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.

Publications

  • Satish Ranade, Nancy Clark, Stan Atcitty, John Boyes, “Enhanced Distributed Energy Resource System”, US Patent7239044, July 3, 2007.
  • S. J. Ranade, W. Xu, ” Overview of Harmonics” Chapter 1, in IEEE Tutorial on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation, 1998
  • W. Xu, S. J. Ranade, ” Harmonics in Unbalanced Systems” Chapter 6, in IEEE Tutorial on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation, 1998
  • S. J. Ranade, W. Xu, ” Overview of Harmonics” Chapter 1, in IEEE Tutorial on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation, 2007
  • “Electric Transmission and Distribution Efficiency” before the Science, Technology and Telecommunications committee, State of New Mexico, Hon. Stephen Fischmann, Chair September 27, 2010, Santa Fe, NM
  • “Electric Energy Delivery” before the Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee State of New Mexico, Hon. Timothy M. Keller, Chair, August 1, 2012, Hobbs, NM
  • 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.
  • R. E. McCotter, H. A. Smolleck, S. J. Ranade, W. H. Kersting, “An Investigation of the Fundamental Frequency Impedance of a Single‐Phase Distribution Lateral,” presented at 1985 IEEE‐PES Summer Power Meeting, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. PWRD‐1, No. 1, January 1986, pp. 232‐238.
  • 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.
  • 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. 1989.
  • 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.
  • S. 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.
  • S. J. Ranade, J. Tester, J. Singh, N. Gaume, G. R. Nail, “A Power System Design Projects Class,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume: 6, Issue: 1, 1991 Pages: 414 ‐ 419, DOI: 10.1109/59.131090
  • H. A. Smolleck, S. J. Ranade, B. Kindel, D. Mallone, L. R. Kirk, “Translation of large databases for microcomputer‐based application software: Methodology and Case study,” IEEE Computer Applications in Power, Vol. 2, No. 3, Jun. 1989.
  • 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
  • “Modeling and Simulation of Harmonic Propagation in Electric Power Systems Part I”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Volume: 11 Issue: 1, Jan. 1996 pp. 452 ‐465, Paper Coauthored as Chairman IEEE Task Force on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation
  • “Modeling and Simulation of Harmonic Propagation in Electric Power Systems Part II”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Volume: 11 Issue: 1, Jan. 1996 pp. 466 ‐472, Paper Coauthored as Chairman IEEE Task Force on Harmonics Modeling and Simulation
  • “Harmonics Test Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, , Volume: 14 Issue: 2 ,April 1999, pp.579 –587, Task Force Paper
  • S. J. Ranade, H. Puente, J. Jordan, A. Dorris, “Image Processing Technology to Incoming Cable Inspection” (Invited), T&D Magazine, 1995
  • Grady, Liu, Marz, Ranade, Ribeiro and Xu “Impact of Aggregate Linear Load Modeling on Harmonic Analysis A Comparison of Common Practice and Analytical Models” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol.18, N0. 2, April 2003, pp.625‐630
  • J. 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.
  • Testa, A., Akram, M., Burch, R., Carpinelli, G., Chang, G., Dinavahi, V., Hatziadoniu, C., Grady, W., Gunther, E., Halpin, M., others (2007). Interharmonics: theory and modeling. Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on, 22(4), 2335–2348.
  • S. J. Ranade, “Generation System Expansion Planning Program”. In Metering for Innovative Electric Rates, final report to the Florida PSC, S. V. Berg, PI.
  • S. J. Ranade, “PV Utility Interface Work at the SWRES”, presented at the Southeast
    Utilities Research Group Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 1983.
  • S. 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.
  • A. M. A. Amin, J. E. Steelman, S. J. Ranade, “Adaptive Harmonic Cancellation,” presented
    at the IEEE Region V Conference, Lafayette, LA, May 1986.
  • A. M. 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.
  • N. 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 powersystems,”
    Proc. Symposium on Expert System Application to Power Systems, Stockholm,
    1988.
  • S. 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
  • S. 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.
  • N. 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.
  • R. D. Smith, S. J. Ranade, N. R. Prasad, “Generalized Fault Analysis,” Proc. 195h North
    American Power Symposium, Edmonton, October 1987, pp. 323‐332
  • S. 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.
  • S. J. Ranade, “Self‐excitation in Induction Generators,” IASTED International
    Conference, Tainan, March 4‐7, 1991.
  • S. J. Ranade, M.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.
    17. S. J. Ranade, H. Puente, J. Jordan, H. McCarty, “ Feasibility of Applying Image Processing
    Technology to Incoming cable Inspection”(Invited), Western Underground
    Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 1992
    18. W. Gray, S.J. Ranade, H. Puente, “Considerations in Surge Arrester Application to
    URD Cable”, American Power Conference, Chicago, 1994
    19. 13. J. S. Kantar, S. J. Ranade, ” Compact Representation of Power System Security”,
    NAPS, Reno,1994
    20. J. S. Kanetkar, S.J. Ranade “Neurocontroller for AGC in MATLAB”, MATLAB user’s
    conference, 1995
    21. Kidd, D., S. J. Ranade, K. Nix,” Transmission Failures‐‐ an exercise in serendipity” Texas
    A&M Protective
    22. 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.
    23. Liao, C., S. J. Ranade, Ellis, A.,” Disturbance Detection and Data Compression using
    Wavelets”, Proc. North American Power Symposium, San Luis Obispo, Oct. 1999.
    24. 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
    25. L. 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
    26. L. 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
    25. “Directed Mentoring: A program of Industry‐University Collaborationto Revitalize
    Electric Power Engineering Education”, with H.A. Smolleck, Proc. ASEE 2003 annual
    conference, Nashville, TN, June 2003
    27. “Directed Mentoring Program and Power Laboratory” with H.A. Smolleck, and J. Mitra,
    Proc.ASEE 2003 annual conference, Nashville, TN, June 2004
    28. “Extending Transient Loadability of Distributed Energy Resources using Electro‐chemical
    Capacitors”, Electric Energy Storage and Applications (EESAT), San Francisco, CA, March
    2002
    29. “Extending Transient Loadability of Distributed Energy Resources using Electrochemical
    Capacitors”, Electric Energy Storage and Applications (EESAT), San Francisco,
    CA, March 2003
  • Ranade, Ellis, Mechenbier “The development of power system load models
    from measurement”, Proc. IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and
    Exposition, October 2001.
    26. Mechenbier, Ellis, Curtner, Ranade, ”Design of An Under Voltage Load Shedding
    Scheme”, Proc. IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Denver, June 2004
    27. S. 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.
    28. Joydeep Mitra, Shashi B. Patra, Satish J. Ranade, “Microgrid Architecture: A Reliability
    Constrained Approach”, IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting June12‐16
    2005, San Francisco.
    29. Rodrigues, O., Ranade, S. (2006). Experimental Study of Switched Modular Series
    Connected DC‐DC Converters. Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2006. PESC’06.
    37th IEEE (pp. 1–5).
    30. Joydeep Mitra, Shashi B. Patra, Satish J. Ranade, “A Dynamic Programming Based
    Approach for Developing Optimal Microgrid Architectures”, PSCC 2005, June 2005,
    Leige, Belgium
    31. 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.
    32. S. 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.
    33. J. Mitra, M. R. Vallem, “A Probabilistic Search Method for Optimal Resource Deployment
    in a Microgrid,” to be presented at the 9th International Conference on Probabilistic
    Methods Applied to Power Systems, Stockhom, Sweden, June 2006.
    34. J. Mitra, S. B. Patra and S. J. Ranade, “Reliability Stipulated Microgrid Architecture Using
    Particle Swarm Optimization,” to be presented at the 9th International Conference
    on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, Stockhom, Sweden, June 2006.
    35. J.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.
    36. S. 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.
    37. S. Ranade, “Load Understanding and Model Development” to be presented at the IEEEPES
    Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX, May 2006.
    38. S. 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.
  • Talavera, O., Oropeza, O., Rodrigues, O., Vallem, M., Ranade, S. (2007). Design of a
    Signal Conditioning Unit Interface for Power Electronic Applications. Power Symposium,
    2007. NAPS’07. 39th North American (pp. 314–321).
    40. Tanneeru, S., Mitra, J., Patil, Y. J., Ranade, S. J. (2007). Effect of large induction motors
    on the transient stability of power systems. Power Symposium, 2007. NAPS’07. 39th
    North American (pp. 223–228).
    41. Rodrigues, O., Ranade, S. (2007). Energy storage system sizing for rotor angle stability of
    synchronous generators. Power Symposium, 2007. NAPS’07. 39th North American (pp.
    229–236).
    42. Satish J. 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.
    43. C. 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.(Withdrawn at INEL’s request)
    44. Jain, P., Ranade “ Capacity Discovery in Customer‐driven Microgrids”, Proc. 2009 North
    American Power Symposium, Mississippi State University, Oct. 2009
    45. Jain, P., Ranade, S.J., Srivastav, S., “ Island Identification in Customer‐driven Microgrids”,
    Presented in poster session for the IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference and
    Exposition, New Orleans, LA, April 2010.
    46. Su, H., Chang, G., Ranade, S. J., Lu, H. (2012). Modeling and simulation of an ac microgrid
    for harmonics study. Harmonics and Quality of Power (ICHQP), 2012 IEEE 15th
    International Conference on (pp. 668–672).
    47. Chang, G. W., Ranade, S., Watson, N. R., Bollen, M. H. (2012). Monitoring issues and
    analysis techniques‐smart grid aspect of power quality. Harmonics and Quality of Power
    (ICHQP), 2012 IEEE 15th International Conference on (pp. 673–677).
    48. 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
    49. 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
    50. 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
    51. 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
  • 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), 2011 , vol., no., pp.1‐6, 4‐6 Aug. 2011
    53. Prasad, N., Ranade, S. J., Hoang, H. T., Phuc, N. H. (2012). Hydropower Energy Recovery
    (HyPER) from Water‐flow Systems in Vietnam. IPEC, 92.
    54. Pokharel, S. P., Brahma, S., Ranade, S. J. (2012). Modeling and Simulation of Three
    Phase Inverter for Fault Study of Microgrids. 2012 North American Power Symposium.
    55. Ranade, S. J. Communication network requirements for the Smart Grid and a path for an
    ip based protocol for customer driven microgrids (pp. 6). Cleveland: IEEE Energy Tech.,
    Cleveland, OH. 2013
    56. AL‐Nouman, J., Ranade, S. (2013). The development of a tip‐fan wind turbine
    mathematical model. Energytech, 2013 IEEE (pp. 1–6), Cleveland OH.
    57. Ranade, S. J. (2012). Optimum operation of a customer‐driven microgrid: A
    comprehensive approach. Bengaluru: IEEE PEDES.
    58. Gupta, S., Pontelli, E., Jain, P., Ranade, S. J. Modeling Microgrid Islanding Problems as
    DCOPs. Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium (NAPS) 2013, Manhattan
    KS.
    59. Gupta, S., Jain, P., Yeoh, W., Ranade, S. J., Pontelli, E. (in press). Solving Customer‐Driven
    Microgrid Optimization Problems as DCOPs. Proceedings of the International Workshop
    on Distributed Constraint Reasoning (DCR), Hong Kong, 2013.
    60. Chaudhary, M., Brahma, S., Ranade, S. J. (2013). Circuit breaker selection in a wind farm
    with Type‐2 wind turbine generators. Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES),
    2013 IEEE (pp. 1‐5).
    61. Brahma, S., Chaudhary, M., Ranade, S. J. (2014). Power conservation over frequency
    transformation in Doubly Fed Asynchronous Generator. PES General Meeting|
    Conference & Exposition, 2014 IEEE (pp. 1–5).
    62. Chaudhary, M., Brahma, S., Ranade, S. J. (2014). Interpreting the short circuit behavior
    of Type 4 wind turbine generator. T&D Conference and Exposition, 2014 IEEE PES (pp.
    1–5).