Hermann Dommel

Professors Emeriti

Office: KAIS 3056
Phone: (604) 827-3996
Email: hermannd@ece.ubc.ca

Dr. Hermann Dommel is known for his work on electromagnetic transients in power systems. He is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to joining the University in 1973, he worked for Bonneville Power Administration in Portland, Oregon, USA, on various computer programs, including what became known as the EMTP. He has taught short courses on electromagnetic transients for utilities and universities around the world. He is a Life Fellow of IEEE. From 1995 to 2000 he held the Industrial Research Chair sponsored by B.C. Hydro and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Teaching

Winter 2021

EECE554 Advanced Power System Control and Dynamics Sections

Synchronous machine modelling; excitation and speed governor systems; enhancing power system damping through excitation or governor control; linear optimal stabilization of power systems; load shedding, generator dropping and other emergency measures; asynchronous operation and resynchronization; nonlinear stability; power-frequency control.

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