Prof Malcolm Irving

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Professor of Power Systems / Joint Director of BIPS / ECE Disability Officer

Room: H217
Brunel University
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 266809
Email: Malcolm.Irving@brunel.ac.uk

Summary

Research and Teaching

Research Interests

Power systems analysis and control.

Publications

Publications

Journal Papers

(2009) Sum-Im, T., Taylor, GA., Irving, MR. and Song, YH., Differential evolution algorithm for static and multistage transmission expansion planning, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution 3 (4) : 365- 384

(2009) Irving, MR., Robust algorithm for generalized state estimation, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 24 (4) : 1886- 1887 Download publication

(2008) Irving, MR., Robust state estimation using mixed integer programming, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 23 (3) : 1519- 1520 Download publication

(2007) Al-Othman, AK. and Irving, MR., Robust state estimator based on maximum constraints satisfaction of uncertain measurements, Measurement 40 (3) : 347- 359

(2006) Al-Othman, AK. and Irving, MR., Analysis of confidence bounds in power system state estimation with uncertainty in both measurements and parameters, Electric Power Systems Research 76 (12) : 1011- 1018

(2006) Bie, ZH., Song, YH., Wang, XF., Taylor, GA. and Irving, MR., Integration of algorithmic and heuristic techniques for transition-optimised voltage and reactive power control, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 153 (2) : 205- 210

(2006) Al-Othman, AK. and Irving, MR., Maximum constraints satisfaction of uncertain measurements: a new robust estimator, WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems 1 (1) : 23- 30

(2005) Al-Othman, AK. and Irving, MR., A comparative study of two methods for uncertainty analysis in power system state estimation, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 20 (2) : 1181- 1182 Download publication

(2005) Daniel, JS., Salgado, RS. and Irving, MR., Transmission loss allocation through a modified Ybus, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 152 (2) : 208- 214 Download publication

(2005) Al-Othman, AK. and Irving, MR., Uncertainty modelling in power system state estimation, IEE Proceedings: Generation, Transmission and Distribution 152 (2) : 233- 239

(2004) Salgado, RS. and Irving, MR., Framework for the analysis of reactive power dispatch in energy pools, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 151 (2) : 167- 174

(2004) Irving, M., Taylor, G. and Hobson, PR., Plug in to grid-computing, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine 2 (2) : 40- 44 Download publication

(2004) Taylor, GA., Phichaisawat, S., Irving, MR. and Song, YH., Voltage security and reactive power management, IMA Journal of Management Mathematics 15 (4) : 369- 386

(2003) Irving, MR. and Al-Othman, AK., Admittance matrix models of three-phase transformers with various neutral grounding configurations, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 18 (3) : 1210- 1212

(2002) Luan, WP., Irving, MR. and Daniel, JS., Genetic algorithm for supply restoration and optimal load shedding in power system distribution networks, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 149 (2) : 145- 151

(2002) Irving, MR., Luan, WP. and Daniel, JS., Supply restoration in distribution networks using a genetic algorithm, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems 24 (6) : 447- 457

(2001) Habiballah, IO. and Irving, MR., Observability analysis for state estimation using linear programming, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 148 (2) : 142- 145

(2001) Song, YH. and Irving, MR., Optimisation techniques for electrical power systems. Part 2: heuristic optimisation methods, Power Engineering Journal 15 (3) : 151- 160

(2000) Habiballah, IO. and Irving, MR., A comparative study of three LS-Based power system state estimators for bad data identification, Electric Machines and Power Systems 28 (2) : 105- 114

(2000) Irving, MR. and Song, YH., Optimisation techniques for electrical power systems. Part 1: mathematical optimisation methods, Power Engineering Journal 14 (5) : 245- 254

(1998) Orero, SO. and Irving, MR., A genetic algorithm modelling framework and solution technique for short term optimal hydrothermal scheduling, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 13 (2) : 501- 518

(1998) Zhu, JZ., Irving, MR. and Xu, GY., A new approach to secure economic power dispatch, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems 20 (8) : 533- 538 Download publication

(1998) Abdelaziz, AY., Irving, MR., Mansour, MM., El-Arabaty, AM. and Nosseir, AI., Adaptive protection strategies for detecting power system out-of-step conditions using neural networks, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 145 (4) : 387- 394

(1998) Zhu, JZ., Irving, MR. and Xu, GY., Automatic contingency selection and ranking using an analytical hierarchical process, Electric Machines and Power Systems 26 (4) : 389- 413

(1998) Habiballah, IO., Ghosh-Roy, R. and Irving, MR., Markov chains for multipartitioning large power system state estimation networks, Electric Power System Research 45 (2) : 135- 140

(1998) Ghosh-Roy, R., Habiballah, IO., Stonham, TJ. and Irving, MR., On-line legal aid: Markov chain model for efficient retrieval of legal documents, Image and Vision Computing 16 (12) : 941- 946

(1998) Irving, MR. and Macqueen, CN., Robust algorithm for load estimation in distribution networks, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 145 (5) : 499- 504

(1998) Lerm, AAP., Lemos, FAB., eSilva, AS. and Irving, MR., Voltage stability assessment with inclusion of hard limits, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 145 (5) : 505- 510

(1998) Lerm, AAP., Lemos, FAB., eSilva, AS. and Irving, MR., Voltage stability assessment with inclusion of hard limits, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 145 (5) : 505- 510

(1997) Orero, SO. and Irving, MR., A combination of the genetic algorithm and Lagrangian relaxation decomposition techniques for the generation unit commitment problem, Electric Power Systems Research 43 (3) : 149- 156

(1997) Orero, SO. and Irving, MR., Large scale unit commitment using a hybrid genetic algorithm, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems 19 (1) : 45- 55

(1997) Cai, Y., Case, SH. and Irving, MR., Modelling and numerical solution of multibranched DC rail traction power systems - Reply, IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications 144 (1) : 74-

(1997) Abdelaziz, AY., Irving, MR., Mansour, MM., ElArabaty, AM. and Nosseir, AI., Neural network based adaptive out-of-step protection strategy for electrical power systems, Engineering Intelligent Systems 5 (1) : 35- 42

(1997) Rolim, JG., Machado, LJB. and Irving, MR., Switching to control voltage problems—a hybrid approach, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems 19 (1) : 69- 74

(1996) Orero, SO. and Irving, MR., A genetic algorithm for generator scheduling in power systems, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems 18 (1) : 19- 26

(1996) Orero, SO. and Irving, MR., A genetic algorithm for generator scheduling in power systems (Abstract only), Fuel and Energy Abstracts 37 (3) : 193- 193

(1996) Macqueen, CN. and Irving, MR., An algorithm for the allocation of distribution system demand and energy losses, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 11 (1) : 338- 343

(1996) Zhu, JZ. and Irving, MR., Combined active and reactive dispatch with multiple objectives using an analytic hierarchical process, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution 143 (4) : 344- 352

(1996) Cai, Y., Irving, MR. and Case, SH., Compound matrix partitioning and modification for the solution of branched autotransformer traction feeds, IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications 143 (3) : 251- 257

(1996) Orero, SO. and Irving, MR., Economic dispatch of generators with prohibited operating zones: a genetic algorithm approach, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 143 (6) : 529- 534

(1996) Zitouni, S. and Irving, MR., NETMAT: a knowledge-based grid system analysis tool, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems 18 (1) : 37- 46 Download publication

(1996) Zitouni, S. and Irving, MR., NETMAT: a knowledge-based grid system analysis tool (Abstract only), Fuel and Energy Abstracts 37 (3) : 194-

(1996) Cai, Y., Irving, MR. and Case, SH., Reply: Iterative techniques for the solution of complex rail-traction systems including regenerative braking, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 143 (6) : 614- 615

(1995) Chebbo, AM. and Irving, MR., Combined active and reactive despatch. 1. Problem formulation and solution algorithm, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution 142 (4) : 393- 400

(1995) Chebbo, AM., Irving, MR. and Dandachi, NH., Combined active reactive despatch. Part 2: test results, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution 142 (4) : 401- 405

(1995) Cai, Y., Irving, MR. and Case, SH., Iterative techniques for the solution of complex DC-rail-traction systems including regenerative braking, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 142 (5) : 445- 452

(1995) Cai, Y., Irving, MR. and Case, SH., Modelling and numerical solution of multibranched DC rail traction power systems, IEE Proceedings on Electric Power Applications 142 (5) : 323- 328

(1995) Habiballah, IO. and Irving, MR., Multipartitioning of power system state estimation networks using simulated annealing, Electric Power Systems Research 34 (2) : 117- 120

(1995) Abdelaziz, AY., Irving, MR., El-Arabaty, AM. and Mansour, MM., Out-of-step prediction based on artificial neural networks, Electric Power Systems Research 34 (2) : 135- 142

(1994) Elrefaie, HB., Irving, MR. and Zitouni, S., A parallel processing algorithm for co-ordination of directional overcurrent relays in interconnected power systems, IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution 141 (5) : 514- 520

Conference Papers

(2009) Taylor, GA., Fila, M., Hiscock, J., Irving, MR. and Lang, P., Modelling and analysis of an enhanced TAPP scheme for distribution networks, PSCC 2008

(2008) Hu, L-L., Taylor, GA. and Irving, MR., A fuzzy-logic based bidding stategy for participants in the UK electricity market, 43rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2008)

(2008) Macfie, P., Wan, H-B., Morfill, R., Bradley, M., Taylor, GA. and Irving, MR., Environmentally significant operational loss reduction on the full GB transmission network, 43rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2008)

(2008) Fila, M., Taylor, GA., Hiscock, J., Irving, MR. and Lang, P., Flexible voltage control to support distributed generation in distribution networks, 43rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2008) Zhu, P., Taylor, GA. and Irving, MR., A novel q-limit guided continuation power flow method, IEEE PES General Meeting

(2007) Irving, MR., Taylor, GA., Huang, C. and Hobson, PR., Scalable monitoring and control of distributed generation using Grid computing, 42nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2007)

(2007) Hobson, PR., Frizziero, E., Huang, CX., Irving, MR., Kalganova, T., Kyberd, P., Lelli, F., Petrucci, A., Pugliese, R., Taylor, G. and Taylor, R., Grid computing technologies for renewable electricity generator monitoring and control, Oceans 2007 Europe International Conference Download publication

(2006) Taylor, GA., Irving, MR., Hobson, PR., Huang, C., Kyberd, P. and Taylor, RJ., Distributed monitoring and control of future power systems via grid computing, IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting 2006 Download publication

(2002) Taylor, GA., Rashidinejad, M., Song, YH., Irving, MR., Bradley, ME. and Williams, TG., Algorithmic techniques for transition-optimised voltage and reactive power control, International Conference on Power System Technology (PowerCon2002)

(2007) Sum-Im, T., Taylor, GA., Irving, MR. and Song, YH., A differential evolution algorithm for multistage transmission expansion planning, 42nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2007) Song, F. and Irving, MR., Congestion-based transmission system expansion planning in developing Chinese power market, 42nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2006) Sum-Im, T., Taylor, GA., Irving, MR. and Song, YH., A comparative study of state-of-the-art transmission expansion planning tools, 41st International Universities Power Engineering Conference

(2006) Zhao, Y. and Irving, MR., A reactive power service cost allocation and pricing method in the new deregulated electricity market environment, IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition

(2004) Song, YH. and Irving, MR., An overview of heuristic optimization techniques for power system expansion planning and design, IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting

(2004) Al-Othman, AK. and Irving, MR., Analysis of confidence bounds in power system state estimation with uncertainty in both measurements and parameters, 4th IASTED International Conference on Power and Energy Systems

(1998) Macqueen, CN., Irving, MR., Tsotsos, D. and Kohli, R., An integrated simulation environment for electrical power systems, 10th European Simulation Symposium (ESS 98)

(1995) Macqueen, CN. and Irving, MR., An algorithm for the allocation of distribution system demand and energy losses, 1995 IEEE Power Industry Computer Application Conference (PICA 95)

Book Chapters

(2005) Rivas-Dávalos, F. and Irving, MR., An approach based on the strength pareto evolutionary algorithm 2 for power distribution system planning. In: Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization. Berlin/Heidelberg : Springer (3410/2005) : 707- 720

(2003) Taylor, GA., Phichaisawat, S., Irving, MR. and Song, Y-H., Ancilliary services II: voltage security and reactive power management. In: Song, Y-H. and Wang, X-F. eds. Operation of Market-Oriented Power Systems. Springer (XVIII) : 253- 279

(1999) Irving, MR., Chebbo, HM. and Orero, SO., Transmission network planning using genetic algorithms. In: Song, Y-H. ed. Modern Optimisation Techniques in Power Systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers 91- 111

Books

(2009) Wang, X-F., Song, Y. and Irving, M., Modern power systems analysis. Springer

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