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Dr Stefan Lachowicz

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5580, Email: s.lachowicz@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO23.343
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5580  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5811  
Email: s.lachowicz@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO23.343  

 

Staff Qualifications

  • PGradDip (Post Graduate Diploma), Poland, 1987 .
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electronic Engineering, Poland, 1986 .
  • Master of Science in Electronic Engineering, Poland, 1981 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • A Mobile Learning Platform for Sustainability in Power Engineering, Based on Hybrid Renewable Energy,  The Australian Power Institute Limited,  Australian Power Institute - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $105,517.
  • WA Centre of Excellence for Microphotonic Systems,  Department of Industry and Resources,  Centre of Excellence,  2004 - 2009,  $7,314,970.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Mahmoud, T., Habibi, D., Bass, O., Lachowicz, S., (2012), Fuzzy Inference System in Energy Demand Prediction. Fuzzy Inference System - Theory and Applications, 355-376, Croatia.

Journal Articles

  • Al-Saedi, W., Lachowicz, S., Habibi, D., Bass, O., (2013), Voltage and frequency regulation based DG unit in an autonomous microgrid operation using Particle Swarm Optimization. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 53(N/A), 742-751, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2013.06.002.
  • Al-Saedi, W., Lachowicz, S., Habibi, D., Bass, O., (2013), Power flow control in grid-connected microgrid operation using Particle Swarm Optimization under variable load conditions. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 49(1), 76-85, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2012.12.017.
  • Al-Saedi, W., Lachowicz, S., Habibi, D., Bass, O., (2012), Power quality enhancement in autonomous microgrid operation using Particle Swarm Optimization. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 42(1), 139?149, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2012.04.007.

Conference Publications

  • Al-Shabib, W., Lachowicz, S., (2013), Modelling of polyaniline for Wi-Fi electromagnetic interference shielding. 2013 5th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization (ICMSAO) , Article number 6552654, Hammamet, Tunisia, DOI: 10.1109/ICMSAO.2013.6552654.
  • Al-Saedi, W., Lachowicz, S., Habibi, D., Bass, O., (2012), Stability Analysis of an Autonomous Microgrid Operation Based on Particle Swarm Optimization. POWERCON 2012, 1-6, IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/PowerCon.2012.6401291.
  • Mahmoud, T., Habibi, D., Bass, O., Lachowicz, S., (2011), Tuning Fuzzy Systems to Achieve Economic Dispatch for Microgids. Smarter Grid for Sustainable and Affordable Energy Future, 6.
  • Mahmoud, T., Habibi, D., Bass, O., Lachowicz, S., (2011), Load Demand Forecasting: Model Inputs Selection. Smarter Grid for Sustainable and Affordable Energy Future, 6, IEEE Xplore.
  • Al-Saedi, W., Lachowicz, S., Habibi, D., Bass, O., (2011), Power Quality Improvement in Autonomous Microgrid Operation Using Particle Swarm Optimization. Smarter Grid for Sustainable and Affordable Energy Future, 5, Piscataway, N. J..
  • Al-Saedi, W., Lachowicz, S., Habibi, D., (2011), An Optimal Current Control Strategy for a Three-Phase Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System Using Particle Swarm Optimization. 2011 International Conference on Management Science and Intelligent Control, 1(8-9 Sept. 2011 ), 286-290, USA, DOI: 10.1109/PEAM.2011.6134857.
  • Pfleiderer, H., Lachowicz, S., (2009), Numerically Controlled Oscillator with Spur Reduction. MIXDES-16th International Conference Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 2009. MIXDES 2009, 1(25-27 June 2009), 667-670, Lodz, Poland.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Engineering Science,  Implementation Of Arithmetic Primitives Using Truly Deep Submicron Technology (tdsmt)..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Optimal Control Of Power Quality In Microgrids Using Particle Swarm Optimisation..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Primitives And Design Of The Intelligent Pixel Multimedial Communications..

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Engineering Science,  3d-softchip: A Novel 3d Vertically Integrated Adaptive Computing System..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Survivable Mesh-network Design And Optimization To Support Multiple Qop Service Classes..
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