Publications

Journal Papers

A. D. Callegaro, J. Guo, M. Eull, B. Danen, J. Gibson, M. Preindl, B. Bilgin, and A. Emadi, “Bus bar design for high-power inverters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. PP, pp. 1–1, 2017. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2017.2691668

M. Preindl, “A battery balancing auxiliary power module with predictive control for electrified transportation,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. PP, pp. 1–1, 2017. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2017.2682030

S. Nalakath, M. Preindl, and A. Emadi, “Online multi-parameter estimation of ipm motor drives with finite control set model predictive control,” IET Electric Power Applications, vol. PP, pp. 1–1, 2016. doi: 10.1049/iet-epa.2016.0514

Y. Sun, M. Preindl, S. Sirouspour, and A. Emadi, “Unified wide speed range ipm sensorless scheme using nonlinear optimization”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. PP, pp. 1–1, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2016.2621064

L. McCurlie, M. Preindl, and A. Emadi, “Fast model predictive control for redistributive lithium ion battery balancing”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, pp. 1350-1357, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2611488

Y. Yang, B. Bilgin, M. Kasprzak, S. Nalakath, H. Sadek, M. Preindl, J. Cotton, N. Schofield and A. Emadi, “Thermal Management of Electric Machines”, IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, vol. PP, pp. 1–1, 2016. doi: 10.1049/iet-est.2015.0050

E. Chemali, M. Preindl, P. Malysz, and A. Emadi, “Energy storage and management systems: State-of-the-art review and future trends”, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 4, pp. 1117–1134, 2016. doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2016.2566583

M. Preindl, “Robust control invariant sets and lyapunov-based mpc for ipm synchronous motor drives”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, pp. 3925-3933, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2527722

B. Bilgin, P. Magne, P. Malysz, Y. Yang, V. Pantelic, M. Preindl, A. Korobkine, W. Jiang, M. Lawford, and A. Emadi, “Making the case for electified transportation”, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, vol. 1, pp. 4–17, 2015. doi: 10.1109/TTE.2015.2437338

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani, “Optimal state reference computation with constrained MTPA criterion for PM motor drives”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, pp. 4524–4535, 2015. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2014.2354299

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani. “Model Predictive Direct Torque Control with Finite Control Set for PMSM Drive Systems, Part 2: Field Weakening Operation”. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 9, pp. 648-657, 2013. doi: 10.1109/TII.2012.2220353

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani. “Model Predictive Direct Torque Control with Finite Control Set for PMSM Drive Systems, Part 1: Maximum Torque per Ampere Operation”. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 9, pp. 1912-1921, 2013. doi: 10.1109/TII.2012.2227265

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani. “Model Predictive Direct Speed Control with Finite Control Set of PMSM Drive Systems”. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, pp. 1007-1015, 2013. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2012.2204277

M. Preindl and E. Schaltz. “Sensorless Model Predictive Direct Current Control Using Novel Second-Order PLL Observer for PMSM Drive Systems”. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 58, pp. 4087-4095, 2011. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2010.2100331

M. Preindl, E. Schaltz, and P. Thøgersen. “Switching Frequency Reduction Using Model Predictive Direct Current Control for High Power Voltage Source Inverters”. In: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 58, pp. 2826-2835, 2011. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2010.2072894

M. Preindl and E. Schaltz. “Load Torque Compensator for Model Predictive Direct Current Control in High Power PMSM Drive Systems”. Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, vol. 5, pp. 554-561, 2011.

D. Testa et al. “The Magnetic Diagnostic Set for ITER”. in: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 38, pp. 284-294, 2010. doi: 10.1109/FUSION.2009.5226525

 

International Conferences

M. Eull, M. Preindl, and A. Emadi, “A stochastic optimization technique for discrete dc capacitor bank design,” in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2017

M. Eull and M. Preindl, “Bidirectional three-level dc-dc converters: Sum-difference modeling and control,” in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2017

E. Chemali, A. Emadi, and M. Preindl, “A modular power-dense bi-directional dc/dc converter with parallel-connected sic mosfets,” in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2017

B. Agrawal, M. Preindl, and A. Emadi, “Turn-off energy minimization for soft-switching power converters with wide bandgap devices”, in IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2017

X. Yong and M. Preindl, “Smallest Control Invariant Set and Error Boundaries of FCS-MPC for PMSM”, in Applied Power Electronic Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2017.

P. Young and M. Preindl, “Optimal Generalized Overmodulation for Multiphase PMSM Drives”, in Applied Power Electronic Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2017.

B. Agrawal, M. Preindl, and A. Emadi, “Estimating Switching Losses for SiC MOSFETs with Non-Flat Miller Plateau Region”, in Applied Power Electronic Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2017.

S. Nalakath, M. Preindl, B. Nahidmobarakeh, and A. Emadi, “Low speed position estimation scheme for model predictive control with finite control set”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2016. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793482

B. Agrawal, M. Adam, B. Vadala, H. Koke, L. McCurlie, M. Preindl, R. Ahmed, and A. Emadi, “Non- dissipative cell balancing using half-bridge switching circuit”, in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2016. doi: 10.1109/ITEC.2016.7520303

Y. Miao, M. Preindl, P. Cheng, and A. Emadi, “Mtpa fitting and torque estimation technique based on a new flux-linkage model for interior permanent magnet synchronous machine”, in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2016. doi: 10.1109/ITEC.2016.7520215

D. Schumacher, M. Preindl, P. Magne, B. Bilgin, and A. Emadi, “Closed loop control of a six phase interleaved bidirectional dc-dc boost converter for a hev/ev application”, in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2016. doi: 10.1109/ITEC.2016.7520233

M. Eull, M. Preindl, and A. Emadi, “Analysis and design of a high efficiency, high power density silicon carbide inverter”, in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2016. doi: 10.1109/ITEC.2016.7520282

Z. Nie, M. Preindl, and N. Schofield, “Svm strategies for multiphase voltage source inverters”, in IET Power Electronics, Machines, and Drives (PEMD) Conference, 2016. doi: 10.1049/cp.2016.0214

R. Rodriguez, M. Preindl, and A. Emadi, “Maximum power point tracking for thermoelectric generators with high frequency injection”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2015. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2015.7392744

S. Nalakath, M. Preindl, Y. Yang, B. Bilgin, and A. Emadi, “Modeling and analysis of core loss of an ipm machine for online estimation purposes”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2015. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2015.7392740

Y. Sun, M. Preindl, S. Sirouspour, and A. Emadi, “Nonlinear modeling and design of initial position estimation and polarity detection of ipm drives”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2015. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2015.7392732

E. Chemali, L. McCurlie, B. Howey, T. Stiene, M. M. Rahman, M. Preindl, R. Ahmed, and A. Emadi, “Minimizing battery wear in a hybrid energy storage system using a linear quadratic regulator”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2015. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2015.7392603

S. Nalakath, M. Preindl, B. Bilgin, and A. Emadi, “Modeling and analysis of ac resistance of high-speed permanent magnet machines for online estimation purposes”, in Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2015. doi: 10.1109/ECCE.2015.7309704

L. McCurlie, M. Preindl, P. Malysz, and A. Emadi, “Simplified control for redistributive balancing systems using bidirectional flyback converters”, in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2015. doi: 10.1109/ITEC.2015.7165817

R. Gu, P. Malysz, M. Preindl, H. Yang, and A. Emadi, “Linear programming based design and analysis of battery pack balancing topologies”, in IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2015. doi: 10.1109/ITEC.2015.7165793

M. Preindl, C. Danielson, and F. Borrelli. “Performance Evaluation of Battery Balancing Hardware”. in European Control Conference (ECC), 2013.

M. Preindl, S. Bolognani, and C. Danielson. “Model Predictive Torque Control with PWM using Fast Gradient Method”, in Applied Power Electronic Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2013. doi:10.1109/APEC.2013.6520661 (poster)

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani. “Comparison of Direct and PWM Model Predictive Control for Power Electronic and Drive Systems”, in Applied Power Electronic Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2013. doi:10.1109/APEC.2013.6520651 (poster)

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani. “Optimization of the Generator to Rotor Ratio of MW Wind Turbines based on the Cost of Energy with Focus on Low Wind Speeds”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2011. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2011.6119431 (presentation)

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani. “Optimized Design of Two and Three Level Full-scale Voltage Source Converters for Multi-MW Wind Power Plants at Different Voltage Levels”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2011. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2011.6119899 (presentation)

M. Preindl and S. Bolognani. “Model Predictive Direct Speed Control of the Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine with Finite Control Set”, in Workshop on Predictive Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (PRECEDE), 2011. doi: 10.1109/PRECEDE.2011.6078682 (presentation)

M. Preindl and E. Schaltz. “Load Torque Compensator for Model Predictive Direct Current Control in High Power PMSM Drive Systems”, in International Symposium Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2010. doi: 10.1109/ISIE.2010.5637144

J.W. Kolar S. Waffler M. Preindl. “Multi-objective Optimization and Comparative Evaluation of Si Soft-switched and SiC Hard-switched Automotive DC-DC Converters”, in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), 2009. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2009.5415123

 

Patents

M. Preindl and D. Bagnara. “Wind Turbine for Generating Electric Energy”. wipo:WO2013093856. 2013

M. Preindl and D. Bagnara. “Wind Turbine for Generating Electric Energy”. wipo:WO2013001496. 2013

A. Fasolo et al. “Wind Power Turbine and Wind Power Turbine Control Method”. wipo:WO2013093894. 2013

M. Casazza, F. Oberbichler, and M. Preindl. “Wind Power Turbine for Generating Electric Energy”. wipo:WO2013093855. 2013

 

Talks

PhD thesis defense
University of Padua, Italy, 2014

Model Predictive Control in PMSM Drive Systems (presentation)
Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany, Institute of Product and Process, 2012

Model Predictive Control of Power Electronics and Drives (presentation)
University of California Berkeley, USA, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Model Predictive Control Laboratory, 2012

Switching Frequency Reduction Using Sensorless Model Predictive Direct Current Control for High Power VSI (presentation)
Aalborg University, KK Electronic (in-house company), 2010