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Dr. Tim Littler
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Journal Paper

  1. Boyle, J., Littler, T. & Foley, A., Review of frequency stability services for grid balancing with wind generation (2018), IET The Journal of Engineering , 2018, (pp1-5)

  2. Zhou, B., Littler, T., Meegahapola, L. & Zhang, H., Power System Steady-State Analysis with Large-Scale Electric Vehicle Integration (2016), Energy , Vol. 115, 2016, (pp289-302)

  3. Du, W., Bi, J., Lv, C. & Littler, T., Damping Torque Analysis of Power Systems with DFIGs for Wind Power Generation (2016), IET Renewable Power Generation , 2016

  4. Zhou, B., Yao, F., Littler, T. & Zhang, H., An Electric Vehicle Dispatch Module for Demand-Side Energy Participation (2016), Applied Energy , Vol. 177, 2016, (pp464-474)

  5. Zhou, B. & Littler, T., Local Storage Meets Local Demand: A Technical Solution to Future Power Distribution System (2015), IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution , Vol. 10, 2015, (pp704-711)

  6. Yang, X., Chen, Y., Chen, Q., Littler, T. & Li, K., Application of Lead Differential Control in Coordinated Hydro and Wind Power Generation (2015), Proceedings of the CSEE , Vol. 35, 2015, (pp4591-4597)

  7. Chen, Q., Littler, T., Han, S. & Wang, H., Risk Assessment Model for Wind Generator Tripping Off (2015), Proceedings of the CSEE , Vol. 35, 2015, (pp576-582)

  8. Chen, Q., Littler, T., Wang, H., Wenling, J. & Xiadong, J., Optimal Scheduling for Coordinated Wind and Hydro Power Generation (2014), Proceedings of the CSEE , Vol. 34, 2014

  9. Meegahapola, L. & Littler, T., Characterisation of Large Disturbance Rotor Angle and Voltage Stability in Interconnected Power Networks with Distributed Wind Generation (2014), IET Renewable Power Generation , Vol. 9, 2014, (pp272-283)

  10. Cai, H., Huang, J., Wang, H., Xie, Z. ., Chen, Q. & Littler, T., Influences of Large-scale Smart Charging Stations on Small-Signal Stability of Power Systems (2014), Proceedings of the CSEE , Vol. 34, 2014, (pp2561-2574)

  11. Akmal, M., Fox, B., Morrow, J. D. . & Littler, T., Impact of Heat Pump Load on Distribution Networks (2014), IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution , Vol. 8, 2014, (pp2065-2073)

  12. Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K., Sezer, S., Littler, T., Im, E. G., Pranggono, B. & Wang, H., Multi-Attribute SCADA-Specific Intrusion Detection System for Power Networks (2014), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 29, 2014, (pp1092-1102)

  13. Meegahapola, L., Littler, T. & Perara, S., Capability Curve Based Enhanced Reactive Power Control Strategy for Stability Enhancement and Network Voltage Management (2013), International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems , Vol. 52, 2013, (pp96-106)

  14. Meegahapola, L., Fox, B., Littler, T. & Flynn, D., Multi-Objective Reactive Power Support from Wind farms for Network Performance Enhancement (2012), International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems , Vol. 23, 2012, (pp135-150)

  15. Kennedy, J., Fox, B., Littler, T. & Flynn, D., Validation of fixed speed induction generator models for inertial response using wind farm measurements (2011), IEEE Transactions on Power Systems , Vol. 26 , 2011, (pp1454-1461)

  16. Meegahapola, L., Littler, T. & Flynn, D., Decoupled-DFIG fault ride-through strategy for enhanced stability performance during grid faults (2010), IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy , Vol. 1 , 2010, (pp152-162)

  17. Liu, X., McSwiggan, D., Littler, T. & Kennedy, J., Measurement-based Method for Wind Farm Power System Oscillations Monitoring (2010), IET Renewable Power Generation , Vol. 4 , 2010, (pp198-209)

  18. Liu, X., Kruger, U., Littler, T., Xie, L. & Wang, S., Moving window kernel PCA for adaptive monitoring of nonlinear processes (2009), Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems , Vol. 96 , 2009, (pp132-143)

  19. Liu, X., Xie, L., Kruger, U., Littler, T. & Wang, S., Statistical-based monitoring of multivariate non-Gaussian systems (2008), AIChE Journal , Vol. 54 , 2008, (pp2379-2391)

  20. Kruger, U., Littler, T. & Kumar, S., Improved principal component monitoring using the local approach (2007), Automatica , Vol. 43, 2007, (pp1532-1542)

  21. Littler, T., Protection Assessment using Reduced Power System Fault Data (2007), Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology , Vol. 2, 2007, (pp172-177)

  22. Lieftucht, D., Kruger, U., Xie, L., Littler, T., Chen, Q. & Wang, S., Statistical Monitoring of Dynamic Multivariate Processes: Part II: Identifying Fault Magnitude and Signature (2006), Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research , Vol. 45 (5), 2006, (pp1677-1688)

  23. Xie, L., Kruger, U., Lieftucht, D., Littler, T., Chen, Q. & Wang, S., Statistical Monitoring of Dynamic Multivariate Processes: Part I: Modeling Auto- and Cross-Correlation (2006), Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research , Vol. 45 (5), 2006, (pp1659-1676)

  24. Littler, T. & Morrow, D. J., Wavelets for the Analysis and Compression of Power System Disturbances (1999), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 14, No. 2, 1999, (pp358-364)


Book Chapter

  1. Littler, T. & Meegahapola, L., Distributed Solar-PV Generation: Impact on Voltage Control and Stability (2017), Handbook of Distributed Generation, , Electric Power Technologies, Economics and Environmental Impacts 2017

  2. Lv, C., Littler, T. & Du, W., Pole assignment design of the Power System Stabilizer by phase compensation method (2016), Advances in Power and Energy Engineering, , 2016, (pp317-322)

  3. McSwiggan, D. & Littler, T., A Wavelet-Prony Method for Modeling of Fixed-Speed Wind Farm Low-Frequency Power Pulsations (2010), Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Life System Modelling and Intelligent Computing, , 2010, (pp421-432)

  4. McSwiggan, D. & Littler, T., A Tower-Shadow Model for Wind Turbines Using a Wavelet-Prony Method (2010), Communications in Computer and Information Science: Advanced Intelligent Computing Theories and Applications, , 2010, (pp416-424)

  5. Ding, X., Littler, T., Morrow, D. J., Crossley, P., Terzija, V. & O\'Malley, M., Synchronized phasor measurement on the All-Ireland electrical network (2007), Proceedings of the IEEE PowerTech Conference 2007, , 2007, (pp1660-1664)

  6. Antory, D., Kruger, U. & Littler, T., A New Principal Curve Algorithm for Nonlinear Principal Component Analysis (2006), Intelligent Computing, Part I, , 2006, (pp1235-1246)


Conference Paper

  1. Boyle, J., Littler, T. & Foley, A., Hybrid control of wind generation and energy storage to enhance wind farms’ ability to provide system services (2019), 14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) , Oct 2019

  2. Johnston, B., Foley, A., Mitchell, J., Doran, J. & Littler, T., Levelised cost of energy, a challenge for offshore wind (2019), 14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) , Oct 2019

  3. Boyle, J., Littler, T. & Foley, A., A review of frequency stability services for grid balancing with wind generation (2017), 14th International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection , Dec 2017

  4. Courtney, D., Littler, T. & Livie, J., Smart Asset Management using Online Monitoring (2017), Proceedings of Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le DĂ©veloppement (CIRED) 2017 Conference , Mar 2017, (pp436-440)

  5. Zhou, B., Yang, D., Du, G., Bu, S. . & Littler, T., The Impact of Electric Vehicle Uncertainties on Load Levelling in the UK (2017), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting , Feb 2017

  6. Yang, N., Cao, W., Tan, Z., Song, X., Littler, T. & Morrow, J., Asymmetrical rotor design for a synchronous machine based on surrogate optimisation algorithm (2016), 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016) , Nov 2016

  7. Zhou, B., Littler, T. & Meegahapola, L., Assessment of transient stability support for electric vehicle integration (2016), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting , Jul 2016

  8. Ahmad, T., Littler, T. & Naeem, W., An active PID-based inertial control of a doubly-fed induction generator (2016), 27th Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2016 , Jul 2016

  9. Ahmad, T., Littler, T. & Naeem, W., Investigating the effect of PID controller on inertial response in doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) (2016), UKACC International Conference on Control , May 2016

  10. Lv, C., Du, W. & Littler, T., Comparison of power system stabilizer design based on local and global model (2016), 4th International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG 2015) , Apr 2016

  11. Lv, C., Du, W. & Littler, T., Damping torque analysis of virtual inertia control for DFIG-based wind turbines (2015), 5th International Conference on Electric Utility Deregulation and Restructuring and Power Technologies (DRPT) , Nov 2015

  12. Lv, C., Du, W. & Littler, T., Damping Torque Analysis of Power Systems with DFIG Wind Turbine Generators (2015), 4th International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG 2015) , Oct 2015

  13. Zhou, B., Littler, T. & Foley, A., Electric vehicle capacity forecasting model with application to load levelling (2015), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting , Oct 2015

  14. Jose, J., Smyth, B., Murtagh, M., Kee, R., Littler, T., Li, K., Douglas, R. & Foley, A., A conventional internal combustion engine versus a range extended electric vehicle under the current regulatory regime in the United Kingdom (2015), SEEP 2015: 8th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection , Aug 2015

  15. Cai, H., Huang, J., Xie, Z. & Littler, T., Modelling the Benefits of Smart Energy Scheduling in Micro-grids (2015), 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting : Powering Up The Next Generation , Jul 2015

  16. Chen, Q., Littler, T., Wenling, J. & Wang, H., Offshore wind power impact on peak load regulation of power systems (2014), IEEE PES General Meeting 2014 , Jul 2014

  17. Cai, H., Littler, T., Huang, J. & Xie, Z., Application of a Damping Torque Analysis index for coordinated tuning of stabilisers in a large power grid (2014), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2014 (PES 14) , Jul 2014

  18. Chen, Q., Littler, T. & Han, S., Large-Scale Wind Generator Cascaded Tripping (2013), Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE Conference on Computer Science and Automation Engineering , Nov 2013

  19. Cai, H., Du, W., Littler, T., Wang, H., Gao, S. & Yu, X. P., Day-Ahead Optimal Charging/Discharging Scheduling for Electric Vehicles in Micro-Grids (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  20. Cai, H., Du, W., Rao, Y., Littler, T., Wang, H. & Gao, S., Phillips-Heffron Power System Model for SmartPark and Suppression of Interarea Oscillations (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  21. Ge, Y., Littler, T. & Du, W., Applying STATCOM/BESS Stabilizers in a Real Large-Scale Power System (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  22. Littler, T., Current Status of Offshore Wind Power Development in China (2013),  Proceedings of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  23. Chen, Q., Littler, T. & Wang, H., Tripping Control for Transient Stability in Coordinated Hydro and Wind Generation (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  24. Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K., Littler, T., Sezer, S. & Wang, H., Rule-Based Intrusion Detection System for SCADA Networks (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  25. Cai, H., Du, W., Zhang, Z., Gao, S., Littler, T. & Wang, H., Analysis of Load Impact on Small-signal Stability based on Load Active Power Sensitivity (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  26. Ge, Y., Littler, T., Bu, S. & Du, W., Damping Torque Analysis of AVR in Large-Scale Multi-Machine Power Systems (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  27. Zhou, B., Littler, T. & Wang, H., The Impact of Vehicle-to-Grid on Electric Power Systems: A Review (2013), Proceedings of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  28. Ge, Y., Littler, T. & Wang, H., Coordinated Design of Phase Measurement Unit and Power System Stabilisers in Large Scale Power System (2013), Proceeding of the 2nd IET International Conference in Renewable Power Generation (RPG2013) , Sep 2013

  29. Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K., Littler, T., Sezer, S., Pranggono, B. & Wang, H., Intrusion Detection System for IEC 60870-5-104 Based SCADA Networks (2013), Proceedings of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2013) , Jul 2013

  30. Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K., Sezer, S., Littler, T., Pranggono, B., Brogan, P. & Wang, H., Intrusion Detection System for Network Security in Synchrophasor Systems (2013), IET International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (IETICT 2013) , Apr 2013

  31. Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K., Littler, T., Sezer, S., Gyu Im, E., Pranggono, B. & Wang, H., Man-in-the-Middle Attack Test-bed Investigating Cyber-security Vulnerabilities in Smart Grid SCADA Systems (2012), Sustainable Power Generation and Supply (SUPERGEN) 2012 IET International Conf. on , Sep 2012

  32. Chen, Q., Littler, T. & Wang, H., Application of PMUs to Coordinate Hydroelectric and Wind Power Plant Operation (2012), Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Power Generation (SUPERGEN 2012) , Sep 2012

  33. Yang, Y., Littler, T., Sezer, S., McLaughlin, K. & Wang, H., Impact of Cyber-Security Issues on Smart Grid (2011), The second European conference and exhibition on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies , Dec 2011, (pp1-7)

  34. Meegahapola, L., Abbott, S., Morrow, D. J., Littler, T. & Flynn, D., Optimal Allocation of Distributed Reactive Power Resources under Network Constraints for System Loss Minimization (2011), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2011, (pp1-6)

  35. Akmal, M., Fox, B., Morrow, D. J. & Littler, T., Impact of High Penetration of Heat Pumps on Low Voltage Distribution Networks (2011), IEEE PowerTech 2011 , Jun 2011, (pp1-7)

  36. Meegahapola, L., Littler, T., Fox, B., Kennedy, J. & Flynn, D., Voltage and power quality improvement strategy for a DFIG wind turbine during variable wind conditions (2010), Modern Electric Power Systems (MEPS) , Sep 2010, (pp1-6)

  37. McSwiggan, D. & Littler, T., Analysis of Fixed-Speed Wind Farm Low-Frequency Power Pulsations using a Wavelet-Prony Method (2010), IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2010 (PES '10) , Jul 2010, (pp1-7)

  38. Meegahapola, L., Flynn, D. & Littler, T., Optimization of FRT Active Power Performance of a DFIG during Transient Grid Faults (2009), International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2009 , Dec 2009, (pp477-482)

  39. Meegahapola, L., Flynn, D., Kennedy, J. & Littler, T., Active use of DFIG based Wind Farms for Transient Stability Improvement during Grid Disturbances (2009), IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2009 (PES '09) , Jul 2009, (pp1-8)

  40. Liang, W. & Littler, T., Determination of Power System Response during Small Load Fluctuations (2009), IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting (PES '09) , Jul 2009, (pp1-8)

  41. Liu, X., Littler, T. & Kennedy, J., Measurement-based Method for Wind Farm Power System Oscillation Monitoring (2009), International Conference on Sustainable Power Generation and Supply, 2009 (SUPERGEN '09) , Apr 2009, (pp1-5)

  42. Liang, W. & Littler, T., Modal Extraction for Wind Turbines using Moving Window Subspace Identification (2009), International Conference on Sustainable Power Generation and Supply, 2009 (SUPERGEN '09) , Apr 2009, (pp1-9)

  43. Meegahapola, L., Flynn, D., Kennedy, J. . & Littler, T., Impact of Wind Generation Mix on Transient Stability for an Interconnected Power System (2009), European Wind Energy Conference , Mar 2009, (pp1-10)

  44. McSwiggan, D., Littler, T., Morrow, J. & Kennedy, J., A Study of Tower Shadow Effect on Fixed-Speed Wind Turbines (2008), 43rd International-Universities-Power-Engineering Conference , Sep 2008, (pp910-914)

  45. Meegahapola, L., Flynn, D. & Littler, T., Transient Stability Analysis of a Power System with High Wind Penetration (2008), 43rd International-Universities-Power-Engineering Conference , Sep 2008, (pp1-5)

  46. Liang, W., Kruger, U., Wang, X., Xie, L. & Littler, T., Fast Moving Window Algorithm for QR and Cholesky Decompositions (2008), 17th IFAC World Congress , Jul 2008, (pp10106-10111)

  47. Laverty, D., Morrow, J., Littler, T. & Crossley, P., Loss-of-Mains Detection by Internet Based ROCOF (2008), IET 9th International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection (DPSP 2008) , Mar 2008, (pp263-268)

  48. Courtney, D., Littler, T. & Livie, J., Fault Location on a Distribution Network Using a Decentralised Analysis Process (2008), IET 9th International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection (DPSP 2008) , Mar 2008, (pp349-353)

  49. Liang, W. & Littler, T., Calculation of Critical Clearing Time of Embedded Generation for Relay Setting Based on Optimisation Method (2008), IET 9th International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection (DPSP 2008) , Mar 2008, (pp246-251)

  50. McArdle, A., Kruger, U., Littler, T. & Hahn, J., Analysis of IL6 Signal Transduction Model using Reduced Rank Regression (2007), 17th IEEE International conference on Control Applications, Part of IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control , Oct 2007, (pp670-675)

  51. McSwiggan, D., Xu, L. & Littler, T., Modelling and Control of a Variable-Speed Switched Reluctance Generator based Wind Turbine (2007), 42nd Internal Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2007) , Sep 2007, (pp459-463)

  52. Laverty, D., Morrow, J. & Littler, T., Internet Based Loss-of-Mains Detection for Distributed Generation (2007), 42nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC '07) , Sep 2007, (pp464-469)

  53. Mcllhagger, D., Littler, T. & Irwin, G., A Wavelet Approach to the Selective Computation of Eigenvalues for Small Signal Stability Analysis (2007), IEEE Power Tech 2007 , Jul 2007, (pp1027-1032)

  54. Brownlees, S., Flynn, D., Fox, B. & Littler, T., The Impact of Wind Farm Power Oscillations on the Irish Power System (2007), IEEE Power Tech 2007 , Jul 2007, (pp195-200)

  55. Brownlees, S., Fox, B., Flynn, D. & Littler, T., Wind Farm Induced Oscillations (2006), 41st International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC '06) , Sep 2006, (pp118-122)

  56. McIlhagger, D., Littler, T. & Irwin, G., A Wavelet Approach to the Selective Computation of Domninant Eigenvalues (2006), IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference , Jun 2006, (pp389-394)

  57. Littler, T., Fox, B. & Flynn, D., Measurement-based Estimation of Wind Farm Inertia (2005), IEEE Power Tech 2005 , Jun 2005, (pp1-5)

  58. Horne, J., Flynn, D. & Littler, T., Frequency Stability Issues for Islanded Power Systems (2004), IEEE PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition (PSCE'04) , Oct 2004, (pp299-306)

  59. Littler, T., Courtney, D. & Ferguson, A., Voltage Dip Benchmarking in Power Quality and Disturbance Monitoring (2004), 8th IEE International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection , Apr 2004, (pp522-525)

  60. Littler, T., Data Reduction of Power System Disturbances using Wavelet Transforms for Network Operation and Control (2004), 8th IEE International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection , Apr 2004, (pp776-779)

  61. Littler, T., Data Compression of Power System Data for Network Operation and Control using Wavelet Transforms (2003), CIRED 2003 , May 2003

  62. Littler, T., Benchmarking in Power Quality Monitoring to Improve Equipment Resilience to Voltage Dips (2003), CIRED 2003 , May 2003

  63. Littler, T. & Morrow, D., Signal Enhancement and De-noising of Power System Disturbances using the Wavelet Method (1996), 31st Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC '96) , Sep 1996, (pp590-593)

  64. Littler, T., Courtney, D. & Morrow, D., Adaptive Data Compression and Analysis of Power System Disturbances using the Wavelet Packet Transform (1995), 30th Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC '95) , Sep 1995, (pp242-245)