Testing of IEC 61850 Sampled Value based Devices and Systems

Author:Alexander Apostolov, USA

Biography

Alexander Apostolov received a MS degree in Electrical Engineering, MS in Applied Mathematics and Ph.D. from the Technical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has more than thirty years of experience in the field of electric power systems protection, control and communications. He is presently Principal Engineer for OMICRON electronics in Los Angeles, CA, USA. He is an IEEE Fellow and Member of the Power Systems Relaying Committee and Substations C0 Subcommittee. He is the past Chairman of the Relay Communications Subcommittee, serves on several IEEE PES Working Groups and is Chairman of Working Group D21: Supporting of IEC Standard for Distance Relay Characteristics. He is member of IEC TC57 and Convener of CIGRE WG B5.27 and member of several other CIGRE B5 working groups. He is Chairman of the Technical Publications Subcommittee of the UCA International Users Group. He holds three patents and has authored and presented more than 350 technical papers. He is IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer, Adjunct professor at CPUT, Cape Town, S. Africa, and Editor-in-Chief of the PAC World magazine.

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