Vijay Vittal
Ira A. Fulton Chair Professor

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University

PO Box 875706
Tempe, Arizona 85287-5706


Email: vijay.vittal@asu.edu
Phone: (480) 965-1879
Fax: (480) 965-0745

  Education

Academic Experience

2005-present                Ira A. Fulton Chair Professor

                                   School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

                                   Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

  

2004                            Anson Marston Distinguished Professor

                                   Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

                                   Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

2000-2004

Murray and Ruth Harpole Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

1990-present 

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

1993-1994

Program Director for Power Systems, 

National Science Foundation

Division of Electrical & Communication Systems, Washington, DC

 

1986-1990

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

1982-1986

Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

Honors & Awards

 

 

2013    IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award - IEEE Technical Field Award

 

2009    IEEE Power and Energy Society, Working Group Recognition Award, Outstanding Technical Report - "Blackout Experience and

           and Lessons, Best Practices for System Dynamic Performance and the Role of New Technologies.

2007    IEEE Power Engineering Society, Power System Dynamic Performance Committee, Technical Committee Prize Paper Award

2007    Named among the 150 "Visionaries" -- individuals who built Iowa State University on the occasion of ISU’s sesquicentennial.

2006    IEEE PES, Power System Dynamic Performance Comm., Technical Committee Working Group Recognition Award

2005    IEEE Power Engineering Society, Power System Dynamic Performance Committee, Distinguished service award.

 

2005    Ira A. Fulton Chair Professor, Arizona State University 

 

2004    Anson Marston Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University

 

2004    Elected Member of the National Academy of Engineering

 

2003    Iowa State University Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research.

 

2001    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Power Engineering Society Technical Council Committee

            of the Year Award 2000-2001 – Power System Dynamic Performance Committee – Chair Vijay Vittal.

 

2000        Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award, Power Engineering Society, 

            Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.   

 

2000    Warren B. Boast Undergraduate Teaching Award.  

            Departmental Award for Student Recognition of Outstanding Classroom Performance.

1997    Elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 

1989    Young Engineering Faculty Research Award, presented by the College of Engineering, 

             Iowa State University. 

1988    Faculty Award of Excellence, Presented annually by the NCR Corporation to recognize outstanding contributions to the Academic Education of Electrical Engineering Students.

1985    Presidential Young Investigator Award, received from the President of the United States in recognition of research and teaching abilities.  

Text Books or Chapters in Books

Fouad, A. A., and V. Vittal, Power System Transient Stability Analysis Using the Transient Energy Function 

Method, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1992. 

Bergen, A. R., and V. Vittal, Power System Analysis, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2000.

V. Vittal, R. Ayyanar, Grid Integration and Dynamic Impact of Wind Energy, Springer, New York, 2013.

V. Vittal, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook, L. L. Grigsby, Editor and Chief, “Direct Stability 

Methods,” pp. 11-42 – 11-54, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 2001.

 

Vittal, V., “Emergency Control and Special Protections Systems in Large Electric Power Systems,” Stability and Control of Dynamical Systems

with Applications, pp. 293-313, Birkhäuser, Boston, 2003.

 

Sauer, P.W., K. L. Tomsovic, V. Vittal, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Second Edition, Power System Stability and

Control, L.L. Grigsby, Editor, “Dynamic Security Assessment,” pp. 15-1 – 15-10, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton Florida, 2007.

 

Vittal, V., The Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Second Edition, Power System Stability and Control, L.L. Grigsby, Editor,

“Direct Stability Methods,” pp. 11-1 – 11-13, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton Florida, 2007.

 

T.J. Browne, V. Vittal, G.T. Heydt, and A.R. Messina, Inter-area Oscillations in Power Systems – A Nonlinear and Nonstationary

Perspective, “Practical Application of Hilbert Transform Techniques in Identifying Inter-area Oscillations,” pp. 101-126, Springer, 2009.

 

Vittal, V., F. Ma, A Hybrid Dynamic Equivalent Using ANN-Based Boundary Matching Technique, “Power System Coherency and

Model Reduction,” pp.91-118, Springer, 2013.

 

 

Research Interests  

Educational Projects

 

PowerLearn Project

 

 

Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC)

 

http://www.pserc.org/

 

IEEE Power Engineering Society (PES) Activities

 

 

Resume

 

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