Hrvoje Pandzic

Hrvoje Pandzic

Hrvoje Pandzic

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Awards

  • Award Vera Johanides by the Croatian Academy of Engineering, 2015.
  • Award Science by the Government of the Republic of Croatia, 2014.
  • Award Science by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb for exceptional research results in the previous two years, 2012.
  • Silver plaque Josip Loncar by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb for an exceptional PhD thesis, 2012.
  • Award Hrvoje Pozar by the Croatian Power Society for a noteworthy diploma thesis in the field of power engineering, 2008.
  • Award Hrvoje Pozar by the Croatian Power Society for remarkable results in power engineering studies at the undergraduate level, 2007.
  • Bronze plaque Josip Loncar by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb for the best student in the field of power engineering in academic year 2006/07.

Grants Awarded

  • Microgrid Positioning – uGRIP
    PI: Hrvoje Pandzic
    Partners: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing – FER (Zagreb), Technical University of Denmark – DTU (Copenhagen), Institute for Information Technology – OFFIS (Oldenburg), and Končar Power Plant and Electric Traction Engineering Inc. – Končar KET (Zagreb)

    April 2016-March 2019, awarded by ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus (1.116.000 Eur).
  • Smart Integration of RENewables – SIREN (PI: Hrvoje Pandzic), December 2015-November 2018, awarded by the Croatian TSO Ltd. (HOPS) and Croatian National Science Foundation (260.000 Eur).
  • Electric Vehicle BAttery Swapping Station – EV BASS (PI: Hrvoje Pandzic), October 2015-September 2018, awarded by the Croatian National Science Foundation (100.000 Eur).
  • Systems of Low-Carbon Sustainable Multi-Energy Microgrids (PI: Hrvoje Pandzic), June 2015- November 2016, awarded by the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund (25.000 Eur).
  • Sustainable Power Systems (PI: Hrvoje Pandzic), September 2014 – December 2014, short-term research support, University of Zagreb.
  • Generating Units Maintenance Scheduling using Mathematical Programming (PI: Hrvoje Pandzic), September 2010 – December 2010, Croatian National Science Foundation.

Participation in Research Projects

Recognitions

Invited Talks

  • Role of the Distributed Sources of Flexibility in the Current and Future Market Structures at Regional Energy Forum (REF 2017), Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina, May 25, 2017.
  • Toward Cost-Efficient and Reliable Unit Commitment Under Uncertainty at Symposia on Mathematical Techniques Applied to Data Analysis and Processing (SMATAD), Malaga, Spain, May 21, 2017.
  • Energy Storage in Power Systems at Croatian Academy of Engineering, Zagreb, Croatia, April 24, 2017.
  • Storage And Generation Expansion Problem Considering Primary Response at INFORMS 2016, Nashville, USA, November 13, 2016.
  • Introduction to interval and robust optimization (two-hour course) and Application of interval and robust optimization in power system problems (two-hour course) at DTU Summer School: Uncertainty in Electricity Markets and System Operation, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 4, 2016.
  • Panel: Creating the infrastructure for the needs of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle owners at E-GO Event, Porec, Croatia, May 13, 2016.
  • Siting and Sizing of Distributed Battery Energy Storage in Electrical Grids at Next Generation Energy Storage Symposium, San Diego, USA, April 20, 2016.
  • Integration of Energy Storage in Transmission Network at Technical University of Denmark – DTU, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 10, 2015.
  • Optimizing Primary Response in Preventive Security-Constrained Optimal Power Flow at INFORMS 2015, Philadelphia, USA, November 4, 2015.
  • Generator Maintenance Scheduling in Competitive Environment at International Conference on Operations Research, Vienna, Austria, September 2, 2015.
  • Catch 22: Electric Vehicles and the Required Infrastructure at Central European Student and Young Professionals Congress, Zagreb, Croatia, May 9, 2015.
  • Siting and Sizing of a Distributed Battery Energy Storage at INFORMS 2015, San Francisco, USA, November 9, 2014.
  • Integration of Energy Storage in Transmission Networks at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, April 4, 2014.
  • The True Inventor of Radio Communications at TELFOR 2008, Belgrade, Serbia, November 25, 2008.

Industry Experience

    Over 100 technical reports and studies co-authored for private investors (full list is available per demand). Some of these reports are:

  • Concept and Needs for Distribution-level Market in Croatia (Croatia).
  • Feasibility Study and Selection of Technology for Sudan’s First Nuclear Power Plant (Sudan).
  • Analysis of Generators in Croatia to Provide Secondary Regulation (Croatia).
  • Revision of Optimal Solution for the Joint Connection of Wind Power Plants Velika Glava (20.7 MW), Bubrig (18.4 MW) and Crni Vrh (4.6 MW) to Transmission Grid (Croatia).
  • Settlement for Coordinated Regulation of System Voltage and Reactive Power in Croatia (Croatia).
  • Planning of Medium-Voltage Distribution Network of the Koprivnica Area in the Next 20 Years (Croatia).
  • Optimal Generator Maintenance Scheduling of Hydro Power Plants Senj and Sklope (Croatia).
  • Setup of a Relay Protection at Transformer Station 20/6,3 kV Dobra (Croatia).
  • Earthing System Primary Testing at Thermal Power Plant Sisak (Croatia).

Professional Activities and Organizing Skills

  • Head of the Organizing Committee of the IEEE EnergyCon 2014.
  • Proposing Committee Member of the IEEE Milestone Krka-Šibenik Electric Power System, 1895.
  • Secretary of the EuroCon 2013 Conference.
  • Chair of the Industry Application Society IEEE Croatia Section, 2012-2015.
  • Coordinator of societies and interest groups in IEEE Croatia Section, 2012.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the European Energy Market 2011 Conference.

Memberships

  • CIGRE
  • IEEE: Education, Industry Applications, Power and Energy, and Women in Engineering societies

Reviewing Activities

  • Applied Energy
  • IEEE Systems Journal
  • IEEE Transactions on Education
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Gridy
  • IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
  • IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • International Journal of Planning and Scheduling
  • International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics
  • International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems
  • Conferences: PSCC 2014, PES GM 2014, EnergyCon 2014, PES GM 2013, EuroCon 2013, PES GM 2012, European Energy Market 2011, PES GM 2011, EnergyCon 2010, European Energy Market 2010, IEEE AfriCon 2009

Published Textbooks

  • Pandzic, Hrvoje, Kuzle, Igor. Power Systems (in Croatian), high-school textbook with DVD and notebook for 2nd grade of a 3-year education in the field of electrotechnics, Neodidacta, Zagreb, 2009.
  • Pandzic, Hrvoje, Kuzle, Igor. Power Systems (in Croatian), high-school textbook with DVD and notebook for technical high schools in the field of electrotechnics, Neodidacta, Zagreb, 2009.
  • Pandzic, Hrvoje; Pasanovic, Branko. Energy (in Croatian), textbook with DVD and notebook for high schools of economics, Neodidacta, Zagreb, 2008.

Outreach

  • Future of Power Systems at High School Titus Brezovacki, Zagreb March 16, 2017.
  • Power Systems at the High School Level – Series of Open Lectures, 2009 – 2011.
  • Power Systems, Lecture to High School Teachers of Physics, December 2, 2009.