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  Dr. Wijarn Wangdee

Position : Lecturer / Researcher

Research Interests : Power System Reliability
Research Interests : Power System Planning and Operation
Research Interests : Renewable Energy Integration
Research Interests : Reactive Power Management
Research Interests : Computer-based Power System Simulation

Email : wijarn.w.epe@tggs-bangkok.org

Educationaa
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering: University of Saskatchewan, Canada, December 2005
(Dissertation: Bulk Electric System Reliability Simulation and Application, Supervisor: Dr. Roy Billinton)

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering: University of Saskatchewan, Canada, September 2002
(Dissertation: Event-Based Customer Interruption Cost Evaluation, Supervisor: Dr. Roy Billinton)

B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, May 1999
(Senior Project: A Solar Cell Simulator, Advisor: Dr. Somboon Sangwongvanich)

Experienceaa
Aug 2013 – present: Lecturer/Researcher, Electrical Power and Energy Engineering, the Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

2009 – Jul 2013: Senior Engineer, System Planning Department, BC Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver, Canada

2007 – 2009: Engineer II, System Planning and Performance Assessment Department, BC
Transmission Corporation (merged to BC Hydro), Vancouver, Canada

2006 – 2007: Engineer I, System Planning and Performance Assessment Department, BC
Transmission Corporation (merged to BC Hydro), Vancouver, Canada

2000 – 2006: Research Assistant, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

1998 (March–May) Internship, Capacitor & Control Business Department, ABB (Thailand)

Honors and Awardsaa
2010: Prize Paper Award, the 11th International Conference on Probability Methods Applied to Power Systems, Singapore

2009: Exceptional Employee Recognition, BC Transmission Corporation, Canada

2008: Exceptional Employee Recognition, BC Transmission Corporation, Canada

2008: Prize Paper Award, the 10th International Conference on Probability Methods Applied to Power Systems, Rincon, Puerto Rico

2005: Prize Paper Award, Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, Canada

2004: 3rd Prize, Student Paper Award, the 8th International Conference on Probability Methods Applied to Power Systems, Iowa, U.S.A.

2002 – 2005: University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship for Ph.D. Program, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, Canada

2001 – 2002: University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship for Master’s Degree Program, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, Canada

2002: Leadership Retreat, International Student Office, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

1999: Leadership Certificate for serving as the President of Chulalongkorn University’s Student Union, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Professional Associationsaa
Memberships
2007 – present: Member, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Canada

2012 – present: Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), U.S.A.

2006 – 2012: Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), U.S.A.

2003 – 2006: Student Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), U.S.A.

1999 – present: Member, Council of Engineers, Thailand (professional practice license no. EE.22142)

Professional Servicesaa
Committee Member
2013 – present: Member of the Editorial Board of the Electric Power Components & Systems Journal, U.S.A.

2012 – present: Member of the International Technical Advisory Committee of the Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS) Conference

2009 – present: Member of the IEEE PES Reliability, Risk and Probabilistic Application Subcommittee

2010: Technical Committee Member of 2010 CIGRE Canada Conference on Power Systems

Publicationsaa
Book Chapters
1. Wenyuan Li, Ke Wang and Wijarn Wangdee, “Load Data Cleansing and Bus Load Coincidence Factors”, to be published in Smart Grids: Clouds, Communications, Open Source, and Automation, CRC Press, May 2014.

2. Wijarn Wangdee, Roy Billinton and Wenyuan Li, “Adequacy and Security Measures in Integrated Intermittent Renewable Generation Systems,” published in Reliability and Risk Evaluation of Wind Integrated Electric Power Systems, Springer, 2013.

Refereed Papers in Academic Journalsaa
1. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Probing the Intermittent Energy Resource Contributions from Generation Adequacy and Security Perspectives,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 27, No. 4, November 2012, pp. 2306–2313.

2. Roy Billinton, Rajesh Karki, Yi Gao, Dange Huang, Po Hu, and Wijarn Wangdee, “Adequacy Assessment Considerations in Wind Integrated Power Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 27, No. 4, November 2012, pp. 2297–2305.

3. Wijarn Wangdee, Wenyuan Li, and Roy Billinton, “Pertinent Factors Influencing an Effective Load Carrying Capability and Its Application to Intermittent Generation,” International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management, Vol. 1, No. 2 April–June 2010, pp. 146–156.

4. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Reliability Assessment of Bulk Electric Systems Containing Wind Farms,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 29, No. 10, December 2007, pp. 759–766.

5. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Reliability-Based Transmission Reinforcement Planning Associated with Large-Scale Wind Farms,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 22, No. 1, February 2007, pp. 34–41.

6. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “A Combined Bulk Electric System Reliability Framework Using Adequacy and Static Security Indices,” Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2006, pp. 414–422.

7. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Considering Load Carrying Capability and Wind Speed Correlation of WECS in Generation Adequacy Assessment,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 21, No. 3, September 2006, pp. 734–741.

8. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Bulk Electric System Well-Being Analysis Using Sequential Monte Carlo Simulation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 21, No. 1, February 2006, pp. 188–193.

9. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Predicting Bulk Electricity System Reliability Performance Indices Using Sequential Monte Carlo Simulation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 21, No. 2, April 2006, pp. 909–917.

10. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Impact of Load Shedding Philosophies on Bulk Electric System Reliability Analysis Using Sequential Monte Carlo Simulation,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 34, No. 3, March 2006, pp. 355–368.

11. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Delivery Point Reliability Indices of a Bulk Electric System Using Sequential Monte Carlo Simulation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2006, pp. 345–352.

12. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Impact of Utilizing Sequential and Non-Sequential Simulation Techniques in Bulk Electric System Reliability Assessment,” IEE Proceedings-Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 152, No. 5, September 2005, pp. 623–628.

13. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Reliability Performance Index Probability Distribution Analysis of Bulk Electricity Systems,” Canadian Journal on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 4, Fall 2005, pp. 189–193 (Presented at the IEEE CCECE 2005 Conference in May 2005, received a prize paper award).

14. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Approximate Methods for Event-Based Customer Interruption Cost Evaluation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 20, No. 2, May 2005, pp. 1103–1110.

15. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Utilization of Time Varying Event-Based Customer Interruption Cost Load Shedding Schemes,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 27, No. 9-10, November-December 2005, pp. 674–681 (Presented at the PMAPS 2004 Conference in September 2004, received a prize paper award).

16. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Estimating Customer Outage Costs due to a Specific Failure Event,” IEE Proceedings-Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 150, No. 6, November 2003, pp. 668–672.

Refereed Papers in International Conferencesaa
1. Wijarn Wangdee, Roy Billinton and Wenyuan Li, “Wind Integrated Power System Well-Being Analysis,” to be submitted to Proceedings of 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, July 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

2. Wenyuan Li, Wijarn Wangdee, Andre Tache, and Paul Choudhury, “Evaluating Substation Reliability Using A Combined State Enumeration and Linear Programming Method,” to be submitted to Proceedings of 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, July 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

3. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, "Aleatory Uncertainty in Power System Reliability Index Assessment", Proceedings of the 20th Advances in Risk and Reliability Technology Symposium, May 21-23, 2013, Loughborough, UK, pp.356-365.

4. Wenyuan Li, Roy Billinton, and Wijarn Wangdee, “Probabilistic Benefit/Cost Analysis in Transmission System Planning,” the 12th International Conference on Probability Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2010), June 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

5. Wenyuan Li, Jerry Korczynski, and Wijarn Wangdee, “Probabilistic Transmission Planning Method at BCTC and A Case Study,” 2010 CIGRE Canada Conference on Power Systems, October 2010, Vancouver, Canada.

6. Wijarn Wangdee, Wenyuan Li, and Roy Billinton, “Coordinating Wind and Hydro Generation to Increase the Effective Load Carrying Capability,” the 11th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2010), June 2010, Singapore (received a prize paper award).

7. Wenyuan Li, Wijarn Wangdee and Paul Choudhury, “A Probabilistic Planning Approach to Single Circuit Supply Systems,” the 11th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2010), June 2010, Singapore.

8. Dange Huang, Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Effects of Demand Side Management on Bulk System Adequacy Evaluation,” the 11th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2010), June 2010, Singapore.

9. Wijarn Wangdee, Wenyuan Li, Wah Shum, and Paul Choudhury, “Assessing Transfer Capability Requirement for Wind Power Generation Using a Combined Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach,” Proceedings of 2009 IEEE PES General Meeting, July 2009, Calgary, Canada.

10. Wijarn Wangdee, Wenyuan Li, Paul Choudhury, and Wah Shum, “Reliability Study of Two Station Configurations for Connecting IPP to a Radial Supply System,” the IEEE 8th Annual Electrical Power & Energy Conference (EPEC 2008), October 2008 Vancouver, Canada.

11. Wijarn Wangdee and Roy Billinton, “Combined Adequacy and Static Security Considerations in Transmission System Reinforcement,” the 10th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2008), May 2008, Rincon, Puerto Rico (received a prize paper award).

12. Wijarn Wangdee, Wenyuan Li, Wah Shum, and Paul Choudhury, “Applying Probabilistic Methods in Determining the Number of Spare Transformers and their Timing Requirements,” Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2007), April 2007, Vancouver, Canada.

13. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Utilizing Bulk Electric System Reliability Performance Index Probability Distributions in a Performance Based Regulation Framework,” the 9th International Conference on Probability Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2006), June 2006, Stockholm, Sweden.

14. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Bulk Electricity System Reliability Performance Assessment,” the IX Symposium of Specialists in Electric Operational and Expansion Planning (SEPOPE), May 2004, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

15. Roy Billinton and Wijarn Wangdee, “Customer Outage Cost Evaluation of an Actual Failure Event,” Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2002), May 2002, Winnipeg, Canada.

 

 
 
 
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