Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Power systems and High Voltage Engineering

The focus areas of research in power systems and high voltage engineering are distribution networks, their system solutions and reliability engineering, power system components´ load capacity and ageing, control and monitoring systems including computer applications, automation and communication solutions, end use analysis and power quality.
Power systems and High Voltage Engineering

The strategic focus areas of teaching and research are:

  • Loading, aging, diagnostics and condition monitoring of components such as lines, transformers, switchgear, generators.
  • New methods for power system fault indication and location, especially utilization of fast phenomena like traveling waves, transients and partial discharges.
  • Power system technology, reliability engineering, optimal planning.
  • ICT-applications in power systems. Automation systems, measurements, communication, Smart Grids.
  • Energy efficiency, electric vehicle charging systems, integration of distributed energy resources.

Research is performed in close collaboration with the electrical industry, utilities and authorities.

The group is led by Professor Matti Lehtonen.

Group members

Latest publications

Comprehensive Review on Renewable Energy Sources in Egypt - Current Status, Grid Codes and Future Vision

Hussein Abubakr, Juan C. Vasquez, Karar Mahmoud, Mohamed M.F. Darwish, Josep M. Guerrero 2022 IEEE Access

A medium-term hybrid IGDT-Robust optimization model for optimal self scheduling of multi-carrier energy systems

Arsalan Najafi, Mahdi Pourakbari-Kasmaei, Michal Jasinski, Matti Lehtonen, Zbigniew Leonowicz 2022 Energy

Optimal planning of inverter-based renewable energy sources towards autonomous microgrids accommodating electric vehicle charging stations

Abdelfatah Ali, Karar Mahmoud, Matti Lehtonen 2022 IET GENERATION TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Special Issue: Microgrids as Part of Cellular Energy Systems

Rodrigo Palma-Behnke, Qiuwei Wu, Vahid Vahidinasab, Johanna Myrzik, Matti Lehtonen 2022 IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution

Guest Editorial

Rodrigo Palma-Behnke, Qiuwei Wu, Vahid Vahidinasab, Johanna Myrzik, Matti Lehtonen 2022 IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution

Novel accurate modeling of dust loaded wire-duct precipitators using FDM-FMG method on one fine computational domains

Ahmad M. Sayed, Mohamed A. Abouelatta, Mohamed Badawi, Karar Mahmoud, Matti Lehtonen, Mohamed M. F. Darwish 2022 Electric Power Systems Research

An Enhanced MILP Model for Multistage Reliability-Constrained Distribution Network Expansion Planning

Mohammad Jooshaki, Ali Abbaspour, Mahmud Fotuhi-Firuzabad, Gregorio Munoz-Delgado, Javier Contreras, Matti Lehtonen, Jose M. Arroyo 2022 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

Coordinated expansion planning problem considering wind farms, energy storage systems and demand response

Hamidreza Hamidpour, Jamshid Aghaei, Sasan Pirouzi, Taher Niknam, Ahmad Nikoobakht, Matti Lehtonen, Miadreza Shafie-khah, João P.S. Catalão 2022 Energy

Effective IoT-based deep learning platform for online fault diagnosis of power transformers against cyberattacks and data uncertainties

Mahmoud Elsisi, Minh‐Quang Tran, Karar Mahmoud, Diaa Eldin A. Mansour, Matti Lehtonen, Mohamed M.F. Darwish 2022 Measurement

A flexible-reliable operation optimization model of the networked energy hubs with distributed generations, energy storage systems and demand response

Anoosh Dini, Alireza Hassankashi, Sasan Pirouzi, Matti Lehtonen, Behdad Arandian, Ali Asghar Baziar 2022 Energy
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