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Amirthagunaraj "Raj" Yogarathnam

Assistant Scientist Electrical Engineering, Energy Systems Division, Interdisciplinary Science Department

Amirthagunaraj "Raj" Yogarathnam

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Interdisciplinary Science Department
Bldg. 815, Room 2-15
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-3833
ayogarath@bnl.gov

Dr. Amirthagunaraj "Raj" Yogarathnam's research is focused on  power system dynamics and control, renewable energy integration, High Voltage DC (HVDC), Hybrid Multi-terminal DC (H-MTDC), machine learning application in power system, emergency control applications in modern power grid, distributed energy resources,  and data analytics. His research experiences cover the interdisciplinary boundary of renewable energy integration, formal analysis of power system dynamics, grid stabilization, Cyber-security of Power Systems, application of networked control theory in power systems, and model reduction of power systems with renewable resources.

Expertise | Research | Education


Expertise

Power System Dynamics and Control, Wide-Area Monitoring Systems, Application of Power Electronics in Power systems, FACTS, HVDC, Renewable Energy Systems, Distributed Energy, and Data Analytics.

Research Activities

Formal analysis of power system dynamics, Emergency control applications in modern power grid. Grid of the Near Future: Development of a New Framework for Modeling, Stability Analysis, and Control. 

Education

PhD in Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA - 2019

B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Srilanka - 2013

Amirthagunaraj "Raj" Yogarathnam

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Interdisciplinary Science Department
Bldg. 815, Room 2-15
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-3833
ayogarath@bnl.gov

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