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Personal Statement

Dr Agustí Egea-Àlvarez is Strathclyde Chancellor’s fellow (Lecturer) at the electronic & electrical engineering department and member of the PEDEC (Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Conversion) group. He obtained his BSc, MSc and PhD from the Technical University of Catalonia in Barcelona in 2008, 2010 and 2014 respectively.  In 2015 he was a Marie Curie fellow in the China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI). In 2016 he joined Siemens Gamesa as converter control engineer working on grid forming controllers and alternative HVDC schemes for offshore wind farms. He is a member of IEEE, IET and has been involved in several CIGRE working groups.

Research Interests

His current research interests are:

 

-          Grid forming and Virtual Synchronous Machine converter control algorithms.

-          Control of Voltage Source Converters to weak grids and low inertia systems.

-          Alternative HVDC connection schemes for offshore wind farm.

-          Control and operation of DC-DC converters for HVDC systems.

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Projects 2015 2022

Research Output 2011 2019

Improved droop control with DC grid resonance damping capability

Egea-Àlvarez, A., Fekriasl, S. & Prieto-Araujo, E., 6 Feb 2019, 15th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission (ACDC 2019). CP751 ed. [Stevenage], Vol. 2019. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Damping
Controllers
Dynamic response
Electric potential
Cables
Open Access
File
Controllers
Hardware
Control systems

Prizes

Teaching Excellence Awards - Best in Faculty – Engineering

Agusti Egea Alvarez (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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Teaching
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Activities 2018 2019

  • 3 Invited talk

Control of Voltage Source Converters connected to weak grids

Agusti Egea Alvarez (Speaker)
23 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

HVDC systems and grid integration challenges

Agusti Egea Alvarez (Speaker)
4 Dec 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk