1 Personal Data Birth date: 05/06/1974 in VICO EQUENSE (NA) Italy Telephone: (mobile ) Address: Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Sannio, Piazza Roma 21, I82100, Benevento, Italy Academic position Current position: Assistant Professor (Ricercatore Universitario e Professore Aggregato) Seniority in the role: 01/03/2002 University: Università degli Studi del SANNIO di BENEVENTO Department: Dipartimento di INGEGNERIA Information about the scientific and professional career Alfredo Vaccaro was born in Vico Equense (NA) on June, In April 1998, he got the MSc. degree cum laude and commendation in Electronic Engineering from the University of Salerno discussing a thesis titled High performance Speed Tracking of PDMC Motor Using Neuro-Fuzzy Control. An extract of his thesis was presented at the 5th UK Workshop on Fuzzy Systems, recent Advances in and Practical Applications of Fuzzy Systems, Sheffield, May From September 1997 to February 1998 he joined the research group of Intelligent Systems and Control at the Department of Automatic control and System Engineering, University of Sheffield (UK), where he developed the experimental activities of his MSc thesis. From 1998 to 2002 he attained a research fellowship at the Power System Group of University of Salerno Department of Electrical and Information Engineering (DIIIE) for the Study of innovation technologies for remote vehicle management in public transportation systems. Since March 2002 he is Assistant Professor of Electric Power Systems at the Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Sannio. Since march 2005 he is tenured Assistant Professor of Electric Power Systems at the Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Sannio. During 2005 he was Project Tutor of the Mediterranean Agency for Remote Sensing and Environmental Control (MARSec) in the field of critical electrical infrastructures monitoring by satellite based data processing. From 2007, he is member of the board of Directors of the University of Sannio. During 2009 he was Project Tutor of the research centre on the new technologies for environmental diagnostic and sustainable development (TEDASS) in the field of advanced methodologies for massive integration of renewable power generation in electrical grids. From June 2008 he chairs the Research & Development Committee of the Opera21 Group SpA in the field of Advanced Information and Communications Technologies for Smart Grids On January 2009 he has been appointed as Task Leader of the strategic scientific initiatives of the Research Consortium on Agent Systems (CORISA) in the field of Smart Energy Networks. From November 2009, he is the Rector's Delegate for Innovations in Technological Systems.
2 From October 2011, he is the Rector's Delegate for Safety and Security issues. On February 2011, he was appointed as Scientific Director of the bureau of the Research Centre on Pure and Applied Mathematic at the Department of Engineering, University of Sannio. Scientific Participation in Research Projects Project Duration Role 12 Scientific coordinator Studio di un sistema di controllo avanzato per la gestione ed il monitoraggio remoto di veicoli per il trasporto pubblico funded by the Italian Ministry of Universities and Scientific, Technological Research MURST under the Research Initiatives for Young Researchers-2000 Sviluppo di modelli termici adattativi per la protezione termica di componenti nei sistemi elettrici per l'energia funded by the Italian Ministry of Universities and Scientific, Technological Research MURST under the Research Initiatives for Young Researchers-2002 Development of Advanced telecontrol and Remote Diagnostic System for Electricity Distribution Networks based on Satellite and UMTS Technologies A Research Program of National Interest (PRIN 2002) funded by the Italian Ministry of Universities and Scientific, Technological Research MURST Satellite Control Methodologies and Architectures for Smart Electric Networks A Research Program of National Interest (PRIN 2008) funded by the Italian Ministry of Instruction, University and Research (MIUR) Centro euromediterraneo per i cambiamenti Climatici research Project funded by the Italian Ministery of Instruction, University and Research (MIUR) under the FISR Fondo Integrativo Speciale Ricerca Scientific coordinator 24 Project participant 24 Project participant 60 Project participant Smart Grid con sistemi di poligenerazione distribuita (POLIGRID) a Network of Excellence between Universities, Research Centres, Enterprises funded by the Regione Campania with D.D. n /05/2011 published on BURC n.33, 30/05/2011 "e-highway-2050 Modular Development Plan of the Pan- European Transmission System 2050", funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), topic ENERGY : Planning for European Electricity Highways to ensure the reliable delivery of renewable electricity and pan-european market integration. 60 Project participant 36 Project participant Editorial Activities
3 He was Guest Editor of the special issue titled "Emerging Technologies and Methodologies for Power Systems Reliability and Security Assessment" for the International Journal of Reliability and Safety. He was member of the Guest Editorial Board of the special issue on Power Quality in Smart Grids of the International Review of Electrical Engineering ed. Praise Worthy Prize. He was Associate Editor of the IEEE transactions on Industrial Informatics, ISSN: He is Member of the Editorial Board of the IET Renewable Power Generation ISSN: (Print), (Online). He is Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Reliability and Safety, ISSN: (online), X (print), Ed. Inderscience Publishers. He is Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, ISSN X (online), (print), Ed. Inderscience Publishers. He is Editor of the International Journal on Power System Optimization, ISSN: X, Ed. Serials Publications. He is Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Electrical and Power Engineering, ISSN : (Print), ISSN : (Online), Ed. Medwell Publishing He is Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Soft Computing, ISSN: (Print), Ed. Medwell Publishing He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Discovery, ISSN: (online), (print), Ed. RG Journals He was co-editor with prof. George J. Anders of the book titled "Innovations in Power Systems Reliability" Springer Series in Reliability Engineering, 1st Edition., 2011, XXVI, 426 p. 107 illus., Hardcover, ISBN: Ed. Springer. Research fellowship Type Institution From To Visiting Department of Automatic control and System Engineering, 10/ /1998 Student University of Sheffield (UK) Visiting Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of 09/ /2009 Researcher Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Visiting Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of 02/ /2010 Researcher Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Visiting Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of 09/ /2011 Researcher Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Visiting Professor Département d'informatique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium 09/ /2012
4 Scientific Awards On October 2008, he was selected as an early stage participant to the Humanitarian Technology Challenge, a partnership between the IEEE and the United Nations Foundation targeted at developing technological solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing public health and disaster response workers today. In this prestigious initiative he chaired the Reliable Electricity Working Group. On February 2009 he was elevated to the Senior Member grade of the IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. On December 2010, he was awarded by the international journal Electric Power Systems Research ed. Elsevier as Top Review in 2010 for exceptional contribution through their reviews to the quality of EPSR papers. On December 2011, the Rector of the University of Sannio expressed a commendation to Alfredo Vaccaro for his outstanding scientific and academic activities. International Patents He was the main contributor of the following international patent (PCT): A. Vaccaro, T. H. M. El-Fouly, C. A. Cañizares, K. Bhattacharya, and Gord Ellis, "System, Method and Computer Program for Forecasting Energy Price," US Provisional Patent , November 14, The patented forecasting system is going to be adopted by Energent Incorporated for optimising its energy investment policies. Activities and services for international societies During 2005 he was invited by the first Editor in Chief of the international journal IEEE trans. On Industrial Informatics (Dott. George Fodor ABB) in managing the journal activities in the field of Information and Communication Technologies for power systems management and control. He was member of the: o IEEE Working Group C-4, Industry Experiences With System Integrity Protection Schemes (SIPS), o IEEE Working Group C-11, Power System Protection Testing, o North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI). o IEEE Task Force on Autonomic and Trusted Computing of the Emergent Technologies Technical Committee (ETTC) Computational Intelligence Society (CIS). He was the Leader of the Task Force Guidelines for Synchronization Techniques Accuracy and Availability of the NASPI-Performance & Standards Task Team (PSTT). He is member of the: o IEEE working group on Interval Arithmetic o PES/IEEE Working Group Power Engineering Careers. o CIGRE Working Groups B5.14 Wide Area Protection & Control Technologies and B5.43 Coordination of Protection & Automation for Future Networks
5 Activities and services for International conferences He was member of the Technical Programme Committee (TPC) of the following international conferences: o International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC 2011 and 2012); o International Workshop on Advances in Pervasive Computing (APC-2012) o IET Renewable Power Generation Conference o International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICRE 2011) o International Symposium on Multidisciplinary Autonomous Networks and Systems (MANS 2009) o IASTED European Conference on Power and Energy Systems (EuroPES 2012) o 2012 IEEE Symposium on Business, Engineering and Industrial Applications (ISBEIA2012) o ICCSII 2012 (2012 IEEE Conference on Control, Systems & Industrial Informatics) o CHUSER 2012, 2012 IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research o 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy PECON 2012 (Smart Grid & Utility Applications) o th International Congress on Engineering Education (ICEED2012). o 2012 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCORED 2012) o 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies (ACCT 2013) o International Conference on Global Trends in Engineering & Management 2013 o International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality ICREPQ He was the organizer and co-chair of the Cigre International Workshop on Wide Area Monitoring Protection and Control Systems: the Enabler of Smarter Grids. He organized the Workshop on Computational Intelligence Techniques for Smart Grids under the 2011 International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ IEEE). He organized and chaired a special section entitled Emerging Methodologies and Technologies for Large Scale Integration of Renewable Power Generators in Electrical Distribution Systems under the 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (IEEE ISIE 2008) He is organizing two special sections entitled Microgrids and Smart grids and Renewable energies for developing countries under the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ'13). Scientific Refereeing He serves as referee for the main international journals and conferences in the area of electrical power and energy systems. On November 2011, he was selected by the Romanian National Research as international reviewer of research projects submitted under the funding programs PARTNERSHIP IN PRIORITY AREAS and in particular the Joint Applied Research Projects (PCCA). On February 2012, he was selected by the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) as international reviewer of research projects submitted to the Foundation on the Individual Research Grants.
6 On July 2012, he was selected by the Board of Directors of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) as international reviewer for the 2012 evaluation process of research projects submitted to the Foundation. During 2006, he reviewed the Report titled "Defense Plans Against Extreme Contingencies" for the Task Force CIGRE TF On July 2012 he was invited by the President of the Group of Experts of the area 09 -Industrial and Information Engineering- of the National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes (ANVUR) to join the referees committee for the Research Quality Assessment of the Italian Universities and Research Centres (VQR ). Invited Presentations and Seminars He was invited speaker at the following international events: o Strategies and Roadmaps Grid Assessment, Strengths & Vulnerabilities, and Innovative Collaborations, San Francisco, March 2007 organized by the EPRI and the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Talk title: Application of integrated satellite technologies in large scale power systems monitoring and control o North American SynchroPhasor Initiative Working Group Meeting, Montreal, September Talk title: Synchrophasor activities in Italy o i-pcgrid Workshop 2008 Innovations in Protection and Control for Greater Reliability Infrastructure Development, San Francisco, March organized by the Missisipi State University, the Quanta Technology and the Pacific Gas & Electric Co Talk title: Cooperative smart sensor networks for power lines dynamic thermal rating prediction. On June 2012, he was invited by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society to present a Webinar titled: "Decentralized Coordination in Smart Grids by Self Organizing Dynamic Fuzzy Agents". On January 2009 he was invited by prof. George Gross at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to present a seminar on The role of self-validated computing in power flow analysis in the presence of data uncertainty On April 2009 he was invited by prof. Gianluca Bontempi at the Département d'informatique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, to present a seminar on The role of cooperative sensor networks in smart grids. University Services From 2002 to 2007 he was elected member of the Engineering Faculty Council of the University of Sannio. From 2007, he is elected member of the board of Directors of the University of Sannio. From November 2009, he is the Rector's Delegate for Innovations in Technological Systems. From October 2011, he is the Rector's Delegate for Safety and Security issues. Scientific coordination of research groups
7 During 2005 he was Project Tutor of the Mediterranean Agency for Remote Sensing and Environmental Control (MARSec) in the field of critical electrical infrastructures monitoring by satellite based data processing. During 2009 he was Project Tutor of the research centre on the new technologies for environmental diagnostic and sustainable development (TEDASS) in the field of advanced methodologies for massive integration of renewable power generation in electrical grids. On January 2009 he has been appointed as Task Leader of the strategic scientific initiatives of the Research Consortium on Agent Systems (CORISA) in the field of Smart Energy Networks. On February 2011, he was appointed as Scientific Director of the bureau of the Research Centre on Pure and Applied Mathematic at the Department of Engineering, University of Sannio. Industrial research and technology transfer activities During 2008, he cooperated with the Business Unit Navigation and Integrated Communications of Thales Alenia Space Italia SpA, on the development of cooperative paradigms based on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies for synchronized measurements on large scale electrical systems. From 2005, he cooperated with Dr. Vahid Madani Principal Protection Engineer at the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) and Chair of the WECC RAS Reliability Subcommittee IEEE Power Engineering Society / Power Systems Relaying Committee C-4 and C-11 Working Groups, on the study of enabling technologies for wide area monitoring and control systems. From June 2008 he chairs the Research & Development Committee of the Opera21 Group SpA in the field of Advanced Information and Communications Technologies for Smart Grids PhD Examining Committees On April 2009, he participated as international expert to the jury of the thesis Learning in Wireless Sensor Networks for Energy-Efficient Environmental Monitoring defended by Yann-aël Le Borgne at the the Département d'informatique, Université Libre de Bruxelles. He was External Examiner of the following PhD thesis: o Voltage Security Assessment using Artificial Intelligence Techniques defended by N. P. Patidar, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, April 2008; o Development and Application of Metaheuristic Optimization Algorithms to solve Optimal Reactive Power dispatch Problem defended by P. Kanta Rao, Department of electrical Engineering, Andhra University, December 2009 o Model Order Reduction using Modern Heuristic Optimization Techniques for Controller Design defended by J.S. Yadav, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, August 2010 o Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithms for Solving Various Types of Economic Dispatch Problems A. Srinivasa Reddy, Department of electrical Engineering, Andhra University, December 2010 o Bridgeless PFC Boost Converter Fed DC Drive defended by M. Gopinath, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bharath University, June 2011
8 o Demand Response in Electricity Market defended by D.K. Agrawal, Department of Electrical Engineering Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, June 2012 Courses Taught He lectured as Titular Professor the following courses at the University of Sannio: Sistemi Elettrici Industriali /Industrial Electrical Power Systems MSc degree in Energy engineering - 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic year 2008/2009 (6 CFU), S.S.D. ING-IND/33. Automazione dei Sistemi Elettrici per l Energia/Electrical Power Systems Automation, MSc degree in Energy engineering- 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic years: 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006 (3 CFU), S.S.D. ING- IND/33. Affidabilità e Diagnostica dei Sistemi Elettrici per l Energia/ Power Systems Diagnostic and Reliability, MSc degree in Energy engineering - 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic year 2006/2007 (6 CFU), S.S.D. ING-IND/33. Affidabilità e Diagnostica dei Sistemi Elettrici/ Reliability and Diagnostic of Electric Systems, MSc degree in Energy engineering, 2nd Degree Course (Corso di Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Energetica), Academic year 2010/2011 (6 CFU), S.S.D. ING- IND/33. Elementi di Conversione Elettromeccanica II/ Basics of Electric Machinery 2, MSc degree in Energy engineering- 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic years: 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008, (3 CFU), S.S.D. ING- IND/31. Conversione Elettromeccanica II/ Electric Machinery 2, MSc degree in Energy engineering- 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic years: 2008/2009,2009/2010,2010/2011 (3 CFU), S.S.D. ING-IND/31. Impianti Elettrici/ Electric power plants, MSc degree in Civil Engineering- 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Civile). Academic years: 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009 (3 CFU), S.S.D. ING-IND/33. Energia Elettrica Economia ed Ambiente / Electrical Energy, Economy and Environmental, MSc degree in Energy engineering- 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic years: 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007 (3 CFU), S.S.D. ING- IND/33. Elettrotecnica / Basic Electric Circuit Theory, MSc degree in Computer Engineering - 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Informatica) Academic year 2004/2005 (6 CFU), S.S.D. ING-IND/31. Complementi di Sistemi Elettrici/ Power Systems Complements MSc degree in Energy engineering- 2st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Energetica), Academic Year 2009/2010 (6 CFU), S.S.D. ING-IND/33. Pianificazione e Gestione dei Sistemi Elettrici per l Energia / Power Systems Operation and Planning, MSc degree in Energy engineering- 2st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic year 2011/2012, 2012/2013 (1 Modulo da 6 CFU), S.S.D. ING-IND/33. On 2004/05 he lectured the course "Satellite Systems Architectures" ("Architetture dei Sistemi Satellitari") under the Master "Technologies for Storage and Management of Massive Satellite Data for Earth Observation" ("Tecnologie di archiviazione e gestione di dati satellitari massivi per l osservazione della terra TARGET") organized by the University of Sannio and the Scientific and Technological Park of Salerno and the Campania Interior (PSTSA).
9 On 2003/04 he lectured the course "Disaster management in Electric Power systems" under the II level Master "Experts for the Geological and Environmental Risk in Disaster Management" ("Esperto in Rischi Geologici ed Ambientali nel Disaster Management") organized by the University of Sannio. On 2005/06 he was appointed as member of the Board of the Professor of the first level Master in "Hydrogen Energy" organized by the University of Sannio. Under this Master he lectured the following courses: 1. Control and protection of distribution network in the presence of Distributed Generation ("Il controllo e la protezione di reti di distribuzione in presenza di generazione distribuita"); 2. Distribution network planning in the presence of Distributed Generation ("La pianificazione dei sistemi elettrici di distribuzione in presenza di generazione distribuita"); 3. Fuel Cells based Hybrid electric powertrains ("Sistemi di propulsione a trazione elettrica azionati da celle a combustibile"). 4. On 2011 he lectured the course "Worksite Safety"("La sicurezza nei luoghi di lavoro") under the Master "Clinical Governance:technological innovation and risk management" ("Governo clinico: innovazione tecnologica e gestione del rischio") organized by the University of Sannio. Pubblications list Patents [1.P] A. Vaccaro, T. H. M. El-Fouly, C. A. Cañizares, K. Bhattacharya, and Gord Ellis, "System, Method and Computer Program for Forecasting Energy Price," US Provisional Patent , November 14, Books [1.B] G.J.Anders, A.Vaccaro, Innovations in Power Systems Reliability Springer Series in Reliability Engineering, 1st Edition., 2011, XXVI, 426 p. 107 illus., Hardcover, ISBN: , January Chapter in Books [1.CH] A. Dimitrovski, K.Tomsovich, A.Vaccaro Reliable Algorithms for Power Flow Analysis in the Presence of Data Uncertainties in Innovations in Power Sytems Reliability 1st Edition., 2011, XXVI, 426 p. 107 illus., Hardcover, ISBN: , Chapter 10, pp [2.CH] G.Velotto, A.Vaccaro, Dispatching of Generating Units Characterized by a Condition- Dependent Failure Rate Focus on Energy Management, Series: Energy Science, Engineering and Technology, Ed. Nova Science Publisher, ISBN: , pp , [3.CH] A. Vaccaro, E. Zimeo, A Distributed Framework for Smart Grid Modelling Monitoring and Control Network Innovations for Smart Grids Ed. McGraw-Hill Companies. Journal Papers [1.RI] V.Galdi, L.Ippolito, A.Piccolo, A.Vaccaro Neural diagnostic system for transformer thermal overload protection IEE proceeding Electric Power Application vol.147 N 5 Sep 2000 [2.RI] V.Galdi, L.Ippolito, A.Piccolo, A.Vaccaro A genetic based methodology for Hybrid Electric vehicle sizing Soft Computing Ed. Springer Volume 5 Issue 6 (2001) pp
10 [3.RI] V. Galdi, L. Ippolito, A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro: Application of local memory-based techniques for power transformer thermal overload protection, IEE Proceeding Electric Power Application vol.148 N 2 Mar 2001 [4.RI] Galdi, V., Ippolito, L., Piccolo, A., Vaccaro, A.: Parameters identification of Power transformers thermal model via genetic algorithms Elsevier -Electric Power System Research, Vol 60/2, pp , Jan 2002 [5.RI] L.Ippolito, A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci: The Use of Affine Arithmetic for Thermal State Estimation of Substation Distribution Transformers International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (COMPEL), vol.23 n pp [6.RI] G. Bontempi, A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci,: Semi-physical modelling architecture for dynamic assessment of power components loading capability, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution - Volume 151, Issue 04. July 2004,pp [7.RI] M. Di Santo, A.Vaccaro, D. Villacci, E. Zimeo: A Distributed Architecture for on-line Power Systems Security Analysis. IEEE trans on Industrial Electronics (Special Issue on Distributed Network-Based Control Systems and Applications)Volume 51, Numero 6, Dec [8.RI] A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Thermal rating assessment of Overhead Lines by Affine Arithmetic Electric Power Systems Research Volume 71, Issue 3 (November 2004) pp [9.RI] G. Bontempi, A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Power cables thermal protection by interval simulation of imprecise dynamical systems. IEE generation transmission and distribution Volume 151, Numero 06, Nov 2004 pp [10.RI] D.Villacci, G. Bontempi, A.Vaccaro, M. Birattari: The role of learning methods in the dynamic assessment of power components loading capability. IEEE trans. On Industrial Electronics Volume 52, Number 1, February 2005, pp [11.RI] A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Performance Analysis of Low Earth Orbit Satellites for Power System Communication Elsevier-Electric Power System Research Vol 73/3 pp , March 2005 [12.RI] G.D Alessio, S.Corgnati, A.Vaccaro e D.Villacci: A novel architecture for the optimal control and management of electricity distribution systems. European Transactions on Electrical Power (ETEP) - Volume 15 Issue 5, March-April 2005 pp [13.RI] A.Piccolo, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Fuzzy logic based optimal power flow management in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering SUMMER- FALL 2005 vol. 4 n.2 PP [14.RI] Q.Morante, N.Ranaldo, A.Vaccaro, E. Zimeo: Pervasive Grid for Large-Scale Power Systems Contingency Analysis IEEE trans. On Industrial Informatics Volume 2, Number 3, August 2006 Page(s): [15.RI] D.Villacci, G. Bontempi, A.Vaccaro: An adaptive local learning based methodology for voltage regulation in distribution networks with dispersed generation IEEE trans. On Power Systems vol.21(3), August 2006, pp [16.RI] A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Transient tolerance analysis of power cables thermal dynamic by interval mathematic Electric Power Systems Research Vol 77/3-4 pp Mar 2007 [17.RI] R. Bernini, A. Minardo, G.V. Persiano, A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci, L.Zeni: Dynamic Loading of Overhead Lines by Adaptive Learning Techniques and Distributed Temperature Sensing IET Generation Transmission and Distribution Volume 1, Issue 6, p November 2007
11 [18.RI] A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci, An Interval Computation Approach for Power Components Overload Protection in the presence of Data Uncertainty International Journal of Reliability and Safety (IJRS), Vol. 1, No. 4, 2007 pp [19.RI] V.Galdi, A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci, Voltage regulation in MV networks with dispersed generations by a neural based multiobjective methodology Elsevier-Electric Power Systems Research Vol. 78, Issue 5, (May 2008) pp [20.RI] G.Bontempi, A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Data driven calibration of power conductors thermal model for overhead lines overload protection International Journal of Reliability and Safety (IJRS) Vol. 2, Nos. 1/2 2008, pp.5-18 [21.RI] A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci, An Adaptive Smart Sensor Network for Overhead Lines Thermal Rating Prediction International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems Vol. 9 : Iss. 4, Article 2 (2008). [22.RI] A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci, Radial Power Flow Tolerance Analysis by Interval Constraint Propagation, IEEE Trans. On Power Systems vol. 24(1), pp , Feb [23.RI] A.Vaccaro, C. Canizares, D.Villacci, An Affine Arithmetic based Methodology for Reliable Power Flow Analysis in the presence of Data Uncertainty IEEE Trans. On Power Systems May 2010 Volume: 25 Issue:2, pp: [24.RI] S. Ullo, A. Vaccaro, G. Velotto Performance Analysis of IEEE based Sensor Networks for Smart Grids Communications Journal of Electrical Engineering: Theory and Application (JEETA) Vol. 1 (3) pp June 2010 [25.RI] G. Andersson, K.Frohlich, T. Krause, A.Vaccaro, Multiple Energy Carriers: Modeling of Production, Delivery and Consumption Invited Paper - IEEE Proceedings Vol.99 Issue 1, pp , Jan [26.RI] A.Vaccaro, M. Popov, D.Villacci, V. Terzija, An Integrated Framework for Microgrids Modeling, Control, Communication and Verification Invited Paper - IEEE Proceedings Vol.99 Issue 1, pp , Jan [27.RI] A. Vaccaro, P. Mercogliano, P.Schiano, D.Villacci, an Adaptive Framework based on Multi-Model Data Fusion for one day ahead Wind Power Forecasting Electric Power Systems Research Volume 81, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages [28.RI] A.Vaccaro, A. Zobaa, Cooperative Fuzzy Controllers for Autonomous Voltage Regulation in Smart Grids Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing vol.2 issue 1, pp.1 10, March [29.RI] A. Vaccaro, G. Velotto, A. F. Zobaa, A Decentralized and Cooperative Architecture for Optimal Voltage Regulation in Smart Grids IEEE trans. on Industrial Electronics, Vol.58 (10), pp , October 2011 [30.RI] A. Vaccaro, G. Bontempi, S. Ben Taieb, D. Villacci Adaptive Local Learning Techniques for Multiple-step-ahead Wind Energy Forecasting Elsevier- Electric Power Systems Research Vol. 83 issue 2, pp , February 2012 [31.RI] C. del Vecchio, A. Parisio, A. Vaccaro, "A Robust Optimization Approach to Energy Hub Management" International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier, vol.42 issue 1, pp , November [32.RI] A.Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa, "Voltage Regulation in Active Power Networks by Distributed and Cooperative Meta-Heuristic Optimizers" Elsevier- Electric Power Systems Research Vol. 99, pp.9-17, June 2013
12 [33.RI] A. Vaccaro, C. Cañizares, K. Bhattacharya, A Range Arithmetic based Optimization Model for Power Flow Analysis under Interval Uncertainty IEEE trans. on Power Systems Vol. 28 Issue 2 pp May 2013 [34.RI] D. Furno, V. Loia, A. Vaccaro Decentralised Smart Grids Monitoring by Swarm based Semantic Sensor Data Analysis International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications Vol. 5, No. 1, January 2013, pp [35.RI] G.Velotto, A.Vaccaro, Theoretical Study on the Application of Imprecise Probabilities Theory in Power Flow Analysis to be appear on International Journal on Reliability and Safety [36.RI] V.Loia, A.Vaccaro, K. Vaisakh A Self Organizing Architecture based on Cooperative Fuzzy Agents for Smart Grid Voltage Control to be appear on IEEE trans. on Industrial Informatics August 2013 [37.RI] N. Xie, F. Torelli, E. Bompard, A. Vaccaro A Dynamic Computing Paradigm for Comprehensive Power Flow Analysis to be appear on IET Generation Transmission and Distribution August 2013 [38.RI] V.Loia, A.Vaccaro, "Decentralized Economic Dispatch in Smart Grids by Self Organizing Dynamic Agents to be appear on IEEE SMC part A August 2014 [39.RI] F. Torelli, A. Vaccaro, N. Xie A Novel Optimal Power Flow Formulation based on the Lyapunov Theory to be appear on IEEE trans. on Power Systems [40.RI] J. Munoz, C.Canizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro An Affine Arithmetic Based Method for Voltage Stability Assessment of Power Systems with Intermittent Generation Resources to be appear on IEEE trans. on Power Systems [41.RI] G. Formato, V.Loia, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro, A Decentralized and Self Organizing Architecture for Wide Area Synchronized Monitoring of Smart Grids, to be appear on the Journal of High Speed Networks [42.RI] F. Torelli, A.Vaccaro, A Second Order Dynamic Power Flow Model submitted to EPSR [43.RI] N. Xie, F. Torelli, E. Bompard, A. Vaccaro A Graph Theory based Methodology for Optimal PMUs Placement and Multiarea Power System State Estimation submitted to EPSR [44.RI] F. Torelli, A.Vaccaro, A Generalized Computing Paradigm based on Artificial Dynamic Models for Mathematical Programming submitted to Soft Computing-Springer Conference Papers [1.CI] M.Mahfouf, A.Vaccaro, I.Eminoglu High Performance Speed Tracking of PDMC Motor Using Neuro-Fuzzy Control pubblicato agli atti del 5th UK Workshop on Fuzzy Systems, recent Advances in and Practical Applications of Fuzzy Systems, Sheffield, Maggio [2.CI] V.Galdi, L.Ippolito, A.Piccolo, A.Vaccaro Intelligent transport systems for public transport pubblicato agli atti del International Conference on Electric power engeneering at the beginning of the third millenium Capri Maggio 2000 [3.CI] V.Galdi, L.Ippolito, A.Piccolo, A.Vaccaro Evaluation of Emissions Influence on Hybrid Electric Vehicles Sizing pubblicato agli atti del International Conference on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Andvanced Machines and Power Quality (SPEEDAM 2000) Ischia giugno 2000
13 [4.CI] Galdi, V., Ippolito, L., Piccolo, A., Vaccaro, A.: Genetic algorithm based parameters identification for power transformer thermal overload protection pubblicato agli atti del 5th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm (ICANNGA 2001), Praga, Aprile [5.CI] Galdi, V., Ippolito, L., Piccolo, A., Vaccaro, A.: Optimisation of Energy Flow Management in Hybrid Electric Vehicles via Genetic Algorithms pubblicato agli atti del 2001 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM '01), Como 8-12 luglio 2001, pp [6.CI] Villacci, D., Vaccaro, A.: "A MATLAB based simulation tool for dynamic modelling and performances evaluation of Hybrid Electric Vehicles" pubblicato agli atti del 18th International Electric Vehicles Symposium EVS Ottobre 2001, Berlino [7.CI] Galdi, V., Ippolito, L., Piccolo, A., Vaccaro, A.: Multiobjective optimisation for fuel economy and emissions of HEV using the goal attainment method pubblicato agli atti del 18th International Electric Vehicles Symposium EVS Ottobre 2001, Berlino [8.CI] V. Galdi, L. Ippolito, A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro: NEUROFUZZY based energy flow management for parallel Hybrid Vehicles. pubblicato agli atti dell International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology & Automation IEEE/IETA 2001, dicembre 2001, Cairo. [9.CI] V. Galdi, L. Ippolito, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: The Use of Affine Arithmetic for Thermal State Estimation of Substation Distribution Transformers pubblicato agli atti dell Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems PMAPS 2002, ottobre 2002, Napoli. [10.CI] V. Galdi, L. Ippolito, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Optimal Power Flow Using Time Varying Fuzzy Constraints pubblicato agli atti dell Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems PMAPS 2002, ottobre 2002, Napoli. [11.CI] V. Gagliardi, A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: A Fuzzy based Control Unit for the Optimal Power Flow Management in Parallel Hybrid Electric Vehicles pubblicato agli atti del 19th International Electric Vehicles Symposium EVS-19, ottobre 2002, Busan, Corea. [12.CI] F. Gagliardi, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Performance analysis of LEO satellites based communication systems for remote monitoring and protection of power components. Pubblicato agli atti dell IEEE-Powertech 2003, Bologna. [13.CI] A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Prototyping of a Distributed JAVA based client/server Architecture for e-assessment of Power Equipments Loading Capability. Pubblicato agli atti dell IEEE-Powertech 2003, Bologna. [14.CI] A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: An Affine Arithmetic based methodology for the thermal rating assessment of Overhead Lines in the presence of Data Uncertainty. Pubblicato agli atti dell IEEE-Powertech 2003, Bologna. [15.CI] A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Fuzzy logic based power flow control of grid-connected PV concentrator systems. ISES Solar World Congress 2003 Göteborg, June (comunicazione a convegno)
14 [16.CI] M. Di Santo, N. Ranaldo, A.Vaccaro, E. Zimeo, Java-based Distributed Architectures for Intensive Computations related to Electrical Grids International Workshop on Java for Parallel and Distributed Computing Santa Fe (New Mexico) April [17.CI] A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci: Prototyping of a Fuzzy based Energy Manager for Parallel Hybrid Electric vehicles 2004 European ELE-DRIVE TRANSPORTATION Conference & Exhibition, March [18.CI] Q.Morante, A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci, E.Zimeo: A web based computational architecture for power system Analysis, Bulk Power System Dynamic and Control IREP Symposium 2004, Cortina d Ampezzo, August [19.CI] D.Villacci, A.Vaccaro: A multiobjective methodology for optimal sizing of Electrical Vehicle Fleets fuelled by Renewable Solar Hydrogen 2nd European Ele-Drive Transportation Conference 30th May - 1st June 2007, Brussels [20.CI] D.Villacci, S.Ullo, A.Vaccaro: Integration of Satellite technologies and Learning techniques for Wide Area power lines thermal Protection 19th International Conference on Electricity Distribution Vienna, May 2007 [21.CI] Madani, V.; Vaccaro, A.; Villacci, D.; King, R.L., Satellite based communication network for large scale power system applications 2007 irep Symposium Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control - VII. Revitalizing Operational Reliability, Aug [22.CI] M. di Bisceglie, C. Galdi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci Cooperative Sensor Networks for Voltage Quality Monitoring in Smart Grids proc. of Powertech Innovative ideas toward the Electrical Grid of the Future, 28 June - 2 July 2009, Bucharest, Romania [23.CI] A.Vaccaro, C.Canizares, D.Villacci, A Simple and Reliable Algorithm for Computing Boundaries of Power Flow Solutions due to System Uncertainties proc. of Powertech Innovative ideas toward the Electrical Grid of the Future, 28 June - 2 July 2009, Bucharest, Romania [24.CI] A.Vaccaro, D.Villacci, A Decision Support System for Optimal Energy Sourcing in Liberalised Energy Markets International Electricity Conference & Exhibition on Electricity Distribution CIRED Innovation in Electricity Distribution for a Sustainable Future June 2009 Prague [25.CI] Calderaio V.; Galdi V; Raiti S; Vaccaro A:, ICT in Distribution networks with Wind Power Generation to improve in real time the voltage profiles. In: The 39th International Universities Power Engineering Conference UPEC 2004 University of West England, Bristol (UK). September 6? 8, 2004 Vol.2, Pag [26.CI] S. Ullo, A. Vaccaro, G. Velotto The Role of Pervasive and Cooperative Sensor Networks in Smart Grids Communication MELECON 2010, The 15th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference,25th 28th April 2010, MALTA [27.CI] V Terzija, D Cai, G Valverde, P Regulski, A. Vaccaro, M Osborne, J Fitch, Flexible Wide Area Monitoring, Protection and Control Applications in Future Power The 10th Institution of Engineering and Technology Conference on Developments in Power System Protection DPSP March 1 April 2010 The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester,UK.
15 [28.CI] V Terzija, D Cai, A. Vaccaro, J Fitch Architecture of wide area monitoring systems and their communication requirements 2010 Cigre Session August/September 2010 Paris [29.CI] A Vaccaro, D Villacci, M Osborne, J Fitch, V Terzija The Role of Cooperative Sensor Networks in Wide Area Power Systems Communication The 10th Institution of Engineering and Technology Conference on Developments in Power System Protection DPSP March 1 April 2010 The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester,UK [30.CI] A.F. Zobaa, A. Vaccaro, H. H. Zeineldin, A. Lecci, A. M. Abdel Monem, Sizing of Passive Filters in Time-Varying Nonsinusoidal Environments 14th IEEE International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power (ICHQP), September Bergamo, Italy. [31.CI] A. Vaccaro, A. F. Zobaa, H. H. Zeineldin, P. Støa, The Role of Smart Sensor Networks for Voltage Monitoring in Smart Grids The 3rd European Conference Smart Grids and E-Mobility NH Hotel Munich Dornach, Germany October 17th/18th, 2011 (ISBN pp ). [32.CI] A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci A cooperative smart sensor network for dynamic loading of overhead Lines proc. of the CIGRE International Symposium on The Electric Power System of the Future - Integrating Supergrids and Microgrids, September 13-15, 2011 Bologna (Italy) [33.CI] V. Loia, A.Vaccaro, A decentralised architecture for voltage regulation in smart grids proc. Of 2011 IEEE International Symposium in Industrial Electroinics (ISIE), June 2011, Gdansk (Poland) pp [34.CI] M. di Bisceglie, S. Ullo, A. Vaccaro, The Role of Cooperative Information Spreading Paradigms for Smart Grids Monitoring proc. of 16th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON) Hammamet, Tunisia, March 2012 pp [35.CI] S.Ullo, A. Vaccaro Gossip Sensor Networks for Power Quality Monitoring in Smart Grids proc. of International Conference on Renewable Energeies and Power Qulity (ICRPEQ 12), Santiago de Compostela (Spain), March 2012 [36.CI] M. Pirnia, K. Bhattacharya, C. Canziares, A.Vaccaro An Affine Arithmetic Method to Solve the Stochastic Power Flow Problem Based on a Mixed Complementarity Formulation proc. of 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, July 2012, San Diego, CA, USA. [37.CI] A.Vaccaro, D. Villacci, R.Marotta Bio Inspired Computing Paradigm for Decentralized Economic Dispatch proc. of the 2nd IEEE ENERGYCON Conference & Exhibition, 2012 / Future Energy Grids and Systems Symp - ENERGYCON 2012 Spetember 2012, Florence, Italy [38.CI] M. Brenna, M.C. Falvo, F. Foiadelli, L. Martirano, F. Massaro, D. Poli, A.Vaccaro Challenges in Energy Systems for the Smart-Cities of the Future proc. of the 2nd IEEE ENERGYCON Conference & Exhibition, 2012 / Future Energy Grids and Systems Symp - ENERGYCON 2012 Spetember 2012, Florence, Italy [39.CI] A. Iacoviello, V. Loia, A. Pietrosanto, A.Vaccaro, Decentralized Consensus Protocols: the enabler for Smarter Grids Monitoring proc. of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2013) Barcelona, Spain, March 25 -
16 28, 2013, First International WorkShop on Energy-Aware Systems, Communications and Security (EASyCoSe 2013) [40.CI] A. Vaccaro, L. Carbone, A. F. Zobaa, Optimal Energy Flow Management in Multicarrier Networks in the presence of Distributed Energy Hubs proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Microgeneration and Related Technologies, Naples (Italy), April 2013 [41.CI] D. Capriglione, L. Ferrigno, V. Paciello, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro, On the Performance of Consensus Protocols for Decentralized Smart Grid Metering in the Presence of Measurement Uncertainties proc. of the International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference I2MTC 2013 will be held in Minneapolis, MN, during May 6-9, 2013 [42.CI] ] J. Munoz, C.Canizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro Affine Arithmetic Based Methods for Voltage and Transient Stability Assessment of Power Systems with Intermittent Generation Sources submitted to 2013 IREP Symposium - Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control - IX Optimization, Security and Control of the Emerging Power Grid (IREP), 25 Aug - 30 Aug 2013, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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