PhD student wins IET Doctoral Dissertation Prize
Former PhD student Dr Andrei Braitor has been awarded the Control & Automation Doctoral Dissertation Prize 2022 by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). .
Andrei was supervised in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering by Dr George Konstantopoulos and Professor Visakan Kadirkamanathan and his research title was Advanced Hierarchical Control and Stability Analysis of DC Microgrids.
The dissertation combines control design theory, theoretical analysis, and numerical and experimental validation with direct applications in microgrids and energy systems.
Andrei said that “It is an honour for me to have been selected to receive the IET Control & Automation Doctoral Dissertation Prize 2022. I extend my sincere gratitude to the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the jury for recognising my work and awarding me this prestigious prize.”
“It means so much that the work I am passionate about also resonates with others. I am deeply humbled by this recognition and would like to express my appreciation for the support from my supervisor, Dr George Konstantopoulos. His guidance and encouragement have been invaluable, and I would not have made it without his help.”
Andrei-Constantin Braitor received a BEng Power Systems Engineering from Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania. An MSc Energy and Power Systems from the University of Liverpool and a PhD degree in control and power systems from the University of Sheffield.
In June 2022, he joined CentraleSupélec, Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes (L2S), Université Paris-Saclay, France, as a Research Associate.
Andrei will also give an IET online guest lecture on his research topic on Thursday 20 April on his research topic.
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