SEGE 2017

August 14-17, 2017 | Ontario Tech University, Oshawa, Canada

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Conference Proceedings

Best Paper Award 2017

Student Best Paper Awards:

1st winner: GE1006, Raziq Yaqub, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL, USA
Authors: Raziq Yaqub, James Burrell, Xavier Crutcher, Jairus Morrow
Paper Title: Prototype Model of Potholes and Road-roughness Detection and Reporting System

2nd winner: GE057, Alejandro Castellanos, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim, Germany
Authors: Alejandro F. Castellanos J., Debora Coll-Mayor, José Antonio Notholt
Paper Title: Cryptocurrency as Guarantees of Origin: Simulating a Green Certificate Market with the Ethereum Blockchain

3rd winner: GE005, Steven Weng, CanmetENERGY, Varennes, Canada
Authors: Steven Wong, Nicolas Lévesque, Véronique Delisle, Alexandre Gagné, Louis-Philippe Proulx
Paper Title: Using the Thermal Energy Storage Potential of Residential Homes for ToU Rate Savings and Demand Response

Student Best Paper Awards:

1st winner: GE3022, John Cattan, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Authors: John Catton, Sean B. Walker, Paul McInnis, Michael Fowler, Roydon Fraser, Steven B. Young, Ben Gaffney
Paper Title: Comparative Safety Risk and the Use of Repurposed EV Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage

2nd winner: GE034, Tianjian Wang, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, Buffalo, USA
Authors: Tianjian Wang, Matin Meskin, Ilya Grinberg
Paper Title: Comparison between Particle Swarm Optimization and Cuckoo Search Method for Optimization in Unbalanced Active Distribution System

3rd winner: GE3029, Yahya Koraz, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada Authors: Yahya Koraz, Hossam A. Gabbar
Paper Title: Fault Diagnosis of Micro Energy Grids Using Bayesian Belief Network and Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Interference System.

Keynote Speakers  

Dr. Hossam A.Gabbar
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Ontario Tech University), Canada

Speech Title: Resilient Interconnected Micro Energy Grids for Clean Energy and Transportation Infrastructures

Dr. Josipa G. Petrunic, Executive Director & CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC), Canada

Speech Title: Pan-Ontario Electric Bus Technology Demonstration & Integration Trial (Phase I, 2017-2019/2020)

Prof. Liuchen Chang, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Brunswick

Speech Title: Alternative Power System Resources based on Distributed Energy


Prof. Elisabetta Tedeschi, Department of Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Speech Title: Making the offshore grid “smart”: perspective and challenges

Prof. Masafumi Yamaguchi Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan

Speech Title: Towards Creation of Mobility Society using Solar Energy


Prof. Osama A. Mohammed, Energy Systems Research Laboratory, Florida International University, Miami, Florida USA

Speech Title: Energy Cyber Physical Systems and Communication Challenges for Operational Security in Utility and Industrial Systems 

Prof. C.Y. Chung, FIEEE, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Speech Title: Speech Title: Smart Grid Modelling: The Key to Smart Grid Analysis and Design