Alvaro Furlani Bastos

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Alvaro Furlani Bastos

Electrical Engineer

Contact Information

Alvaro Furlani / (505) 414-2315

Biography

Alvaro Furlani Bastos is a Postdoctoral Appointee in Energy Storage Analytics at Sandia National Laboratories. He received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil, in 2014, and his MS and PhD degrees from The University of Texas at Austin in 2015 and 2020, respectively. His research interests include power quality, renewable energy integration, energy storage, data analytics, optimization, and machine learning.

Research Interests

Energy storage analytics: modeling and simulation, planning and optimal control, grid applications

Power quality issues: analysis, detection, and mitigation

Education

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil), 2014

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Key Publications

A. Furlani Bastos, K.W. Lao, G. Todeschini, S. Santoso “Novel Moving Average Filter for Detecting RMS Voltage Step Changes in Triggerless PQ Data” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 2920-2929, Dec. 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2018.2831183.

A. Furlani Bastos, L. Biyikli, S. Santoso “Identifying switched capacitor relative locations and energizing operations” 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Boston, MA, 2016, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741331.

A. Furlani Bastos, K.W. Lao, G. Todeschini, S. Santoso “Accurate Identification of Point-on-Wave Inception and Recovery Instants of Voltage Sags and Swells” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 551-560, April 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2018.2876682.

A. Furlani Bastos, S. Santoso, G. Todeschini “Comparison of Methods for Determining Inception and Recovery Points of Voltage Variation Events” 2018 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Portland, OR, 2018, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2018.8585977.

A. Furlani Bastos, L. Biyikli, S. Santoso “Analysis of power factor over correction in a distribution feeder” 2016 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D), Dallas, TX, 2016, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2016.7519899.

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