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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  

 

Stefan is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering within the School of Engineering.

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Teacher's Training Studies, 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 Mines and Petroleum,  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, Rijeka, Croatia, In-Tech.

Journal Articles

  • 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.
  • 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, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2012.12.017.
  • 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(1), 742-751, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2013.06.002.
  • 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, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2012.04.007.

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), 012028, IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES) (ISSN:1755-1315), IOP Science, DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/73/1/012028.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, IEEE, 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, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/PowerCon.2012.6401291.

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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