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Conference Papers

Sun P; Arrano-Vargas F; Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G, 2019, 'Benchmark Models for HVDC Systems and DC-Grid Studies', in 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, ICPES 2019, IEEE, presented at 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems (ICPES), 10 December 2019 - 12 December 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPES47639.2019.9105548

Tafti HD; Farivar GG; Narang A; Townsend CD; Konstantinou G; Pou J, 2019, 'An Enhanced Hybrid Solar System and Energy Storage with Shaped DC-Link Voltage', in 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, ICPES 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPES47639.2019.9105497

Konstantinou G; Wickramasinghe HR; Zhang X, 2019, 'Loss Comparison and Thermal Performance of Modular Multilevel Converters under Discontinuous Pulse Width Modulation', in 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, ICPES 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPES47639.2019.9105422

Wang W; Wickramasinghe HR; Ma K; Konstantinou G, 2019, 'Real-time Co-Simulation for Electrical and Thermal Analysis of Power Electronics', in 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, ICPES 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPES47639.2019.9105352

Tafti HD; Konstantinou G; Townsend CD; Farivar GG; Sangwongwanich A; Yang Y; Pou J; Blaabjerg F, 2019, 'A Comparative Study of Flexible Power Point Tracking Algorithms in Photovoltaic Systems', in 2019 IEEE 4th International Future Energy Electronics Conference, IFEEC 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IFEEC47410.2019.9015107

Narang A; Tafti HD; Townsend CD; Farivar G; Pou J; Konstantinou G; Vazquez S, 2019, 'An Algorithm for Fast Flexible Power Point Tracking in Photovoltaic Power Plants', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), pp. 4387 - 4392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2019.8927083

Aguilera RP; Acuna P; Rojas CA; Konstantinou G; Pou J, 2019, 'Instantaneous Zero Sequence Voltage for Grid Energy Balancing under Unbalanced Power Generation', in 2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2019, pp. 2572 - 2577, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECCE.2019.8912472

Arrano-Vargas F; Konstantinou G, 2019, 'Real-time models of advanced energy conversion systems for large-scale integration studies', in PEDG 2019 - 2019 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, IEEE, pp. 756 - 761, presented at 2019 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), 03 June 2019 - 06 June 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PEDG.2019.8807460

Feng Y; Konstantinou G; Hredzak B; Fletcher J; Sun K, 2019, 'Topologies for reduction of second harmonic ripple in battery energy storage systems', in PEDG 2019 - 2019 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, pp. 414 - 419, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PEDG.2019.8807611

Yi Z; Chen H; Sun K; Fletcher J; Konstantinou G; Hredzak B, 2019, 'Analysis and Mitigation of Oscillations in Bi-directional CLLC Resonant Converters', in ICPE 2019 - ECCE Asia - 10th International Conference on Power Electronics - ECCE Asia, Busan, Korea, pp. 1736 - 1742, presented at ICPE, Busan, Korea, 27 May 2019 - 30 May 2019

Wickramasinghe HR; Wang W; Ma K; Konstantinou G, 2019, 'Thermal Performance of Modular Multilevel Converters in HVDC Applications under Offset PWM', in ICPE 2019 - ECCE Asia - 10th International Conference on Power Electronics - ECCE Asia, Busan, Korea, pp. 1842 - 1847, presented at ICPE 2019 - ECCE Asia, Busan, Korea, 27 May 2019 - 30 May 2019

Zhang R; Hredzak B; Konstantinou G, 2019, 'Distributed Control for Microgrid Batteries Communicating over Network with Aperiodically Sampled Data with Time Delays', in ICPE 2019 - ECCE Asia - 10th International Conference on Power Electronics - ECCE Asia, Busan, Korea, pp. 2629 - 2634, presented at 2019 10th International Conference on Power Electronics and ECCE Asia (ICPE 2019 - ECCE Asia), Busan, Korea, 27 May 2019

Zhang H; Wickramasinghe HR; Li J; Konstantinou G, 2019, 'Modular Multilevel Converter Operation in Passive Networks under Unbalanced Loads', in 2019 IEEE PES GTD Grand International Conference and Exposition Asia, GTD Asia 2019, pp. 362 - 367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GTDAsia.2019.8715923

Wickramasinghe HR; Wang W; Ma K; Konstantinou G, 2019, 'Thermal characterization of the alternate arm converter for hvdc applications', in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, pp. 556 - 561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICIT.2019.8755183

Konstantinou G; Wickramasinghe HR; Townsend CD; Ceballos S; Pou J, 2019, 'Estimation methods and sensor reduction in modular multilevel converters: A review', in 2018 8th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, ICPES 2018, pp. 23 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPESYS.2018.8626987

Konstantinou G; Yusuf M, 2019, 'Smart Grid Education: A Review of Global Course Offerings and the UNSW Sydney Approach', in Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, TALE 2018, pp. 850 - 854, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TALE.2018.8615233

Lin Y; Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G, 2018, 'Hardware-in-the-loop implementation of a hybrid circuit breaker controller for MMC-based HVDC systems', in Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, APPEEC, IEEE, Kota Kinabalu, MALAYSIA, pp. 19 - 24, presented at IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), Kota Kinabalu, MALAYSIA, 07 October 2018 - 10 October 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/APPEEC.2018.8566399

Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G; Pou J, 2018, 'Zero-Current Switching for the Alternate Arm Converter through On-Load Tap Changers', in 2018 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2018, IEEE, Portland, OR, pp. 1342 - 1347, presented at 10th IEEE Annual Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Portland, OR, 23 September 2018 - 27 September 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECCE.2018.8557788

Konstantinou G; Wickramasinghe HR; Ceballos S; Pou J, 2018, 'Submodule Voltage Balancing and Loss Equalisation in Alternate Arm Converters Based on Virtual Voltages', in 2018 International Power Electronics Conference, IPEC-Niigata - ECCE Asia 2018, pp. 3117 - 3122, http://dx.doi.org/10.23919/IPEC.2018.8507725

Jamborsalamati P; Moghimi M; Hossain MJ; Taghizadeh S; Lu J; Konstantinou G, 2018, 'A Framework for Evaluation of Power Grid Resilience Case Study: 2016 South Australian Blackout', in Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and 2018 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Europe, EEEIC/I and CPS Europe 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EEEIC.2018.8494216

Sandano R; Nurdin H; Konstantinou G; Farrell M, 2018, 'A communication-less cooperative dc voltage control technique for a multi-terminal HVDC transmission system using H control', in 2018 20th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE 2018 ECCE Europe, IEEE, Riga, LATVIA, presented at 2018 20TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON POWER ELECTRONICS AND APPLICATIONS (EPE'18 ECCE EUROPE), Riga, LATVIA, 17 September 2018 - 21 September 2018, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8515653

Xia B; Li Y; Li Z; Konstantinou G; Gao F; Wang P, 2018, 'Dual Phase Shift PWM-CSCs Based Hybrid HVDC Transmission System', in IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, pp. 378 - 383, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2018.8433782

Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G; Pou J, 2018, 'Energy Balancing of the Alternate Arm Converter under Parameter Variations', in IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, pp. 389 - 394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2018.8433658

Dehghani Tafti H; Sangwongwanich A; Yang Y; Konstantinou G; Pou J; Blaabjerg F, 2018, 'A general algorithm for flexible active power control of photovoltaic systems', in Conference Proceedings - IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition - APEC, pp. 1115 - 1121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/APEC.2018.8341156

Jiang Z; Konstantinou G; Zhong Z; Acuna P, 2018, 'Real-Time digital simulation based laboratory test-bench development for research and education on solar pv systems', in 2017 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2017, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AUPEC.2017.8282471

Abeywardana DBW; Hredzak B; Fletcher JE; Konstantinou G, 2017, 'A cascaded boost inverter based battery energy storage system with reduced battery ripple current', in Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, pp. 2733 - 2738, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2017.8216460

Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G; Li Z; Pou J, 2017, 'Development of an alternate arm converter benchmark model for HVDC applications', in Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, pp. 4506 - 4511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2017.8216776

Zhao C; Li Y; Konstantinou G; Li Z; Wang P; Lei M; Xu F; Liu Z, 2017, 'Energy storage requirements of full-bridge modular multilevel converter with zero sequence voltage injection', in Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, pp. 4512 - 4517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2017.8216777

Li J; Konstantinou G; Wickramasinghe HR; Pou J; Jin X, 2017, 'Offset PWM in modular multilevel converters for capacitor voltage reduction under grid imbalances', in Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, pp. 4538 - 4543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2017.8216781

Konstantinou G; Ceballos S; Gabiola I; Pou J; Karanayil B; Agelidis VG, 2017, 'Flexible prototype of modular multilevel converters for experimental verification of DC transmission and multiterminal systems', in 2017 Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification, ACEPT 2017, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACEPT.2017.8168595

Li J; Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G; Pou J; Jin X, 2017, 'Limitations of overlap control for energy balancing of the alternate arm converter under imbalanced ac grid conditions', in 2017 Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification, ACEPT 2017, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACEPT.2017.8168596

Konstantinou G; Epps J, 2017, 'Facilitating online casual interactions and creating a community of learning in a first-year electrical engineering course', in Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering, TALE 2017, pp. 128 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TALE.2017.8252317

Dehghani Tafti H; Maswood AI; Konstantinou G; Pou J, 2016, 'Low-voltage ride-through capability of cascaded H-bridge multilevel converters for large-scale photovoltaic power plants', in IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe, pp. 52 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2016.7796360

Picas R; Pou J; Zaragoza J; Watson A; Konstantinou G; Ceballos S; Clare J, 2016, 'Submodule power losses balancing algorithms for the modular multilevel converter', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), pp. 5064 - 5069, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2016.7793381

Townsend C; Aguilera R; Acuna P; Konstantinou G; Pou J; Mirzaeva G; Goodwin G, 2016, 'Capacitance minimization in modular multilevel converters: Using model predictive control to inject optimal circulating currents and zero-sequence voltage', in 2016 IEEE 2nd Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference, SPEC 2016, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1 - 6, presented at Power Electronics Conference (SPEC), IEEE Annual Southern, Auckland, New Zealand, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SPEC.2016.7846112

Townsend C; Mirzaeva G; Goodwin G; Konstantinou G; Pou J, 2016, 'Fractionally-rated DC-DC stages for use in multilevel cascaded converter utility-scale battery energy storage systems', in Power Electronics Conference (SPEC), IEEE Annual Southern, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1 - 6, presented at 2016 IEEE 2nd Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC), Auckland, New Zealand, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SPEC.2016.7846101

Konstantinou G; Wickramasinghe H; Ceballos S; Pou J, 2016, 'Offset PWM in modular multilevel converters for stored arm energy reduction', in 2016 IEEE 2nd Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference, SPEC 2016, IEEE, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1 - 6, presented at 2016 IEEE 2nd Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC), Auckland, New Zealand, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SPEC.2016.7846100

Tafti H; Maswood A; konstantinou G; Pou J; Townsend C, 2016, 'Low-voltage ride-through of full-row connected cascaded H-bridge converters', in IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON, IEEE, Singapore, pp. 1 - 6, presented at 2016 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Singapore, 22 November 2016 - 25 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2016.7848152

Tafti HD; Maswood AI; Konstantinou G; Pou J; Townsend CD, 2016, 'Low-Voltage Ride-Through Capability of Full-Row Connected Cascaded H-Bridge Converters', in PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2016 IEEE REGION 10 CONFERENCE (TENCON), IEEE, SINGAPORE, pp. 984 - 987, presented at IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), SINGAPORE, 22 November 2016 - 25 November 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000400378901026&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Konstantinou G; Wang GA; Zhan Y, 2016, 'Current economic viability of combined PV and battery energy storage systems for Australian households', in Proceedings of the 2016 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AUPEC.2016.07749324

Perez-Basante A; Ceballos S; Konstantinou G; Liserre M; Pou J; De Alegria IM, 2016, 'Circulating current control for modular multilevel converter based on selective harmonic elimination with ultra-low switching frequency', in 2016 18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE 2016 ECCE Europe, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EPE.2016.7695372

Tafti HD; Maswood AI; Pou J; Konstantinou G; Agelidis VG, 2016, 'An algorithm for reduction of extracted power from photovoltaic strings in grid-tied photovoltaic power plants during voltage sags', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), Florence, Italy, pp. 3018 - 3023, presented at The 42nd Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, 25 October 2016 - 27 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2016.7793187

Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G; Pou J; Picas R; Ceballos S; Agelidis VG, 2016, 'Comparison of bipolar sub-modules for the alternate arm converter', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), Florence, Italy, pp. 6482 - 6487, presented at IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, 24 October 2016 - 27 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2016.7793031

Perez-Basante A; Ceballos S; Konstantinou G; Pou J; Andreu J; De Alegría Í, 2016, 'A universal formulation for selective harmonic elimination PWM with half-wave symmetry for multilevel voltage source converters', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), Florence, Italy, pp. 3207 - 3212, presented at IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, Italy, 23 October 2016 - 26 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2016.7793505

Wickramasinghe HR; Konstantinou G; Pou J; Agelidis VG, 2016, 'Asymmetric overlap and hysteresis current control of zero-current switched alternate arm converter', in IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), Florence, Italy, pp. 2526 - 2531, presented at IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE, Florence, Italy, 23 October 2016 - 26 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2016.7793990

Karatsivos E; Agelidis VG; Konstantinou G; Demetriades GD, 2016, 'Asynchronous AC systems interconnection with DC-bus capacitor-less VSC back-To-back topology', in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON 2016, IEEE, Wollongong, AUSTRALIA, presented at IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON), Wollongong, AUSTRALIA, 28 September 2016 - 01 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/POWERCON.2016.7753917

Tafti H; Maswood A; Kandasamy K; Lim Z; Ooi G; Konstantinou G; Pou , 2016, 'Study on the unbalanced current injection capability of grid-connected photovoltaic neutral-point-clamped inverter', in ECCE 2016 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, IEEE, Milwaukee, WI, USA, pp. 1 - 6, presented at 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Milwaukee, WI, USA, 18 September 2016 - 22 September 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ECCE.2016.7855475

Townsend C; Yu Y; Konstantinou G; Agelidis VG, 2015, 'Capacitance minimisation & alleviation of per-phase power imbalances in cascaded PV converters', in IECON 2015 - 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 002160 - 002165, presented at 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2015, Yokohama, Japan, 09 November 2015 - 12 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2015.7392421

Aguilera Echeverria RP; Lezana P; Konstantinou G; Acuna P; Wu B; Bernet S; Agelidis V, 2015, 'Closed-loop SHE-PWM technique for power converters through Model Predictive Control', in IECON 2015 - 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 005261 - 005266, presented at 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2015, Yokohama, Japan, 09 November 2015 - 12 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2015.7392928

Yu Y; Konstantinou G; Townsend C; Aguilera R; Hredzak B; Agelidis VG, 2015, 'Delta-connected cascaded H-bridge multilevel photovoltaic converters', in IECON 2015 - 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 002229 - 002234, presented at 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2015, Yokohama, Japan, 09 November 2015 - 12 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2015.7392433


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