Researcher

Associate Professor Jayashri Ravishankar

My Expertise

System analysis for large scale renewable integration, power system stability, system perspective for microgrids and smart grids. The research projects and grants I held are below:

- Improved fault ride-through scheme for DFIG based wind turbine

- Small signal stability analysis of microgrids

- Hybrid Photovoltaic/Thermal Systems for Sustainable Tourism Development

- A novel LPV controller for DFIG based wind turbine in microgrids

- Analysis and control of DFIG in microgrids $45k from Transfield Foundation

- Reliable microgrids for remote communities with a communication based control architecture $1.5 M in collaboration with USyd from TYREE Foundation

- Modular multi-level converter based multi-terminal HVDC system for offshore wind power transmission

- Detection and classification of disturbances in islanded microgrids

- Disturbance detection and protection for islanded AC microgrids

- A real-time peak power demand management system in smart grids

- Demand response opportunities with residential appliances in smart grids

- Multi timescale Volt/VAR optimization with battery energy storage in smart grids

- Damping controller design for DFIG based wind energy conversion systems

- Suppression of sub-synchronous resonance and torsional vibrations in DFIG based wind turbines

 

Fields of Research (FoR)

Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells), Electrical Engineering, Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power), Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering

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Biography

A/Prof Jayashri Ravishankar is in Energy Systems with the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications. Her research interests include:   

  • Large scale wind energy / PV integration to the grid
  • Sustainable off-grid PV systems
  • Power System Dynamics
  • Modelling and Control
  • Inertia response / frequency regulation with renewable energy integration
  • Power system stability
  • Power quality issues
  • Controllers for fault ride through
  • Energy storage...view more

A/Prof Jayashri Ravishankar is in Energy Systems with the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications. Her research interests include:   

  • Large scale wind energy / PV integration to the grid
  • Sustainable off-grid PV systems
  • Power System Dynamics
  • Modelling and Control
  • Inertia response / frequency regulation with renewable energy integration
  • Power system stability
  • Power quality issues
  • Controllers for fault ride through
  • Energy storage options
  • Offshore wind farms
  • Microgrids / Smart grids

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Location

School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications
Room 124, G17

Contact

+61 (2) 9385 4458
+61 (2) 93855993