Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Kwasinski, Alexis
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kwasinski, Alexis
Richard King Mellon Faculty Fellow in Energy
Faculty
Associate Professor
Office: 1229 Benedum Hall
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PhD in Electrical Engineering, Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007

MS in Electrical Engineering, Univeristy of Illinoise at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

Graduate in Engineering Specialist in Telecommunications, University of Buenos Aires, 1997

BS in Electrical Engineering; Power and energy systems, Buenos Aires Institute of Technology, 1993

Energy systems

Microgrids

Power electronic systems

Resilient power and communications infrastructures

Sustainable power

(2014) 2014 IEEE Globecom, Best of Globecom paper Award (among the best 50 of 2171 accepted papers) for Andres Kwasinski and Alexis Kwasinski, "Traffic Management for Sustainable LTE Networks".

(2014) ACM Greenmetrics 2014, "Sustainability as a Path for CIT Resiliency to Natural Disasters." Keynote Talk.

(2012) 2012 IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), Outstanding Paper Award for A. Toliyat, A. Kwasinski, and F. M. Uriate, "Effects of high penetration levels of residential photovoltaic generation: Observations fro.

(2012) Featured in the following articles about Superstorm Sandy: - D. Unger "Are renewables stormproof? Hurricane Sandy tests solar, wind." The Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 19, 2012. - T. De Chant "Hurricane Sandy and the limits of the smart grid" PBS Inside.

(2011) IBM Faculty Innovation Award.

(2010) Invited member of the ASCE TCLEE Team that performed field damage assessments after the following events: - Mw 9.0 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011 - Mw 6.3 Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquake of February 22, 2011 - Mw 8.8 Maule, .

(2009) 2009 International Telecommunications Energy Conference Outstanding Paper: "Telecommunications Outside Plant Power Infrastructure: Past Performance and Technological Alternatives for Improved Resilience to Hurricanes".

(2009) Front cover paper: A. Kwasinski, W. Weaver, P. Chapman, and P. T. Krein, "Telecommunications power plant damage assessment caused by Hurricane Katrina - Site survey and follow-up results," IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 277-287.

(2009) National Science Foundation CAREER Award #0845828 "Highly-Available Power Supply through Distributed Generation Technologies: Reliability Analysis Framework Based on Operation under Critical Conditions".

(2008) Invited participant at the following DoE roadmaps and technology planning workshops: - July 2012: "Microgrids" - August 2011: "Microgrids" - October 2008: "Routing Telecom and Datacenters towards Efficient Energy Use." Presenter of "Academic Research in D.

(2007) 2007 International Telecommunications Energy Conference Best Technical Paper Award: "Telecom Power Planning for Natural and Man-Made Disasters".

(2005) Joseph J. Suozzi INTELEC Fellowship in Power Electronics - supported by the IEEE Power Electronics Society.

Author of the IEEE Spectrum article entitled "Disaster Forensics.".

Invited Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, special issue on dc distribution systems.

Hebner, R.E., 2014, "Technical Cross-fertilization between Terrestrial Microgrids and Ship Power Systems," Springer Journal on Power Technology and Engineering, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Kim, M., and Kwasinski, A., In press, "A Storage Integrated Modular Power Electronic Interface for Higher Power Distribution Availability," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

Kim, M., and Kwasinski, A., In press, "Decentralized Hierarchical Control of Active Power Distribution Nodes," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion.

Kwasinski, A., Krishnamurthy, V., Song, J., and Sharma, R., In press, "Availability Evaluation of Micro-Grids for Resistant Power Supply During Natural Disasters," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.4, pp. 2007-2012.

Srinivasan, M., and Kwasinski, A., 2015, "Autonomous Hierarchical Control of dc Microgrids with Constant-Power Loads," 2015 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference.

Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Field technical surveys: an essential tool for improving critical infrastructure and lifeline systems resiliency to disasters," IEEE 2014 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, San Jose, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Lessons from the 1st Workshop about Preparing Information and Communication Technologies Systems for an Extreme Event," INTELEC 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Kwasinski, A., Eidinger, J., Tang, A., and Tudo-Bornarel, C., 2014, "Performance of Electric Power Systems in the 2010-2011 Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake Sequence," Earthquake Spectra, vol.30, no.1, pp. 205-230.

Kwasinski, A.Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Operational aspects and power architecture design for a microgrid to increase the use of renewable energy in wireless communication networks," IEEE International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC) EECE, pp. 2649-2655, Asia.

Kwasinski, A.Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Role of Energy Storage in a Microgrid for Increased Use of Photovoltaic Systems in Wireless Communication Networks," INTELEC 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Kwasinski, A.Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Traffic Management for Sustainable LTE Networks," IEEE Globecom 2014.

Bird, S., and Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Distributed (Green) Data Centers: A New Concept for Energy, Computing, and Telecommunications Energy for Sustainable Development," Energy for Sustainable Development, vol.19, pp. 83-91.

Kim, J., and Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Maximum power point tracking for multiple photovoltaic modules using root-finding methods," ECCE 2014, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kim, M., and Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Distribution Interface for Microgrid Operation and Expansion with Local Energy Management," PEDG 2014, pp. 1-8.

Krisnamurthy, V., and Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Empirically validated availability model of information and communication technologies facilities under hurricane conditions," INTELEC 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Rhodes, J.D., and Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Experimental and Data Collection Methods for a Large-Scale Smart Grid Deployment: Methods and First Results," Energy - The International Journal, vol.65, no.1, pp. 462-471.

Srinivasan, M., and Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Decentralized control of a vehicular microgrid with constant power loads," 2014 IEEE Internatinal Electric Vehicle Conference.

Tang, A., Kwasinski, A., Eidinger, J., Foster, C., and Anderson, P., 2014, "Telecommunication Systems Performance - Christchurch Earthquakes," Earthquake Spectra, vol.30, no.1, pp. 231-252.

Uriate, F., Toliyat, A., Kwasinski, A., and Hebner, R., 2014, "Consumer-Data Approach to Assess the Effect of Residential Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Systems and Electric Vehicles on Distribution Transformers," PEDG 2014, pp. 1-8.

Zhao, R., Morris, S., and Kwasinski, A., 2014, "A Dual-Input Forward Converter for Downhole Drilling Applications," IEEE Internatinal Midwest Symposium on Circuits & Systems, pp. 459-462.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Effects of Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy on Data and Communications Power Infrastructure," IEEE INTELEC 2013, pp. 1-6.

Kwasinski, A.Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Architecture for Green Mobile Network Powered from Renewable Energy in Microgrid Configuration," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, pp. 1525-3511, Shanghai, China.

Ding, G., and Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Digital Constant on-Time Controlled Multiple-Input Buck and Buck-Boost Converters," APEC 2013, pp. 1376-1382, Long Beach, CA.

Krishnamurthy, V., and Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Characterization of Power System Outages Caused by Hurricanes through Localized Intensity Indices," 2013 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, pp. 1-5.

Song, J., Krishnamurthy, V., Kwasinski, A., and Sharma, R., 2013, "Development of a Markov Chain Based Energy Storage Model for Power Supply Availability Assessment of Photovoltaic Generation Plants," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol.4, no.2, pp. 491-500.

Yu, S.Y., and Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Analysis of Soft-switching Isolated Time-sharing Multiple-input Converters for dc Distribution Systems," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.28, no.4, pp. 1783-1794.

Yu, S.Y., and Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Investigation of Multiple-Input Converters Bi-Directional Power Flow Characteristics," APEC 2013, pp. 1095-1102, Long Beach, CA.

Zhao, R., and Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Efficiency Improvement of a Low-Power Multiple-Input Converter with Forward-Conducting-Bidirectional-Blocking Switches," 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp. 5566-5573.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Examination of power supply options for communication sites operating in gridislanded environments," IEEE INTELEC 2012, pp. 1-8.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Technological assessment of distributed generation systems operation during extreme events," IEEE PEDG 2012, pp. 534-541, Aalborg, Denmark.

Kwasinski, A., and Tang, A., 2012, "Telecommunications Performance in the M=9.0 Off-shore East Coast of Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, March 11, 2011," Japan Society of Civil Engineers' International Symposium on Engineering Lessons Learned from the Giant Earthquake, Tokyo, Japan.

Kwasinski, A.Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Signal Processing in the Electrification of Vehicular Transportation: Techniques for Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on the Smart Grid," IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol.29, no.5, pp. 14-23.

Bae, S., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Dynamic Modeling and Operation Strategy for a Microgrid with Wind and Photovoltaic Resources," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.4, pp. 1867-1876.

Bae, S., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Spatial and Temporal Model of Electric Vehicle Charging Demand," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.1, pp. 394-403.

Duenas-Osorio, L., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Quantification of Lifeline System Interdependencies after the 27 February 2010 Mw 8.8 Offshore Maule, Chile Earthquake," Earthquake Spectra, vol.28, no.S1, S581-S603.

Onwuchekwa, C., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "A Modified-Time-Sharing Switching Technique for Multiple-Input DC-DC Converters," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.27, no.11, pp. 4492-4502.

Song, J., Bozchalui, M.C., Kwasinski, A., and Sharma, R., 2012, "Microgrids Availability Evaluation using a Markov Chain Energy Storage Model: a Comparison Study in System Architectures," 2012 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, Orlando, FL.

Song, J., Krishnamurthy, V., Kwasinski, A., and Molina, R., 2012, "Analysis of the Energy Storage Operation of Electrical Vehicles with a Photovoltaic Roof using a Markov Chain Model," IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, pp. 820-825, Seoul, Korea.

Toliyat, A., Kwasinski, A., and Uriate, F.M., 2012, "Effects of high penetration levels of residential photovoltaic generation: Observations from field data," 1st IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), Nagasaki, Japan.

Uriate, F.M., Estes, H.B., Hotz, T.J., Gattozzi, A.L., Herbst, J.D., Kwasinski, A., and Hebner, R.E., 2012, "Development of a Series Fault Model for DC Microgrids," 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, 8 pages, Washington, DC, USA.

Uriate, F.M., Gattozzi, A.L., Estes, H., Hotz, T., Herbst, J., Kwasinski, A., and Hebner, R., 2012, "DC Arc Model for Series Faults in Low Voltage Microgrids," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.3, no.4, pp. 2063-2070.

Vicini, R., Micheloud, O., Kumar, H., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Transformer and home energy management systems to lessen electrical vehicle impact on the grid," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol.6, no.12, pp. 1202-1208.

Yu, S.Y., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Analysis of a Soft-Switching Technique for Isolated Time-Sharing Multiple-Input Converters," APEC 2012, pp. 844-851, Orlando, FL.

Yu, Y., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Multiple-input Soft-switching Converters in Renewable Energy Applications," IEEE ECCE 2012, pp. 1711-1718, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Zhao, R., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Analysis of Decentralized Controller for Multiple-Input Converters," APEC 2012, pp. 1853-1860, Orlando, FL, USA.

Zhao, R., and Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Controller analysis for active distribution nodes in advanced dc power systems," IEEE COMPEL 2012, Kyoto, Japan.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Advanced Power Electronics Enabled Distribution Architectures: Design, Operation, and Control," 2011 IEEE International Conference on Power Electonics - ECCE Asia, pp. 1484-1491, Jeju, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Effects of Notable Natural Disasters from 2005 to 2011 on Telecommunications Infrastructure: Lessons from On-Site Damage Assessments," INTELEC 2011, 9 pages, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Field Damage Assessments as a Design Tool for Information and Communications Technology Systems that are Resilient to Natural Disasters," 4th International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies (ISABEL), 6 pages, Barcelona, Spain.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Local Energy Storage as a Decoupling Mechanism for Interdependent Infrastructures," 2011 IEEE International Systems Conference, pp. 435-441, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Quantitative Evaluation of DC Microgrids Availability: Effects of System Architecture and Converter Topology Design Choices," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.26, no.3, pp. 835-851.

Kwasinski, A., and Onwuchekwa, C.N., 2011, "Dynamic Behavior and Stabilization of DC Microgrids with Instantaneous Constant-Power Loads," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.26, no.3, pp. 822-834.

Chun, S., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Analysis of Classical Root-Finding Methods Applied to Digital Maximum Power Point Tracking for Sustainable Photovoltaic Energy Generation," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.26, no.12, pp. 3730-3743.

Chun, S., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Modified Regula Falsi Optimization Method Approach to Digital Maximum Power Point Tracking for Photovoltaic Application," IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2011, pp. 280-286, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Estes, H.B., Kwasinski, A., Hebner, R.E., Uriate, F.M., and Gattozzi, A.L., 2011, "Open Series Fault Comparison in AC & DC Micro-Grid Architectures," INTELEC 2011, 6 pages, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Jung, J., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "A Multiple-Input SEPIC with a Bi-Directional Input for Modular Distributed Generation and Energy Storage Integration," IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2011, pp. 28-34, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Onwuchekwa, C.N., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "A Switching Strategy for Multiple-Input DC-DC Converters," 2011 IEEE ECCE, pp. 3657-3664, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Onwuchekwa, C.N., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Analysis of Boundary Control for a Multiple-Input DC-DC Converter Topology," IEEE APEC 2011, pp. 1232-1237, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Onwuchekwa, C.N., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Analysis of Boundary Control for Boost and Buck-Boost Converters in Distributed Power Architectures with Constant-Power Loads," IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2011, pp. 1816-1823, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Onwuchekwa, C.N., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Dynamic Behavior of Single-Phase Full-Wave Uncontrolled Rectifiers with Instantaneous Constant-Power Loads," 2011 IEEE ECCE, pp. 3472-3479, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Song, J., Zhao, R., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Design Considerations for Energy Storage Power Electronics Interfaces for High Penetration of Renewable Energy Sources," 2011 IEEE International Conference on Power Electonics - ECCE Asia, pp. 2160-2167, Jeju, South Korea.

Sule, V., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Active Anti-Islanding Method Based on Harmonic Content Detection from Overmodulating Inverters," IEEE APEC 2011, pp. 637-644, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Yu, S.Y., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Realization and Comparison of a New Push-Pull Direct-Connected Multiple-Input Converter Family for Distributed Generation Applications," INTELEC 2011, 8 pages, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Yu, S.Y., Song, J., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "A Multiple-Input Current-Source Converter for a Stand-Alone Hybrid Power System," IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2011, pp. 35-40, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Yu, S.Y., Zhao, R., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Design Considerations of a Multiple-Input Isolated Single Ended Primary Inductor Converter (SEPIC) for Distributed Generation Sources," IEEE ECCE 2011, pp. 3960-3967, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Zhao, R., Yu, S.Y., and Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Modeling of Multiple-Input DC-DC Converters Considering Input-Coupling Effects," 2011 IEEE ECCE, pp. 698-705, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Analysis of Vulnerabilities of Telecommunication Systems to Natural Disasters," 2010 IEEE Systems Confererence, pp. 359-364, San Diego, CA, USA.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Implication of Smart-Grids Development for Communication Systems in Normal Operation and During Disasters," INTELEC 2010, 8 pages, Orlando, FL, USA.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Power Electronic Interfaces for Ultra Available DC Micro-Grids," 2010 Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), pp. 58-65, Hefei, China.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Technology Planning for Electric Power Supply in Critical Events Considering a Bulk Grid, Backup Power Plants, and Micro-Grids," IEEE Systems Journal, vol.4, no.2, pp. 167-178.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Towards a 'Power-Net': Impact of Smart Grids Development for ICT Networks During Critical Events," 3rd International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies ISABEL 2010, 8 pages, Rome, Italy.

Kwasinski, A., and Onwuchekwa, C.N., 2010, "Effects of Instantaneous Constant-Power Loads on DC Micro-Grids for Sustainable Power Systems," International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC) 2010, pp. 862-869, Sapporo, Japan.

Bae, S., Kwasinski, A., Flynn, M.M., and Hebner, R.E., 2010, "High-Power Pulse Generator with Flexible Output Pattern," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.25, no.7, pp. 1675-1684.

Choung, S.H., and Kwasinski, A., 2010, ""Multiple-Input Modified Inverse Watkins-Johnson Converter without Coupled Inductors," ECCE 2010, pp. 3253-3260, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Marchetti, N., 2010, "Chapter 3: Power Supply and Communications Infrastructure Issues in Disaster Areas," in Telecommunications in Disaster Areas (ISBN: 978-87-92329-48-6), Rivers Publishers.

Onwuchekwa, C.N., and Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Analysis of Boundary Control for Buck Converters with Instantaneous Constant-Power Loads," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.25, no.8, pp. 2018-2032.

Song, J., Toliyat, A., Tuttle, D., and Kwasinski, A., 2010, "A Rapid Charging Station with an Ultracapacitor Energy Storage System for Plug-In Electrical Vehicles," ICEMS 2010, pp. 2003-2007, Incheon, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Evaluation of dc Voltage Levels for Integrated Information Technology and Telecom Power Architectures," International Telecommunication Energy Special Conference 2009, 7 pages, Vienna, Austria.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Identification of Feasible Topologies for Multiple-Input DC-DC Converters," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.24, no.3, pp. 856-861.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Telecom Power Planning for Natural Disasters: Technology Implications and Alternatives to U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 'Katrina Order' in View of the Effects of 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season," INTELEC 2009, 6 pages, Incheon, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Telecommunications Outside Plant Power Infrastructure: Past Performance and Technological Alternatives for Improved Resilience to Hurricanes," INTELEC 2009, 6 pages, Incheon, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "U.S. Gulf Coast Telecommunications Power Infrastructure Evolution since Hurricane Katrina," International Telecommunication Energy Special Conference 2009, 6 pages, Vienna, Austria.

Kwasinski, A., Weaver, W.W., Chapman, P.L., and Krein, P.T., 2009, "Telecommunications Power Plant Damage Assessment for Hurricane Katrina - Site Survey and Follow-Up Results," IEEE Systems Journal, vol.3, no.3, pp. 277-287.

Bae, S., and Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Maximum Power Point Tracker for a Multiple-Input Cuk DC-DC Converter," INTELEC 2009, 5 pages, Incheon, South Korea.

Onwuchekwa, C.N., and Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Boundary Control of Buck Converters with Constant- Power Loads," INTELEC 2009, 6 pages, Incheon, South Korea.

Song, J., and Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Analysis of the Effects of Duty Cycle Constraints in Multiple-Input Converters for Photovoltaic Applications," INTELEC 2009, 5 pages, Incheon, South Korea.

Zhao, R., and Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Multiple-Input Single Ended Primary Inductor Converter (SEPIC) Converter for Distributed Generation Applications," ECCE 2009, pp. 1847-1854, San Jose, CA, USA.

Kwasinski, A., 2008, "Analysis of Electric Power Architectures to Improve Availability and Efficiency of Air Conditioning Systems," INTELEC 2008, pp. 1-8, San Diego, CA, USA.

Choung, H., and Kwasinski, A., 2008, "Multiple-Input DC-DC Converter Topologies Comparison," IECON 2008, pp. 2359-2364, Orlando, FL, USA.

Le, B., and Kwasinski, A., 2008, "Analysis of a Flexible and Rugged Photovoltaic-Based Power System," INTELEC 2008, pp. 1-7, San Diego, CA, USA.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2007, "Multiple-Input DC-DC Converters to Enhance Local Availability in Grids Using Distributed Generation Resources," 2007 Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), pp. 1657-1663, Anaheim, CA, USA.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2007, "Passivity-Based Control of Buck Converters with Constant-Power Loads," Power Electronics Specialist Conference 2007 (PESC), pp. 259-265, Orlando, FL, USA.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2007, "Stabilization of Constant Power Loads in DC-DC Converters Using Passivity-Based Control," 2007 International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC), pp. 867-874, Rome, Italy.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2007, "Telecom Power Planning for Natural and Man-Made Disasters," 2007 International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC), pp. 216-222, Rome, Italy.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2006, "An Integrated 42-V Drive Design for Automobile Loads with a Low-Distortion Overmodulation Strategy," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.21, no.3, pp. 648-658.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2006, "Optimal Configuration Analysis of a Microgrid-Based Telecom Power System," 2006 International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC), pp. 602-609, Providence, RI, USA.

Kwasinski, A., Weaver, W., Chapman, P., and Krein, P.T., 2006, "Telecommunications Power Plant Damage Assessment Caused by Hurricane Katrina - Site Survey and Follow-up Results," 2006 International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC), pp. 388-395, Providence, RI, USA.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2005, "A Microgrid-Based Telecom Power System using Modular Multiple-Input DC-DC Converters," 2005 International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC), pp. 515-520, Berlin, Germany.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2005, "Combined Inverter Design and Motor Selection to Meet 42V Automotive System Targets," 5th IEMDC, pp. 1311-1318, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Kwasinski, A., and Krein, P.T., 2004, "An Integrated Approach to PWM through 3-Dimensional Visualization," 35th Annual IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 4202-4208, Aachen, Germany.

Kwasinski, A., Krein, P.T., and Chapman, P., 2003, "Time Domain Comparison of Pulse-Width Modulation Schemes," IEEE Power Electronics Letters, vol.1, no.3, pp. 64-68.

Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Modeling and analysis approaches for stability characterization of ac and dc microgrids," Google, Mountain View, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2014, "Sustainability as a Path for ICT Resiliency to Natural Disasters.," ACM Greenmetrics 2014, Austin, TX.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Adaptation Lessons from the Study of Power Grids Performance during Hurricanes," NASA Headquarters, Washington DC.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Electric Power Supply Resiliency to Disasters," US Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, Washington DC.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Systems Performance during Extreme Events," IEEE Workshop on Preparing Information on Communication Technologies Systems for an Extreme Event, New Brunswick, NJ.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Lessons from Field Damage Assessments about Communication Networks Power Supply and Infrastructure Performance during Natural Disasters with a focus on Hurricane Sandy," FCC Workshop on Network Resiliency, Brooklyn, NY.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Microgrids planning for power supply resistant to natural disasters," University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Power infrastructure performance during natural disasters: Key lessons from field damage assessments and technology alternatives for enhanced service survivability," IEEE PES General Meeting "Storm Experiences: Toward Smarter and Robust Grid", Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Kwasinski, A., 2013, "Power Supply Lesson for Damage Assessments," IEEE GreenTech Conference, Denver, CO.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Disaster Forensics," Double Life of a Transformer, Orlando, FL.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Disaster Forensics," IEEE Central Texas Section Power and Energy Society Austin Chapter, Austin, TX.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Disaster Recovery," Panelist at the panel for INTELEC 2012, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Electric Power Grids Performance under Environmental Hazards," North American Treaty Organization (NATO) Partnership Conference on Emerging Security Challenges, The Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine, Keiv, Ukraine.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Electrical Energy Utilization: Realities and Future Prospects," Segundo Congreso Energy: La Riqueza Energetica de Mexico, Monterrey Institute of Technology, Monterrey, Nueva Leon, Mexico.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Home Energy Management Research at The University of Texas at Austin," Intel, Hillsboro, OR.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Micro-grids Role in Powering Critical Loads during Extreme Events," Internatinoal Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) at Microgrids for Preparedness and Disaster Recovery (MDR) Workshop.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Operacion de Micro-redes en forma aislada," Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Power Electronic Systems Research at The University of Texas at Austin," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Kwasinski, A., 2012, "Stability and Control of dc Micro-grids," University of Texas, Arilington ECE department seminars, Arlington, TX.

Kwasinski, A., Estes, H.B.Kwasinski, A., Hebner, R.E., Uriate, F.M., and Gattozzi, A.L., 2012, "Comparison between Series Faults in DC and AC systems," Green Building Power Forum 2012, San Jose, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Behavior and Control of Power Electronic Interfaces in DC Microgrids," Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Jeju 2011 Symposium on Microgrids, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Evaluation of Power Architectures for Data Centers," Lineage Power, Dallas, TX.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Microgrids and Disasters," Panelist in Lawrence Berkely National Lab Jeju 2011 Symposium on Microgrids, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2011, "Optimal Design in Personal Electric Transportation Systems," IEEE USA Meeting, Austin, TX.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Comparison of Distributed Generation Sources Interfaces for DC Micro Grids," Green Building Power Forum, Anaheim, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "ICT for Development and Disaster Recovery," panelist for ISABEL 2010, Rome, Italy.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Impact of Hurricanes on Communication Systems," National Hurricane Conference, Orlando, FL.

Kwasinski, A., 2010, "Real-Time Dynamic Pricing of Electricity: Unrealistic Dream or Necessary Condition for Adoption of the Smart Grid?," Panelist; Smart Grid Electronics Forum, San Jose, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "DC Homes and Improved Power Resiliency. Evaluation of Electric Architectures for Enhanced Power Supply Resiliency to Hurricanes of Utility, ICT, Commercial, and Residential Systems," Green Building Power Forum, Anaheim, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Photovoltaic Power Generation in Smart Grids: Challenges and Alternative Technological Solutions," Samsung Electronics, Seoul, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2009, "Smart-grid: Present Status, Issues, and Future," LG, Seoul, South Korea.

Kwasinski, A., 2008, "Academic Research in Datacenters and Telecommunications Power," US Department of Energy Roadmap Workshop on Routing Telecom and Datacenters Toward Efficient Energy Use, San Jose, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2008, "Katrina Panel," INTELEC 2008, San Diego, CA.

Kwasinski, A., 2008, "Supercharging Data Centers," Clean Texas Forum, Austin, TX.

Kwasinski, A., 2008, "The Prospect of dc Power Distribution: Stability Issues and Solutions in dc Microgrids," EPRI PQA/ADA Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Kwasinski, A., and Yu, S.Y., "Multiple-Input Isolate Push-Pull Connected Power Converters," U.S. Patent application 13/966,534.

Kwasinski, A., Yu, S.Y., and Zhao, R., "Multiple-Input Soft-Switching Power Converters," U.S. Patent application 13/931,616.

Publication Role 
IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion Associate Editor