REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (since tenure)

Book:  (With my student)

Rajmohan Rangarajan and F. Eugenio Villaseca, Multilevel Converters: An Innovative Approach, VDM Verlag, September 2009, ISBN 978-3-639-19073-1

 

Papers:

F. E. Villaseca, “Economic and Business Considerations in Power Systems Design”(under review for publication)

García, H., M. Madrigal, B. Vyakaranam, R. Rarick, and F. E. Villaseca, “Dynamic Companion Harmonic Circuit Models Power Systems with Embedded Power Electronics Devices”, Electric Power Systems Research Vol. 81, 2010, pp. 340-346

Vyakaranam, B., M. Madrigal, F. E. Villaseca, R. Rarick, “Dynamic Evolution in FACTS via the Extended Harmonic Domain Method,” Proceedings of the Power and Energy Conference, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Feb. 12-13, 2010, pp. 36-45

Rarick, R., D. Simon, F. E. Villaseca, and B. Vyakaranam, “Biogeography-Based Optimization and the Solution of the Power Flow Problem,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, Texas, October 11-14, 2009, pp. 1029-1034

Zhao, W. and F. E. Villaseca, “Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Electric Grid Power Monitoring and Control”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems,
2008, pp. 129-135

Morinec, A. G., and F. E. Villaseca, “Optimal Generation Bidding Strategies for Power and Ancillary Services using Game Theory”, Proceedings of the 40th North American Power Symposium, University of Calgary, Canada, 2008, Paper T2.1.4, pp. 1-7
           
Rangarajan, R., and F. E. Villaseca, “A Switching Scheme for Multilevel Converters with Non-Equal DC Sources”, Proceedings of the 39th North American Power Symposium, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2007, pp. 320-325.
           
Morinec, A. G., and F. E. Villaseca, “Continuous-Mode Automatic Generation Control of a Three-Area Power System”, Proceedings of the 33rd North American Power Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2001, pp. 63-70.

Taufik and F. E. Villaseca, “Parallel AC-AC Converters Using Stationary Master-Slave Control”, Proceedings of the 31st North American Power Symposium, California Polytechnic State University, California, 1999, pp. 124-131.

Taufik and F. E. Villaseca, “Modeling and Simulation of Parallel AC-AC Converters with Master-Slave Control Using MATLAB/SIMULINK”, Proceedings of the 30th North American Power Symposium, Cleveland State University, Ohio, 1998, pp. 169-174.
           
L. Ilyes and F. E. Villaseca, “Robustness and dynamics of a feedback linearized MIMO system in affine form with nonlinear feed-forward”, Proceedings of the 30th North American Power Symposium, Cleveland State University, Ohio, 1998, pp. 487-95

Iyles, L. and F. E. Villaseca, “Validation of Feedback Linearizing and Decoupling Control
Law for a MIMO Synchronous Generator Connected to an Infinite Bus”, Proceedings of the
29th North American Power Symposium, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, 1997,
pp. 404-411.
           
L. Ilyes and F. E. Villaseca, "Input/Output Feedback Linearization and Decoupling of a MIMO Synchronous Generator Connected to an Infinite Bus", Proceedings of the 28th North American Power Symposium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 1996, pp. 231-238.

Y. Alkalaani, F.E. Villaseca, and F. Renovich, "Storage and Delivery Constrained Unit Commitment", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, May 1996, pp. 1059-1066.
           
Y. Alkalaani, F. E. Villaseca, and F. Renovich, "Multiple Emissions Constrained Unit Commitment", Proceedings of the 27th  North American Power Symposium, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, October 2-3, 1995, pp. 567-575.
           
Y. Alkalaani and F. E. Villaseca, "The Environment: An Opportunity for Power Engineers", Proceedings of the 27th  North American Power Symposium, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, October 2-3, 1995, pp. 576-583.

Y. Alkalaani and F. E. Villaseca, "Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Optimal Scheduling of Fuel Constrained Power Systems", Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Simulation, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, September 1-4, 1995.
           
Y. Alkalaani and F. E. Villaseca, "Off-Line Elimination of Unfeasible Unit Combinations in Commitment Algorithms", Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 1994, pp. 575-582.
           
L. Ilyes, F. E. Villaseca and J. DeLaat, "A Parallel Strategy for Implementing Real-Time Expert Systems Using CLIPS", Proceedings of the Third Conference on CLIPS, Houston, Texas, 1994, pp. 138-146.
           
Z. Liu and F. E. Villaseca, "Optimal Unit Commitment Via Neural Networks", Award Winning Poster Paper presented at the IEEE Society Winter Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, 1993.
           
F. Renovich and F. E. Villaseca, "Unit Commitment of Pumped-Hydro/Thermal Systems", Proc. of the North American Power Symposium", Howard University, Washington DC, 1993, pp. 89-95.

Y. Alkalaani, F. E. Villaseca, F. Renovich, and Z. Liu, "Unit Commitment with Fuel Storage Constraints", Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium, Howard University, Washington DC, 1993, pp. 69-78.
           
Z. J. Liu, F. E. Villaseca, F. Renovich, and M. Y. Najjar "Knowledge-Based Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Fast Unit Commitment", Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium, Howard University, Washington DC, 1993, pp. 135-144.
           
F. Renovich, F. E. Villaseca, Z. Liu, and Y. Alkalaani, "Effects of Spinning Reserve on Unit Commitment", Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium, Howard University, Washington DC, 1993, pp. 61-68.

Z. J. Liu and F. E. Villaseca, "Neural Networks for Generation Scheduling in Power Systems", Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Baltimore, 1992, pp. 137-144
           
M. Fathizadeh, F. E. Villaseca, and J. H. Burghart, "Power System Stability Margin Optimization Subject to Parameter Constraints", Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium, University of Missouri, Rolla, Missouri, 1989, pp. 168-174.
           
K. Khouzam, P. Groumpos, and F. E. Villaseca, "Maximization of Energy Load Transfer for PV Arrays", Proceedings of the American Solar Energy Society Conference,  Denver, Colorado,  June 1989, pp. 275-280.
           
A. Rubaai and F. E. Villaseca, "Transient Stability Hierarchical Control in Multimachine Power Systems", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, November 1989, pp. 1438-1443.
           
M. Saif and F. E. Villaseca, "Optimal Control Under Distributed Sensor Failure Detectors", in Control of Distributed Parameter Systems, H. E. Rauch (editor), Pergamon Press, 1987, pp. 407-412.
           
M. Saif and F. E. Villaseca, "Simplified Sensor Failure Detection Scheme", Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1987, pp.660-665.
           
F. E. Villaseca and B. Fardanesh, "Fast Thermal Generation Rescheduling", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, February 1987, pp. 65-71.
           
M. Saif and F. E. Villaseca, "Hierarchical Load-Frequency Control of Hydrothermal Systems", Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1986, pp. 164-170.

B. Fardanesh and F. E. Villaseca, "Two-Step Optimal Generation Scheduling", Automatica, 1986, pp. 361-366.