Venkata Dinavahi

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept


Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept
(780) 492-1003
11-356 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211 116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5


Area of Study / Keywords

Computer Engineering Electromagnetics and Microwaves Energy Systems


Venkata Dinavahi received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto. He joined the ECE faculty at the University of Alberta in 2001 where is currently a Professor. Dr. Dinavahi is a Fellow of IEEE and a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta. He is active in various committees of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES).


Research Interests

  • Electromagnetic Transients
  • Real-Time Simulation of Large-Scale Power Electric and Power Electronic Systems
  • Power Electronics and Digital Control
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Embedded and Reconfigurable Systems Design


ECE 633 - Modeling and Simulation of Electromagnetic Transients in Electrical Circuits

Analysis of electromagnetic transients in electrical power systems. Computer-aided analysis of electronic circuits. Models of commonly used power system components for time-domain simulation: linear and nonlinear elements, transmission lines, transformers machines, models for the latest power electronic compensators, solution algorithms, analog simulators, real-time digital simulations, architectures and algorithms for parallel and distributed simulators. Transient simulation software.

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