time contingency analysis (BC Hydro's automatic system for RAS arming and action)," IEEE Technical Report on Real-Time Contingency Analysis (PES-TR85), Feb. 2021. DOI
 




 

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