Curriculum Vitae

CONG-LONG NGUYEN B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering, École de technologie supérieure, University of Quebec, Quebec, Canada

E-mail: conglongbk@gmail.com

Tel.: (+1) 514-396-8800 (ext: 7684)

Address: Room A2626.1, Department of Electrical Engineering, École de technologie supérieure, University of Quebec, QC H3C 1K3, Canada.

EDUCATION

09/2010 ~ 02/2016:  University of Ulsan, Korea

Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics)

  • Thesis: Cost Effective BESS Utilization and Control Methods to Mitigate Power Fluctuation for Wind Power Generating Systems
  • Advisor: Prof. LEE Hong-Hee

09/2005 ~ 04/2010:  Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam

B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Automation & Control)

  • Thesis: Development of Control Strategies for Robot Soccer
  • Advisor: HUYNH Van Kiem, M.Eng.

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

06/2016~ Present:  Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Electrical Engineering, École de technologie supérieure, University of Quebec, QC H3C 1K3, Canada

  • Project: Power management strategy for renewable energy conversion system including multiple microbial fuel cells

03/2016~ 05/2016:  Postdoctoral Professional Researcher

School of Electrical Engineering, University of Ulsan, Korea

  • Project: The applications of energy storage devices in solar cell and wind power generating systems

09/2010 ~ 02/2016:  Graduate Research Assistant

School of Electrical Engineering, University of Ulsan, Korea

  • Project 1: Development of a robust control strategy for battery charger in e-vehicles
  • Project 2: Development of effective power factor controls (PFC) for single-phase power supply devices
  • Project 3: Determination of the optimal battery capacity for a real wind farm on Jeju Island
  • Project 4: Cost effective BESS utilization and control methods to mitigate wind power fluctuation for wind power generating system

01/2010 ~ 08/2010:  Production Engineer of Intel Corporation

Intel Products Vietnam, Saigon Hi-Tech Park, Vietnam

  • Work in group to set up successfully the CPU and chip-set testing system for Intel Vietnam Company.

01/2008 ~ 01/2010:  Research Assistant at National Key Laboratory

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam

  • Project 1: Development of an enhanced trajectory searching method for robot based on digital image processing technique
  • Project 2: Orbit optimization for robot soccer based on fuzzy-logic and PID controllers
  • Project 3: Design of a micro-controller board based on dsPIC30F4011and power drives for robot to attend the Vietnam ROBOCON contest in 2008-2010.

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

09/2010 ~ 02/2016:  University of Ulsan scholarship

  • This full scholarship supports for excellent graduate students to pursue the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at University of Ulsan, Korea.

09/2005 ~ 02/2010:  Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology scholarship

  • This scholarship awards to only 10% of undergraduate students having excellent study outcome.

09/2007 ~ 09/2009:  JUKI scholarship

  • This scholarship funded by JUKI-Vietnam company awards to only ten excellent undergraduate students of Electrical Engineering Department at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology.

01/2009 ~ 09/2009:  First prize of “The Creative Student 2009” competition at Ho                                                   Chi Minh City University of Technology

  • Project: Development of an optimal orbit for robot soccer based on fuzzy-logic and PID controllers.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Optimization of electric energy storage system capacity in renewable systems such as wind and solar energy systems
  • Control of battery energy storage systems (BESSs) in renewable energy conversion systems
  • Microbial fuel cell
  • AC and DC microgrids
  • Battery charger techniques for electric vehicles
  • Power factor controls and power quality controls
  • Power converters and electric machine drives

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Design of PCB board using OrCAD and Altium
  • Simulation of power electronics using PSIM and MATLAB/Simulink
  • Simulation of power systems using PSCAD/EMTDC
  • Master of using MATLAB/Simulink to model, design, and simulate any controllers
  • Expert in C++ programming language

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewer of the IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications
  • Reviewer of the IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics
  • Reviewer of the IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy
  • Reviewer of the IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics
  • Reviewer of the Journal of Power Electronics
  • Reviewer of the Energies
  • Reviewer of the Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology
  • Reviewer of the Journal of Communications and Networks
  • Reviewer of the 41st Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON 2015)
  • Reviewer of the 9th International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia (ICPE 2015-ECCE Asia)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • IEEE Member
  • Member of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics (KIPE)

TRANSACTION AND JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

[10] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Power Management Approach to Minimize Battery Capacity in Wind Energy Conversion Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 4843-4854, September/October 2017

[9] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Dual Battery Energy Storage System for Wind Energy Conversion Systems,” IEEE Industrial Electronics Technology News (ITeN)February 2017 Issue; [http://ies-iten.com/index.php]

[8] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “A Novel Dual-Battery Energy Storage System for Wind Power Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 10, pp. 6136–6147, Oct. 2016

[7] Cong-Long Nguyen, Hong-Hee Lee, and Tae-Won Chun, “Cost Optimized Battery Capacity and Short-Term Power Dispatch Control for Wind Farm,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 595–606, Jan./Feb. 2015

[6] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “An Effective Power Dispatch Capability Decision Method for a Wind-Battery Hybrid Power System,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 661–668, Feb. 2016

[5] Van-Tung Phan, Dinh-Tuyen Nguyen, Quoc-Nam Trinh,  Cong-Long Nguyen, and Thillainathan Logenthiran, “Harmonics Rejection in Stand-alone Doubly-Fed Induction Generators with Nonlinear Loads,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion (Letters), vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 815-817, Jun. 2016

[4] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Optimization of Wind Power Dispatch to Minimize Energy Storage System Capacity,” Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 1080–1088, May 2014

[3] Cong-Long Nguyen, Hong-Hee Lee, and Tae-Won Chun, “A Simple Grid-Voltage Sensorless Control Scheme for PFC Boost Converters,” Journal of Power Electronics, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 712–721, Jul. 2014

[2] Cong-Long Nguyen, Hong-Hee Lee, “Robust and Unity Input Power Factor Control Scheme for Electric Vehicle Battery Charger,” Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 182–192, Apr. 2015

[1] Cong-Long Nguyen, Hong-Hee Lee, “An Optimal Power Control Strategy for Wind Farm with Energy Storage System,” Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 726-737, Mar. 2017

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

[12] Dang-Minh Phan, Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “A Single-phase Unified Power Quality Conditioner with an Enhanced Repetitive Controller,” IEEE, the 8th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2016), WI, USA, pp. 1-6, Sept. 2016.

[11] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “An Optimal Hybrid Supercapacitor and Battery Energy Storage System in Wind Power Application,” IEEE, the 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2015), Japan, pp. 3010–3015, Nov. 2015

[10] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “An Optimal Power Flow Control Strategy to Minimize Energy Storage System Capacity in Wind Power Application,” The International Smart Grid Conference (ISGC 2015), Korea, pp. 56–62, Oct. 2015

[9] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Power Dispatch Capability of Wind-Battery Hybrid Power System,” IEEE, The 9th International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia (ICPE 2015-ECCE Asia), Korea, pp. 1661–1666, Jun. 2015

[8] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Optimization of Power Dispatch to Minimize Battery Storage Capacity in Wind Farm,” IEEE, Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2014), USA, pp. 420–427, Sept. 2014

[7] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “A Comparative Analysis among Power Dispatching Control Strategies for Hybrid Wind and Energy Storage System,” The 20th International Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE 2014), Korea, pp. 489–494, Jun. 2014

[6] Cong-Long Nguyen, Tae-Won Chun, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Determination of the Optimal Battery Capacity Based on a Life Time Cost Function in Wind Farm,” IEEE, Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2013), USA, pp. 51–58, Sept. 2013

[5] Cong-Long Nguyen, Hyung-Jun Kim, Tay-Seek Lee, and Hong-Hee Lee, “An Effective Dispatching Power Control to Minimize Energy Storage System in Wind Farm,” International Smart Grid Conference & Exhibition (ISGC&E 2013), Korea, pp. 600–606, Jul. 2013

[4] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “AC Voltage Sensorless Control of Battery Charger System in Electric Vehicle Applications,” IEEE, The 10th International Power & Energy Conference (IPEC 2012), Vietnam, pp. 515–520, Dec. 2012

[3] Cong-Long Nguyen, Hong-Hee Lee, and Sung-Jin Choi, “Power factor control scheme for zero current harmonics of battery charger in EVs,” IEEE, Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC 2012), Korea, pp. 309–314, Oct. 2012

[2] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “An effective control scheme for a universal input battery charger in electric vehicle applications,” IEEE, International Forum on Strategic Technology (IFOST 2012), Russia, pp. 1–6, Sept. 2012

[1] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Effective Output Voltage Control of DC-DC Converter under Input Voltage Disturbance for Electric Vehicles,” The 2011 International Symposium on Electrical-Electronics Engineering (ISEE 2011), Vietnam, pp. 168–174, Nov. 2011

NON PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

[4] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Effective Control Scheme for Battery Charger System in Electric Vehicles,” 2012 Power Electronics Annual Conference (KIPE 2012), Korea, pp. 232–233, July 2012

[3] Cong-Long Nguyen, Hyung-Jun Kim, Tay-Seek Lee, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Optimization of battery storage capacity with min-max power dispatching method for wind farms,” 2013 Power Electronics Annual Conference( KIPE 2013), Korea, pp. 238–239, July 2013

[2] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Optimization of Power Dispatch to Minimize Battery Storage Capacity in Wind Farm,” Workshop 2014, Yeungnam University, Korea, Sept. 2014

[1] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Power Dispatch Capability of Wind-Battery Hybrid Power System,” Workshop 2015, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, Korea, Sept. 2015

RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS

[1] Cong-Long Nguyen, and Hong-Hee Lee, “Determination of Battery Capacity to Improve Power Quality for Wind Farm,” Report to EN Technologies Inc., Korea, Jan. 2013

For Further Information Including Publications, Please See My Full Curriculum Vitae (CV_Cong-Long-Nguyen.pdf).

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