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Dr Octavian Bass

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5582, Email: o.bass@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.216
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5582
Email: o.bass@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.216  

 

Biography

Octavian Bass graduated from the Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania, in 1995, and received his PhD from the same university in 2001. His employment history includes research positions at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary), Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hull University (UK), and Utsunomiya University (Japan). He was a lecturer at James Cook University, from 2006 to 2009 and is currently a Senior Lecturer at Edith Cowan University. His fields of interest include smart grid technologies, renewable energy resources, and non-linear dynamics in power electronics. He has co-authored 85 professional publications.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Smart Grid Technologies
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Non-linear dynamics and chaos in power electronics

Qualifications

  • Automatic Control, Romania, 2001.
  • Master of Science (Systems & Computers), Romania, 1996.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Automatics & Computers), Romania, 1995.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • A Comparative Analysis Of Stand-Alone And Grid-Connected Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems Meeting Electric And Thermal Loads,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2018 - 2022,  $76,000.
  • 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.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Das, CK., Bass, O., Kothapalli, G., Mahmoud, T., Habibi, D., (2018), Overview of energy storage systems in distribution networks: Placement, sizing, operation, and power quality. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 91(August 2018), 1205-1230, DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.068.
  • Das, CK., Bass, O., Kothapalli, G., Mahmoud, T., Habibi, D., (2018), Optimal placement of distributed energy storage systems in distribution networks using artificial bee colony algorithm. Applied Energy, 232(15 December 2018), 212-228, DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.07.100.
  • Salih, E., Lachowicz, S., Bass, O., Habibi, D., (2015), Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Unit for Damping Enhancement of a Wind Farm Generation System. Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, 3(6), 398-405, Singapore, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, DOI: 10.7763/JOCET.2015.V3.231.
  • Mahmoud, T., Habibi, D., Hassan, MY., Bass, O., (2015), Modelling self-optimised short term load forecasting for medium voltage loads using tunning fuzzy systems and Artificial Neural Networks. Energy Conversion and Management, 106(2015), 1396-1408, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2015.10.066.

Conference Publications

  • Al-Saedi, W., Lachowicz, S., Habibi, D., Bass, O., (2017), PSO algorithm for an optimal power controller in a microgrid. ICSEE 2017, 73(12-14 June, 2017), article no. 012028, IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES), IOP Science, DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/73/1/012028.
  • Salih, E., Lachowicz, S., Bass, O., Habibi, D., (2014), Application of a superconducting magnetic energy storage unit for power systems stability improvement. 2014 International Conference on Green Energy, 267 - 272, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ICGE.2014.6835433.
  • Salih, E., Lachowicz, S., Bass, O., Habibi, D., (2014), Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Unit for Increasing Stability of a Wind Power Generation System. Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2014), 24(25 Sept.- 1 Oct. 1 2014), 1 - 6, Piscataway, N. J., IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/AUPEC.2014.6966498.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  OPTIMAL POWER GENERATION IN MICROGRIDS USING AGENT-BASED TEHNOLOGY.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNETIC ENERGY STORAGE FOR POWER SYSTEM STABILITY AND QUALITY ENHANCEMENT
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