2018 May – Network Meeting Barcelona

The project’s 2018 Spring Assembly Meeting took place 14-18 May 2018 at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Dr Hakan Ergun of KU Leuven, ‘Optimization applications in power systems’.  
Visiting scientist, Dr Ziming Song of Toshiba, ‘Development of VSC-HVDC technologies’.
Visiting scientist, Dr Norman MacLeod of WSP, ‘Worldwide power transmission technology’.
Dr Jef Beertenof  KU Leuven, ‘Power electronics in the power system – a blessing or a curse?’
Dr Oriol Gomis Bellmunt of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya,  seminar on ‘Offshore wind and HVDC grids’.

‘Technical Paper Writing Skills’.
‘Presenting in English and Scientific Methodology’.
Former MEDOW  researchers,  Dr Agustí Egea Alvarez and  Dr Marc Cheah, shared their project experience and offered work advice.

Public work:
The InnoDC researchers presented ‘Introduction to renewable energy’ to secondary school pupils in Figueres.  Read about it here.

CITCEA-UPC Laboratory.
INELFE substation, Figueres.

Committee Meeting:
The Training, Dissemination & Communication and Supervisory committees met.  Gayan Abeynayake acted as the researchers’ representative, drafted minutes and designed the project’s secondment calendar, which will be invaluable over the next 3 years.

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