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George Kusic

Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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(2006) Recipient 2006 Nikola Tesla Award from the Serbian Academy of Science, Belgrade, Serbia for invited paper 'Parameters for Three-phase Transmission Lines',.

(1967) Ford Foundation Grant.

(1966) Allegheny Ludlum Fellowship.

B.S.E.E., Carnegie Mellon University, 1957

M.S.E.E., Carnegie Mellon University, 1966

PH.D.E.E., Carnegie Mellon University, 1968

Kusic, G. (2017). STRUCTURE AND SAMPLED-DATA ASPECTS OF AGC FOR POWER SYSTEMS. IEEE Summer Power Meeting, paper A, 79(510-9).

Kusic, G.L., Thackray, P., & Ovick, N. (2017). MEASUREMENT OF LIGHTNING-INDUCED TRANSIENTS TO POWER LINES. IEEE Power Engineering Society Meeting, Paper A, 77(686-9).

Kusic, G.L., Heinzel, J.M., & Hoffman, D.J. (2013). Monitoring pulsed power on ship electrical systems. 2013 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium (ESTS), 13-20.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ests.2013.6523705.

Kusic, G.L., & Farr, C. (2012). VSC-fed inside-out permanent magnet DC machines for wind generators. 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/pesgm.2012.6345399.

Kusic, G.L., & Cull, R.C. (1997). Power system analysis of multikilowatt space/planet stations. JOURNAL OF PROPULSION AND POWER, 13(2), 318-323.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). doi: 10.2514/2.5166.

WIESEMAN, W.R., & KUSIC, G.L. (1995). CHARACTERIZATION OF SOFT-MAGNETIC MATERIAL METGLAS 2605S-3A FOR POWER APPLICATIONS AND TRANSFORMERS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY, 10(4), 1843-1850.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/61.473371.

Kusic, G.L. (1990). Security for Space Power Systems. IEEE Power Engineering Society Transactions on Power Systems, 15(1).

KUSIC, G.L., ALLEN, W.H., GHOLDSTON, E.W., & BEACH, R.F. (1990). SECURITY FOR SPACE POWER-SYSTEMS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, 5(4), 1068-1075.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/59.99354.

KUSIC, G.L., ALLEN, W.H., GHOLDSTON, E.W., & BEACH, R.F. (1990). SECURITY FOR SPACE POWER-SYSTEMS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, 5(1), 140-147.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/59.49098.

Xing, K., & Kusic, G.L. (1989). Damping Subsynchronous Resonance by Phase Shifters. IEEE Power Engineering Review, 9(9), 36-37.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mper.1989.4310948.

XING, K., & KUSIC, G.L. (1989). DAMPING SUBSYNCHRONOUS RESONANCE BY PHASE SHIFTERS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, 4(3), 344-350.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/60.43234.

Kusic, G.L., Sutterfield, J.A., Caprez, A.R., Haneline, J.L., & Bergman, B.R. (1988). Automatic generation control for hydro systems. IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 3(1), 33-39.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/60.4196.

XING, K., & KUSIC, G. (1988). APPLICATION OF THYRISTOR-CONTROLLED PHASE SHIFTERS TO MINIMIZE REAL POWER LOSSES AND AUGMENT STABILITY OF POWER-SYSTEMS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, 3(4), 792-798.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/60.9354.

Kusic, G.L., & Putnam, H.A. (1985). Dispatch and Unit Commitment Including Commonly Owned Units. IEEE Power Engineering Review, PER-5(9), 37.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mper.1985.5526444.

KUSIC, G.L., & PUTNAM, H.A. (1985). DISPATCH AND UNIT COMMITMENT INCLUDING COMMONLY OWNED UNITS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 104(9), 2408-2412.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPAS.1985.318984.

Chen, J.Y.H., & Kusic, G.L. (1984). Dynamic Stability and Excitation Control of Directly-Coupled Multimachine Systems. IEEE Power Engineering Review, PER-4(2), 34.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mper.1984.5525492.

CHEN, J.Y.H., & KUSIC, G.L. (1984). DYNAMIC STABILITY AND EXCITATION CONTROL OF DIRECTLY-COUPLED MULTIMACHINE SYSTEMS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 103(2), 389-397.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPAS.1984.318256.

Kusic, G.L., & Whyte, I.A. (1984). Three Phase Steady-State Static var Generator Filter Design for Power Systems. IEEE Power Engineering Review, PER-4(4), 36-37.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mper.1984.5526172.

KUSIC, G.L., & WHYTE, I.A. (1984). 3 PHASE, STEADY-STATE STATIC VAR GENERATOR FILTER DESIGN FOR POWER-SYSTEMS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 103(4), 811-818.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPAS.1984.318358.

OVICK, N.L., & KUSIC, G.L. (1984). INCLUDING CORONA EFFECTS FOR TRAVELING WAVES ON TRANSMISSION-LINES. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 103(12), 3643-3650.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPAS.1984.318417.

Kusic, G.L., & Whyte, I.A. (1983). THREE PHASE, STEADY-STATE STATIC VAR GENERATOR FILTER DESIGN FOR POWER SYSTEMS. IEEE Power Engineering Society Transactions, 103(4).

Ma, K.T., & Kusic, G.L. (1983). Strategic Operations of Interconnected Power Systems Tie Line Contigency Studies. IEEE Power Engineering Society Transactions, 102.

Ma, K.T., & Kusic, G.L. (1983). Tie Line Contingency Studies Based Upon Partial Information. IEEE Power Engineering Review, PER-3(6), 59.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mper.1983.5519061.

MA, K.T., & KUSIC, G.L. (1983). TIE LINE CONTINGENCY STUDIES BASED UPON PARTIAL INFORMATION. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 102(6), 1838-1842.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPAS.1983.317792.

Salon, S.J., Scott, D.J., & Kusic, G.L. (1983). Electromagnetic Forces on the End Windings of Large Turbine Generators. II. Transient Conditions. IEEE Power Engineering Review, PER-3(1), 23-24.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/mper.1983.5519564.

SALON, S.J., SCOTT, D.J., & KUSIC, G.L. (1983). ELECTROMAGNETIC FORCES ON THE END WINDINGS OF LARGE TURBINE GENERATORS .2. TRANSIENT CONDITIONS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 102(1), 14-19.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPAS.1983.317992.

KORONIDES, A.G., KUSIC, G., ASHKIN, M., & FLICK, C. (1981). SUPERCONDUCTING GENERATOR TRANSIENT INTERACTION ANALYSIS USING 3-DIMENSIONAL MODELS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 100(6), 2880-2888.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPAS.1981.316405.

Scott, D.J., & Kusic, G.L. (1981). Calculation of End Turn Forces in Large Synchronous Turbine Generators. IEEE Power Engineering Society Transactions, 100(11).

KUSIC, G.L. (1980). FEEDBACK DESIGN OF CLOSED CONTOUR SERVOMECHANISMS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, 16(4), 547-551.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TIA.1980.4503827.

Kusic, G.L. (1979). FEEDBACK DESIGN OF CLOSED CONTOUR SERVOMECHANISMS. Conference Record - IAS Annual Meeting (IEEE Industry Applications Society), 600-605.

Kusic, G. (1978). STRUCTURE AND SAMPLED-DATA ASPECTS OF AGC FOR POWER SYSTEMS. 56-66.

Kusic, G.L. (1973). Self-consistent space-charge-flow using integral equation field methods. Journal of Computational Physics, 13(4), 551-568.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0021-9991(73)90033-8.

Kusic, G.L., & Cooper, K. (1973). Formulation of stable difference schemes for systems of initial-value partial differential equations. Journal of the Franklin Institute, 296(1), 33-45.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0016-0032(73)90237-8.

Kusic, G.L. (1971). Optimal design of electrostatic lenses using integral equation field methods. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 18(10), 848-852.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/t-ed.1971.17295.

Kusic, G. (1970). Correction to "Finite differences to Implement the solution for optimal control of distributed parameter systems". IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 15(4), 518.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tac.1970.1099502.

Kusic, G. (1969). Finite differences to implement the solution for optimal control of distributed parameter systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 14(4), 397-400.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tac.1969.1099198.

Kusic, G. (1969). On stability of numerical methods for systems of initial-value partial differential equations. Journal of Computational Physics, 4(2), 272-275.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0021-9991(69)90073-4.

Kusic, G.L., & Lavi, A. (1969). Stability of difference methods for initial-value type partial differential equations. Journal of Computational Physics, 3(3), 358-378.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0021-9991(69)90076-x.

Koronides, A.G., Kusic, G., Ashkin, M., & Flick, C. SUPERCONDUCTING GENERATOR TRANSIENT INTERACTION ANALYSIS USING THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELS. Engineering News-Record.

Koronides, A.G., Kusic, G., Ashkin, M., & Flick, C. SUPERCONDUCTING GENERATOR TRANSIENT INTERACTION ANALYSIS USING THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELS. Engineering News-Record.

Kusic, G.L., McGahey, W.E., & Lehtonen, M. (2016). Measurement of power system phase differences by means of GPS timing. In 2016 Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability (PQ), (pp. 297-300).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/pq.2016.7724130.

Kusic, G.L. (2015). Detecting open supply conductors in nuclear plants by state estimation. In 9th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC and HMIT 2015, 2, (pp. 1285-1293).

Kusic, G.L. (2015). Current measurements to obtain state estimation. In 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/isgt.2015.7131829.

Hsin-Ju Chen, Kusic, G.L., & Reed, G.F. (2012). Comparative PSCAD and Matlab/Simulink simulation models of power losses for SiC MOSFET and Si IGBT devices. In 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/peci.2012.6184589.

Kusic, G.L. (2011). Allocation of power in medium voltage DC distribution circuits. In 2011 North American Power Symposium.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/naps.2011.6024858.

Kusic, G.L., Reed, G.F., Svensson, J., & Wang, Z. (2011). A case for medium voltage DC for distribution circuit applications. In 2011 IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/psce.2011.5772478.

Kusic, G.L., & Talaat, N. (2008). Using phase measurements in existing state estimation programs. In Proceedings of the 10th IASTED International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, PES 2008, (pp. 126-131).

Talaat, N., Ibrahim, W.R., & Kusic, G.L. (2008). New technique for categorization of Power Quality disturbances. In 2008 Power Quality and Supply Reliability Conference, (pp. 11-16).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/pq.2008.4653730.

Clark, W.W., Romeiko, J.R., Charnegie, D.A., Kusic, G., & Mo, C. (2007). A case study in energy harvesting for powering a wireless measurement system. In Structural Health Monitoring 2007: Quantification, Validation, and Implementation - Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2007, 2, (pp. 1765-1772).

Kusic, G.L. (2007). State Estimation and Fast Fault Detection For Ship Electrical Systems. In 2007 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, (pp. 209-214).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ests.2007.372087.

Buric, M.P., Kusic, G., Clark, W., & Johnson, T. (2006). Piezo-Electric Energy Harvesting for Wireless Sensor Networks. In 2006 IEEE Annual Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/wamicon.2006.351939.

Johnson, T.J., Charnegie, D., Clark, W.W., Buric, M., & Kusic, G. (2006). Energy harvesting from mechanical vibrations using piezoelectric cantilever beams. In Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Damping and Isolation, 6169, (pp. 257-268).SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.659466.

Kusic, G. (2006). Sampled-data state estimation of power systems. In Proceedings of the Eight IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications, 2006, (pp. 338-343).

Kusic, G., & Reed, G. (2006). Parameters for Three-Phase Transmission Lines. In 2006 IEEE PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, (pp. 2221-2224).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/psce.2006.296308.

Kusic, G.L., & Garrison, D.L. (2004). Measurement of transmission line parameters from SCADA data. In 2004 IEEE PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, 1, (pp. 440-445).

Wieserman, W.R., & Kusic, G.L. (2001). Separation of electrical and electromechanical losses in magnetic materials. In Proceedings of the Electrical/Electronics Insulation Conference, (pp. 371-377).

Kusic, G. (2000). Conversion of beamed microwave power. In 35th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and Exhibit.

Kusic, G.L., & Cull, R.C. (1996). Power system analysis of multi-kilowatt space/planet stations. In Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1, (pp. 495-501).

Kusic, G.L., & Cull, R.C. (1995). Power system analysis of multi-kilowatt space/planet stations. In Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1, (pp. 267-272).

Kusic, G.L., & Cull, R.C. (1994). A power system design tool for aerospace applications. In Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1994, (pp. 619-624).

Kusic, G.L., & Beach, R.F. (1991). Load flows and faults considering dc current injections. In Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1, (pp. 30-35).

Kusic, G.L., & Allen, W.H. (1989). State estimation using admittance matrices. In Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1, (pp. 545-550).

Kusic, G.L., Sutterfield, J.A., Caprez, A.R., Haneline, J.L., & Bergman, B.R. (1987). AUTOMATIC GENERATION CONTROL FOR HYDRO SYSTEMS.

Chen, J.Y.H., & Kusic, G.L. (1983). DYNAMIC STABILITY AND EXCITATION CONTROL OF DIRECTLY-COUPLED MULTIMACHINE SYSTEMS.

Kusic, G.L., & Whyte, I.A. (1983). THREE PHASE, STEADY-STATE STATIC VAR GENERATOR FILTER DESIGN FOR POWER SYSTEMS.

Ma, K.T., & Kusic, G.L. (1983). LINE CONTINGENCY STUDIES BASED UPON PARTIAL INFORMATION.

KORONIDES, A.G., & KUSIC, G. (1980). BLOCK GAUSS-SEIDEL ALGORITHM APPLIED TO THE STATE ESTIMATION OF INTERCONNECTED POWER-SYSTEMS. In IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 99(1), (p. 8).

KUSIC, G. (1980). STRUCTURE AND SAMPLED-DATA ASPECTS OF AGC FOR POWER-SYSTEMS. In IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS, 99(1), (p. 13).

Ma, K.T., & Kusic, G. (1978). IDENTIFICATION AND FORECASTING IN ACE OF POWER SYSTEMS BY ARMA MODELS. (pp. 439-443).

Research interests

Control of Power Systems
Control Systems
Design with Off-the-Shelf...
Electric Machinery
Electrical Cost Estimation in...
Fields and Waves
High Voltage Seminars
Modern Control Theory
Numerical Methods
Power Systems Analysis I and II
Stability of Power Systems
Switching and Logic
Transient in Power Systems