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Dr. David Laverty PhD, MIET, MIEEE
Senior Lecturer
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Journal Paper

  1. McLorn, G., Laverty, D., Morrow, D. & McLoone, S., Load and harmonic distortion characterization of modern low-energy lighting under applied voltage variation (2018), Electric Power Systems Research , Vol. 169, 2018, (pp124-138)

  2. Brogan, P. V., Laverty, D. M., Zhao, X., Hastings, J., Morrow, D. J. & Vanfretti, L., Technique for Pre-Compliance Testing of Phasor Measurement Units (2018), International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems , Vol. 99, 2018, (pp323–330)

  3. Meegahapola, L., Laverty, D. & Jacobsen, M., Synchronous Islanded Operation of an Inverter Interfaced Renewable Rich Microgrid using Synchrophasors (2017), IET Renewable Power Generation , 2017

  4. Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., Design and Implementation of Security Gateway for Synchrophasor based Real-time Control and Monitoring in Smart Grid (2017), IEEE Access , Vol. 5, 2017, (pp11626-11644)

  5. Zhao, X., Laverty, D., McKernan, A., Morrow, D., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., GPS Disciplined Analogue to Digital Converter for Phasor Measurement Applications (2017), IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement , 2017

  6. Friedberg, I., McLaughlin, K., Smith, P., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., STPA-SafeSec: Safety and Security Analysis for Cyber-Physical Systems (2016), Journal of Information Security and Applications , 2016

  7. Rafferty, M., Liu, X., Laverty, D. M. & McLoone, S., Real-Time Multiple Event Detection and Classification Using Moving Window PCA (2016), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid , Vol. 7, 2016, (pp2537-2548)

  8. Liu, X., Kennedy, J. M., Laverty, D. M., Morrow, D. J. & McLoone, S., Wide-Area Phase-Angle Measurements for Islanding Detection—An Adaptive Nonlinear Approach (2016), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 31, 2016, (pp1901-1911)

  9. Guo, Y., Li, K., Yang, Z., Deng, J. & Laverty, D. M., A novel radial basis function neural network principal component analysis scheme for PMU-based wide-area power system monitoring (2015), Electric Power Systems Research , Vol. 127, 2015, (pp197-205)

  10. Laverty, D. M., O\'Raw, J. B., Li, K. & Morrow, D. J., Secure data networks for electrical distribution applications (2015), Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy , Vol. 3, 2015, (pp447-455)

  11. Guo, Y., Li, K., Laverty, D. M. & Xue, Y., Synchrophasor-Based Islanding Detection for Distributed Generation Systems Using Systematic Principal Component Analysis Approaches (2015), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 30, 2015, (pp2544 - 2552)

  12. Liu, X., Laverty, D. M., Best, R. J., Li, K., Morrow, D. J. & McLoone, S., Principal Component Analysis of Wide Area Phasor Measurements for Islanding Detection – A Geometric View (2015), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 30, 2015, (pp976-985)

  13. Laverty, D., Best, R. & Morrow, D. J., Loss-of-Mains Protection System by Application of Phasor Measurement Unit Technology with Experimentally Assessed Threshold Settings (2015), IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution , Vol. 9, 2015, (pp146-153)

  14. Guo, Y., Li, K. & Laverty, D. M., Loss-of-Main Monitoring and Detection for Distributed Generations Using Dynamic Principal Component Analysis (2014), Journal of Power and Energy Engineering , Vol. 2, 2014, (pp423-431)

  15. Li, K., Guo, Y., Laverty, D., He, H. & Fei, M., Distributed Adaptive Learning Framework for Wide Area Monitoring of Power Systems Integrated with Distributed Generations (2013), Energy and Power Engineering , Vol. 5, 2013, (pp962-969)

  16. Laverty, D. M., Best, R. J., Brogan, P., Al-Khatib, I., Vanfretti, L. & Morrow, D. J., The OpenPMU Platform for Open Source Phasor Measurements (2012), IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement , Vol. 62, 2012, (pp701-709)

  17. Laverty, D., Milliken, J. & Cregan, M., Embedded C programming: a practical course introducing programmable microprocessors (2012), European Journal of Engineering Education , Vol. 37, 2012, (pp557-574)

  18. Laverty, D., Engineers in business (2011), Engineering and Technology , Vol. 6, 2011

  19. Best, R., Morrow, D. J., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Techniques for multiple-set synchronous islanding control (2011), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid , Vol. 2, 2011, (pp48-55)

  20. Best, R., Morrow, J., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Synchrophasor Broadcast over Internet Protocol for Distributed Generator Synchronization (2010), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 25, 2010, (pp2835-2841)

  21. Laverty, D., Legislating microgeneration (2010), Engineering and Technology , Vol. 5, 2010

  22. Laverty, D., Smart meters (2010), Engineering and Technology , Vol. 5, 2010


Conference Paper

  1. Moreno Jaramillo, A., Laverty, D., Morrow, D. & Foley, A., Review of non-intrusive load monitoring methods in distribution networks to optimise renewable energy integration (2019), 14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) , Oct 2019

  2. O\'Raw, J., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., Reliable data communications device configuration using iec61850 (2019), 2019 IEEE Milan PowerTech, PowerTech 2019 , Jun 2019

  3. Kirkham, H., Emanuel, A., Albu, M. & Laverty, D., Resolving the reactive power question (2019), 2019 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC 2019 , May 2019

  4. O\'Raw, J., Laverty, D. & Morrow, D. J., Securing the industrial internet of things for critical infrastructure (iiot-ci) (2019), 5th IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, WF-IoT 2019 , Apr 2019, (pp70-75)

  5. Hastings, J. C., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., A Converged Approach to Physical-Layer Communications in Supporting Domestic-Level Automated Demand-Response Systems utilizing ISO/IEC 20922 (2018), 2018 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2018 , Dec 2018

  6. Kirkham, H., Pandey, S. & Laverty, D., Test Results from the SEMPR PMU (2018), 2018 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2018 , Dec 2018

  7. Tosato, P., Macii, D., Fontanelli, D., Brunelli, D. & Laverty, D., A Software-based Low-Jitter Servo Clock for Inexpensive Phasor Measurement Units (2018), 12th International IEEE Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control, and Communication, ISPCS 2018 , Nov 2018

  8. Kerr, W. D., Laverty, D. M. & Best, R. J., Electrical Heating Emissions on the Island of Ireland (2018), 2018 3rd International Conference on Power and Renewable Energy:Proceedings , Jul 2018

  9. Kerr, W., Laverty, D. & Best, R., How Electrical Storage Heaters Can Reduce Wind Curtailment by Satisfying System Reserve Requirements (2018), 2018 3rd International Conference on Power and Renewable Energy , Jul 2018

  10. Kirkham, H., Riepnieks, A., Albu, M. & Laverty, D., The nature of measurement, and the true value of a measured quantity (2018), 2018 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC 2018 , Jul 2018, (pp1-6)

  11. Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., Demonstrating Cyber-Physical Attacks and Defense for Synchrophasor Technology in Smart Grid (2018), Privacy, Security and Trust 2018 , Jun 2018

  12. Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., Inter-Technology Bridging Gateway: A Low Cost Legacy Adaptation Approach to Secure Industrial Systems (2018), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting , Feb 2018

  13. Hastings, J. C. & Laverty, D. M., Modernizing wide-area grid communications for distributed energy resource applications using MQTT publish-subscribe protocol (2018), 2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2017 , Jan 2018, (pp1-5)

  14. Laverty, D. M., Kirkham, H., Morrow, D. J. & Liu, X., Estimation of goodness of fit of synchrophasors during transient faults (2018), 2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2017 , Jan 2018, (pp1-5)

  15. O\'Raw, J., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., IEC 61850 substation configuration language as a basis for automated security and SDN configuration (2018), 2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2017 , Jan 2018, (pp1-5)

  16. Rafferty, M., Brogan, P., Hastings, J., Laverty, D., Liu, X. & Khan, R., Local Anomaly Detection by Application of Regression Analysis on PMU Data (2018), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting , Jan 2018

  17. Kirkham, H., Albu, M., Engels, M., Frigo, G., Hedayatipour, A., Laverty, D., Von Meier, A., Riepmeks, A., White, D. R. & Yang, Z. M., Teaching measurement fundamentals (2018), 59th IEEE Annual International Scientific Conference on Power and Electrical Engineering of Riga Technical University, RTUCON 2018 , Jan 2018

  18. McLorn, G., Morrow, D., Laverty, D., Best, R., Liu, X. & McLoone, S., Enhanced ZIP load modelling for the analysis of harmonic distortion under Conservation Voltage Reduction (2017), 4th International Conference & Exhibition on Electricity Distribution , Oct 2017, (pp1094-1097)

  19. Rafferty, M., Liu, X., Laverty, D., Xie, L. & McLoone, S., Adaptive islanding detection and diagnosis using wide area monitoring (2017), IEEE International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies , Sep 2017

  20. Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., STRIDE-based Threat Modeling for Cyber-Physical Systems (2017), IEEE International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies , Sep 2017

  21. Laverty, D. M., Hastings, J. & Zhao, X., An open source analogue to digital converter for power system measurements with time synchronisation (2017), 2017 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC 2017 , Jul 2017

  22. Kerr, W. D., Laverty, D. M. & Best, R. J., Assessment of the potential of electrical heating to provide decarbonisation (2017), 51st International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016 , Jun 2017

  23. Laverty, D. M., Hastings, J., Morrow, D. J., Khan, R., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., A Modular Phasor Measurement Unit Design featuring Open Data Exchange Methods (2017), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting , Mar 2017

  24. Khan, R., Albalushi, A. ., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., Model based Intrusion Detection System for Synchrophasor Applications in Smart Grid (2016), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting , Nov 2016

  25. Jacobsen, M., Laverty, D. & Best, R. J., A laboratory experiment of single machine synchronous islanding using PMUs and Raspberry Pi - A platform for multi-machine islanding (2016), 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016 , Nov 2016

  26. Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., Analysis of IEEE C37.118 and IEC 61850-90-5 Synchrophasor Communication Frameworks (2016), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting , Jul 2016

  27. McLorn, G., McLoone, S., Liu, X., Morrow, D., Best, R. & Laverty, D., Impacts of conservation voltage reduction on customer power quality in future networks (2016), 51st International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016: Proceedings , Jun 2016

  28. Khan, R., Maynard, P., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., Threat Analysis of BlackEnergy Malware for Synchrophasor based Real-time Control and Monitoring in Smart Grid (2016), 4th International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2016 , Jun 2016, (pp53-63)

  29. Laverty, D. M., Jacobsen, M., Zhao, X., McLaughlin, K., Friedberg, I., Khan, R. & Sezer, S., A Microgrid Testbed for Interdisciplinary Research on Cyber-Secure Industrial Control in Power Systems (2016), International Workshop on Security and Resilience of Cyber Physical Infrastructure , Apr 2016

  30. Hastings, J. C., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., A Heuristic, Self-Adjusting Flow Control Mechanism for Sensor Data in Real-Time Applications (2016), 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016 , Feb 2016

  31. O\'Raw, J., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., Software defined networking as a mitigation strategy for data communications in power systems critical infrastructure (2016), 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016 , Feb 2016

  32. Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., IEEE C37.118-2 Synchrophasor Communication Framework: Overview, Cyber Vulnerabilities Analysis and Performance Evaluation (2016), 2nd International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy , Feb 2016, (pp159-170)

  33. Friedberg, I., Laverty, D., McLaughlin, K. & Smith, P., A Cyber-Physical Security Analysis of Synchronous-Islanded Microgrid Operation (2015), 3rd International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2015 , Sep 2015, (pp52-62)

  34. Jacobsen, M., Laverty, D. M., Morrow, D. J. & Best, R. J., Laboratory test of a synchronous island controller in the presence of hydro-electric generation (2015), 50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2015) , Sep 2015

  35. Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Morrow, D., An Advanced Synchrophasor Format for Wide Area PMU Communication (2015), 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting : Powering Up The Next Generation , Jul 2015

  36. Jacobsen, M., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., Synchronous Islanding Control in the Presence of Hydro-electric Generation (2015), IEEE 15th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC) , Jun 2015, (pp2200-2204)

  37. O\'Raw, J., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., Asset Tracking in Critical Power Communications Infrastructures using Passive Techniques (2015), IEEE 15th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC) , Jun 2015, (pp1816 - 1820)

  38. Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Morrow, D., Open Source Telecommunications Framework for Time-Series Data from Smart Grid Sensors. (2015), IEEE 15th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC) , Jun 2015, (pp2177-2182)

  39. Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Morrow, D., An Advanced Synchrophasor Format for Wide Area PMU Communication (2014), IEEE SmartGridComm' 14: IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications , Nov 2014

  40. Katsimichas, A., Brogan, P. & Laverty, D., XML data interface and PMU testing applications for synchrophasor estimation with a reconfigurable controller (2014), 49th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2014 , Oct 2014

  41. Hastings, J., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., Tracking smart grid hackers (2014), 49th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2014 , Sep 2014

  42. Hastings, J., Laverty, D. M. & Morrow, D. J., Securing the smart grid (2014), 49th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2014 , Sep 2014

  43. Laverty, D., Li, K. & Deng, J., Data Communications for Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (2014), 2014 International Conference on Life System Modeling and Simulation (LSMS2014) and 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Computing for Sustainable Energy and Environment (ICSEE2014) , Sep 2014

  44. Brogan, P., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Laverty, D., Efficacy of Wind Power in Mitigation of CO2 Emission from the Irish Electrical Grid (2014), IEEE PES General Meeting 2014 , Jul 2014, (pp1-5)

  45. Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Morrow, D. J., Towards an Improved Phasor Measurement Unit Data Communications Framework (2014), IEEE PES General Meeting 2014 , Jul 2014, (pp1-5)

  46. Liu, X., Laverty, D. & Best, R., Islanding Detection Based on Probabilistic PCA with Missing Values in PMU Data (2014), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting , Jul 2014, (pp1-6)

  47. Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Morrow, D. J., A Smart Grid Information System for Demand Side Participation: Remote Control of Domestic Appliances to Balance Demand (2013), 48th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) , 2013

  48. Brogan, P., Morrow, J., Laverty, D. & Best, R., Python PSS/E Simulation to Test Efficacy of Proposed PMU Based WAMS and Potential WAMPAC Applications (2013), 48th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) , 2013

  49. Guo, Y., Li, K. & Laverty, D., A statistical process control approach for automatic anti-islanding detection using synchrophasors (2013), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2013 (PES 13) , Jul 2013, (pp1-5)

  50. Brogan, P., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Laverty, D., Development and assessment of a robust optimization metric for WAMPAC modeling (2013), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2013 (PES 13) , Jul 2013, (pp1-5)

  51. Laverty, D., Vanfretti, L., Al-Khatib, I., Applegreen, V., Best, R. & Morrow, D. J., The OpenPMU Project: Challenges and perspectives : Challenges and Perspectives (2013), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society (PES) , Jul 2013, (pp1-5)

  52. Laverty, D., Vanfretti, L., Best, R., Morrow, D. J., Nordstrom, L. & Chenine, M., OpenPMU Technology Platform for Synchrophasor Research Applications (2012), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2012, (pp1-6)

  53. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Cregan, M., Best, R. & McKinley, A., Practical Evaluation of Telecoms for Smart Grid Anti-Islanding Protection (2011), IEEE-PES ISGT Europe 2011 , Dec 2011, (pp1-2)

  54. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Cregan, M., Anti-Islanding Detection using Synchrophasors and Internet Protocol Telecommunications (2011), IEEE-PES ISGT Europe 2011 , Dec 2011, (pp1-5)

  55. Laverty, D. M., O\'Raw, J., Morrow, D. J., Cregan, M. & Best, R., Practical evaluation of telecoms for Smart Grid measurements, control and protection (2011), 2011 2nd IEEE PES International Conference and Exhibition on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, ISGT Europe 2011 , Dec 2011

  56. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., McKinley, A. & Cregan, M., OpenPMU: Open Source Platform for Synchrophasor Applications and Research (2011), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2011, (pp1-6)

  57. Laverty, D., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Telecommunications for Smart Grid Backhaul solutions for the Distribution Network (2010), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2010, (pp1-7)

  58. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., O\'Raw, J. & Crossley, P. A., Wireless telecoms for distribution networks based on wimax (2009), 20th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2009 , Nov 2009

  59. Laverty, D., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Performance of Phasor Measurement Units for Wide Area Real-Time Control (2009), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2009, (pp4282-4286)

  60. Best, R., Morrow, J., Ten, C., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Management of a Multiple-Set Synchronous Island (2009), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2009, (pp3406-3411)

  61. Laverty, D., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Differential ROCOF Relay for Loss-of-Mains Protection of Renewable Generation using Phasor Measurement over Internet Protocol (2009), CIGRE/IEEE PES Joint Symposium on Integration of Wide-Scale Renewable Resources into the Power Delivery System , Jul 2009, (pp309-316)

  62. Laverty, D., Morrow, J. & O\'Raw, J., Wireless Telecoms for Distribuition Networks based on Wimax (2009), 20th International Conference on Electricity Distribution , Jun 2009, (pp1-4)

  63. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Internet based phasor measurement system for phase control of synchronous islands (2008), General Meeting of the IEEE Power and Energy Society , Jul 2008, (pp1-6)

  64. Morrow, D. J., Best, R., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Universal Application of Synchronous Islanded Operation (2008), CIRED SmartGrids for Distribuition , Jun 2008, (pp1-6)

  65. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Synchronous Island Operation within an Active Distribution Network (2008), UKERC Research Council Energy Programme Conference , May 2008, (pp1-1)