Taha Selim Ustun
Taha Selim Ustun received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Currently, he is a researcher at Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST (FREA). Prior to that he was an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. His research interests include power systems protection, communication in power networks, distributed generation, microgrids, and smartgrids. He is a member of IEEE 2004 Working Group and IEC Renewable Energy Management Working Group 8. He is a reviewer in reputable journals and has taken active roles in organizing international conferences and chairing sessions. He delivered talks for World Energy Council, Waterloo Global Science Initiative, European Union Energy Initiative (EUEI) and Qatar Foundation. He has also been invited to run short courses in Africa, India and China. Dr Ustun has edited a book 'Handbook of Research on Power and Energy System Optimization' and published following chapters: 'Impact of EV and V2G on the Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Systems', 'Experiences and Applications of Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles in Power System Networks' and 'FutureGrid: Use of Microgrids in Underserved Communities'.