Michael Negnevitsky

Michael Negnevitsky

Professor, Director of CREPS and Program Director, University of Tasmania, Australia

Title: High Renewable Energy Penetration and Power System Security: New Challenges and Opportunities

Professor Michael Negnevitsky is Chair in Power Engineering and Computational Intelligence and Director of the Centre for Renewable Energy and Power Systems, University of Tasmania, Australia. The primary focus of his research is smart grids, power system security, demand response, and isolated and remote area power systems with high renewable energy penetration. Professor Negnevitsky authorised more than 400 research publications including 102 journal papers, more than 300 conference papers, 12 chapters in books, 2 books, 9 edited conference proceedings and received 4 patents for inventions. He is Fellow of Engineers Australia, and Member of the National ITEE College Board. Professor Negnevitsky is Chair of the IEEE PES Working Group on High Renewable Energy Penetration in Remote and Isolated Power Systems, Vice Chair of the IEEE PES Working Group on Asian and Australasian Infrastructure – Smart Grids with Large Penetration of Renewable Energy, Member of CIGRE AP C4 (System Technical Performance) and CIGRE AP C6 (Distribution Systems and Dispersed Generation), Australian Technical Committee, Member of CIGRE Working Group JWG C1/C2/C6.18 (Coping with Limits for Very High Penetrations of Renewable Energy), International Technical Committee, and Member of CIGRE Working Group C6.30 (The Impact of Battery Energy Storage Systems on Distribution Networks), International Technical Committee.