Publications

Book Chapters

B. H. Chowdhury, “Passive Harmonic Filters,” (Book chapter) in Handbook of Power Electronics (Ed. Timothy Skvarenina), pp. 17.20 – 17.30, CRC Press, 2002.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Load Flow Analysis in Power Systems,” (Book chapter) in Handbook of Electric Power Calculations (Ed. Wayne Beaty), pp. 11.1-11.16, McGraw-Hill, 2000.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Power Distribution Systems”,  (Book chapter) in CRC Electronics Handbook (Ed. Jerry Whitaker), pp. 1003-1017. CRC Press, 1996.

 

Magazine Publications

B. H. Chowdhury, “Alternative Energy – Hype or Real,” IEEEUSA Today’s Engineer e-zine, http://www.todaysengineer.org/, December 2006.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Power Quality,” IEEE Potentials, Vol. 20, No. 2, 5-11, May/June 2001.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Power Engineering Education at the Crossroads,” IEEE Spectrum, Vol. 37, No. 10, pp. 64-68, October 2000.

 

Refereed Journal Publications

G. T. Heydt, B. H. Chowdhury, M. L. Crow, D. Haughton, B. D. Kiefer, F. Meng, B. R. Sathyanarayana, “Pricing and Control in the Next Generation Power Distribution System,” IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, Vol. 3, No. 2, 907 – 914, June 2012.

M. Vaiman, K. Bell, Y. Chen, B. Chowdhury, I. Dobson, P. Hines, M. Papic, S. Miller, P. Zhang, “Risk Assessment of Cascading Outages: Methodologies and Challenges,” IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 631-641, May 2011.

H.T. Ma, B.H. Chowdhury, “Working Toward Frequency Regulation with Wind Plants: Combined Control Approaches,” IET: Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 4, No. 4, 308 – 316, July 2010.

S. Barave, B.H. Chowdhury, “Electromechanical Energy Conversion Using Induction Generators for Space Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 1126 – 1137, July 2009.

S. Vemuri, B.H. Chowdhury, “Performance Improvement of Power System Stabilizers using Prony Analysis,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 177-185, 2008.

D. Enke, B.H. Chowdhury, G.M. Gelles, E.K. Stanek “Concepts on Market-Oriented Transmission Investment,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 1-9, 2007.

F. Dong, B.H. Chowdhury, “Secondary Voltage Regulation for Improved Power Plant Reactive Power Coordination,” Electric Power Components & Systems, Vol. 35, pp. 1181-1199, 2007.

A.Paladugu, B.H. Chowdhury, “Sensorless Control of Inverter-fed Induction Motor Drives,” Electric Power Systems Research, Volume 77, Issues 5-6, pp. 619-629, April 2007.

B. H. Chowdhury, S. Chellapilla, “Double Fed Induction Generator Control for Variable speed Wind Power Generation,” Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 76, Issues 9-10, pp. 786-800, June 2006.

F. Dong, B.H. Chowdhury, M.L. Crow, L. Acar, “Improving Voltage Stability by Reactive Power Reserve Management,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 20, pp. 338 – 345, February 2005.

F. Dong, B.H. Chowdhury, M.L. Crow, L. Acar, “Impact of Load Tap Changing Transformers on Power Transfer Capability,” Electric Power Components & Systems, Vol. 32, No. 12, pp. 1331-1346, December 2004.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Learning to Learn – Concepts in a First Power Engineering Course,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 31-39, February 2004.

S. Muknahallipatna, and B.H. Chowdhury, “Effect of Input Space Dimension on the Neural Network Performance in Determination of Transient Stability Assessment,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 92-102, 2002.

S. Muknahallipatna, and B.H. Chowdhury, “Radial basis Function Neural Networks for Transient Stability Assessment Part II: Feature Selection, Simulation and Performance Comparison,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 180-185, 2001.

S. Muknahallipatna, and B.H. Chowdhury, “Radial basis Function Neural Networks for Transient Stability Assessment Part I: Theory of Radial Basis Function Neural Networks,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 67-73, 2001.

B. H. Chowdhury and C. W. Taylor, “Voltage Stability Analysis: V-Q Power Flow Simulation versus Dynamic Simulation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 15, No. 4, 1354-1359, November 2000.

S. Muknahallipatna and B.H. Chowdhury, “A Critical Comparison of the Performance of Two Direct Methods for Transient Stability Assessment,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp 7-19, 2000.

S. Ghosh and B.H. Chowdhury, “A New Implementation of the LP Algorithm for Optimal Real Power Rescheduling,” Electric Machines and Power Systems, Vol. 25, No. 7, 797-809, August 1997.

S. Ghosh and B.H. Chowdhury, “Security-constrained Optimal Rescheduling of Real Power using Hopfield Neural Network,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1743-1748, November 1996.

B.H. Chowdhury and A.Sawab, “Evaluating the Value of Distributed Photovoltaic Generations in Radial Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 595-600, September 1996.

S. Ghosh and B.H. Chowdhury, “Design of an Artificial Neural Network for Fast Line Flow Contingency Ranking, Int. Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 18, No. 5, 271-277, 1996.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Emission Control Alternatives for Electric Utility Power Plants,” Energy Sources, Vol. 18, No. 4, 393-406, 1996.

B.H. Chowdhury, and K. Wang, “Fault Classification in Power Systems with Artificial Neural Networks,” Engineering Intelligent Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, 101-112, 1996.

S. Muknahallipatna and B.H. Chowdhury, “Determination of Generator Coherency in Dynamic Studies by Kohonen Network,” Electric Machines and Power Systems, Vol. 24, No. 8, 869-882, 1996.

E.T. Arntzen, B.H. Chowdhury, and J.J. Cupal, “A Low-cost Microcomputer-based Direct Load Control Scheme for Small Electric Utilities,” Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 34, No. 1, 19-28, 1995.

B.H. Chowdhury, S. Ula, and K. Stokes, “Photovoltaic-powered Water pumping – Design and Implementation: Case Studies in Wyoming,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 8, No. 4, 646-652, Dec. 1993.

B.H. Chowdhury, L. Swan, D. Clark, and A.Shobair, “An Expert System as a System Operator’s Aid in Real-time Solutions of Optimal Power Flow,” Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 26, No. 1, 21-30, 1993.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Toward the Concept of Integrated Security: Optimal Dispatch under Static and Dynamic Security Constraints,” Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 25, No. 3, 213-225, 1992

B.H. Chowdhury and D. Clark, “COPERITE: Computer-aided Tool for Power Engineering Research, Instruction, Training and Education,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1565-1570, Nov. 1992.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Optimizing the Integration of Photovoltaic Systems with Electric Utilities,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 7, No. 1, 72-78, March 1992.

T. Englert, B.H. Chowdhury, and E. Grigsby, “A Laboratory Investigation of Electro-optic Kerr Effect for Detection of Electric Transmission Line Faults,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 6, No. 3, 979-985, July. 1991.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Assessment of the Economic Value of Wind-generated Power to Electric Utilities,” Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 21, No. 1, 33-42, 1991.

B.H. Chowdhury, and S. Rahman, “A Review of Recent Advances in Economic Dispatch,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1248-1259, Nov. 1990.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Short-term Prediction of Solar Irradiance using Time-series Analysis,” Energy Sources, Vol. 12, No. 2, 199-219, 1990.

Shobair and B.H. Chowdhury, “Solutions Incorporating Magnetic Hysteresis to the Subharmonic Problem in Power Systems,” Electric Machines and Power Systems, Vol. 17, No. 6, 315-328, 1989

Shobair and B.H. Chowdhury, “Effect of Series Capacitor Location on Subsynchronous Zones in Power Systems,” Electric Machines and Power Systems, Vol. 17, No. 6, 359-378, 1989.

B.H. Chowdhury and S. Rahman, “Is Central-station Photovoltaic Power Dispatchable?” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 3, No. 4, 747-754, Dec. 1988.

S. Rahman, M. Khallat, and B.H. Chowdhury, “A Discussion on the Diversity in the Applications of Photovoltaic Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 3, No. 4, 738-746, Dec. 1988.

S. Rahman and B.H. Chowdhury, “Simulation of Photovoltaic Power Systems and Their Performance Prediction,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 3, No. 3, 440-446, Sep. 1988.

B.H. Chowdhury and S. Rahman, “Analysis of Interrelationships of Battery Storage for Electric Utility Load Management,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 3, No. 3, 900-907, Aug. 1988.

B.H. Chowdhury and S. Rahman, “Comparative Assessment of Plane-of-array Irradiance Models,” Solar Energy, Vol. 39, No. 5, 391-398, 1987.

S. Rahman and B.H. Chowdhury, “Effects of Clusters on the Electric Power from Windfarms,” IEEE Transactions on Power Apparatus & Systems, Vol. PAS-103, No. 8, 2158-2165, August 1984.

 

Refereed Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

(Full papers were submitted for review prior to presentation and publication)

A. Vaidya, B.H. Chowdhury, M. Chamana, “Enabling Wind Power Plants with Frequency and Voltage Regulation Capability by Forced Curtailment,” Proc. 44th North American Power Symposium, Champaign, IL, September 9-11, 2012.

A. Alkuhayli, S. Raghavan, B.H. Chowdhury, “Reliability Evaluation of Distribution Systems Containing Renewable Distributed Generations,” Proc. 44th North American Power Symposium, Champaign, IL, September 9-11, 2012.

S. Raghavan, B.H.  Chowdhury, “Developing Life Cycle Management Plans for Power Plant Components,” Proc. 44th North American Power Symposium, Champaign, IL, September 9-11, 2012.

F Meng, D. Shah, B.H. Chowdhury, M. Crow, “Distribution System Operation with Solid State Controller and Energy Storage Management,” Proc. 44th North American Power Symposium, Champaign, IL, September 9-11, 2012.

Md. Rasheduzzaman, S. Bhaskara, B.H. Chowdhury, “Implementation of a Microgrid Central Controller in a Laboratory Microgrid Network,” Proc. 44th North American Power Symposium, Champaign, IL, September 9-11, 2012.

F. Meng, B. H. Chowdhury, “Economics of Grid-Tied Customer-Owned Photovoltaic Power Generation,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, (accepted), San Diego, California, 22-26 July 2012.

H. Hirlekar, B.H. Chowdhury, “Towards On-Line Voltage Stability Assessment Using Synchrophasors,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, (accepted), San Diego, California, 22-26 July 2012.

S. Bhaskara, B.H. Chowdhury, “Microgrids – A Review of Modeling, Control, Protection, Simulation and Future Potential,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, (accepted), San Diego, California, 22-26 July 2012.

M. Madan, B.H. Chowdhury, “Solid State Fault Interruption Devices in Medium Voltage Microgrid Distribution Systems with Distributed Energy Resources,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, (accepted), San Diego, California, 22-26 July 2012.

S. Raghavan, B.H. Chowdhury, “Life Cycle Management Plan for Turbine Driven Auxiliary Feedwater Pumps in Nuclear Power Plants,” IEEE Green Technologies Conference 2012 – Energy Generation & Storage Technologies, GTC’12, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 19-20, 2012.

S. Bhaskara, Md. Rasheduzzaman, B.H. Chowdhury, “Laboratory-based Microgrid Setup for Validating Frequency and Voltage Control in Islanded and Grid-Connected Modes,” IEEE Green Technologies Conference 2012 – Energy Generation & Storage Technologies, GTC’12, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 19-20, 2012.

R. Bhatt, B. H. Chowdhury, “Grid Frequency and Voltage Support using PV Systems with Energy Storage,” Proc. 43rd North American Power Symposium, Boston, MA, August 4-6, 2011.

Md. Rasheduzzaman, E. Stahlman, B. H. Chowdhury, “Investment Payback Calculator for Distributed Generation Sources,” Proc. 43rd North American Power Symposium, Boston, MA, August 4-6, 2011.

K. Stefanski, B. H. Chowdhury, “Analysis of Unbalanced System Efficiency With a Positive Sequence Power Flow Program,” Proc. 43rd North American Power Symposium, Boston, MA, August 4-6, 2011.

M. Vaiman, K. Bell, Y. Chen, B. Chowdhury, I. Dobson, P. Hines, M. Papic, S. Miller, P. Zhang, “Risk Assessment of Cascading Outages: Part I – Overview of Methodologies,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, 24-28 July 2011.

B. H. Chowdhury, A. Pahwa, “Should Distribution Systems Engineering be taught at the Undergraduate Level?” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, 24-28 July 2011.

H. Hirlekar, B.H. Chowdhury, S. Ruffing, “Reconciling Motor Performance Indicators from Theoretical Calculations and Laboratory Tests,” Proc. 42nd North American Power Symposium, Arlington, TX, September 26-28, 2010.

K. Stefanski, H. Qin, B.H. Chowdhury, J.W. Kimball, S. Bhattacharya, “Identifying Techniques, Topologies and Features for Maximizing the Efficiency of a Distribution Grid with Solid State Power Devices,” Proc. 42nd North American Power Symposium, Arlington, TX, September 26-28, 2010.

V.A.K. Pappu, B.H. Chowdhury, R. Bhatt, “Implementing Frequency Regulation Capability in a Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant, Proc. 42nd North American Power Symposium, Arlington, TX, September 26-28, 2010.

N.K. Ardeshna, B.H. Chowdhury, “Supporting Islanded Microgrid Operations in the Presence of Intermittent Wind Generation,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 25-29 July 2010.

J. Rossmaier, B. H. Chowdhury, “The Development of a New Indicator of System Vulnerability, the Cascade Failure Risk Index,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 25-29 July 2010.

M. K. Madan, B. H. Chowdhury, “Study of Solid State Fault Interruption Device for Medium Voltage Distribution Systems with Distributed Generators,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 25-29 July 2010.

J. Rossmaier, B.H. Chowdhury, “Further Development of the Overload Risk Index, an Indicator of System Vulnerability,” Proc. 41st North American Power Symposium, Starkville, MS, October 4-6, 2009.

O. Vodyakho, M. Steurer, C. Edrington, G. Karady, B. Chowdhury, “Design of a Solid State Fault Isolation Device for Implementation in Power Electronics Based Distribution Systems,” Proc. 41st North American Power Symposium, Starkville, MS, October 4-6, 2009.

B.H. Chowdhury, “Channeling University-Based Sponsored Research into Classroom Education,” Proc. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 26-30, 2009.

R. Baldick, B.H. Chowdhury, I. Dobson, Z. Dong, B. Gou, D. Hawkins, H. Huang, M. Joung, J. Kim, D. Kirschen, S. Lee, F. Li, J. Li, Z. Li, C-C Liu, X. Luo, L. Mili, S. Miller, M. Nakayama, M. Papic, R. Podmore, J. Rossmaier, K. Schneider, H. Sun, K. Sun, D. Wang, Z. Wu, L. Yao, P. Zhang, W. Zhang, X. Zhang, “Vulnerability Assessment for Cascading Failures in Electric Power Systems,” IEEE PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, March 15-18, 2009.

P. Jayam, B. H. Chowdhury, “Improving the Dynamic Performance of Wind Farms With STATCOM,” IEEE PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, March 15-18, 2009.

J. Rossmaier, B.H. Chowdhury, “Development of a New System Vulnerability Index – The Overload Risk Index,” Proc. 40th North American Power Symposium, Calgary, Alberta, September 29 – 30, 2008.

N.K. Ardeshna, B.H. Chowdhury, “Optimizing Micro-grid Operations in the Presence of Wind Generation,” Proc. 40th North American Power Symposium, Calgary, Alberta, September 29 – 30, 2008.

B. H. Chowdhury, H. T Ma, “Frequency Regulation with Wind Power Plants,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 20-24, 2008.

P. Jayam, N. K. Ardeshna, B. H. Chowdhury, “Application of STATCOM for Improved Reliability of Power Grid Containing a Wind Turbine,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 20-24, 2008.

R. Baldick, B.H. Chowdhury, I. Dobson, Z. Dong, B. Gou, D. Hawkins, H. Huang, M. Joung, D. Kirschen, F. Li, J. Li, Z. Li, C-C Liu, L. Mili, S. Miller, R. Podmore, K. Schneider, K. Sun, D. Wang, Z. Wu, P. Zhang, W. Zhang, X. Zhang, “Initial review of methods for cascading failure analysis in electric power transmission systems,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 20-24, 2008.

G.W. Jones, B.H. Chowdhury, “Distribution System Operation and Planning in the Presence of Distributed Generation Technology,” Proc. IEEE Transmission & Distribution Conference (to be published), Chicago, IL, April 21-24, 2008.

H. T Ma, M. L. Crow, B. H. Chowdhury, A. Lininger, “Cascading Line Outage Prevention with Multiple UPFCs, ”Proc. 39th North American Power Symposium, Las Cruces, NM, September 30 – October 1, 2007.

A. Lininger, B. McMillin, M. Crow and B.H. Chowdhury, “Use of Max-Flow on FACTS Devices,” Proc. 39th North American Power Symposium, Las Cruces, NM, September 30 – October 1, 2007.

S. P. Barave, B. H. Chowdhury, “Hybrid AC/DC Power Distribution Solution for Future Space Applications,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Tampa, Florida, June 24-28, 2007.

S. Padimiti, B. H. Chowdhury, “Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage System (SMES) for Improved Dynamic System Performance,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Tampa, Florida, June 24-28, 2007.

N. Akkinapragada, B. H. Chowdhury, “A New Inverter for Improved Fuel Cell Performance in Grid-tied Application,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Tampa, Florida, June 24-28, 2007.

M. M. Baggu, B. H. Chowdhury, “Implementation of a Converter in Sequence Domain to Counter Voltage Imbalances,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Tampa, Florida, June 24-28, 2007.

M. L. Crow, B. H. Chowdhury, K. Corzine, M. Ferdowsi, “A First Course in Power: Can a Single Course Serve All Students?” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Tampa, Florida, June 24-28, 2007.

H. T. Ma, B. H. Chowdhury, “Dynamic Simulations of Cascading Failures,” 38th North American Power Sym., Carbondale, IL, September 17-19, 2006.

N. Akkinapragada, B. H. Chowdhury, “SOFC-based Fuel Cells for Load Following Stationary Applications,” Proc. 38th North American Power Sym., Carbondale, IL, September 17-19, 2006.

M. M Baggu, B. H. Chowdhury, “Performance of Doubly Fed-Induction Machine Wind-Generators during Grid and Wind Disturbances,” Proc. 38th North American Power Sym, Carbondale, IL, September 17-19, 2006.

B. H. Chowdhury, S. Barave, “Creating Cascading Failure Scenarios in Interconnected Power Systems,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 18-22, 2006.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Operational Characteristics of Wind Plants and Windfarms,” Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 18-22, 2006.

H. M. Dola, B. H. Chowdhury, “Intentional Islanding and Adaptive Load Shedding to Avoid Cascading Outages,” Proc.  IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 18-22, 2006.

B. H. Chowdhury, S. A.Hossain, J. T. Lawrence, S. Barave, “AC/DC Power Systems with Applications in Future Human Habitat on Lunar and Mars Bases,” Proc. International Forum on Space Technology and Applications (STAIF-2006), February 12-16, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

S. Barave, B.H. Chowdhury, “Electromechanical Power Generation for Interplanetary Space Travel Beyond Low Earth Orbit,” Proceedings, 37th North American Power Symposium, October 24-25, 2005, Ames, IA.

H. M. Dola, B. H. Chowdhury, “Data Mining for Distribution System Fault Classification,” Proceedings, 37th North American Power Symposium, October 24-25, 2005, Ames, IA.

J. Mepokee, D. Enke, B.H. Chowdhury, “Using Coalition Formation and Game Theory for Allocating Capital to New Transmission Investment”, to be presented at the 2004 Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering (ANNIE04) Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 2004.

J. Chen, M.L. Crow, B.H. Chowdhury, L. Acar, “An Error Analysis of the Multirate Method for Power System Transient Stability Simulation,” Proc. IEEE PES Power System Conference & Exposition, New York, NY, October 2004.

J. Mepokee, D. Enke, B.H. Chowdhury, “Cost Allocation for Transmission Investment Using Agent-based Game Theory”, Proc. 8th International Conference on Probability Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS), Ames, IA, September 2004.

J. Chen, B.H. Chowdhury, “Performance of VSC-Based DC Transmission – Beneficial Attributes for Voltage Stability,” Proc. 36th North American Power Symposium, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, August 2004.

F. Dong, B. H. Chowdhury, M. L. Crow, L. Acar, “Cause and Effects of Voltage Collapse – Case Studies with Dynamic Simulations,” Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 2004.

K. Nandigam, B.H. Chowdhury, “Power Flow and Stability Models for Wind Power Systems,” Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 2004.

M. Chaganti, B.H. Chowdhury, “Data mining of Substation Relay Data” Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 2004.

J. Guo, L. Acar, B. H. Chowdhury, M. L. Crow, “Small Local Dynamic Fuzzy Logical Models For Large-Scale Power Systems,” Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, June 2004.

F. Dong, B. H. Chowdhury, “Investigating the Effects of Generator Limiters on Voltage Stability by Second Order Methods,” 2003 NAPS, Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO, October 2003.

B. H. Chowdhury, F. Dong, “Improving Voltage Stability by Reactive Power Reserve Management,” 2003 NAPS, Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO, October 2003.

Paladugu, B.H. Chowdhury, “A Critical Comparison of Methods for Speed and Torque Control of Induction Motors,” 2003 NAPS, Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO, October 2003.

F. Dong, B. H. Chowdhury, M. L. Crow, L. Acar, “Mid-term Voltage Stability Study Using the Quasi-Steady State Analysis Method,” Proc., IEEE PES General Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 2003.

S. Chellapilla, B. H. Chowdhury, “A Dynamic model of Induction Generators for Wind Power Studies,” Proc., IEEE PES General Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 2003.

L. Acar, B. H. Chowdhury, M. L. Crow, and J. Guo, “Fuzzy Modeling of Large Power Systems,” Proc., IEEE PES General Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 2003.

F. Dong, B. H. Chowdhury, M. L. Crow, L. Acar , “Fast Dynamic Simulations using the Quasi-Steady State Analysis Method,” 2002 NAPS, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, October 2002.

Guo, M.L. Crow, B.H. Chowdhury, L. Acar, “A New Approach to Secondary Voltage Control,” Proc. of the IEEE PES Summer Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2002.

L. Acar, B. H. Chowdhury, M. L. Crow, and Y. Zhu, “Aggregated Fuzzy Control Systems,” Proc. of the American Control Conf., Anchorage, AK, pp. 975-980, May 8-10, 2002.

R. Bantu, B. H. Chowdhury, “Improvement of Power Quality in VSI Drives,” Proc. of the IEEE PES Winter Meeting, New York City, NY, January 2002.

F. Dong, B.H. Chowdhury, M.L. Crow, L. Acar, “Further Investigation of Static and Dynamic “P-V Curves” for Voltage Stability Assessment,” Proc. of the 33rd North American Power Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, pp. 174-179, October 15-16, 2001.

B. H. Chowdhury and R. Pudhota, “Evaluation of Power Factor Controllers for Enhancing Voltage Stability,” Proc. of the 32nd North American Power Symposium, Waterloo, ON, Canada, October 21-22, 2000.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Dissemination of Introductory Energy Systems Course Material via the World Wide Web for a Changing Power Engineering Curriculum,” Proc. Of the 2000 American Society of Engineering Education Conf., St. Louis MO, June 18-21, 2000

B. H. Chowdhury and M. Gourineni, “Web-Oriented Power Electronics Learning Aid,” Proc. Of the 2000 American Society of Engineering Education Conf., St. Louis, MO, June 18-21, 2000.

R. G. Jacquot, J. W. Pierre, J. C. Hamann, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Computer Exercises to Incorporate Energy Concepts into the Electrical Engineering Curriculum,” Proc. Of the 2000 American Society of Engineering Education Conf., St. Louis, MO, June 18-21, 2000.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Designing and Innovative Laboratory to Teach Concepts in Grid-Tied Renewable and Other Dispersed Recourses,” Proc. Of the 1999 American Society of Engineering Education Conf.  Charlotte, NC, June 20-23, 1999.

J.J. Cupal, R.G. Jacquot, S. Legowski, J.W. Pierre, A.S. Ula, B. Wilamowski, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Integrating Power Engineering Topics and Applications in Non-Power Courses,” Proc. of the Frontiers in Engineering Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 10-13, 1999.

B. H. Chowdhury, B. Wilamowski, and W-C. Ma, “Static VAR Compensator Control in Multi-machine Power Systems using a Quantized Controller,” Proc. of the 28th North American Power Symposium, Boston, MA., November 10-12, 1996.

B. H. Chowdhury and  K. Wang, “Fault classification using Kohonen Feature Maps,” Proc. of the 2nd Intelligent Systems Application in Power Conf., Orlando, FL, January 1996.

S. Muknahallipatna and B. H. Chowdhury, “Input Dimension Reduction in Neural Network Training – Case Study in Transient Stability Assessment of Large Systems,” Proc. of the 2nd Intelligent Systems Application in Power Conf., Orlando, FL, January 1996.

B. H. Chowdhury and S. Muknahallipatna, “An Object-Oriented Design for the Load Flow Algorithm,” Proc. of the 27th North American Power Symposium, Bozeman, MT, October 2-3, 1995.

B. H. Chowdhury and K. Wang, “Fault Classification using Kohonen Feature Mapping,” Proc. of the 27th North American Power Symposium, Bozeman, MT, October 2-3, 1995.

E.T. Arntzen, B. H. Chowdhury, and J.J. Cupal, “A Simple Direct Load Control Scheme for Small Electric Utilities,” Proc. of the 27th North American Power Symposium, Bozeman, MT, October 2-3, 1995.

B. H. Chowdhury and R. Khare, “Contingency Evaluations for Line Power Flow Violation Severity using an Expert System,” Proc. of the 1st Intelligent Systems Applications in Power, Montpellier, France, September 5-9, 1994.

S. Muknahallipatna and B.H. Chowdhury, “Transient Stability Assessment using Radial Basis Function Neural Network,” Proc. of the 26th North American Power Symposium, Manhattan, KS, September 26-27, 1994.

S. Muknahallipatna, and B.H. Chowdhury, “Identification of Coherent Generators during Transient Stability Studies by Kohonen Network,” Proc. of the 26th North American Power Symposium, Manhattan, KS, September 26-27, 1994.

S. Ghosh and B. H. Chowdhury, “Selecting an Appropriate Neural Network Classifier for Fast Corrective Control during Emergencies,” Proc. of the 25th North American Power Symposium, Washington DC, October 1993.

B. H. Chowdhury, “On-line corrective Strategies using a Knowledge-based System and Network Sensitivities,” Proc. of the 4th Expert Systems Applications to Power Systems Conf., Melbourne, Australia, January 4-8, 1993.

B. H. Chowdhury and R. Khare, “A Qualitative Model for Contingency Selection and Ranking for Power Flow Security,” Proc. of the 24th North American Power Symposium, Reno, NV, October 1992.

S. Ghosh and B. H. Chowdhury, “A Knowledge-based System for Guidance in Power System Restoration,” Proc. of the 24th North American Power Symposium, Reno, NV, October 1992.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Expert System-based Optimal Power Flow,” Proc. of the Conf. on Expert Systems Applications for the Electric Power Industry, Orlando, FL, June 1989.

Unrefereed Papers Published in Proceedings

(Extended abstracts were submitted for review prior to presentation and publication)

B. McMillin, S. Long, J-H. Choi, B.H. Chowdhury, M. Crow, “Energy Management by Distributed Socio-Ecological Systems, Eighth Annual Carnegie Mellon Conference on the Electricity Industry Data-Driven Sustainable Energy Systems, Pittsburgh, PA, March 12-14, 2012.

F. Meng, B. H. Chowdhury, “Distribution LMP-Based Economic Operation for future Smart Grid,” Proc. Power and Energy Conference, Urbana-Champaign, IL, February 25-26, 2011.

B. H. Chowdhury, H. T. Ma, N. K. Ardeshna, “The Challenge of Operating Wind Power Plants within a Microgrid Framework,” Proc. Power and Energy Conference, Urbana-Champaign, IL, February 12-13, 2010.

M. M. Baggu, J. W. Kimball, B. H. Chowdhury, L. Watson, “Modified Direct Power Control of Wind Turbine Grid Side Converter to Improve Low Voltage Ride-Through During System Imbalances,” Proc. 25th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (to appear), February 21-25, 2010, Palm Springs, CA.

M. Baggu, B. H. Chowdhury, “Direct Power Control of DFIG – PWM rectifiers for ride-through during grid side imbalances,” Proc. WINDPOWER 2008 Conference & Exhibition, June 1-4, 2008, Houston, TX.

B. McMillin, M. L. Crow, D. Tauritz, F. Liu, B. Chowdhury, and J. Sarangapani, “Improving Power Transmission Efficiency and Reliability through Hardware/Software Co-Design,” 2nd Carnegie Mellon Conference in Electric Power Systems: Monitoring, Sensing, Software and Its Valuation for the Changing Electric Power Industry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, January 11-12, 2006.

J. Mepokee, D. Enke, B. H. Chowdhury, “Cost Allocation using Intelligent Agents for New Transmission Investment under Electricity Restructuring,” 2003 NAPS, Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO, October 2003.

N. R. Cox, B. H. Chowdhury and C. H. Wu, “Photovoltaic Systems Engineering: A Multifaceted Design Course with a Bright Future,” presented at the Missouri Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Springfield, MO, April 19-20, 2002.  Paper abstract published in the Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Science.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Distributed Resources – Choices For A Sustainable Energy Future,” NSF-sponsored workshop on Sustainable Energy Systems, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2000, Atlanta, GA.

B. H. Chowdhury, R.F. Kubichek, J.E. McInroy, S. Legowski, J.W. Pierre, and S. Ula, “A Multi-disciplinary Research Initiative in Electric Energy Utilization,” Proc. of the 1998 North American Power Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio, October 18-20, 1998.

B.  H. Chowdhury and C.W. Taylor, “Remedial Measures to Mitigate Voltage Instability: Case Studies in the WSCC,” Proc. of the 1998 North American Power Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio, October 18-20, 1998.

B. H. Chowdhury, S. Muknahallipatna, J.J. Cupal, and J.C. Hamann, “Evaluating the Performance of a 50 Kilowatt Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System,” Proc. of the 33rd Intersociety Engineering Conference on Energy Conversion, Colorado Springs, August 2-4, 1998.

B. H. Chowdhury, S. Muknahallipatna, J.J. Cupal, J.C. Hamann, T. Dinwoodie, and D. Shugar, “A 50 kilowatt Distributed Grid-connected Photovoltaic Generation System for the University of Wyoming,” Proc. of the 26th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Anaheim, CA, September 29 – October 3, 1997.

B. H. Chowdhury and S. Muknahallipatna, “An Object-oriented Computational Tool for Power Engineering Education,” Proc. of the 1995 American Society of Engineering Education Conf., Anaheim, CA, June 25-28, 1995.

S. Ghosh and B.H. Chowdhury, “A New Method for Security-constrained Active Power Optimization Based on Artificial Neural Networks,” Proc. of the 8th National Power Systems Conf., New Delhi, India, Dec. 14-17, 1994.

B. H. Chowdhury, S. Ghosh, and S. Muknahallipatna, “Global Environmental Issues and the Impact on Electric Power Generation,” Proc. of the Int. Symposium on Electric Energy Systems, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 15-16, 1993.

B. H. Chowdhury, B. Wilamowski, S. Ghosh, and R. Khare, “Use of Expert Systems and Artificial Neural Networks for Security and Control in Power Systems,” Proc. of the 7th National Power Systems Conf., Calcutta, India, Feb 3-6, 1993.

B. H. Chowdhury and B. Wilamowski, “Power Flow Analysis using Neural Networks with the Capability of Corrective Control,” Proc. of the 35th IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Aug. 15-17 1992, Washington DC.

B. H. Chowdhury and B. Wilamowski, “Real-time Power System Analysis using Neural Computing,” Proc. of the 1992 NASA Workshop on Neural Networks, Auburn, AL, February 15-16, 1992.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Photovoltaics-Utility Interconnection: An Integrated Approach,” Proc. of the 1991 Int’l Solar Energy Society World Solar Congress, Denver, CO, August 2-5, 1991.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Operation of Photovoltaic Plants in the Daily Schedules of a Power System,” Proc. of the 1991 Int’l Solar Energy Society World Solar Congress, Denver, CO, August 2-5, 1991.

B. H. Chowdhury and B. Wilamowski, “Security Assessment using Neural Computing,” Proc. of the 1st Applications of Neural Networks Applications in Power Systems Conf., Seattle, WA, July 6-9 1991.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Analysis of Wind Power Integration With Power System Planning,” Proc. of the 25th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Reno, NV, August 12-15, 1990.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Effect of Central Station Photovoltaic Plants on Power System Security,” Proc. of the 21st IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Kissimmee, FL, May 5-8, 1990.

B. H. Chowdhury, “Central-Station Photovoltaic Plant With Energy Storage for Utility Peak Load Leveling,” Proc. of the 24th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Washington, D.C., August 16-19, 1989.

B. H. Chowdhury, “A Rule-Based Dynamic Economic Dispatch for Power Systems,” Proc. of the IEEE Region V Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, March 2-5, 1988.

B. H. Chowdhury and S. Rahman, “Forecasting Solar Irradiance for Prediction of Photovoltaic Output,” Proc. of the 19th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, New Orleans, LA, May 6-9, 1987.

S. Rahman and B. H. Chowdhury, “Effect of Dispersion on the Value of WECS to the Utility,” Proc. of the XI International Conference Mexicon’83, Cuernavaca, Mexico, November 11-14, 1983.

S. Rahman and B. H. Chowdhury, “Effect of Clusters and Arrays on WECS Output,” Proc. of the 18th 24th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Orlando, FL, August 14-18, 1983.