People at Electrical and Computer Engineering

F. Eugenio Villaseca

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information:
Education:
  • B.S Electrical Engineering - Universidad Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile - 1963
  • M.S Electrical Engineering - University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana - 1969
  • Ph.D Electrical Engineering - Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona - 1980
Research Interests:
  • High-Power Electronics
  • Power Systems
  • Systems Control
Honors and Awards
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society
  • Member, Eta Kappa Nu, Electrical Engineering Honor Society
  • Outstanding Electrical Engineering Faculty Award, by the graduating class of 2013, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Cleveland State University
  • IEEE Life Member, since January 2010
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, by the graduating class of 2009, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Cleveland State University
  • Outstanding Engineer of the Year, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Cleveland Section, 1996
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, by the graduating class of 1996, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Cleveland State University
  • Participation in the IEEE Power Engineering Society Chapters Congress, representing the Cleveland Chapter, Denver, Colorado, August 17-19, 1996
  • Participation, by invitation, in the NSF workshop on "Developing Power Electronics Curriculum: Courses, Hardware and Software Laboratories", March 24-26, 1996 Invited by the Cleveland Chapter of the IEEE Power Engineering Society to present "Multiple Emissions Constrained Unit Commitment", March 12, 1996
  • Participation, by invitation, in the NSF-DOE workshop on "Innovative Power Engineering Education in a Changing Industry Environment", June 27-28, 1995
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, by the graduating class of 1991, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Cleveland State University
Classes Frequently Taught
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Systems Control
  • High-Power Electronics Design
  • Nonlinear Systems
  • Electric Machines
Recent Publications (List of publications)
  • Rajmohan Rangarajan and F. Eugenio Villaseca, Multilevel Converters: An Innovative Approach, VDM Verlag, September 2009, ISBN 978-3-639-19073-1
  • Bharat Vyakaranam and F. Eugenio Villaseca, Dynamic Modeling and Analysis of FACTS Controllers: Dynamic Harmonic Evolution of FACTS, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012, ISBN 978-3659295287
  • F. E. Villaseca, "Economic and Business Considerations in Power Systems Design"(under review for journal publication)
  • Vyakaranam, B., and F. E. Villaseca, "Dynamic Modeling and Analysis of Generalized Power Flow Controller", Electric Power Systems Research, Volume 106, January 2014, pages 1-11
  • 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.
Projects
  • “Parallel Computing Strategies for Implementing Real-Time Expert Systems,” NASA Glenn Research Center, $45,000. Funded one doctoral student: Mr. Laslo Ilyes.
  • “Methodology for the Implementation of Real-Time Expert Systems,” NASA Glenn Research Center, $41,000. Funded one doctoral student: Mr. Laslo Ilyes.
  • “Design, Implementation, and In-Surgery-Patient Testing of a Digital System for Cardiac Blood –Volume Real-Time Measurements System,” The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, $12,000. Funded project costs for one doctoral student: Mr. John Petre.
  • “Sensor Failure in Control Systems: Detection, Isolation and Accommodation,” Advanced Manufacturing Center, $78,000. Funded one doctoral student: Mr. Mehrdad Saif.
  • “Reliability of Protective Devices and Sources for Space-Station Applications,” NASA Glenn Research Center, $48,000. Funded two doctoral students: Messrs. Mehrdad Saif and Masoud Fathizadeh.
  • “Comparative Study of Energy Storage Technologies for Space Applications,” NASA Glenn Research Center, $52,000. Funded one doctoral student: Mr. Behruz Fardanesh, Co-principal Investigator: Dr. George Chang.
engaged learning
Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2121 Euclid Avenue
SH 332
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Stilwell Hall, Room 332
1960 East 24th St.
Phone: 216.687.2589
Fax: 216.687.5405
ece@csuohio.edu
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