Name:
Emeritus Professor Ooi Boon Teck
Designation:
Emeritus Professor
Qualification:
PhD in Electrical Engineering, McGill University Canada (1970)
Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (1967)
B.Eng. Hon. (first class) in Electrical Engineering in University of Adelaide Australia (1962)
Organization:
McGill University, Quebec Canada
Email:
boonteckooi@yahoo.com; boon-teck.ooi@mcgill.ca
Tel no. :
012-6717623, +151-48445098, +151-43987133
Fax no. :
(514) 398-4470
Profile
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research


Contact Person:
  - Dr Lim Boon Han
(Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science)
Timothy

Employment

2012 - Emeritus Professor McGill University

1986-2011 Professor McGill University

1976-1986 Associate Professor McGill University

1970-1976 Assistant Professor McGill University

Sep 1969 – May 1970 Sessional Assistant Sir George Williams University

Teaching


• Retired
• Teaching


Course taught previously:


Circuit Analysis
Electromagnetic Fields
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
Introduction to Computers
Electric Power (service course)
Electromechanical Energy Conversion I
Electromechanical Energy Conversion II
Electric Machine Dynamics
Continuum Electromechanics
Inverters and Choppers Circuits
Flexible AC Transmission System
Power Laboratory I

Administration


Chairman: Departmental Curriculum Committee (1980-1988)


Teaching Interests

• Electric machinery
• Power Electronics
• Power Systems
• Stability
 

Research Interests

• Electric Machinery:
Linear Induction Motor
Homopolar Linear Motor
Electric machine transients
Electric Machine stability
Synchronous generators
Doubly-Fed Induction Generators


• Power Electronics
Thyristor family of converters
Line Commutated Converters (LCC)
IGBT family of converters
Voltage-Source Converters (VSCs)
Modular Multilevel Converters (MMC)
Variable Speed Motor Drives
High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC)
Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS)


• Renewable Energy Technologies
Wind turbine generators
Wind Farms


• Power Systems
Small signal stability analysis
Eigenfunction analysis
Power system stabilizers (PSS)
Mini-grid with Stand-Alone Capability
Interaction of mini-grid with macro-grid



Funded Research Projects

• Current Research
Grant:from Natural Science and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC):
Title: High Voltage Power Electronics for Integrating Micro-Grids to Conventional Power Grid. 2016-2021 (Canadian $220,000)


• Contract:
Power Quality Compensator: EPRI (USA) $279,000, 1993-1996
Multi-terminal HVDC Light: ABB (Sweden) $200,000, 1882-2002

• NSERC I2I Grant (personal) :
Decoupled P-Q controller for doubly-fed induction machine. $105,204 2006-2007


• Personal NSERC Grant
Discovery NSERC (5 year) $230,000 2006-2011
Discovery NSERC (5 year) $140,000 2011-2016
Discovery NSERC (5 year) $220,000 2016-2021

• Team Grants with Prof. Galiana and Prof. Joos
Flexible AC Transmission Systems, $293025, 1994-1997
Penetration—Key to a Sustained Wind Energy Industry, $396,000
2004-2007
Design and Operation of Trans-Canadian Power Grids: An Integrated Approach, $479,000 2008-2010

Awards & Honours

• Fellow IEEE 1, January 2003, for contributions to high power converters
• Patents
U.S. Patent 4,941,079, July 10, 1990, of B.T. Ooi, "Pulse Width Modulation Power Transmission System", licensed by multinational equipment manufacturer
US Patent, 8,476,871, B2 July 2, 2013 of B.T.Ooi, Baike Shen and Victor Low, on “Method and System for Controlling a Doubly-Fed Induction Machine”.
• Ford Motor Company International Fellowship (1965-66).
The Ross Medal (joint recipient) awarded by the Engineering Institute of Canada 1978.

Publications

According to Google Scholar, there are 6459 citations of the publications which are in three areas

(1) Power Systems
(2) Power Electronics
(3) Renewable Energy Technologies.

The publications are in 141 journal publications of IEEE Transactions or IET Proceedings.
Below are samples of the papers ranked by Google Scholar.
 

Title1–20

Cited by

Year

Indirect current control of a unity power factor sinusoidal current boost type three-phase rectifier

JW Dixon, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on industrial electronics 35 (4), 508-515

365

1988

The potential of distributed generation to provide ancillary services

G Joos, BT Ooi, D McGillis, FD Galiana, R Marceau

Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, 2000. IEEE 3, 1762-1767

315

2000

Locating and isolating DC faults in multi-terminal DC systems

L Tang, BT Ooi

IEEE transactions on power delivery 22 (3), 1877-1884

274

2007

Optimal acquisition and aggregation of offshore wind power by multiterminal voltage-source HVDC

W Lu, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 18 (1), 201-206

250

2003

A three-phase controlled-current PWM converter with leading power factor

BT Ooi, JC Salmon, JW Dixon, AB Kulkarni

IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 1 (IA-23), 78-84

221

1987

Assessment and control of the impact of FACTS devices on power system performance

FD Galiana, K Almeida, M Toussaint, J Griffin, D Atanackovic, BT Ooi, ...

IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 11 (4), 1931-1936

208

1996

Strategies to smooth wind power fluctuations of wind turbine generator

C Luo, H Banakar, B Shen, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion 22 (2), 341-349

207

2007

Kinetic energy of wind-turbine generators for system frequency support

PK Keung, P Li, H Banakar, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 1 (24), 279-287

206

2009

Frequency deviation of thermal power plants due to wind farms

C Luo, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion 21 (3), 708-716

167

2006

Impacts of wind power minute-to-minute variations on power system operation

H Banakar, C Luo, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 23 (1), 150-160

159

2008

A single-phase controlled-current PWM rectifier

O Stihi, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 3 (4), 453-459

154

1988

Protection of VSC-multi-terminal HVDC against DC faults

L Tang, BT Ooi

Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2002. pesc 02. 2002 IEEE 33rd ...

141

2002

Voltage angle lock loop control of the boost type PWM converter for HVDC application

BT Ooi, X Wang

IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (Institute of Electrical and ...

138

1990

Sensorless maximum power point tracking of wind by DFIG using rotor position phase lock loop (PLL)

B Shen, B Mwinyiwiwa, Y Zhang, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 24 (4), 942-951

130

2009

An integrated AC drive system using a controlled-current PWM rectifier/inverter link

BT Ooi, JW Dixon, AB Kulkarni, M Nishimoto

1986 17th Annual IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 494-501

125

1986

Regulating and equalizing DC capacitance voltages in multilevel STATCOM

Y Chen, B Mwinyiwiwa, Z Wolanski, BT Ooi

IEEE Transactions on power Delivery 12 (2), 901-907

120

1997

Multi-terminal LVDC system for optimal acquisition of power in wind-farm using induction generators

W Lu, BT Ooi

Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2001. PESC. 2001 IEEE 32nd Annual ...

116

2001

Boost-type PWM HVDC transmission system

BT Ooi, X Wang

IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 6 (4), 1557-1563

115

1991

Estimation of wind penetration as limited by frequency deviation

C Luo, HG Far, H Banakar, PK Keung, BT Ooi

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION EC 22 (3), 783

112

2007


Professional Membership

IEEE Life Fellow

Professional Activities

Emeritus Professor, McGill University
Visiting Professor, UMPEDAC, University of Malaya
Visiting Professor, Nanyang University of Technology
Visiting Professor UTAR