Recent Publications

2014

Acuna, P., Moran, L., Rivera, M., Dixon, J., Rodriguez, J.
Improved active power filter performance for renewable power generation systems
(2014) IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 29 (2) PP. 687 – 694
doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2013.2257854

Olivares, D., Canizares, C., Kazerani, M.
A Centralized Energy Management System for Isolated Microgrids
(To Appear) IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid PP. 1-12

Olivares, D., Mehrizi-Sani, A., Etemadi, A., Canizares, C., Iravani, R., Kazerani, M., Hajimiragha, A., Gomis-Bellmunt, O., Saeedifard, M., Palma-Behnke, R., Jimenez-Estevez, A., Hatziargyriou, N.
Trends in Microgrid Control
(To Appear) IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid PP. 1-15

Ren, H., Yang, D.X., Watts, D., Chen, X.
The impact of large scale wind power integration on a regional power grid – a case study
(2014) Applied Mechanics and Materials 472 PP. 219 – 225
doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.472.219

2013

Martinez, V.J., Rudnick, H.
Active participation of demand through a secondary ancillary services market in a smart grid environment
(2013) IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 4 (4) PP. 1996 – 2005
doi: 10.1109/TSG.2013.2256942

Varas, P., Tironi, M., Rudnick, H., Rodriguez, N.
Latin America goes electric: The growing social challenges of hydroelectric development
(2013) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine 11 (3) PP. 66 – 75
doi: 10.1109/MPE.2013.2245586

Rudnick, H., Rudnick, A.
Expansion of power: Facing environmental and social challenges [Guest Editorial]
(2013) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine 11 (3) PP. 14 – 21
doi: 10.1109/MPE.2013.2246931

Molina, J.D., Contreras, J., Rudnick, H.
A principal-agent approach to transmission expansion – Part II: Case studies
(2013) IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 28 (1) PP. 264 – 271
doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2012.2201180

Molina, J.D., Contreras, J., Rudnick, H.
A principal-agent approach to transmission expansion – Part I: Regulatory framework
(2013) IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 28 (1) PP. 256 – 263
doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2012.2201179

Acuna, P., Moran, L., Rivera, M., Dixon, J., Burgos, R.
An active power filter using single-phase NPC converters and predictive control for medium voltage distribution systems
(2013) IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference) PP. 8516 – 8521
doi: 10.1109/IECON.2013.6700562

Aravena, P., Moran, L., Burgos, R., Dixon, J.
Analysis and design of multi-stage passive filters for 100 MVA industrial power converters
(2013) Conference Record – IAS Annual Meeting (IEEE Industry Applications Society)
doi: 10.1109/IAS.2013.6682604

Dixon, J., Garces, C.
Binary position sensor for synchronous machines based on a serial n-bit sequential code
(2013) 2013 8th International Conference and Exhibition on Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies, EVER 2013
doi: 10.1109/EVER.2013.6521590

Pereda, J., Dixon, J.
Cascaded multilevel converters: Optimal asymmetries and floating capacitor control
(2013) IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 60 (11) PP. 4784 – 4793 Cited 2 times.
doi: 10.1109/TIE.2012.2219834

Pereda, J., Dixon, J.
Cascaded converters for EVs with single power source and increased power quality
(2013) COMPEL – The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 32 (1) PP. 182 – 191
doi: 10.1108/03321641311293821

Guerrero, V., Pontt, J., Dixon, J., Rebolledo, J.
A novel noninvasive failure-detection system for high-power converters based on SCRs
(2013) IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 60 (2) PP. 450 – 458
doi: 10.1109/TIE.2012.2188251

2012

Acuna, P., Moran, L., Rivera, M., Rodriguez, J., Dixon, J.
Improved active power filter performance for distribution systems with renewable generation
(2012) IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference) PP. 1344 – 1349
doi: 10.1109/IECON.2012.6388545

Acuna, P., Moran, L., Dixon, J.
Current harmonics compensation for electrolytic processes using a series active scheme
(2012) IET Power Electronics 5 (8) PP. 1254 – 1261
doi: 10.1049/iet-pel.2012.0057

Pereda, J., Dixon, J.
23-level inverter for electric vehicles using a single battery pack and series active filters
(2012) IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 61 (3) PP. 1043 – 1051
doi: 10.1109/TVT.2012.2186599

Ren, H., Fan, X., Watts, D., Lv, X.
Flexible transmission planning considering growing uncertainties from Renewable energy integration
(2012) 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON 2012
doi: 10.1109/PowerCon.2012.6401393

Bustos, C., Watts, D., Ren, H.
MicroGrid operation and design optimization with synthetic wins and solar resources
(2012) IEEE Latin America Transactions 10 (2) PP. 1550 – 1562
doi: 10.1109/TLA.2012.6187599

Watts, D., Martinez, V.
Long-run energy and emissions modeling in Chile: Scenario assessment using MESSAGE
(2012) IEEE Latin America Transactions 10 (2) PP. 1525 – 1536
doi: 10.1109/TLA.2012.6187596

Chaparro, I., Watts, D.
Understanding locational marginal prices (LMPs) and strategic value of water in optimal dispatch
(2012) IEEE Latin America Transactions 10 (2) PP. 1581 – 1588
doi: 10.1109/TLA.2012.6187602

Herrera, B., Watts, D.
The capacity value of wind: Foundations, review and applications in Chile
(2012) IEEE Latin America Transactions 10 (2) PP. 1574 – 1580
doi: 10.1109/TLA.2012.6187601

Alamos, O., Rudnick, H.
Genetic algorithm model to control peak demand to defer capacity investment
(2012) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6344706

Rudnick, H., Ferreira, R., Mocarquer, S., Barroso, L.
Transmission expansion in fast growing economies and the challenges of renewables integration
(2012) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6344864

Molina, J.D., Contreras, J., Rudnick, H.
Approaches to transmission planning: A transmission expansion game
(2012) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6344921

Martinez, V.J., Rudnick, H.
Design of Demand Response programs in emerging countries
(2012) 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON 2012
doi: 10.1109/PowerCon.2012.6401387

Bezerra, B., Mocarquer, S., Barroso, L., Rudnick, H.
Expansion pressure: Energy challenges in Brazil and Chile
(2012) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine 10 (3) PP. 48 – 58
doi: 10.1109/MPE.2012.2188665

Rudnick, H.
Evolution of energy: Global developments and challenges
(2012) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine 10 (3) PP. 12 – 19
doi: 10.1109/MPE.2012.2187228

Rudnick, H., Barroso, L., Llarens, D., Watts, D., Ferreira, R.
Flexible connections: Solutions and challenges for the integration of renewables in South America
(2012) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine 10 (2) PP. 24 – 36
doi: 10.1109/MPE.2011.2178300

Negrete-Pincetic, M., Meyn, S.
Markets for differentiated electric power products in a Smart Grid environment
(2012) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345539

Chandan, V., Deng, K., Huang, D., Mohan, G., Negrete-Pincetic, M., Tilton, A.
Symposium on emerging topics in control and modeling: Cyberphysical systems
(2012) IEEE Control Systems 32 (5) PP. 126 – 128
doi: 10.1109/MCS.2012.2204810

Wang, G., Negrete-Pincetic, M., Kowli, A., Shafieepoorfard, E., Meyn, S., Shanbhag, U.
Real-time prices in an entropic grid
(2012) 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, ISGT 2012
doi: 10.1109/ISGT.2012.6175822

2011

Negrete-Pincetic, M., Meyn, S.
Intelligence by design for the entropic grid
(2011) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PES.2011.6039513

Wang, G., Kowli, A., Negrete-Pincetic, M., Shafieepoorfard, E., Meyn, S.
A control theorist’s perspective on dynamic competitive equilibria in electricity markets
(2011) IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline) 18 (PART 1) PP. 4933 – 4938
doi: 10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.03336

Pulgar-Painemal, H.A., Negrete-Pincetic, M.
Wind turbine reduced-order model for power system analysis
(2011) 2011 10th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, EEEIC.EU 2011 – Conference Proceedings
doi: 10.1109/EEEIC.2011.5874646

Ren, H., Chen, Y., Teng, W., Watts, D.
Reliability enhancement of the system with large amount of wind power integration
(2011) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PES.2011.6039533

Watts, D., Jara, D.
Statistical analysis of wind energy in Chile
(2011) Renewable Energy 36 (5) PP. 1603 – 1613
doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2010.10.005

Mocarquer, S., Rudnick, H.
Achieving a low carbon economy in a fast developing country
(2011) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PES.2011.6039709

Rudnick, H., Mocarquer, S.
The model company incentive regulation scheme and the integration of distributed generation
(2011) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PES.2011.6039713

Molina, J.D., Rudnick, H.
Transmission expansion plan: Ordinal and metaheuristic multiobjective optimization
(2011) 2011 IEEE PES Trondheim PowerTech: The Power of Technology for a Sustainable Society, POWERTECH 2011
doi: 10.1109/PTC.2011.6019175

Barría, C., Rudnick, H.
Investment under uncertainty in power generation: Integrated electricity prices modeling and real options approach
(2011) IEEE Latin America Transactions 9 (5) PP. 785 – 792
doi: 10.1109/TLA.2011.6030990

Cerda, P., Larrain, M., Rudnick, H.
Identification of generation expansion plans in competitive markets
(2011) IEEE Latin America Transactions 9 (5) PP. 774 – 784
doi: 10.1109/TLA.2011.6030989

Molina, J.P., Zolezzi, J.M., Contreras, J., Rudnick, H., Reveco, M.J.
Nash-cournot equilibria in hydrothermal electricity markets
(2011) IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 26 (3) PP. 1089 – 1101
doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2010.2077313

Hammons, T.J., Barroso, L.A., Rudnick, H.
Latin America: Market mechanisms and supply adequacy in power sector reforms
(2011) Energy Systems 2 (1) PP. 83 – 111
doi: 10.1007/s12667-011-0027-8

Rudnick, H., Mocarquer, S., Andrade, E., Vuchetich, E., Miquel, P.
Disaster management
(2011) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine 9 (2) PP. 37 – 45
doi: 10.1109/MPE.2010.939948

Olivares, D.E., Cañizares, C.A., Kazerani, M.
A centralized optimal energy management system for microgrids
(2011) IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
doi: 10.1109/PES.2011.6039527

Acuña, P.F., Morán, L.A., Weishaupt, C.A., Dixon, J.W.
An active power filter implemented with multilevel single-phase NPC converters
(2011) IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference) PP. 4367 – 4372
doi: 10.1109/IECON.2011.6120027

Dixon, J.W.
Three-phase controlled rectifiers
(2011) Power Electronics Handbook PP. 205 – 247
doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-382036-5.00012-4

Morán, L., Dixon, J.
Active filters
(2011) Power Electronics Handbook PP. 1193 – 1228
doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-382036-5.00041-0

Pereda, J., Dixon, J.
High-frequency link: A solution for using only one DC source in asymmetric cascaded multilevel inverters
(2011) IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 58 (9) PP. 3884 – 3892
doi: 10.1109/TIE.2010.2103532

Guerrero, V., Pontt, J., Dixon, J., Rebolledo, J.
A novel non invasive failure detection system for power converters based on SCR rectifiers
(2011) Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology PP. 147 – 152
doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2011.5754363

2010

Kowli, A., Negrete-Pincetic, M., Gross, G.
A successful implementation with the smart grid: Demand response resources
(2010) IEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010
doi: 10.1109/PES.2010.5589407

Meyn, S., Negrete-Pincetic, M., Wang, G., Kowli, A., Shafieepoorfard, E.
The value of volatile resources in electricity markets
(2010) Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control PP. 1029 – 1036 Cited 12 times.
doi: 10.1109/CDC.2010.5717327

Negrete-Pincetic, M., Gross, G.
Resource-adequacy-based capacity market design
(2010) 2010 IREP Symposium – Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control – VIII, IREP2010
doi: 10.1109/IREP.2010.5563266

Zhao, F., Litvinov, E., Negrete-Pincetic, M., Gross, G.
Probabilistic resource planning with explicit reliability considerations
(2010) 2010 IREP Symposium – Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control – VIII, IREP2010
doi: 10.1109/IREP.2010.5563274

Negrete-Pincetic, M., Wang, G., Kowli, A., Pulgar-Painemal, H.
Emerging issues due to the integration of wind power in competitive electricity markets
(2010) Proceedings of the 2010 Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, PECI 2010 PP. 45 – 50 Cited 2 times.
doi: 10.1109/PECI.2010.5437157

Carmona, S., Rios, S., Peña, H., Raineri, R., Nakić, G.
Combined cycle unit controllers modification for improved primary frequency regulation
(2010) IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 25 (3) PP. 1648 – 1654
doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2009.2039881

Aravena, P., Morán, L., Dixon, J., Joos, G.
Active compensation of sub and interharmonics in cycloconverter-fed grinding mill drives
(2010) Conference Record – IAS Annual Meeting (IEEE Industry Applications Society)
doi: 10.1109/IAS.2010.5615648

Dixon, J., Pereda, J.
27-level converter for electric vehicles using only one power supply
(2010) 2010 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, VPPC 2010
doi: 10.1109/VPPC.2010.5729139

Dixon, J., Pereda, J., Castillo, C., Bosch, S.
Asymmetrical multilevel inverter for traction drives using only one DC supply
(2010) IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 59 (8) PP. 3736 – 3743
doi: 10.1109/TVT.2010.2057268

Varschavsky, A., Dixon, J., Rotella, M., Moran, L.
Cascaded nine-level inverter for hybrid-series active power filter, using industrial controller
(2010) IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 57 (8) PP. 2761 – 2767
doi: 10.1109/TIE.2009.2034185

Dixon, J.
Energy storage for electric vehicles
(2010) Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology PP. 20 – 25
doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2010.5472647

Mocarquer, S., Rudnick, H.
The insertion of renewables into the Chilean electricity market
(2010) IEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010

Molina, J.D., Rudnick, H.
Transmission expansion investment: Cooperative or non-cooperative game?
(2010) IEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010

Araneda, J.C., Rudnick, H., Mocarquer, S., Miquel, P.
Lessons from the 2010 Chilean earthquake and its impact on electricity supply
(2010) 2010 International Conference on Power System Technology: Technological Innovations Making Power Grid Smarter, POWERCON2010

Araneda, J.C., Mocarquer, S., Moreno, R., Rudnick, H.
Challenges on integrating renewables into the chilean grid
(2010) 2010 International Conference on Power System Technology: Technological Innovations Making Power Grid Smarter, POWERCON2010

Molina, J.D., Rudnick, H.
Renewable energy integration: Mechanism for investment on bulk power transmission
(2010) 2010 International Conference on Power System Technology: Technological Innovations Making Power Grid Smarter, POWERCON2010

Alvarez, F., Rudnick, H.
Impact of energy efficiency incentives on electricity distribution companies
(2010) IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 25 (4), pp. 1865-1872

Rudnick, H., Barroso, L.
On the winds of change impact of renewables on electricity markets
(2010) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 8 (5), pp. 18-21

Molina C, J.D., Martinez A, V.J., Rudnick, H.
Technological impact of non-conventional renewable energy in the Chilean Electricity System
(2010) Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, pp. 977-981

Rudnick, H., Palma, R., Carneiro, S., Assis, T.M.L., Salazar, H., Valencia, J.
Where school is cool
(2010) IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 8 (4), pp. 61-74

Moreno, R., Barroso, L.A., Rudnick, H., Mocarquer, S., Bezerra, B.
Auction approaches of long-term contracts to ensure generation investment in electricity markets: Lessons from the Brazilian and Chilean experiences
(2010) Energy Policy, 38 (10), pp. 5758-5769

Molina, J.D., Rudnick, H.
Transmission of electric energy: A bibliographic review
(2010) IEEE Latin America Transactions, 8 (3), pp. 245-258

Ren, H., Yu, X., Teng, W., Watts, D.
Impacts of optimal allocation of DFACTS on the penetration capacity of distributed generation
(2010) 2010 International Conference on Power System Technology: Technological Innovations Making Power Grid Smarter, POWERCON2010
doi: 10.1109/POWERCON.2010.5666544

Watts, D., Martinez, V.J.
Energy planning using MESSAGE: The effect of large energy blocks in the Chilean system
(2010) Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST 2010
doi: 10.1109/ISSST.2010.5507726

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