Satishkumar J. Ranade

Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering

New Mexico State University

Box 30001, Dept. 3‐0

Las Cruces, NM 88003

(575)646‐3704

(575)646‐1435 (Fax)

sranade@nmsu.edu

 

Current Position

Professor and Head, Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003.

PNM Chair in Utility Management

Director, Electric Utility Management Program

Klipsch Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Achievement Professor

 

Education

Ph.D., University of Florida, July 1981. (Advisor: Robert L. Sullivan) Doctoral Dissertation: “A Reliability Analysis Technique for Power System Planning.”

MSEE, New Mexico State University, August 1977. (Advisor: William H. Kersting) Master’s Thesis: “The Nature and Effects of Current Unbalances in Untransposed O.H.T. Lines.”

B. E., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India), August 1976. (Advisor: Debi Sengupta) Thesis:  “A Solid State Induction‐Motor Drive.”

B.Sc., Saugar University, Sagar (India), September 1973.

Awards

Engineer of the Year 2013, New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers

Bromilow Teaching Award, College of Engineering, New Mexico State University,  2012

New Mexico State University, Millionaire Research Award, 2011, 2012

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Power Engineering Society Distinguished Service Award,

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Power Engineering Society Working Group Recognition award for the Task Force organized tutorial on “Harmonics Modeling and Simulation”, 2001

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, T. Burke Hayes/Power Engineering Society, Faculty Recognition Award, 1990 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, T. Burke Hayes/Power Engineering Society, Faculty Recognition Award, 1996.

 

Teaching and Related Activities

Courses:

  • Electromechanical Energy Conversion
  • Power Systems I, II and III
  • Power Electronics*
  • Power System Planning*
  • Power System Operations*
  • Operations Research*
  • Power System Stability
  • Power System Design*
  • Power System Transients*
  • Signals and Systems
  • Dc and ac Circuits
  • Capstone
  • Overall responsibility for Power Systems Laboratory.

* New Course

 

Research

Power System Operations, Optimization, Control, and Analysis; Artificial Intelligence Applications, Electric Machine Control and Power Electronics; Photovoltaics.

Renewable energy integration.

Water System Electric Use Optimization

Funded Research Contracts and Grants

CREST ‐ Interdisciplinary Center of Research Excellence in Design of Intelligence Technologies for Smartgrids (iCREDITS) National Science Foundation, 2014‐2018, Co‐PI and Codirector.

Patents

Satish Ranade, Nancy Clark, Stan Atcitty, John Boyes, “Enhanced Distributed Energy Resource System”, US Patent7239044, July 3

Tutorial/Book Chapters

J. Ranade, W. Xu, ” Overview of Harmonics” Chapter 1, in IEEE Tutorial on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation, 1998

Xu, S. J. Ranade, ” Harmonics in Unbalanced Systems” Chapter 6, in IEEE Tutorial on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation, 1998

J. Ranade, W. Xu, ” Overview of Harmonics” Chapter 1, in IEEE Tutorial on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation, 2007

Testimony

“Electric Transmission and Distribution Efficiency” before the Science, Technology and Telecommunications committee, State of New Mexico, Hon. Senator Stephen Fischmann, Chair, September 27, 2010, Santa Fe, NM

“Electric Energy Delivery” before the Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee State of New Mexico, Hon. SenatorTimothy M. Keller, Chair, August 1, 2012, Hobbs, NM 

Journal Publications

  1. S. J. Ranade, R. L. Sullivan, “A Reliability Analysis Technique for Bulk System Planning,” presented at the IEEE Winter Power Meeting, Atlanta, Feb. 1-6, 1981, IEEE  Transactions on Power Apparatus and Systems, July 1981.
  2. R. E. McCotter, H.  A. Smolleck, S.  J.  Ranade, W. H.  Kersting,”An Investigation of  the
  3. Fundamental Frequency Impedance of a Single-Phase Distribution Lateral,” presented at the 1985 IEEE-PES Summer Power Meeting, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. PWRD- 1, No. 1, January 1986, pp. 232-23
  4. S. J. Ranade, “Characteristics and Impacts of Utility Interactive Photovoltaic Systems on  the NMSU  distribution  feeder,”  presented  at  the  1985  IEEE-PES  summer  meeting,   IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. PWRD-1, No. 2, March 1986, pp. 121-128.
  5. S. J. Ranade, An automated data-acquisition and processing system using personal computers for an undergraduate electric-machinery laboratory,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 4,No. 1, pp. 361-367, Feb. 19
  6. S. J. Ranade, N. R. Prasad, S. Omick, L. F. Kazda, “A study of Islanding in utility-connected residential photovoltaic systems Part I Models and Methods,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 436-445, Sept. 1989.
  7. J. Ranade, N. R. Prasad, S. Omick, L. F. Kazda, “A study of Islanding in utility-connected residential photovoltaic  systems  Part  II  Case  Studies,”  IEEE   Transactions  on  Energy Conversion, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 446-452, Feb. 1989.
  8. S. J. Ranade, J. Tester, J. Singh, N. Gaume, G. R. Nail, “A Power System Design Projects Class,”
  9. 1990 PES Winter meeting, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems Volume: 6, Issue: 1 , pp411-419, 1991,
  10. H. A. Smolleck, S. J. Ranade, B. Kindel, D. Mallone, L. R. Kirk, “Translation of large data-bases for microcomputer-based application software: Methodology and Case study,” IEEE  Computer Applications in Power, Vol. 2, No. 3, Jun.
  11. H. A. Smolleck, S. J. Ranade, N. R. Prasad, R. O. Velasco, “Effect of Pulsed Power Loads on the Electric  Power   Grid,”   Paper   90   SM   401-0-PWRD,   IEEE   Transactions   on    Power Delivery,Volume:6,Issue:4,Oct.1991,pp. 1629 –1640
  12. “ Modeling and Simulation of Harmonic Propagation in Electric Power Systems Part I”, IEEE Transactions  on      Power      Delivery,      Volume:      11      Issue:      1,            1996 pp. 452 -465, Paper Coauthored as Chairman IEEE Task Force on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation
  13. “ Modeling and Simulation of Harmonic Propagation in Electric Power Systems Part II”, IEEE Transactions  on      Power      Delivery,      Volume:      11      Issue:      1,            1996 pp. 466 -472, Paper Coauthored as Chairman IEEE Task Force on Harmonics Modeling  and Simulation
  14. ” Harmonics Test Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, , Volume: 14 Issue: 2 , April 1999, pp.579 -587, Task Force Paper
  15. J. Ranade, H.Puente, J. Jordan, A. Dorris, “Image Processing Technology to Incoming Cable Inspection”(Invited), T&D Magazine, 1995
  16. Grady, Liu, Marz, Ranade Ribeiro and Xu, “Impact of Aggregate Linear Load  Modelng  on Harmonic Analysis A Comparison of Common Practice and Analytical  Models”   IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 18, N0. 2, April 2003, pp.625-630
  17. Mitra, S. B. Patra, S. J. Ranade and M. R. Vallem, “Reliability-Specified Generation and Distribution Expansion  in  Microgrid  Architectures,”  WSEAS   Transactions  on  Power Systems, vol. 1, no. 8, pp. 1446–1453, Aug 2006.
  18. Wei Zhang, Ye Ma, Wenxin Liu, and Satish Ranade, “Distributed Optimal Active Power Dispatch under Constraints for Smart Grids,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, June 2017, Volume: 64, Issue:6, pp. 5084-5094, DOI 10.1109/TIE.2016.2617821
  19. J. Ranade, “Generation System Expansion Planning Program”. In Metering for Innovative Electric Rates, final report to the Florida PSC, S. V. Berg, PI.
  20. J. Ranade, “PV Utility Interface Work at the SWRES”, presented at the Southeast Utilities Research Group Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 1983.
  21. J. Ranade, K. F. Coffee, “An Application of the Min-Max Dual to the Optimal Power Flow Problems,” Midwest  Power  Symposium,  Houghton,  October  1985,  Proceedings  of   the Seventeenth MPS, 1985, pp. II-A-1 – II-A-13.
  22. A. Amin, J. E. Steelman, S. J. Ranade, “Adaptive Harmonic Cancellation,” presented at the IEEE Region V Conference, Lafayette, LA, May 1986.
  23. A. Amin, J. E. Steelman, S. J. Ranade, “Adaptive Harmonic Cancellation: SPICE Model Results”,  presented  at  the  IEEE  Industry  Applications  Society  Annual  Meeting,  Denver, Colorado, October 1986.
  24. R. Prasad, S. J. Ranade, E. Dietrich, R. T. Hartley, “A speculative framework for the application of AI technologies to the control of large-scale, interconnected  power-systems,” Proc. Symposium on Expert System Application to Power Systems, Stockholm, 1988.
  25. J. Ranade, N. R. Prasad, S. Omick, “Self-excitation in Single Line-commutated Inverters in Utility-Connected Residential Photovoltaic Applications Part I – Modeling and Analysis,” Proc. 20th North American Power Symposium, Purdue University, Sept. 1988.
  26. J. Ranade, N. R. Prasad, S. Omick, “Self-excitation in Single Line-commutated Inverters in Utility-Connected Residential Photovoltaic Applications Part II – Comparison with Field Tests,” Proc. 20th North American Power Symposium, Purdue University, Sept. 1988.
  27. R. Prasad, S. J. Ranade, E. Dietrich, R. T. Hartley, “Speculation on the Nature of Knowledge- Based System  in  a  Power  Systems  Environment,”  Proc.  19th  North   American  Power Symposium, Edmonton, October 1987, pp. 323-332.
  28. D. Smith, S. J. Ranade, N. R. Prasad, “Generalized Fault Analysis,” Proc. 19th North American Power Symposium, Edmonton, October 1987, pp. 323-332
  29. J. Ranade, M. Uraguchi, P. Tan, “An Expert System Prototype for Secure Operation Guidelines For Electric Power System-Line-Overloads,” Fifth IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Philadelphia,  PA,   September  1990.
  30. J.   Ranade,  “Self-excitation  in   Induction Generators,” to be IASTED International Conference, Tarnan, March 4-7, 1991.  S. J. Ranade, M.
  31. Uraguchi, P. Tan “Further Development of An Expert System Prototype for Secure Operation Guidelines For Electric Power System-Line-Overloads,”Second ESAP, Tokyo, May 1991.S. J. Ranade., J. S. Kanetkar, M. Uraguchi, P. Tan, “Experience with a Practical Expert System for Secure Operation  Guidelines  For  Electric  Power  System-Line-Overloads,”  Fourth    ESAP, Melbourne, Jan. 1992.
  32. J. Ranade, H.Puente, J. Jordan, H. McCarty, ” Feasibility of Applying Image Processing  Technology  to  Incoming  cable  Inspection”(Invited), Western  Undergrond Conference, Phoenix, Az, 1992
  33. Gray, S.J. Ranade, H. Puente, “Considerations in Surge Arrester Application to URD Cable”, American Power Conference, Chicago, 1994
  34. S. Kanetkar, S. J. Ranade, ” Compact Representation of Power System Security”, NAPS, Reno, 1994
  35. S.  Kanetkar,  S.J.  Ranade  “Neurocontroller  for  AGC  in  MATLAB”,  MATLAB  user’s conference, 1995
  36. Kidd, D., S. J. Ranade, K. Nix,” Transmission Failures– an exercise in serendipity” Texas A&M Protective Relay Conference
  37. Harrell, D., S. J. Ranade, D. Osborn,” An Expert System for LV/MV Filter Design”,Proc. Third IASTED International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, Las Vegas, Nov. 1999.
  38. Liao, C., S. J. Ranade, Ellis, A.,” Disturbance Detection and Data Compression using Wavelets”, Proc. North American Power Symposium, San Luis Obispo, Oct. 1999.
  39. Ranade, S.J., Ellis, A., Mechenbier, J. ” Identification of Load Models from Voltage Change Tests”, Proc. IEEE T&D Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., October 2001
  40. Jentgen, R. Riddle, C. Conrad, S. Ranade, W. Grayman, E. Von Sacken , B. Dayyaani, K. Stone, “New Software Tools for Real-Time Energy Optimization for Water Utilities”, IMTECH conference, Denver, June 2002
  41. Jentgen, R. Riddle, C. Conrad, S. Ranade, W. Grayman, E. Von Sacken , B. Dayyaani, K. Stone,”Energy and Water Quality Management Systems Promise Significant Energy and Water Quality Benefits”, World of Water Conference, Las Vegas, Dec. 2001
  42. “Directed Mentoring: A program of Industry-University Collaboration to Revitalize  Electric Power Engineering Education”, with H.A. Smolleck, Proc. ASEE 2003 annual  conference, Nashville, TN, June 2003
  43. “Directed Mentoring Program and Power Laboratory” with H.A. Smolleck, and J. Mitra Proc. ASEE 2003 annual conference, Nashville, TN, June 2004
  44. “Extending Transient Loadability of Distributed Energy Resources using Electro-chemical Capacitors”,Electric Energy Storage and Applications (EESAT), San Francisco, CA, March 2002
  45. “Extending Transient Loadability of Distributed Energy  Resources using  Electro-chemical Capacitors”,Electric Energy Storage and Applications (EESAT), San Francisco, CA, March 2003
  46. Ranade, Ellis,   Mechenbier   “The   development   of   power   system   load   models   from measurement”, Proc. IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and  Exposition, October 2001.
  47. Mechenbier, Ellis, Curtner, Ranade,”Design of An Under Voltage Load Shedding Scheme”, Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Denver, June 2004
  48. J. Ranade, R. Kolluru, J. Mitra, “Identification of chains of events leading to catastrophic failures of power systems,” International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Kobe, Japan, May 23-26, 2005.
  49. Joydeep Mitra, Shashi    Patra,  Satish  J.  Ranade, “Microgrid Architecture: A  Reliability Constrained Approach”, IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting  June12-16 2005, San Francisco.
  50. Joydeep Mitra, Shashi B. Patra, Satish J. Ranade, “A Dynamic Programming Based Approach for Developing Optimal Microgrid Architectures”, PSCC 2005, June 2005, Leige, Belgium
  51. Deepak R. Sagi, Satish J. Ranade and Abraham Ellis,” Physically Based Load Composition Estimation”, Proceedings of the 37th annual North American Power Symposium, Ames, IA, Oct. 2005.
  52. A. Al-Askari , S. J. Ranade, J. Mitra,  “Optimal Allocation of Shunt Capacitors Placed in a Microgrid Operating in the Islanded Mode,” Proceedings of the 37th annual North American Power Symposium, Ames, IA, Oct 2005.
  53. Mitra, M. R. Vallem, “A Probabilistic Search Method for Optimal Resource Deployment in a Microgrid,” 9th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, Stockhom, Sweden, June 2006.
  54. Mitra, S. B. Patra and S. J. Ranade, “Reliability Stipulated Microgrid Architecture Using Particle  Swarm  Optimization,”  9th  International  Conference  on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, Stockhom, Sweden, June 2006.
  55. Mitra , S.J. Ranade, “A Self-Supporting Microgrid Architecture Achievable with Today’s Technology,” Panel Paper to be presented at the Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX, May 2006.
  56. Ranade, D. Sagi, A. Ellis, “Identifying Load Inventory from Measurements”, to be presented at the IEEE-PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX, May 2006.
  57. Ranade, “Load Understanding and Model Development” to be presented at the IEEE-PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX, May 2006.
  58. A. Al-Askari, S. J. Ranade, J. Mitra “Designing a Sufficient Reactive Power Supply Scheme to Multi-Islands in a Microgrid,” Proc. IEEE-PES Annual General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 2006.
  59. Satish   Ranade,  Deepak  R.  Sagi,  Ravindra  Mulpuri,  Raghu  Surabhi,  Joydeep  Mitra “Likelihood of Islanding in Distribution Feeders with Photovoltaic Generation”, Proc. IEEE- PES Annual General Meeting ,Tampa, FL, June 2007.
  60. A. Duque, M. V. Ribeiro, S. Ranade, P. F. Ribeiro, Identification of Non-Linear Load Using the Time-Varying Harmonic Transition Principle,” Paper 09GM0624, to be presented at the IEEE PES 2009 General Meeting, Calgary, Canada, July 2009.
  61. Jain, P., Ranade ” Capacity Discovery in Customer-driven Microgrids”, Proc. 2009 North American Power Symposium, Mississippi State University, Oct. 2009
  62. Jain, P., Ranade, S.J., Srivastav, S., ” Island Identification in Customr-driven Microgrids”, Presented in poster session for the IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, April 2010.
  63. Gampa, K., S. J. Ranade, Palak Jain, M. Balakrishnan, and Sandeep Yemewar “Performance Analysis of Capacity Discovery Algorithm on Hardware Platform”, Proc. 2010 North American Power Symposium, Arlington, TX, Oct. 2010
  64. Dahal, O.P.; Brahma, S.M.; Ranade, S.J.; Malahowski, R.J.; , “Investigation of various options to avoid false tripping of a primary distribution feeder: Part I – modeling and analysis,” North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 2010 , vol., no., pp.1-6, 26-28 Sept. 2010
  65. Al-Nouman, J.A.; Ranade, S.J.; , “A novel technique to enhance wind power generation in moderate wind speed,” Energytech, 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1-6, 25-26 May 2011
  66. Dahal, O.P.; Brahma, S.M.; Ranade, S.J.; Malahowski, R.J.; , “Investigation of various options to avoid false tripping of a primary distribution feeder: Part II – Solution techniques,” Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1-8, 24-29 July 2011
  67. Brahma, S.M.; Chaudhary, M.; Ranade, S.J.; , “Some findings about equivalencing windfarms with Type 1 and Type 2 induction generators,” North American Power Symposium (NAPS),
  68. Gary W. Chang, Satish Ranade; Neville R. Watson;  Math H. J. Bollen  “ Monitoring issues and analysis techniques-smart grid aspect of power quality” IEEE 15th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, 2012
  69. J. Su, G. W. Chang, S. Ranade, H. J. Lu “Modeling and simulation of an ac microgrid for harmonics study “IEEE 15th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, 2012
  70. Malati Chaudhary, Sukumar Brahma, and Satish Ranade, “Controlling and Interpreting the Short Circuit Behavior of Type 4 Wind Turbine Generator” Proc. 2014 IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference & Exposition, April 2014, Chicago, IL.
  71. Sukumar Brahma, Malati Chaudhary, and Satish Ranade, Conservation over Frequency Transformation in Doubly Fed Asynchronous Generator, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting 2014, Washington, DC, July 2014.
  72. Nadipuram R. Prasad, Satish J. Ranade, Nguyen Huu Phuc, “Low-head hydropower energy resource harvesting: design and manufacturing of the (HyPER) harvester”, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT, Vol.18, No.K6 – 2015,pp.132-142
  73. Nadipuram R. Prasad, Satish J. Ranade, Nguyen Huu Phuc, “Low-head hydropower energy resource harvesting: analysis and design of a Venturi turbine”, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT, Vol.18, No.K6 – 2015,pp. 102-110
  74. Michael Brown, Milan Biswal, Sukumar Brahma, Satish J Ranade, and Huiping Cao, “Characterizing and Quantifying Noise in PMU data,” Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting 2016, Boston.
  75. Javier Alvidrez, Steve Bukowski, Satish Ranade, Cesar Silva-Monroy, Sukumar Brahma, Abraham Ellis,” An Analytical Model of a Single Phase DQ-Controlled Inverter for Power System Short Circuit Calculations”, North American Power Symposium, Denver, Sept. 2016
  76. Steven Bukowski, Jose Tabarez, Satish J. Ranade, Palak Jain “Decentralized Scheduling of Distributed Resources Using Lagrangian Relaxation”, North American Power Symposium, Denver, Sept. 2016
  77. Jose Tabarez, Satish J. Ranade, “A Proposed Energy Storage Controller for Mitigating Impact of Wind Farms on AGC”, North American Power Symposium, Denver, Sept. 2016
  78. Ferdinando Fioretto, William Yeoh, Enrico Pontelli, Ye Ma, Satishkumar J. Ranade:
  79. “A Distributed Constraint Optimization (DCOP) Approach to the Economic Dispatch with Demand Response” AAMAS 2017: 999-1007
  80. Ma, S. J. Ranade, A. Nadella, N. Pragallapati and W. Liu, “Stochastic Distributed Energy Resource Management,” 2017 7th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), Pune, 2017, pp. 1-7
  81. Pragallapati, N., Ranade, S. J., Atcitty, S., Moonem, M. “Distributed Power Processing based Cell Level Battery Energy Storage System” Submitted to the 2018 EDPG conference.