Massimo Bongiorno

Biträdande professor at Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Electric Power Engineering

Massimo Bongiorno received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, in April 2002, and the Technical Licentiate and Ph.D. degree from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, in December 2004 and September 2007, respectively. From 2007 to 2010, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electric Power Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, where he became an Associate Professor in 2010. Since 2015, he has been holding the position of Professor in power electronic applications for power systems. His research interests include application of power electronics in power systems, power system dynamics, and power quality. Massimo Bongiorno is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2014–2017

Inertia Support Strategies using Wind Turbines for Low-Inertia Power System with High Penetration of Wind Power

Peiyuan Chen Electric Power Engineering
Ola Carlson Electric Power Engineering
Mattias Persson Electric Power Engineering
Massimo Bongiorno Electric Power Engineering
Torbjörn Thiringer Electric Power Engineering
Swedish Energy Agency

2013–2015

Control of Distributed Power Electronic Devices for Power System Stability Enhancement

Massimo Bongiorno Electric Power Engineering
Swedish Energy Agency

2012–2014

Styrning av distribuerade kraftelektroniska objekt för stabiliseringsförbättringar

Massimo Bongiorno Electric Power Engineering
Elforsk

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Publications

2017

Impact of capacitor balancing strategies on converter ratings for star-connected cascaded H-bridge STATCOM

Ehsan Behrouzian, Massimo Bongiorno
19th European IEEE Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'17 ECCE Europe)
Paper in proceedings
2017

Power-dependent droop-based control strategy for multi-terminal HVDC transmission grids

Georgios Stamatiou, Massimo Bongiorno
IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Vol. 11 (2), p. 383 - 391
Journal article
2017

Frequency domain methods for stability assessment of grid-connected converters - An overview

Georgios Stamatiou, Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
Paper in proceedings
2017

Impedance Analysis of Modular Multi-level Converters Connected to Weak AC Grids

Javad Khazaei, Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Journal article
2017

Analytical Derivation of the DC-Side Input Admittance of the Direct-Voltage Controlled Modular Multilevel Converter

Georgios Stamatiou, Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno et al
IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Vol. 11 (16), p. 4018-4030
Journal article
2017

Investigation of dc-network resonance-related instabilities in VSC-based multi-terminal HVDC systems with tests with a real-time digital simulator

Gustavo Pinares, Massimo Bongiorno
European Conference on Power Electronics, p. 10-
Paper in proceedings
2017

Adaptive Generalized Delayed Signal Cancellation Method for Phase-Sequence Estimation

Massimo Bongiorno, Mebtu Bihonegn Beza
Paper in proceedings
2017

A methodology for the analysis of dc-network resonance-related instabilities in VSC-based multi-terminal HVDC systems

Gustavo Pinares, Massimo Bongiorno
IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, p. 8-
Journal article
2017

Stability of grid-connected modular multilevel converter with open- and closed-loop ac-side control

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
Paper in proceedings
2017

Stability of grid-connected modular multilevel converter with open- and closed-loop ac-side control

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
Paper in proceedings
2017

Analytical derivation of poorly-damped eigenvalues in two-terminal VSC-HVDC systems

Georgios Stamatiou, Massimo Bongiorno, Yujiao Song et al
Paper in proceedings
2017

Online variation of wind turbine controller parameter for mitigation of SSR in DFIG based wind farms

Selam Chernet, Massimo Bongiorno, G.K. Andersen et al
ECCE 2016 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, p. Article no 7855310-
Paper in proceedings
2017

Analytical Derivation of the AC-Side Input Admittance of a Modular Multilevel Converter with Open- and Closed-Loop Control Strategies

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno, Georgios Stamatiou
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. PP (99), p. 1-1
Journal article
2016

Analytical investigation of poorly damped conditions in VSC-HVDC systems

Yujiao Song, Claes Breitholtz, Georgios Stamatiou et al
Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2016); Las Vegas, United States; 12-14 December 2016, p. Art no 7798762, Pages 3279-3285
Paper in proceedings
2016

Impact of Switching Harmonics on Capacitor Cells Balancing in Phase-Shifted PWM Based Cascaded H-Bridge STATCOM

Ehsan Behrouzian, Massimo Bongiorno, Remus Teodorescu
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 32 (1), p. 815-824
Journal article
2016

Capacitor voltage balance performance comparison of MMC-STATCOM using NLC and PS-PWM strategies during negative sequence current injection

H. A. Pereira, A. F. Cupertino, L. S. Xavier et al
18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE 2016 ECCE Europe, Karlsruhe, Germany, 5-9 September 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Modeling and analysis of VSC-based HVDC systems for dc network stability studies

Gustavo Pinares, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 31 (2), p. 848 - 856
Journal article
2016

Current Sharing inside a High Power IGBT Module at the Negative Temperature Coefficient Operating Region

Panagiotis Asimakopoulos, K. Papastergiou, Torbjörn Thiringer et al
18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE 2016 ECCE Europe, Karlsruhe, Germany, 5-9 September 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Stability Analysis of Two-Terminal VSC-HVDC Systems using the Net-Damping Criterion

Georgios Stamatiou, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 31 (4), p. 1748-1756
Journal article
2016

A Modified RLS Algorithm for Online Estimation of Low-Frequency Oscillations in Power Systems

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. Vol. 31 (3), p. 1703 - 1714
Journal article
2016

Analysis and mitigation of instabilities originated from dc-side resonances in VSC-HVDC systems

Gustavo Pinares, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. Vol. 52 (4), p. 2807-2815
Journal article
2016

Frequency Characterization of Type-IV Wind Turbine Systems

Nicolas Espinoza, Massimo Bongiorno, Ola Carlson
2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2016, p. Article no 7855126-
Paper in proceedings
2016

Losses and cost comparison of DS-HB and SD-FB MMC based large utility grade STATCOM

G. Tsolaridis, H. A. Pereira, A. F. Cupertino et al
Paper in proceedings
2016

Investigation of Negative-Sequence Injection Capability of Cascaded H-Bridge Converters in Star and Delta Configuration

Ehsan Behrouzian, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 32 (2), p. 1675-1683
Journal article
2015

Individual capacitor voltage balancing in H-bridge cascaded multilevel STATCOM at zero current operating mode

Ehsan Behrouzian, Massimo Bongiorno, Remus Teodorescu et al
Paper in proceedings
2015

Heat sink design considerations in medium power electronic applications with long power cycles

Panagiotis Asimakopoulos, K. Papastergiou, Torbjörn Thiringer et al
Paper in proceedings
2015

Modeling and harmonic analysis of a permanent magnet synchronous machine with turn-to-turn fault

Joachim Härsjö, Massimo Bongiorno
17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE-ECCE Europe 2015, Geneva, Switzerland, 8-10 September
Paper in proceedings
2015

A novel decentralized control strategy for MultiTerminal HVDC transmission grids

Georgios Stamatiou, Massimo Bongiorno
7th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2015, Montreal, Canada, 20-24 September 2015, p. 5794-5801
Paper in proceedings
2015

Novel LVRT Testing Method for Wind Turbines Using Flexible VSC Technology

Nicolas Espinoza, Massimo Bongiorno, Ola Carlson
IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. Vol. 6 (3), p. 1140-1149
Journal article
2015

Balancing asymmetrical load using a static var compensator

A. Alsulami, Massimo Bongiorno, K. Srivastava et al
IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe. Vol. 2015-January (January)
Paper in proceedings
2015

Circulating Current Suppression Strategies for D-STATCOM Based on Modular Multilevel Converters

H. A. Pereira, M. R. Haddioui, L. O. M. de Oliveira et al
2015 Ieee 13th Brazilian Power Electronics Conference and 1st Southern Power Electronics Conference (Cobep/Spec), p. 1-6
Paper in proceedings
2015

Analysis and mitigation of instabilities originated from dc-side resonances in VSC-HVDC systems

Gustavo Pinares, Massimo Bongiorno
7th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2015, Montreal, Canada, 20-24 September 2015, p. 5779-5785
Paper in proceedings
2015

Comparison of Two Control Approaches for Stability Enhancement Using STATCOM with Active Power Injection Capability

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
7th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2015, Montreal, Canada, 20-24 September 2015, p. 4721-4728
Paper in proceedings
2015

An Adaptive Power Oscillation Damping Controller by STATCOM With Energy Storage

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. Vol. 30 (1), p. 484-493
Journal article
2015

Performance comparison of phase shifted PWM and sorting method for modular multilevel converters

M. Rejas, L. Mathe, P. Dan Burlacu et al
Paper in proceedings
2015

Investigation of poorly-damped conditions in VSC-HVDC systems

Georgios Stamatiou, Massimo Bongiorno
Paper in proceedings
2015

Definition of a Voltage-Source Converter dc-side admittance and its impact on dc-network stability

Gustavo Pinares, Massimo Bongiorno
9th International Conference of Power Electronics 2015, Seoul; South Korea, June, 1-5, 2015, p. 2072-2078
Paper in proceedings
2015

Comparison of PI and PR current controllers applied on two-level VSC-HVDC transmission system

Alisa Manoloiu, H. A. Pereira, Remus Teodorescu et al
IEEE PowerTech 2015, p. Article no. 7232648-
Paper in proceedings
2015

Circulating Current Suppression Strategies for D-STATCOM Based on Modular Multilevel Converters

H. A. Pereira, M. R. Haddioui, L. O. M. de Oliveira et al
2015 Ieee 13th Brazilian Power Electronics Conference and 1st Southern Power Electronics Conference (Cobep/Spec), p. 1-6
Paper in proceedings
2015

Input impedance based nyquist stability criterion for subsynchronous resonance analysis in DFIG based wind farms

Selam Chernet, Massimo Bongiorno
7th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2015, Montreal, Canada, 20-24 September 2015, p. 6285-6292
Paper in proceedings
2014

Independent damping control of multimode low-frequency oscillations using shunt-connected FACTS devices in power system

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2014, p. 716-723
Paper in proceedings
2014

Impact of frequency modulation ratio on capacitor cells balancing in phase-shifted PWM based chain-link STATCOM

Ehsan Behrouzian, Massimo Bongiorno, R. Teodorescu
2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2014, p. 1931-1938
Paper in proceedings
2014

Design of a Modular Multilevel Converter as an Active Front-End for a magnet supply application

Panagiotis Asimakopoulos, K. Papastergiou, Massimo Bongiorno
2014 16th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'14-ECCE Europe), Lappeenranta, Finland, 26-28 August 2014
Paper in proceedings
2014

Enhanced control strategy for MMC-based STATCOM for unbalanced load compensation

M. Nilves, J. M. Maza, J. M. Mauricio et al
2014 16th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'14-ECCE Europe), Lappeenranta, Finland, 26-28 August 2014
Paper in proceedings
2014

Investigation of negative sequence injection capability in H-bridge multilevel STATCOM

Ehsan Behrouzian, Massimo Bongiorno, Hector Zelaya
2014 16th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'14-ECCE Europe), Lappeenranta, Finland, 26-28 August 2014, p. Art. no. 6910883-
Paper in proceedings
2014

Application of Recursive Least Squares Algorithm With Variable Forgetting Factor for Frequency Component Estimation in a Generic Input Signal

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. Vol. 50 (2), p. 1168-1176
Journal article
2013

PERMANENT MAGNET SYNCHRONOUS GENERATOR INTER TURN FAULT IDENTIFICATION USING STATOR CURRENT ANALYSIS

Joachim Härsjö, Massimo Bongiorno, Stefan Lundberg et al
Paper in proceedings
2013

A Generic DFIG Model for Voltage Dip Ride-Through Analysis

Massimo Bongiorno, Torbjörn Thiringer
IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. Vol. 28 (1), p. 76-85
Journal article
2013

Dually Fed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator Condition Monitoring Using Generator Current

Joachim Härsjö, Massimo Bongiorno, Ola Carlson
European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition, EWEC 2013; Vienna; Austria; 4 February 2013 through 7 February 2013. Vol. 1, p. 239-247
Paper in proceedings
2013

Impact of different static load characteristics on power oscillation damping by shunt-connected FACTS devices

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
Power Electronics and Applications (EPE), 2013 15th European Conference, p. 1 - 10
Paper in proceedings
2013

Grid code testing of full power converter based wind turbines using back-to-back voltage source converter system

Nicolas Espinoza, Massimo Bongiorno, Ola Carlson
Paper in proceedings
2013

Decentralized converter controller for multiterminal HVDC grids

Georgios Stamatiou, Massimo Bongiorno
15th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE), 2-6 Sept. 2013, Lille, France, p. Article number 6634680-
Paper in proceedings
2013

An overview of multilevel converter topologies for grid connected applications

Ehsan Behrouzian, Massimo Bongiorno, Hector Zelaya
15th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE). 2-6 Sept. 2013, Lille, France., p. 1-10 (Article no. 6634634)
Paper in proceedings
2012

Improved Discrete Current Controller for Grid-connected Voltage Source Converters in Distorted Grids

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
4th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2012, Raleigh, NC, USA, 15 - 20 September 2012, p. 77-84
Paper in proceedings
2012

Input Admittance Expressions for Field-Oriented Controlled Salient PMSM Drives

Oskar Wallmark, Stefan Lundberg, Massimo Bongiorno
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 27 (3), p. 1514-1520
Journal article
2012

Application of Recursive Least Square (RLS) Algorithm with Variable Forgetting Factor for Frequency Components Estimation in a Generic Input Signal

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
4th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2012, Raleigh, NC, USA, 15 - 20 September 2012, p. 2164-2171
Paper in proceedings
2011

Power oscillation damping controller by static synchronous compensator with energy storage

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2011 IEEE, p. 2977 - 2984
Paper in proceedings
2011

A fast estimation algorithm for low-frequency oscillations in power systems

Mebtu Bihonegn Beza, Massimo Bongiorno
Proceedings of the 2011-14th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE 2011). Birmingham, 30 August-1 September 2011, p. 1 - 10
Paper in proceedings
2011

On optimal use of energy storage for series connected voltage source converters

H. A. Khalid, G. M. Bhutto, Massimo Bongiorno
Proceeding of the International Conference on Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation, EPQU. 11th International Conference on Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation, EPQU 2011, Lisbon, 17-19 October 2011, p. 290-297
Paper in proceedings
2009

Current controller design for passivity of the input admittance

Lennart Harnefors, Massimo Bongiorno
2009 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE '09; Barcelona; Spain; 8 September 2009 through 10 September 2009, p. 1-8
Paper in proceedings
2009

Auto-normalizing Phase-Locked Loop for Grid-connected Converters

Lennart Ängquist, Massimo Bongiorno
Paper in proceedings
2008

Frequency-domain passivity-based current controller design

Lennart Harnefors, Lidong Zhang, Massimo Bongiorno
IET Electric Power Applications. Vol. 1 (4), p. 455-465
Journal article
2008

An Apparatus and a Method for a Power Transmission System

Lennart Ängquist, Jan Svensson, Massimo Bongiorno
Patent application
2008

A Novel Control Strategy for Subsynchronous Resonance Mitigation Using SSSC

Massimo Bongiorno, Lennart Ängquist, Jan Svensson
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 23 (2), p. 1033-1041
Journal article
2008

Single-phase VSC Based SSSC for Subsynchronous Resonance Damping

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Lennart Ängquist
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 23 (3), p. 1544-1552
Journal article
2008

On Control of Static Series Compensator for SSR Mitigation

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Lennart Ängquist
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 23 (2), p. 735-743
Journal article
2008

Online Estimation of Subsynchronous Voltage Components in Power Systems

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Lennart Ängquist
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 23 (1), p. 410-418
Journal article
2008

An Advanced Cascade Controller for Series-connected VSC for Voltage Dip Mitigation

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Ambra Sannino
IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. Vol. 4 (1), p. 187-195
Journal article
2008

Effect of Sampling Frequency and Harmonics on Delay-based Phase-sequence Estimation Method

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Ambra Sannino
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 23 (3), p. 1664-1672
Journal article
2007

Stability Analysis of Converter-Grid Interaction using the Converter Input Admittance

Lennart Harnefors, Massimo Bongiorno, Stefan Lundberg
Paper in proceedings
2007

On Control of Static Series Compensator for SSR Mitigation

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Lennart Ängquist
Paper in proceedings
2007

Input-admittance calculation and shaping for controlled voltage-source converters

Lennart Harnefors, Massimo Bongiorno, Stefan Lundberg
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 54 (6), p. 3323-3334
Journal article
2007

Voltage dip mitigation using shunt-connected voltage source converter

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 22 (5), p. 1867-1874
Journal article
2007

Practical implementation of delayed signal cancellation method for phase-sequence separation

Jan Svensson, Massimo Bongiorno, Ambra Sannino
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. Vol. 22 (1), p. 18-26
Journal article
2006

Delayed Signal Cancellation Method for Sequence Detection - Effect of Sampling Frequency and Harmonics

Jan Svensson, Ambra Sannino, Massimo Bongiorno
Paper in proceedings
2006

Voltage Dip Mitigation using Shunt-connected Voltage Source Converter

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson
Paper in proceedings
2005

Dynamic Performance of Vector Current Controllers for Grid-connected VSC under Voltage Dips

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Ambra Sannino
IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS). Vol. 2, p. 904-909
Paper in proceedings
2005

Control of D-STATCOM for Voltage Dip Mitigation

Cai Rong, Massimo Bongiorno, Ambra Sannino
Paper in proceedings
2005

An advanced cascade controller for series-connected VSC for voltage dip mitigation

Massimo Bongiorno, Jan Svensson, Ambra Sannino
IEEE Industrial Application Society (IAS). Vol. 2, p. 873-880
Paper in proceedings
2003

Cost-Effective Power Quality Improvement for Industrial Plant

Massimo Bongiorno, Ambra Sannino, Luigi Dusonchet
IEEE Bologna PowerTech 2003. Vol. 4
Paper in proceedings