Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute

University of the Philippines - Diliman

Michael Angelo Pedrasa

Position: 
Associate Professor
Laboratory Affiliation: 
Power Electronics Laboratory
Room: 
426 and 220
Telephone Number: 
+63-2-9818500 loc 3340 and 3301
Educational Background: 
PhD Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, 2011
Research Interest/Activities: 

 

Administrative positions: 

  • Director, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (July 2019 – present)
  • Program Coordinator, Energy Engineering Graduate Program (August 2015 – July 2019)
  • Member, UP College of Engineering Executive Board, (August 2015 – present)
  • Member, UP COE Graduate Program Committee (March 2018 – present)
  • Track Head for Energy, Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) Consortium, (August 2015 - present)
  • Member, UP COE College Academic Personnel Committee (August 2015-present)
  • Member, UP COE Library Committee (August 2018-present)
  • Deputy Director for Academic Programs, EEE Institute (June 2013 – March 2015)
  • EEEI Admission Committee (June 2013 – March 2015)
  • Lab Head, Smart Grid Research Center, EEEI (August 2014 - present)

Research Grants

  • Program Leader, “IIID 2015-10: Resilient Electricity Grids,” and Project Leader, “Resilient Electricity Grids through Data Analytics for Diagnostics and Intervention,” Philippines California Advanced Research Institute – Commission on Higher Education (PCARI-CHED), June 2016 – present.
  • Project Leader, “Voltage Control of Distribution Networks with High Penetration of Distributed Generation,” UP Diliman OVCRD Outright Research Grant, July 2015 – present.
  • Project Staff, “IIID 54: Resilient Cyber-Physical Societal Scale Systems,” Philippines California Advanced Research Institute – Commission on Higher Education (PCARI-CHED), March 2015 – present,
  • Program Leader, “Smart Grid Technology for Filipino Households,” DOST-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), Jul 2013 – present.
  • Project Leader, "Design and Implementation of a Power Distribution System for Data Centers," DOST-PCIEERD, Jan 2013 - Mar 2014.
  • Project Leader, "Comparison of Heuristic Optimization Methods with Applications to Electric Power Systems," UP Diliman OVCRD Ph.D. Incentive Awards, Oct 2011 – Sept 2012.
  • Assistant Project Leader, "Establishment of a Cooperative Research and Development Network for Robotics",  DOST-Philippine Council for Advanced Science and Technology Research and Development, Oct 1999 – Oct 2000.

Contracted Services

  • Task Leader, “Philippine Long-Range Energy Alternatives Planning (PH LEAP Model),” US Agency for International Development through Abt Associates, January - September 2013.
  • Consultant, “Enabling Climate Change Responses in Asia and the Pacific - Strengthening Planning Capacity for Low Carbon Growth in Developing Asia (Subproject 4) - National Transport-Energy Sector Specialist (44158-092), Asian Development Bank, October 2014-October 2015.

International Award

  • Finalist, Basil Papadias Award for Best Student Paper, IEEE Bucharest PowerTech Conference, 2009.  Paper Title: “Improved energy service provision through the intelligent control of distributed energy resources,” 

Publication Reviewer

  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids, May 2015.
  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, March 2014.
  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids, April 2013.
  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, March 2013.
  • Invited article reviewer, European Transactions on Electrical Power, April 2012.
  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids, May 2011.
  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids, April 2011.
  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, September 2010.
  • Invited article reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, May 2010.

Professional Society Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society           
  • Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers in the Philippines    

 Extension Services

  • Chair, AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Energy Engineering (RCEneE 2018) – 15th Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) Conference, Manila, Philippines, 27-18 September 2018.
  • Member, Ad-Hoc Hearing Committee, Office of Anti-Sexual Harassment, UP Diliman, 2016-18.
  • University Representative, Student Disciplinary Committee, UP Diliman, 2015.
  • Member, Ad-Hoc Hearing Committee, Student Disciplinary Council, UP Diliman, 2015.
  • Faculty Adviser, Engineers Without Borders, College of Engineering, UP Diliman, 2015.
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE Region 10 Conference, Cebu City, Philippines, November 19-22 2012.
  • Lecturer, Competency Training and Certification Program in Electric Power Distribution System Engineering: Power System Modeling and Analysis, University of the Philippines National Engineering Center (UP-NEC), 2011 – present.
  • Lecturer, Competency Training and Certification Program in Electric Power Distribution System Engineering: Distribution System Planning. UP-NEC, 2011 – 2015.
Recent Publication/s: 

 

Journal Publications

  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, "A novel energy service model and optimal scheduling algorithm for residential distributed energy resources," Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 2155 – 2163, December 2011.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Coordinated scheduling of residential distributed energy resources to optimize 'smart' home energy services,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 134 – 143, Sept. 2010.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Scheduling of demand side resources using binary particle swarm optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 1173 – 1181, Aug. 2009.
  • Michael Angelo A. Pedrasa, “A path-planning algorithm for Soccer-Playing Robots Based on Repeated Modification of Bezier Polynomials,” Philippine Engineering Journal, vol. xxxvi, no. 1, Jun 2006, pp. 1-20.

Conference Publications

  • Reynaldo Guerrero Jr. and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Representative Day Selection using Clustering for Distributed Energy Resource Planning,” presented at the 3rd International Conference on Smart Grid and Smart Cities (ICSGSC 2019), Berkeley, California, USA, June 2019.
  • Fredmar Asarias and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Distributed AC Power Flow with Resilience from Communication Failure in Multi-Microgrid Systems,” presented at the 3rd International Conference on Smart Grid and Smart Cities (ICSGSC 2019), Berkeley, California, USA, June 2019.
  • Anton Domini Sta. Cruz and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Fault Zone Classifier Performance Improvement of PMU-Enabled Distribution System through Feature Engineering,” to be presented at the 25th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2019), Madrid, Spain, June 2019.
  • Reynaldo Guerrero Jr. and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “An Integrated Clustering-MILP-Simulation Approach for Distributed Energy Resources Sizing,” to be presented at the IEEE Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (19th EEEIC) + IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power System Europe (3rd I&CPS Europe), Genoa, Italy, June 2019.
  • Justin Mendiola and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Detection of Pilferage in an AMI-Enabled Low-Voltage Network Using Energy Reading Anomalies,”  to be presented at the IEEE First International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics (SGSMA 2019), Texas, USA, May 2019.
  • Reynaldo Guerrero Jr. and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “An MILP-Based Model for Hybrid Renewable Energy System Planning Considering Equipment Degradation and Battery Lifetime,” presented at the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy Applications (ICPEA 2019), Singapore April, 2019.
  • Reynaldo Guerrero Jr.  and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Component Degradation and Battery Replacement in Energy Resource Sizing for Autonomous Systems,” presented at the 2018 IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2018), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, October 2018.
  • Fredmar Asarias and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Resilient Distributed Control of Multi-Microgrid Systems During Failure of Communication Infrastructure,” presented at the 2018 IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2018), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, October 2018.
  • Jose Paolo Bonifacio, Fredmar Asarias, Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Phasor Angle Difference Estimation of a 4-Bus Distribution Network Using Regression Analysis,” presented at the 11th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Energy Engineering (RCEneE 2018) + 15th DOST Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) Conference, Manila, Philippines, September 2018.
  • Marti Sandido Espenido and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Evaluation of Self-Generating Facilities as Interruptible Loads using Hourly Load Profiles,” presented at the 11th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Energy Engineering (RCEneE 2018) + 15th DOST Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) Conference, Manila, Philippines, September 2018.
  • Fredmar Asarias and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Resilient Distributed Generation Dispatch in Multi-Microgrid Systems,” presented at the IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies – Asia (ISGT-Asia), Auckland, New Zealand, November 2017.
  • Kim Tristan Florendo and Daniella Fronda, “Optimization of Isolated Microgrids with Cost and Reliability Targets,” presented at the IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies – Asia (ISGT-Asia), Auckland, New Zealand, November 2017.
  • RJ Reziele Bandala and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Centralized Voltage Control of Distribution Networks with High Penetration of Distributed Generation Using Particle Swarm Optimization,” presented at the ASEAN Universities Network  (AUN/SEED-Net) Regional Conference in Energy Engineering, Phnom Penh Cambodia, November 2016.
  • Limuel Khin Estorque and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Proactive DG Planning Using Location-specific Hosting Capacity Analysis,” presented at the IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies – Asia (ISGT-Asia), Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.
  • Lorelisa Ethel Luya, Patrick Gan, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Simulation Platform for Supply Deficient Microgrids,” presented at the IEEE ISGT-Asia 2016, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.
  • Lady Joelle Dela Torre and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Decentralized Voltage Control for Distribution Networks with High Penetration of Distributed Generators,” presented at the IEEE ISGT-Asia 2016, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.
  • Archelle Batiller, Eula Frances Bugayong, Azzelle Caisip, Nylinel Coligado, Carmela Padilla, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Prepaid Metering System for Isolated Microgrids,” presented at the IEEE ISGT-Asia 2016, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.
  • Marie Grace Karthrynn Balatbat and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Scheduling of Virtual Power Plant with High Penetration of Distributed Generation,” presented at the IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2015.
  • Rodante Manansala Jr., Daren Jay Quinio, Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Design and Implementation of a Web-based Smart Power Distribution Unit", presented at the 7TH IEEE HNICEM/ISCIII/ERDT 2014, Puerto Princesa Palawan, Philippines, November 2014.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Anna Katrina Gomez, Dan Neil Ramos, Anthony Kristianne Tang, and Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, "A Cost-Effective Wi- Fi Based Building Energy Monitoring System", presented at the 7TH IEEEHNICEM/ISCIII/ERDT 2014, Puerto Princesa Palawan, Philippines, November 2014.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Noriel Christopher Reyes, Melwin Oro, and Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, "Demonstration of Direct Load Control of Air Conditioners in High Density Residential Buildings," presented at the IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia Conference 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2014.
  • Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, Mark Lester Dumlao, Lorenzo Valentino III, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Design and Implementation of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure Emulator for User Feature Studies," presented at the IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia Conference 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2014.
  • Afshin Ahmadi and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Optimal design of hybrid renewable energy system for electrification of island grids," presented at the 2012 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Cebu City, Philippines, November 2012.
  • Jesse Nikko Ramos, Marianne Bugnosen, Emily Reyes, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Implementation and comparison of modified binary particle swarm optimization approaches to an interruptible load dispatch problem,” presented at the 2012 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Cebu City, Philippines, November 2012.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Investigating the value of making hourly operational decision for residential distributed energy resources,” presented at the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, California, USA, July 2012.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, "Robust scheduling of residential distributed energy resources using a novel energy service decision-support tool," presented at the 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Anaheim, California, USA, January 2011.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “The value of accurate forecasts and a probabilistic method for robust scheduling of residential distributed energy resources,” presented at the 11th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2010), Singapore, 14 – 17 June 2010.
  • Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, Michael Angelo Pedrasa, and Aruna Seneviratne, “Information exchange for enhanced network selection,” presented at the Wireless Communication and Networking Conference, Sydney, Australia, 18 - 21 April 2010. 
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Improved energy service provision through the intelligent control of distributed energy resources,” presented at the 2009 IEEE Bucharest PowerTech Conference, Bucharest, Romania, Jun 2009. Finalist, Basil Papadias Award for Best Student Paper.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Dispatch of interruptible loads using particle swarm optimization: a comparison of constraint-handling methods,” presented at the 2008 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Sydney, Australia, Dec. 2008.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa and Ted Spooner, “A Survey of Techniques Used to Control Microgrid Generation and Storage During Island Operation,” presented at the 2006 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2006.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa and Vincent Louie Delfin, “Low Cost Mechanical Load Emulator,” presented at the IEEE Region 10 Conference 2006 (TENCON), Hong Kong, China, Nov. 2006.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "A Path-Planning Algorithm for Soccer-Playing Robots Based on Repeated Modification of Bezier Polynomials," presented at the 4th National ECE Conference, Cebu City, Nov. 2003.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa and Manuel Ramos Jr., "A Path-Planning Algorithm for Soccer-Playing Robots Based on Repeated Modification of Bezier Polynomials," presented at the FIRA Robot World Congress, Vienna, Austria, Oct 2003.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Robot Soccer: A Challenging and Entertaining Way to Promote Artificial Intelligence to Filipino Students," presented at the 2nd National ECE Conference, Manila, Nov. 2001.
  • Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Utilizing the Harmonas as an Aid in Teaching Automation and Control", presented at the Philippine Association for Technological Education 2001 General Membership Meeting, Baguio City, Apr. 2001.