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Vijay Sood

Vijay Sood
BSc, MASc, PhD (Bradford, UK), PEng, FIEEE, FEIC

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ERC 3062

905.721.8668 ext. 5478
905.721.3370 (fax)

vijay.sood@uoit.ca

Office hours:
Monday 11:00 - 13:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00


Research topics

  • HVDC and FACTS Controllers for Power transmission systems
  • Modeling of Power electronics converters using EMTP RV
  • Control and protection of power systems using AI techniques

Education

  • PhD (Power Electronics), Bradford University, UK, 1977
  • MASc (Electrical Machines), Strathclyde University, Scotland, UK, 1969
  • BSc (Electrical Engineering), Nairobi University, Kenya, 1967

Courses

  • Information Technology for Engineers
  • Application for Electromagnetics
  • Fundamentals of Electromagnetics
  • Electrical Machines
  • Electric Power Systems

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Major Publications

    • P. C. S. Krishnayya, S. Lefebvre, V. K. Sood and N. J. Balu. “Simulator study of multiterminal HVDC system with small parallel tap and weak AC systems”. IEEE Trans. on Power Apparatus and Systems, October 1984, Vol. PAS-103, No. 10, pp 3125-3132.
    • V. K. Sood, H. L. Nakra, B. Khodabakhchian and G. Scott, “Simulator Study of Hydro-Québec MTDC Line from James Bay to New England”, IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. 3, No. 4, October 1988, pp 1880-1886.
    • A. Gole, V. K. Sood, “A static compensator model for use with electromagnetic transients simulation programs”, IEEE Trans on Power Delivery, July 1990, Vol 5, No 3.
    • L. X. Bui, V. K. Sood and S. Laurin, “Dynamic interactions between HVDC systems connected to ac buses in close proximity”, IEEE Trans on Power Delivery, January 1991, Vol 6, No 1.
    • N. Kandil, V. K. Sood, K. Khorasani and R. V. Patel, “Fault Identification in an AC-DC transmission system using Neural Networks”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, May 1992, Vol.7, No.2, pp 812-819
    • V. K. Sood, N. Kandil, R. V. Patel and K. Khorasani, “Comparative evaluation of Neural Network Based and PI Current Controllers for HVdc Transmission Systems”, IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, Vol. 9, No. 3, May 1994.
    • Y. Maharisi, V. Q. Do, V. K. Sood, S. Casoria and J. Belanger, “HVDC control system based on parallel processors”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, May 1995, Vol.10, No.2, pp 995-1002
    • I. Kamwa, R. Grondin, V. K. Sood, et al, “Recurrent Neural Networks for phasor detection and adaptive identification in power system control and protection”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, April 1996, Vol.45, No.2, pp 657- 664
    • V.K.Sood, H.S.Chandrasekhariah and L.L.Lai, “Fault diagnosis using Neural Networks in HVDC Systems”, Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems, Vol.3, No.1, Autumn 1996. pp 46-56. Also included as Chapter 12 of the book edited by L.L.Lai, “Intelligent System Applications in Power Engineering - Evolutionary Programming and Neural Networks”, J.Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-98095-1
    • K.G.Narendra, V.K.Sood, K.Khorasani and R.V. Patel, “Application of Radial Basis Function Neural Network for fault diagnosis in HVDC system”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Feb. 1998, Vol. 13, No.1, pp 177-183
    • K.G.Narendra, V.K.Sood, K.Khorasani and R.V. Patel, “Investigation into an Artificial Neural Network based on-line current controller for an HVDC transmission link”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Nov. 1997, Vol. 12, No.4, pp 1425-1431.
    • K.G.Narendra, K.Khorasani, V.K.Sood and R.V. Patel, “Intelligent Current Controller for an HVDC transmission link”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Aug. 1998, Vol. 13, No.3, pp 1076-1083
    • A.M. Gaouda, E.F. El-Saadany, M.A. Salama, V.K.Sood and A. Chikhani, “Monitoring HVDC Systems Using Wavelet Multi-resolution Analysis”, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Nov. 2001. Vol. 16, No.4, pp 662-670

    Ohter Publications

    • V.K.Sood, “Static Synchronous Series Compensator model in EMTP”, IEEE CCECE 2002 Conference, Winnipeg, 12-15 May 2002.
    • A.Mazumder and V.K.Sood, “Comparative Study of HVDC System with Capacitor Commutated Converters”, 7th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Electric Machines, Converters and Systems (Electrimacs 2002), École de Technologie Supérieure, Montréal, Canada, August 18-21, 2002
    • Chunhong He, Feng Li, and V.K.Sood, “Static Transfer Switch (STS) model in EMTPWorks RV”, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, ON, May 2004.
    • Y. Deng, V.K.Sood and L.Lopes, “STATCOM model in EMTP RV using Hysteresis Current Controlled Voltage Source Converter (VSC)”, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 2005.
    • J.Qi, V.K. Sood, and V.Ramachandran, “Modeling a Fuzzy Logic Controller for Power Converters in EMTP RV”, Int. Conference on Power Systems Transients (IPST’05) in Montreal, Canada on June 19-23, 2005.
    • S.Salem, V.K. Sood, “Modeling of Series Voltage Source Converter applications with EMTP RV”, Int. Conference on Power Systems Transients (IPST’05) in Montreal, Canada on June 19-23, 2005.
    • J.Qi, V.K. Sood and V.Ramachandran, “Incremental Fuzzy PI Control of a HVDC Plant”, IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA05) in Toronto, Canada on August 28-31, 2005
    • N.Monsur, V.K.Sood and L.Lopes, “Modeling a hybrid diode-thyristor HVDC rectifier in EMTP-RV”, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ottawa, ON, May 2006.
    • N.Shah, V.K.Sood and V.Ramachandran, “Modeling of a chain link STATCOM in EMTP-RV”, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ottawa, ON, May 2006
    • V.K. Sood, R. Amin and M. Salam, “EMTP RV - based study of Solid-State Fault Current Limiter for distribution systems,” 2006 IEEE Power India Conference, April 10-12, 2006, N.Dehli, India. 0-7803-9525-5/06 ©2006 IEEE.
    • S. Salem and V.K.Sood, “Modeling of SSSC with EMTP RV”, 2006 IEEE Int. Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE’06, 9-13 July 2006, Montreal, Canada.
    • V.K.Sood and S. Shahabur Alam, “3-Phase Fault Current Limiter for distribution systems,” IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems for Industrial Growth-2006 (PEDES-2006) Dec 12 – 15, 2006, New Delhi, India.
    • S. Salem and V.K.Sood, “Simulation and controller design of an Interline Power Flow Controller in EMTP RV”, International Conference on Power Systems Transients (IPST'07) in Lyon, France on June 4-7, 2007
    • N. Shah and V.K.Sood, “Control and Simulation of a Chain Link STATCOM in EMTP-RV,” International Conference on Power Systems Transients (IPST'07) in Lyon, France on June 4-7, 2007

    Book Publications

    • V.K.Sood, author of Book Chapter 8: FACTS, in Book: Power System Restructuring And Deregulation: Trading, Performance and Information Technology, Edited by L.L. Lai, Published by J.Wiley, ISBN 047149500x, Sept. 2001.
    • V.K.Sood, author of Book Chapter 24: HVDC Transmission, in the Book: Power Electronics Handbook, Edited by M.Rashid, Published by Academic Press, August 2001. ISBN 01258 16502, 1000 pages
    • V.K.Sood, author of Book, HVDC and FACTS Controllers - Applications of Static Converters in Power Systems, April 2004, ISBN 1-4020-7890-0, Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, 300 pages. Translated into Chinese (in 2006) by Zheng Xu (China Machine Press - ISBN 7-111-18392-4/TM-1426) and Russian (soon in 2007).
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