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Alfredo Vaccaro

Professore Associato

S.S.D.: ING-IND/33 - Sistemi elettrici per l'energia

Contatti

  • Indirizzo: Palazzo ex INPS, II Piano, Studio n.20 - Piazza Roma, 21 - 82100 Benevento
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Anni Accademici precedenti

Didattica

He lectures the following courses at the University of Sannio for the Academic year 2014-2015:

 

  • Industrial Electrical Power Systems MSc degree in Energy engineering - 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea di Base in Ingegneria Energetica), 9 CFU, S.S.D. ING-IND/33.
  • Power Systems Operation and Planning, MSc degree in Energy engineering- 2st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Energetica), 1 Modulo da 6 CFU, S.S.D. ING-IND/33.

Ricerca

Research Activities

The following is a list of the various research topics in which Alfredo Vaccaro is involved.

1.      Optimal power system management and forecasting in competitive electricity markets:

a.      Development of dispatch tools for demand-side power management including local generation resources and price uncertainties.

b.     Probabilistic Optimal Power Flow problems.

c.      Price forecasting.

 

2.      Analysis of energy systems with multiple energy carriers:

a.      Optimization and economic studies.

b.     Energy management systems.

c.      Robust energy hub management

 

3.      Distributed and web-based programming applications in power systems

a.      Grid computing based architectures for power system security analysis

b.     Distributed architectures for smart microgrids management and control

 

4.      Emerging technologies for power systems communication

a.      Pervasive sensor networks for power systems communication

b.     Satellite based communication for wide area power systems monitoring

 

5.      Power systems analysis in the presence of data uncertainty by non probabilistic paradigms

a.      Interval and affine arithmetic based methodologies for power flow analysis

b.     Reliable computing techniques for solving optimal power flow problems

 

6.      Cooperative and bio-inspired paradigms for smart grids optimization

a.      Solving distributed optimization problems by decentralized dynamic agents

b.     Decentralized generation dispatch by self organising sensors network

c.      Autonomous voltage regulation by cooperative fuzzy agents

d.     Neural network based methodologies for voltage regulation in the presence of renewable power generation

 

7.      Enabling methodologies for dynamic loading of power equipments

a.      Semi physical modelling architectures based on the local learning theory for dynamic thermal rating of overhead lines, power cables and power transformers

b.     Range arithmetic based computing paradigms for dynamic thermal protection of power components in the presence of data uncertainty

 

8.      Analysis and control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles

a.      Software tools for hybrid electric vehicle simulation

b.     Optimal sizing of powertrain components in parallel hybrid electric vehicle

c.      Advanced methodologies for real time energy flow management in hybrid powertrains

Pubblicazioni

2016
[91] Guest Editorial Enabling Technologies and Methodologies for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Smart Grids (A.F. Zobaa, A. Vaccaro, L.L. Lai), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, volume 12, 2016. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[90] Pakistan geothermal renewable energy potential for electric power generation: A survey (U. Younas, B. Khan, S.M. Ali, C.M. Arshad, U. Farid, K. Zeb, F. Rehman, Y. Mehmood, A. Vaccaro), In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, volume 63, 2016. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[89] A Reliable Methodology for Multi-objective Voltage Regulation in the Presence of Renewable Power Generation (A. Vaccaro), In Electric Power Components and Systems, volume 44, 2016. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[88] On-line smart grids optimization by case-based reasoning on big data (L. Troiano, A. Vaccaro, M.C. Vitelli), 2016. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[87] Dynamic line rating of overhead lines by cooperative and self-organizing sensor networks (C. Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), 2016. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[86] A reliable computing framework for dynamic line rating of overhead lines (E.M. Carlini, C. Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 132, 2016. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[85] Experimental characterization of consensus protocol for decentralized smart grid metering (D. Capriglione, L. Ferrigno, V. Paciello, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro), In Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, volume 77, 2016. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2015
[84] A graph theory based methodology for optimal PMUs placement and multiarea power system state estimation (N. Xie, F. Torelli, E. Bompard, A. Vaccaro), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 119, 2015. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[83] A self-organizing architecture for decentralized smart microgrids synchronization, control, and monitoring (A. Vaccaro, V. Loia, G. Formato, P. Wall, V. Terzija), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, volume 11, 2015. (cited By 15) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[82] Affine arithmetic-based methodology for energy hub operation-scheduling in the presence of data uncertainty (A. Vaccaro, C. Pisani, A.F. Zobaa), In IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, volume 9, 2015. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[81] Local Learning-ARIMA adaptive hybrid architecture for hourly electricity price forecasting (A. Vaccaro, T.H.M. El-Fouly, C.A. Canizares, K. Bhattacharya), 2015. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[80] A second order dynamic power flow model (F. Torelli, A. Vaccaro), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 126, 2015. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[79] An Affine-Arithmetic-Based Consensus Protocol for Smart-Grid Computing in the Presence of Data Uncertainties (V. Loia, V. Terzija, A. Vaccaro, P. Wall), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, volume 62, 2015. (cited By 4) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[78] Overhead transmission lines dynamic line rating estimation in WAMS environments (G.M. Giannuzzi, C. Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), 2015. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[77] An optimised methodology to predict the wind farms production (E.M. Carlini, A. Ianniciello, C. Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), 2015. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[76] Dynamic Line Rating monitoring in WAMS: Challenges and practical solutions (E.M. Carlini, C. Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), 2015. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2014
[75] A fault recovery procedure based on Bayesian reasoning and decision analysis (M.C. Vitelli, G. Formato, A. Vaccaro), 2014. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[74] Vulnerability analysis of satellite-based synchronized smart grids monitoring systems (A. Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa, G. Formato), In Electric Power Components and Systems, volume 42, 2014. (cited By 2) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[73] A generalized computing paradigm based on artificial dynamic models for mathematical programming (F. Torelli, A. Vaccaro), In Soft Computing, volume 18, 2014. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[72] A novel affine arithmetic method to solve optimal power flow problems with uncertainties (M. Pirnia, C.A. Canizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro), In IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, volume 29, 2014. (cited By 7) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[71] An affine arithmetic approach for microgrid dispatch with variable generation and load (M. Pirnia, C. Canizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro), 2014. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[70] Decentralized economic dispatch in smart grids by self-organizing dynamic agents (V. Loia, A. Vaccaro), In IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, volume 44, 2014. (cited By 33) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[69] A goal programming methodology for multiobjective optimization of distributed energy hubs operation (M. La Scala, A. Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa), In Applied Thermal Engineering, volume 71, 2014. (cited By 9) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[68] Achieving consensus in self-organizing multi agent systems for smart microgrids computing in the presence of interval uncertainty (G. Formato, L. Troiano, A. Vaccaro), In Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, volume 5, 2014. (cited By 2) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[67] Cooperative and self organizing paradigm for wide area synchronized monitoring of Smart Grids: Performance analysis in real operating scenarios (D. Capriglione, L. Ferrigno, V. Paciello, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro), 2014. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2013
[66] Dynamic computing paradigm for comprehensive power flow analysis (N. Xie, F. Torelli, E. Bompard, A. Vaccaro), In IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, volume 7, 2013. (cited By 5) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[65] Voltage regulation in active networks by distributed and cooperative meta-heuristic optimizers (A. Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 99, 2013. (cited By 6) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[64] A range arithmetic-based optimization model for power flow analysis under interval uncertainty (A. Vaccaro, C.A. Cañizares, K. Bhattacharya), In IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, volume 28, 2013. (cited By 23) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[63] A novel optimal power flow formulation based on the lyapunov theory (F. Torelli, A. Vaccaro, N. Xie), In IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, volume 28, 2013. (cited By 7) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[62] Erratum: A new evolutionary algorithm for non-linear economic dispatch (Expert Systems with Applications (2011) 38:1 (13301-13309)) (A. Srinivasa Reddy, K. Vaisakh, A. Vaccaro), In Expert Systems with Applications, volume 40, 2013. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[61] Discussion of "solving non-convex economic dispatch problem with valve point effects using modified group search optimizer method" by Kazem Zare et al. "electric Power Systems Research" 84 (2012) 83-89 (A. Srinivasa Reddy, K. Vaisakh, A. Vaccaro), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 95, 2013. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[60] An affine arithmetic-based method for voltage stability assessment of power systems with intermittent generation sources (J. Muñoz, C. Cañizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro), In IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, volume 28, 2013. (cited By 9) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[59] Affine arithmetic based methods for voltage and transient stability assessment of power systems with intermittent generation sources (J. Munoz, C. Canizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro), 2013. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[58] A self-organizing architecture based on cooperative fuzzy agents for smart grid voltage control (V. Loia, A. Vaccaro, K. Vaisakh), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, volume 9, 2013. (cited By 22) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[57] Decentralised smart grids monitoring by swarm-based semantic sensor data analysis (V. Loia, D. Furno, A. Vaccaro), In International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications, volume 5, 2013. (cited By 6) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[56] Decentralized consensus protocols: the enabler for smarter grids monitoring (A. Iacoviello, V. Loia, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro), 2013. (cited By 5) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[55] A decentralized and self organizing architecture for wide area synchronized monitoring of smart grids (G. Formato, V. Loia, V. Paciello, A. Vaccaro), In Journal of High Speed Networks, volume 19, 2013. (cited By 3) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[54] On the performance of consensus protocols for decentralized smart grid metering in presence of measurement uncertainty (D. Capriglione, L. Ferrigno, V. Paciello, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro), 2013. (cited By 8) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2012
[53] A bio inspired computing paradigm for decentralized economic dispatch (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci, R. Marotta), 2012. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[52] Adaptive local learning techniques for multiple-step-ahead wind speed forecasting (A. Vaccaro, G. Bontempi, S. Ben Taieb, D. Villacci), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 83, 2012. (cited By 8) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[51] Discussion of " A new honey bee mating optimization algorithm for non-smooth economic dispatch" Taher Niknam et al. Energy 36 (2011) 896-908 (A. Srinivasa Reddy, K. Vaisakh, A. Vaccaro), In Energy, volume 46, 2012. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[50] Erratum: Solution of economic dispatch problems by seeker optimization algorithm. (Expert Systems with Applications (2012) 39 (508-519)) (A. Srinivasa Reddy, K. Vaisakh, A. Vaccaro), In Expert Systems with Applications, volume 39, 2012. (cited By 3) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[49] Discussion of "A novel meta-heuristic optimization methodology for solving various types of economic dispatch problem" Fesanghary et al. " Energy" 34 (2009) 757-766 (A.S. Reddy, K. Vaisakh, A. Vaccaro), In Energy, volume 46, 2012. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[48] An Affine Arithmetic method to solve the stochastic power flow problem based on a mixed complementarity formulation (M. Pirnia, C.A. Canizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro), 2012. (cited By 8) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[47] A robust optimization approach to energy hub management (A. Parisio, C. Del Vecchio, A. Vaccaro), In International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, volume 42, 2012. (cited By 56) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[46] The role of cooperative information spreading paradigms for Smart Grid monitoring (M. Di Bisceglie, S.L. Ullo, A. Vaccaro), 2012. (cited By 11) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[45] Challenges in energy systems for the smart-cities of the future (M. Brenna, M.C. Falvo, F. Foiadelli, L. Martirano, F. Massaro, D. Poli, A. Vaccaro), 2012. (cited By 51) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2011
[44] Dispatching of generating units characterized by a condition-dependent failure rate (G. Velotto, A. Vaccaro), 2011. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf]
[43] An adaptive framework based on multi-model data fusion for one-day-ahead wind power forecasting (A. Vaccaro, P. Mercogliano, P. Schiano, D. Villacci), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 81, 2011. (cited By 24) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[42] A decentralized and cooperative architecture for optimal voltage regulation in smart grids (A. Vaccaro, G. Velotto, A.F. Zobaa), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, volume 58, 2011. (cited By 65) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[41] An integrated framework for smart microgridsmodeling, monitoring, control, communication, and verification (A. Vaccaro, M. Popov, D. Villacci, V. Terzija), In Proceedings of the IEEE, volume 99, 2011. (cited By 64) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[40] Cooperative fuzzy controllers for autonomous voltage regulation in Smart Grids (A. Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa), In Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, volume 2, 2011. (cited By 8) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[39] A cooperative smart sensor network for dynamic loading of overhead lines (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), 2011. (cited By 2) [bibtex] [pdf]
[38] A decentralized architecture for voltage regulation in Smart Grids (V. Loia, A. Vaccaro), 2011. (cited By 10) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[37] Multiple-energy carriers: Modeling of production, delivery, and consumption (T. Krause, G. Andersson, K. Fröhlich, A. Vaccaro), In Proceedings of the IEEE, volume 99, 2011. (cited By 38) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[36] Reliable algorithms for power flow analysis in the presence of data uncertainties (A. Dimitrovski, K. Tomsovic, A. Vaccaro), In Springer Series in Reliability Engineering, volume 38, 2011. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2010
[35] Sizing of passive filters in time-varying Nonsinusoidal environments (A.F. Zobaa, A. Vaccaro, H.H. Zeineldin, A.M. Abdel Monem, A. Lecci), 2010. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[34] An affine arithmetic-based methodology for reliable power flow analysis in the presence of data uncertainty (A. Vaccaro, C.A. Canizares, D. Villacci), In IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, volume 25, 2010. (cited By 46) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[33] The role of cooperative sensor networks in wide area power systems communication (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci, M. Osborne, J. Fitch, D. Cai, V. Terzija), volume 2010, 2010. (cited By 3) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[32] The role of pervasive and cooperative sensor networks in smart grids communication (S. Ullo, A. Vaccaro, G. Velotto), 2010. (cited By 32) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[31] Flexible wide area monitoring, protection and control applications in future power networks (V. Terzija, D. Cai, G. Valverde, P. Regulski, A. Vaccaro, M. Osborne, J. Fitch), volume 2010, 2010. (cited By 5) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2009
[30] Radial power flow tolerance analysis by interval constraint propagation (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, volume 24, 2009. (cited By 18) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[29] A decision support system for optimal energy sourcing in liberalised energy markets (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), 2009. (cited By 0) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[28] Cooperative sensor networks for voltage quality monitoring in smart grids (M. Di Bisceglie, C. Galdi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), 2009. (cited By 24) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2008
[27] An adaptive smart sensor network for overhead lines thermal rating prediction (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, volume 9, 2008. (cited By 7) [bibtex] [pdf]
[26] Voltage regulation in MV networks with dispersed generations by a neural-based multiobjective methodology (V. Galdi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 78, 2008. (cited By 12) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[25] Data-driven calibration of power conductors thermal model for overhead lines overload protection (G. Bontempi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In International Journal of Reliability and Safety, volume 2, 2008. (cited By 2) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2007
[24] Transient tolerance analysis of power cables thermal dynamic by interval mathematic (D. Villacci, A. Vaccaro), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 77, 2007. (cited By 11) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[23] An interval computation approach for power components overload protection in the presence of data uncertainty (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In International Journal of Reliability and Safety, volume 1, 2007. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf]
[22] Satellite based communication network for large scale power system applications (V. Madani, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci, R.L. King), 2007. (cited By 7) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[21] Dynamic loading of overhead lines by adaptive learning techniques and distributed temperature sensing (R. Bernini, A. Minardo, G.V. Persiano, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci, L. Zeni), In IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, volume 1, 2007. (cited By 14) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2006
[20] An adaptive local learning-based methodology for voltage regulation in distribution networks with dispersed generation (D. Villacci, G. Bontempi, A. Vaccaro), In IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, volume 21, 2006. (cited By 49) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[19] Pervasive grid for large-scale power systems contingency analysis (Q. Morante, N. Ranaldo, A. Vaccaro, E. Zimeo), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, volume 2, 2006. (cited By 33) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2005
[18] The role of learning methods in the dynamic assessment of power components loading capability (D. Villacci, G. Bontempi, A. Vaccaro, M. Birattari), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, volume 52, 2005. (cited By 27) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[17] A novel architecture for the optimal control and management of electricity distribution systems (D. Villacci, G. D'Alessio, S. Corgnati, A. Vaccaro), In European Transactions on Electrical Power, volume 15, 2005. (cited By 2) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[16] Performance analysis of low earth orbit satellites for power system communication (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 73, 2005. (cited By 13) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[15] Fuzzy logic based optimal power flow management in parallel hybrid electric vehicles (A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, volume 4, 2005. (cited By 3) [bibtex] [pdf]
2004
[14] Thermal rating assessment of overhead lines by Affine Arithmetic (A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 71, 2004. (cited By 24) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[13] The use of affine arithmetic for thermal state estimation of substation distribution transformers (L. Ippolito, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), In COMPEL - The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, volume 23, 2004. (cited By 7) [bibtex] [pdf]
[12] Java-based distributed architectures for intensive computations related to electrical grids (M. Di Santo, N. Ranaldo, A. Vaccaro, E. Zimeo), volume 18, 2004. (cited By 6) [bibtex] [pdf]
[11] A distributed architecture for online power systems security analysis (M. Di Santo, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci, E. Zimeo), In IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, volume 51, 2004. (cited By 42) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[10] ICT in distribution networks with wind power generation to improve voltage profiles (V. Calderaro, V. Galdi, S. Raiti, A. Vaccaro), volume 2, 2004. (cited By 12) [bibtex] [pdf]
[9] Power cables' thermal protection by interval simulation of imprecise dynamical systems (G. Bontempi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), volume 151, 2004. (cited By 5) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[8] Semiphysical modelling architecture for dynamic assessment of power components loading capability (G. Bontempi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), volume 151, 2004. (cited By 18) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2003
[7] Prototyping of a distributed JAVA based client/server architecture for e-assessment of power equipments loading capability (A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), volume 2, 2003. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[6] An Affine Arithmetic based methodology for the thermal rating assessment of overhead lines in the presence of data uncertainty (A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), volume 4, 2003. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[5] Performance analysis of LEO satellites based communication systems for remote monitoring and protection of power components (F. Gagliardi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci), volume 2, 2003. (cited By 1) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2001
[4] Optimisation of energy flow management in hybrid electric vehicles via genetic algorithms (A. Piccolo, L. Ippolito, V. Zo Galdi, A. Vaccaro), volume 1, 2001. (cited By 100) [bibtex] [pdf]
[3] Application of local memory-based techniques for power transformer thermal overload protection (V. Galdi, L. Ippolito, A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro), In IEE Proceedings: Electric Power Applications, volume 148, 2001. (cited By 16) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[2] Parameter identification of power transformers thermal model via genetic algorithms (V. Galdi, L. Ippolito, A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro), In Electric Power Systems Research, volume 60, 2001. (cited By 18) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2000
[1] Neural diagnostic system for transformer thermal overload protection (V. Galdi, L. Ippolito, A. Piccolo, A. Vaccaro), In IEE Proceedings: Electric Power Applications, volume 147, 2000. (cited By 34) [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]

Curriculum

Information about the scientific and professional career

Alfredo Vaccaro was born in Vico Equense (NA) on June, 5 1974.

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”, and the PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

An extract of his MSc. thesis was presented at the 5th UK Workshop on Fuzzy Systems, recent Advances in and Practical Applications of Fuzzy Systems, Sheffield, 26-27 May 1998.

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” (“Studio di tecnologie innovative per la teleregolazione dei veicoli nei sistemi di trasporto pubblico locali”).

From March 2002 to October 2014 he has been Assistant Professor of Electric Power Systems at the Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Sannio.

From June 2008 to June 2012 he chaired the Research & Development Committee of the Opera21 Group SpA in the field of Advanced Information and Communications Technologies for Smart Grids

From January 2009 to December 2014 he was the Task Leader of the strategic scientific initiatives of the Research Consortium on Agent Systems in the field of Smart Energy Networks.

From February 2011 to December 2013 he was the Scientific Director of the bureau of the Research Centre on Pure and Applied Mathematic at the Department of Engineering, University of Sannio.

On October 2014 he obtained the National Scientific Qualification of Full Professor in Electrical Energy Engineering.

Since November 2014 he is Associate Professor of Electric Power Systems at the Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Sannio.

 

Research Activities

The following is a list of the various research topics in which Alfredo Vaccaro is involved.

  1. Optimal power system management and forecasting in competitive electricity markets:
    1. Development of dispatch tools for demand-side power management including local generation resources and price uncertainties.
    2. Probabilistic Optimal Power Flow problems.
    3. Price forecasting.
  1. Analysis of energy systems with multiple energy carriers:
    1. Optimization and economic studies.
    2. Energy management systems.
    3. Robust energy hub management
  1. Distributed and web-based programming applications in power systems
    1. Grid computing based architectures for power system security analysis
    2. Distributed architectures for smart microgrids management and control
  1. Emerging technologies for power systems communication
    1. Pervasive sensor networks for power systems communication
    2. Satellite based communication for wide area power systems monitoring
  1. Power systems analysis in the presence of data uncertainty by non probabilistic paradigms
    1. Interval and affine arithmetic based methodologies for power flow analysis
    2. Reliable computing techniques for solving optimal power flow problems
  1. Cooperative and bio-inspired paradigms for smart grids optimization
    1. Solving distributed optimization problems by decentralized dynamic agents
    2. Decentralized generation dispatch by self organising sensors network
    3. Autonomous voltage regulation by cooperative fuzzy agents
    4. Neural network based methodologies for voltage regulation in the presence of renewable power generation
  1. Enabling methodologies for dynamic loading of power equipments
    1. Semi physical modelling architectures based on the local learning theory for dynamic thermal rating of overhead lines, power cables and power transformers
    2. Range arithmetic based computing paradigms for dynamic thermal protection of power components in the presence of data uncertainty
  1. Analysis and control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles
    1. Software tools for hybrid electric vehicle simulation
    2. Optimal sizing of powertrain components in parallel hybrid electric vehicle
    3. Advanced methodologies for real time energy flow management in hybrid powertrains

 

Scientific Responsibility for International and National Research Projects

He was the Scientific Coordinator of the following research projects:

  1. Studio di un sistema di controllo avanzato per la gestione ed il monitoraggio remoto di veicoli per il trasporto pubblico” funded by the Ministero dell’Università  e della Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica MURST under the Research Initiatives for Young Researchers-2000
  2. Sviluppo di modelli termici adattativi per la protezione termica di componenti nei sistemi elettrici per l'energia” funded by the Ministero dell’Università  e della Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica MURST under the Research Initiatives for Young Researchers-2002
  3. Soluzioni innovative per l’incremento del tasso di utilizzo di infrastrutture elettriche attraverso la stima dinamica delle capacità di carico dei componenti” funded by the Legge Regionale 28 marzo 2002, n. 5.

He was the Scientific Coordinator of the following Research Contracts:

  1. Omniasolar srl and the Department of Engineering of the University of Sannio aimed at developing innovative solutions for improving the energy efficiency of photovoltaic cells by pervasive sensor networks.
  2. Omniasolar srl and the Department of Engineering of the University of Sannio aimed at assessing the safety of the solar cell production systems.

 

Editing of Recognised Journals and Collection of Books

  • He is Executive Editor of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, ISSN 1757-398X (online),1757-3971 (print), Ed. Inderscience Publishers.
  • He was co-Editor with prof. A.F. Zobaa of the book entitled “Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grids” edited by the Imperial College Press
  • He is the Guest Editor of the special issue titled "Enabling Technologies and Methodologies for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Smart Grids " for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.
  • 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 Associate Editor of the IEEE transactions on Industrial Informatics, ISSN: 1551-3203.
  • He is Editor of the International Journal on Power System Optimization, ISSN: 0975-458X, Ed. Serials Publications.
  • He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Discovery, ISSN: 2231-0312 (online), 2231-2021 (print), Ed. RG Journals
  • He was co-Editor with prof. George J. Anders of the book entitled "Innovations in Power Systems Reliability" Springer Series in Reliability Engineering, 1st Edition., 2011, XXVI, 426 p. 107 illus., Hardcover, ISBN: 978-0-85729-087-8 Ed. Springer.
  • He was Guest Editor of the special issue titled " Smart Grid Cyber Security" for Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292).

  • He was co-Editor with prof. A.F. Zobaa of the book entitled “Wide Area Monitoring, Protection and Control Systems: The Enabler for Smarter Grids” edited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology

 

Participation in Editorial Boards of Recognised Journals

  • 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 is Member of the Editorial Board of the IET Renewable Power Generation ISSN:1752-1416 (Print), 1752-1424 (Online).
  • He is Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Reliability and Safety, ISSN: 1479-3903 (online), 1479-389X (print), Ed. Inderscience Publishers.
  • He is Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal on Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy - ed. Springer.

 

Assignment of Teaching Duties or Research (fellowship) at Universities and Research Institutes

  • Visiting Researcher, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 09/2008-02/2009
  • Visiting Researcher, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 02/2010-03/2010
  • Visiting Researcher, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 09/2011-10/2011
  • Visiting Professor, Département d'Informatique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 09/2012-09/2012

 

Direction of Organisations or Institutions of High Quality International Research Centres

From February 2011 to December 2013, he was the Scientific Director of the bureau of the Research Centre on Pure and Applied Mathematic (CRMPA) at the Department of Engineering, University of Sannio.

 

Achievement of Awards for Scientific Activity

  • 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”.

 

Achievements in Technology Transfers

He was a contributor of the following international patent:

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 61559295, November 14, 2011.

Invited Speeches

He was “invited speaker” at the following international events:

  • 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”
  • North American SynchroPhasor Initiative Working Group Meeting, Montreal, September 2007. Talk title: “Synchrophasor activities in Italy”
  • i-PCGRID Workshop 2008 Innovations in Protection and Control for Greater Reliability Infrastructure Development, San Francisco, March 2008. 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”.
  • the 4th International IT Summit Confluence 2013 - The Next Generation Information Technology Summit- 26-27 September 2013, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, Talk title: “Wide Area Synchronized Smart Grids Monitoring by Bio inspired and Self Organizing Sensor Networks”.
  • i-PCGRID Workshop 2014 Innovations in Protection and Control for Greater Reliability Infrastructure Development, San Francisco, March 2014, organized by Missisipi State University, the Quanta Technology and the Pacific Gas & Electric Co, Talk title: “Knowledge Extraction from Power Systems Measurements by Principal Component Analysis” .
  • 5th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) European 2014 Conference, October 12-15, 2014, Istanbul, Talk title:” Enabling Methodologies for Large Scale Reliability Analysis in Smart Grids
  • He was invited speaker at the Smart Grid Technologies Meeting, EMN 2016, August 2016 Berlin, Germany, talk title “Self-organizing architectures for smart grids voltage control”.
  • On January 2002 he was invited by prof. H Bersini at the Artificial Intelligence research laboratory (IRIDIA) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles to present a seminar on the “Application of local learning based algorithms for real time estimation of power transformer loading capability”
  • 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”.
  • On June 2012, he was invited by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society to present a Webinar on the "Decentralized Coordination in Smart Grids by Self Organizing Dynamic Fuzzy Agents".
  • On September 2012, he was invited by prof. Gianluca Bontempi at the Département d'Informatique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, to present a seminar on “The role of Self Organizing Dynamic Agents for Decentralized Optimization in Smart Grids”
  • On June 2013 he was invited by prof. V. Terzija at the University of Manchester, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, to present a seminar on “Wide Area Synchronized Smart Grids Monitoring by Bio inspired and Self Organizing Sensor Networks”.
  • On June 2013 he was invited by prof. M. Popov at the Delft University of Technology, Department of Electrical and Sustainable Energy, to present a seminar on “A Decentralized and Self Organizing Architecture for Wide Area Synchronized Monitoring of Smart Grids”.
  • On June 2013 he was invited by prof. P. Grefen at the Technical University of Eindhoven, Department of Industrial Engineering, Innovation Sciences & Information Systems, to present a seminar on the “Solution of Mathematical Programming Problems in Smart Grids by Artificial Dynamic Models”.
  • On September 2013 he was “Invited Keynote Speaker” at the 4th International IT Summit Confluence 2013 - The Next Generation Information Technology Summit on 26-27th September 2013 where he presented a keynote lecture on the “Wide Area Synchronized Smart Grids Monitoring by Bio inspired and Self Organizing Sensor Networks”.
  • On April 2013 he was invited by the Technical Committee of the 2014 CMOS Emerging Technologies Research Symposium, to give a talk as a keynote speaker on the “Self Organizing Sensor Networks: the Enabler for Smarter Grids”.

 

Scientific Coordination of Research Groups

  • 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 June 2008 to June 2012 he chaired the Research & Development Committee of the Opera21 Group SpA in the field of Advanced Information and Communications Technologies for Smart Grids
  • 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 January 2009 to December 2014 he was the Task Leader of the strategic scientific initiatives of the Research Consortium on Agent Systems (CORISA) in the field of Smart Energy Networks.
  • From January 2010 to December 2013 he has been appointed as Scientific Coordinator of the research activities of the Research Centre on Pure and applied Mathematic in the field of enabling methodologies for power systems optimisation.
  • 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.

 

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:

  • IEEE Working Group C-4, Industry Experiences With System Integrity Protection Schemes (SIPS),
  • IEEE Working Group C-11, Power System Protection Testing,
  • North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI).
  • 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:

  • IEEE working group on Interval Arithmetic
  • PES/IEEE Working Group “Power Engineering Careers”.
  • CIGRE Working Groups B5.14 “Wide Area Protection & Control Technologies” and B5.43 “Coordination of Protection & Automation for Future Networks”

 

Activities and services for International conferences

  • 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 was the international Chair of the 4th International IT Summit Confluence 2013 - The Next Generation Information Technology Summit on 26-27th September 2013
  • 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 organized 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), (ICREPQ'14), (ICREPQ'15).
  • He was the program co-Chair of the 2016 IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy, and Structural Monitoring Systems, EESMS 2016; Bari; Italy
  • He chaired the session “ENVIRONMENT MONITORING” of the 2016 IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy, and Structural Monitoring Systems, EESMS 2016; Bari; Italy
  • He chaired a session “Intelligent power network transmission technology” of the Smart Grid Technologies Meeting, EMN 2016, August 2016 Berlin, Germany.
  • He was the energy track chair of the 2016 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), October 13 –16, 2016 Seattle, USA
  • He organized the special section “Computational Intelligence: The Enabler for Smarter Grids” under the 14th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), sponsored by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society 2016.

 

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.
  • 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 38.02.24.
  • 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 2004-2010).
  • On October 2013 he was selected as scientific referee of the projects submitted under the “Bando per la realizzazione di progetti di ricerca industriale e/o sviluppo sperimentale e/o innovazione nell’ambito del Distretto tecnologico navale e nautico del Friuli Venezia Giulia”
  • On June 2013 he was invited by the Romanian Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding to serve as evaluator for the Partnership Programme - Joint Applied Research Projects - PCCA 2013. The program, as part of the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation 2007-2013, coordinated by Ministry of National Education, finances joint experimental research and technological development projects, having as results products, technologies and innovative services aimed to solving and implementing solutions to complex socio-economic problems of national priority. 
  • On January 2013 he was invited by the Télécom École de Management ( Telecom Business School )  Évry, France to serve as referee for research and industrial projects.
  • On April 2015 he chaired the evaluation panel of the European Coordinated Research on Long-term Challenges in Information and Communication Sciences & Technologies ERA-Net (CHIST-ERA) - call 2014.
  • He was referee for the Italian Research Evaluation assessment for the period 2011-14 (VQR 2011-14)

 

University Services

  • From 2002 to 2007 he was elected member of the Engineering Faculty Council of the University of Sannio.
  • From 2007 to 2013, he was elected member of the board of Directors of the University of Sannio.
  • From November 2009 to October 2013, he was the Rector's Delegate for Innovations in Technological Systems.
  • From October 2011 to October 2013, he was the Rector's Delegate for Safety and Security issues.

 

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:
    • “Voltage Security Assessment using Artificial Intelligence Techniques” defended by N. P. Patidar, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, April 2008;
    • “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
    • “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
    • “Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithms for Solving Various Types of Economic Dispatch Problems” A. Srinivasa Reddy, Department of electrical Engineering, Andhra University, December 2010
    • “Bridgeless PFC Boost Converter Fed DC Drive” defended by M. Gopinath, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bharath University, June 2011
    • “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 the following courses at the University of Sannio:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  •  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.
  • 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.
  • Industrial Electrical Power Systems MSc degree in Energy engineering - 1st Degree Course (Corso di Laurea di Base in Ingegneria Energetica). Academic year 2013/2014 (9 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).

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").

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.

 

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 61559295, November 14, 2011.

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: 978-0-85729-087-8, January 2011.

[2.B] A.F. Zobaa,  A.Vaccaro, “Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grids: Enabling Methodologies for Proactive and Self-Organizing Power Sytems” edited by the Imperial College Press

[3.B] A.Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa, “Wide Area Monitoring, Protection and Control Systems: The Enabler for Smarter Grids” edited by the IET-Institution of Engineering and Technology

 

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 Systems Reliability" 1st Edition., 2011, XXVI, 426 p. 107 illus., Hardcover, ISBN: 978-0-85729-087-8, Chapter 10, pp. 329-357

[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: 978-1-61209-632-2, pp.147-161, 2011.

[3.CH] A. Vaccaro, E. Zimeo, "A Distributed Framework for Smart Grid Modelling Monitoring and Control" Smart Grids: Clouds, Communications, Open Source, and Automation, Series:Devices, Circuits, and Systems, Published: May 27, 2014 by CRC Press Content:466 Pages 163 Illustrations Editor(s): David Bakken, Krzysztof Iniewski -ISBN 9781482206111 pp.115-132.

[4.CH] A. Vaccaro, A.Iacoviello, M. Popov "Cooperative and Self Organizing Sensor Networks: the Enabler for Smarter Grids" Handbook of Sensor Networks for Sustainable Development, 568 pages, Published: June 25, 2014 by CRC Press,Editors: Mohammad Ilyas , Sami S. Alwakeel, Mohammed M. Alwakeel, El-Hadi M. Aggoune, ISBN: 1466582065 pp.175-194.

[5.CH] F. Torelli, A.Vaccaro, "A Novel State Estimation Paradigm based on the Dynamic Systems Theory” in “Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grids” edited by the Imperial College Press

[6.CH] A.Vaccaro, C. Canizares, “An affine arithmetic-based framework for uncertain power flow and optimal power flow analyses”  in “Advances in Power System Modelling, Control and Stability Analysis”  pp. 45-75 ed. IET-Institution of Engineering and Technology 2016.

[7.CH]V.Loia, S. Tomasiello, A.Vaccaro, “A Fuzzy-based Knowledge Discovery Paradigm for on-line Optimal Power Flow Analysis” in “Wide Area Monitoring, Protection and Control Systems: The Enabler for Smarter Grids” pp. 135-157 ed. IET-Institution of Engineering and Technology 2016.

[8.CH] G.Acampora, D. Caruso, A.Vaccaro, A.Vitiello, A.F.Zobaa, “The role of nature-inspired Metaheuristic algorithms for Urban Smart Grids Optimization” in “New challenges in Optimizing Energy Grids: from Smart grids to Smart cities” ed. ISTE- International Society for Technology in Education 2016.

 

 

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 451-457

[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 107-112, 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.1 2004 pp.237-249

[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.533-542.

[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 2004 .

[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.275-283

[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.673-680.

[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. 280-290.

[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 287-294, March 2005

[12.RI] G.D'Alessio, S.Corgnati, A.Vaccaro, 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 pp171-187.

[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. 83-93.

[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): 165-175

[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.1131-1140

[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 308-314 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. 912-919 November 2007

[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.513-531

[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. 785-793

[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. 28-39, Feb. 2009

[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: 624 - 632.

[24.RI] S. Ullo, A. Vaccaro, G. Velotto" Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 based Sensor Networks for Smart Grids Communications" Journal of Electrical Engineering: Theory and Application (JEETA) Vol. 1 (3) pp.129-134. 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. 15-27,  Jan. 2011.

[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. 119-132, Jan. 2011

[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 775-782

[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 2011.

[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. 4593-4602, 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- 129-135, 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. 98-104, November 2012.

[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

[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. 1179 - 1186 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. 1-14

[35.RI] N. Xie, F. Torelli, E. Bompard, A. Vaccaro "Dynamic Computing Paradigm for Comprehensive Power Flow Analysis" IET Generation Transmission and Distribution Vol. 7 issue 8 pp.832-842 August 2013

[36.RI] V.Loia, A.Vaccaro, K. Vaisakh "A Self Organizing Architecture based on Cooperative Fuzzy Agents for Smart Grid Voltage Control" IEEE trans. on Industrial Informatics vol. 9 issue 3, pp. 1415 – 1422, August 2013, DOI 10.1109/TII.2013.2249074, ISSN 1551-3203

[37.RI] F. Torelli, A. Vaccaro, N. Xie "A Novel Optimal Power Flow Formulation based on the Lyapunov Theory" IEEE trans. on Power Systems Vol. 28, N. 4, November 2013, pp.4405-4415

[38.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" IEEE trans. on Power Systems Vol. 28, N. 4, November 2013, pp.4475-4487

[39.RI] G. Formato, V.Loia, V. Paciello, A. Vaccaro, "A Decentralized and Self Organizing Architecture for Wide Area Synchronized Monitoring of Smart Grids", Journal of High Speed Networks – IOS Press Vol. 19 issue 3 (September 2013) pp. 165–179, DOI 10.3233/JHS-130471

[40.RI] A.Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa, G.Formato, “Vulnerability Analysis of Satellite based Synchronized Smart Grids Monitoring Systems” Electric Power Components and Systems, Volume 42, Issue 3-4, Special Issue: The Smart Grid—State-of-the-art and Future Trends, pp. 408-417, February 2014

[41.RI] V.Loia, A.Vaccaro, "Decentralized Economic Dispatch in Smart Grids by Self Organizing Dynamic Agents" IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Volume 44, Issue: 4, pp. 397 – 408, April 2014

[42.RI] F. Torelli, A.Vaccaro, "A Generalized Computing Paradigm based on Artificial Dynamic Models for Mathematical Programming" Soft Computing-Springer  , Volume 18, Issue 8, pp 1561-1573, August 2014

[43.RI] M. Pirnia, C. Canziares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro “A Novel Affine Arithmetic Method to Solve Optimal Power Flow Problems with Uncertainties” IEEE trans. On Power Systems, Vol.29 (6), pp. 2775 – 2783, Nov. 2014

[44.RI] M. La Scala, A.Vaccaro, A.F. Zobaa, “A Goal Programming Methodology for Multiobjective Optimization of Distributed Energy Hubs Operation” Applied Thermal Engineering Volume 71, Issue 2, 22 October 2014, Pages 658–666

[45.RI] N. Xie, F. Torelli, E. Bompard, A. Vaccaro "A Graph Theory based Methodology for Optimal PMUs Placement and Multiarea Power System State Estimation" Electric Power Systems Research – Elsevier, Vol. 119, pp. 25-33, Feb. 2015

[46.RI] G. Formato, L. Troiano, A.Vaccaro, “Achieving Consensus in Self-Organizing Multi Agent Systems for Smart Microgrids Computing in the Presence of Interval Uncertainty” Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 821-828, December 2014

[47.RI] A.Vaccaro , V.Loia , G. Formato, P.Wall, V.Terzija, "A Self Organizing Architecture for Decentralized Smart Microgrids Synchronization, Control and Monitoring" IEEE trans. on Industrial Informatics, Volume 11, (1), Page 289-298, February 2015

[48.RI] V. Loia, V.Terzija, A.Vaccaro, P.Wall, "An Affine Arithmetic based Consensus Protocol for Smart Grids Computing in the Presence of Data Uncertainties" IEEE trans. On Industrial Electronics, Volume 62, Issue 5, pp. 2973 – 2982, May 2015.

[49.RI] F. Torelli, A.Vaccaro, "A Second Order Dynamic Power Flow Model" Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 126, pp.12-20, Sep. 2015

[50.RI] A.Vaccaro, C.Pisani, A.F. Zobaa, ”An Affine Arithmetic based Methodology for Energy Hub Operation-Scheduling in the presence of Data Uncertainty”, IET Generation Transmission and Distribution, Volume 9, Issue 13, 01 October 2015, p. 1544 – 1552.

[51.RI] D. Capriglione, L. Ferrigno, V. Paciello, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro, "Experimental Characterization of Consensus Protocol for Decentralized Smart Grid Metering” Measurement, Vol. 77, pp. 292–306, January 2016.

[52.RI] E. M. Carlini, G. M. Giannuzzi, ·P. Mercogliano, · P. Schiano, · A. Vaccaro, ·D. Villacci, “A Decentralized and Proactive Architecture based on the Cyber Physical System Paradigm for Smart Transmission Grids Modelling, Monitoring and Control” Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy, vol. 1 (1), pp.1-15, February 2016.

[53.RI] A.F. Zobaa ,A.Vaccaro, L.L.Lai, “Guest Editorial: Enabling Technologies and Methodologies for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Smart Grids” IEEE trans. on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 12, NO. 2, pp. 820-822, APRIL 2016

[54.RI] Younas, U., Khan, B.,  Ali, S.M., Arshad, C.M., Farid, U., Zeb, K.,  Rehman, F., Mehmood, Y.,  Vaccaro, A., “Pakistan geothermal renewable energy potential for electric power generation: A survey” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 63, 1 September 2016, Pages 398-413

[55.RI] A.Vaccaro, “A Reliable Methodology for Multi-objective Voltage Regulation in the Presence of Renewable Power Generation” Electric Power Components and Systems, Volume 44, Issue 12, 20 July 2016, Pages 1357-1370

[56.RI] Carlini, E.M., Pisani, C., Vaccaro, A., Villacci, D. , “A reliable computing framework for dynamic line rating of overhead lines“ Electric Power Systems Research, Volume 132, 1 March 2016, Pages 1-8

 

 

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, 26-27 Maggio 1998.

[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 12-18 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 13-16 giugno 2000

[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 2001.

[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. 434-439.

[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 14-19 2003 (comunicazione a convegno)

[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) 26-30 April 2004.

[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, 17-20 March 2004.

[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, 22-27 August 2004.

[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, 21-24 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, 19-24 Aug. 2007

[22.CI] M. di Bisceglie, C. Galdi, A. Vaccaro, D. Villacci "Cooperative Sensor Networks for Voltage Quality Monitoring in Smart Grids" proc. of Powertech 2009 - 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 2009 - 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 2009 - Innovation in Electricity Distribution for a Sustainable Future- 8-11 June 2009 Prague

[25.CI] Calderaro, V., Galdi, V., Raiti, S., Vaccaro, A., "ICT in distribution networks with wind power generation to improve voltage profiles" 39th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2004 - Conference Proceedings 2 , pp. 815-821

[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 2010 29 March - 1 April 2010 | The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester,UK.

[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 2010 29 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 26-29 2010 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 978-3-941785-73-1 pp. 31-42).

[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), 27-29 June 2011, Gdansk (Poland) pp.1679-1684

[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, 25-28 March 2012 pp.814-817

[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 Quality (ICRPEQ 12), Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 28-30 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, 22 - 26 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 2013 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (WAINA), Barcelona, Spain, March 25 - 28, 2013, First International WorkShop on Energy-Aware Systems, Communications and Security (EASyCoSe 2013), pp. 1559 - 1564

[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), 15-17 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 Minneapolis, MN, 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" proc. of 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

[43.CI] D. Capriglione, L. Ferrigno, V. Paciello, A. Pietrosanto, A. Vaccaro, “A Cooperative and Self Organizing Paradigm for Wide Area Synchronized Monitoring of Smart Grids” proc. of the International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference I2MTC 2014

[44.CI] M. C. Vitelli, G. Formato, A. Vaccaro “A Fault Recovery Procedure based on Bayesian Reasoning and Decision Analysis” IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace - MetroAeroSpace 2014, May, 29-30, 2014 Benevento (Italy)

[45.CI] M. Pirnia, C. Canizares, K. Bhattacharya, A. Vaccaro “An Affine Arithmetic Approach for Microgrid Dispatch with Variable Generation and Load” proc. of 18th Power Systems Computation Conference, August 18-22, 2014, Wroclaw, Poland

[46.CI] A. Vaccaro, T. EL-Fouly,C.Canizares, K. Bhattacharya "Local Learning-ARIMA Adaptive Hybrid Architecture for Hourly Electricity Price Forecasting" proc. of IEEE Powertech Eindhoven 2015, Toward Future Power Systems and Emerging Technologies, June 29- July, 2 2015, Eindhoven (NL)

[47.CI] G. Giannuzzi, C.Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci “Overhead Transmission Lines Dynamic Line Rating estimation in WAMS environments” proc. of the 5th International Conference on Clean Electrical Power, June, 16-18, Taormina (Italy)

[48.CI] E. M. Carlini, A. Ianniciello, C.Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci An optimised methodology to predict tthe Wind Farms production” proc. of the 5th International Conference on Clean Electrical Power, June, 16-18, Taormina (Italy)

[49.CI]  Pisani C., Vaccaro A., Villacci D., “Dynamic line rating of overhead lines by cooperative and self-organizing sensor networks” AEIT International Annual Conference: A Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean Area, AEIT 2015; Basilica San Giovanni Maggiore Naples; Italy; 14 October 2015 through 16 October 2015;

[50.CI]E. M. Carlini, C.Pisani, A. Vaccaro, D.Villacci,” Dynamic Line Rating monitoring in WAMS: Challenges and practical solutions“ 2015 IEEE 1st International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry, RTSI 2015 – Proceedings, 10 November 2015, Article number 7325124, Pages 359-364, Torino; Italy.

[51.CI]  L. Troiano, A.Vaccaro, M.C. Vitelli, “On-line smart grids optimization by case-based reasoning on big data” EESMS 2016 - 2016 IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy, and Structural Monitoring Systems, EESMS 2016; Bari; Italy; 13 June 2016 through 14 June 2016.

 

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