Sairaj Dhople
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Minnesota <Twin Cities>
5-115 Kenneth H. Keller Hall
200 Union Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
sdhople @ UMN dot EDU
                               
About Research Publications Teaching Group

Journal Publications
  1. L. Luo and S. V. Dhople, "Spatio-Temporal Model Reduction of Inverter-Based Islanded Microgrids," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, in review, submitted March 2014.
  2. E. Dall'Anese, S. V. Dhople, B. B. Johnson, and G. B. Giannakis, "Decentralized Optimal Dispatch of Photovoltaic Inverters in Residential Distribution Systems," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, in review, submitted March 2014.
  3. S. V. Dhople, B. B. Johnson, F. Dörfler, and A. O. Hamadeh, "Synchronization of Nonlinear Circuits in Dynamic Electrical Networks with General Topologies," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I: Regular Papers, to appear, 2014 <arXiv>.
  4. B. B. Johnson, S. V. Dhople, A. O. Hamadeh, and P. T. Krein, "Synchronization of Parallel Single-Phase Inverters With Virtual Oscillator Control," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, to appear, 2013 <pdf>.
  5. E. Dall'Anese, S. V. Dhople, and G. B. Giannakis, "Optimal Dispatch of Photovoltaic Inverters in Residential Distribution Systems," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, to appear, 2013 <pdf>.
  6. S.V. Dhople, L. DeVille, and A. D. Domínguez-García, "A Stochastic Hybrid Systems Framework for Analysis of Markov Reward Models," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol. 123, pp. 158-170, March 2014 <pdf>.
  7. B. B. Johnson, S. V. Dhople, J. L. Cale, A. O. Hamadeh, and P. T. Krein, "Oscillator-Based Inverter Control for Islanded Three-Phase Microgrids," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 387-395, January 2014 [invited] <pdf>.
  8. B. B. Johnson, S. V. Dhople, A. O. Hamadeh, and P. T. Krein, "Synchronization of Nonlinear Oscillators in Electrical LTI Networks," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I: Regular Papers, to appear, 2013 <pdf>.
  9. S.V. Dhople, Y. C. Chen, L. DeVille, and A. D. Domínguez-García, "Analysis of Power System Dynamics Subject to Stochastic Power Injections," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I: Regular Papers, vol. 60, no. 12, pp. 3341-3353, December 2013 <pdf>.
  10. S.V. Dhople, Y. Chen, and A. D. Domínguez-García, "A Set Theoretic Approach to Quantify the Impact of Parametric Uncertainty in Markov Reliability and Reward Models," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 658-669, September 2013 <pdf>.
  11. S. V. Dhople and A. D. Domínguez-García, "A Parametric Uncertainty Analysis Method for Markov Reliability and Reward Models," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 634-648, September 2012 <pdf>
  12. S. V. Dhople and A. D. Domínguez-García, "Estimation of Photovoltaic System Reliability and Performance Metrics," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 554-563, February 2012 <pdf>.
  13. S. V. Dhople, A. Davoudi, A. D. Domínguez-García, and P. L. Chapman, "Unified Approach to Reliability Assessment of Dc-Dc Converters in Photovoltaic Energy Conversion Systems," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 739-751, February 2012 <pdf>.

Conference Publications

  1. F. Dörfler, S. V. Dhople, B. B. Johnson, and A. O. Hamadeh, "Synchronization of Nonlinear Circuits in Dynamic Electrical Networks," in Proc. European Control Conference, 2014, in press. 
  2. D. Eryilmaz, T. Smith, S. V. Dhople, E. J. Wilson, and J. Schmitt, "Demand Response for Industrial-Scale Energy Users in Midwest ISO: A Dynamic Programming Approach for Curtailing Energy Use," in Proc. IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, 2014, in press.
  3. S. V. Dhople, K. A. Kim, and A. D. Domínguez-García, "Time-Optimal Control in Dc-Dc Converters-A Maximum Principle Perspective," in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference2014, in press.
  4. S. V. Dhople, B. B. Johnson, and A. O. Hamadeh, "Virtual Oscillator Control for Voltage Source Inverters," in Proc. 51st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2013, pp. 1359-1363. [invited].
  5. S. Biswas, S. V. Dhople, and N. Mohan, "A Three-port Bidirectional Dc-Dc Converter with Zero-Ripple Terminal Currents for PV/Microgrid Applications," in Proc. Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2013, pp. 340-345.
  6. S. Hossain, S. V. Dhople, and T. Johnson, "Reachability Analysis of Closed-Loop Switching Power Converters," in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, 2013, pp. 130-134.
  7. S. V. Dhople, R. Bell, J. L. Ehlmann, A. Davoudi, P. L. Chapman, and A. D. Domínguez-García, "A Global Maximum Power Point Tracking Method for PV Module Integrated Converters," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, 2012, pp. 4762-4767.
  8. S. V. Dhople and A. D. Domínguez-García, "A Framework to Determine the Probability Density Function for the Output Power of Wind Farms," in Proc. North American Power Symposium, 2012, pp. 1-6.
  9. R. K. Hester, C. Thornton, S. V. Dhople, Z. Zhao, N. Sridhar, and D. Freeman, "High-Efficiency Wide Load Range Buck/Boost/Bridge Photovoltaic Microconverter," in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2011, pp. 309-313.
  10. S. V. Dhople, J. L. Ehlmann, A. Davoudi, and P. L. Chapman, "Multiple-Input Boost Converter to Minimize Power Losses due to Partial Shading in Photovoltaic Modules," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, 2010, pp. 2633-2636. 
  11. S. V. Dhople, A. Davoudi, G. Nilles, and P. L. Chapman, "Maximum Power Point Tracking Feasibility in Photovoltaic Energy-Conversion Systems," in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2010, pp. 2294-2299.
  12. S. V. Dhople, A. Davoudi, and P. L. Chapman, "Dual-Stage Converter to Improve Transfer Eciency and Maximum Power Point Tracking Feasibility in Photovoltaic Energy Conversion Systems," in Proc. IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2010, pp. 2138-2142.
  13. S. V. Dhople, A. Davoudi, P. L. Chapman, and A. D. Domínguez-García, "Integrating Photovoltaic Inverter Reliability into Energy-Yield Estimation with Markov Models," in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling of Power Electronics, 2010, pp. 1-5.
  14. S. V. Dhople, J. L. Ehlmann, C. Murray, S. Cady, and P. L. Chapman, "Engineering Systems Deployed in the Gable House: A Passive, Net-Zero, Solar-Powered house for the U. S. Department of Energy's 2009 Solar Decathlon," in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, 2010, pp. 58-62.
  15. O. E. Bassiouny, S. V. Dhople, and P. L. Chapman, "Time-Independent Analysis of Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Energy Systems," in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, 2010, pp. 99-102. 
  16. O. E. Bassiouny, S. V. Dhople, A. Davoudi, and P. L. Chapman, "Energy-Ecient Cost-Effective Inverter Configurations for Residential Photovoltaic Systems," in Proc. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2010, pp. 400-406.
  17. A. Davoudi, S. V. Dhople, P. L. Chapman, and J. Jatskevich, "Variable-Resolution Simulation of Nonlinear Power Circuits," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2010, pp. 2750-2753.
  18. S. V. Dhople, A. Davoudi, and P. L. Chapman, "Steady-State Characterization of Multi-Phase, Interleaved, Dc-Dc Converters for Photovoltaic Applications," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2009, pp. 330-336.
  19. S. V. Dhople, A. Davoudi, A. D. Domínguez-García, and P. L. Chapman, "Reliability Assessment of Fault Tolerant Dc-Dc Converters for Photovoltaic Applications," in Proc. IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2009, pp. 2271-2276.
Dissertations
  1. S. V. Dhople, "Renewable Electric Power Systems Energy Yield and Performance Estimation," Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, December 2012.
  2. S. V. Dhople, "Integrating Reliability into Performance-Oriented Design of Fault-Tolerant Switch-Mode Dc-Dc Converters for Photovoltaic Energy-Conversion Applications," M. S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, December 2009

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