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Dr Liana Cipcigan PhD, MIEEE, MIET

Dr Liana Cipcigan

PhD, MIEEE, MIET

Reader

School of Engineering

Email:
cipciganlm@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 0665
Location:
E/2.16, Queen's Buildings - East Building, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA
Available for postgraduate supervision

Co-Director "Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence" 

https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/explore/research-units/electric-vehicle-centre-of-excellence

Expertise in:

  • Smart Grids
  • Virtual Power Plants
  • Electric Vehicles integration in electricity networks
  • Smart Management of charging infrastructure
  • Distributed Generation

2019

2018

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2016

2015

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2001

1998

Current Teaching

ENT775/EN4775 Distributed Generation, System Design and Regulations, Module Leader

https://data.cardiff.ac.uk/legacy/grails/module/ENT775.html

ENT779/EN4708 Smart Grids and Active Network Devices, Module Leader

https://data.cardiff.ac.uk/legacy/grails/module/ENT779.html

ENT777/EN4807 Power Systems Protection, Module Leader

https://data.cardiff.ac.uk/legacy/grails/module/ENT777/.html

EN4103 Renewable Energy Design

https://data.cardiff.ac.uk/legacy/grails/module/EN4103.html

EN4100 Group Project, Module Leader

http://www.engin.cf.ac.uk/teaching/struct/module.asp?modno=EN4100

Research theme: Energy and Environment

Past and Present Contracts

Period

Title

Amount

Investigators

Sponsor

2018-2019

Electric Road System for Dynamic Charging of Electric Vehicles

£214,000

L. Cipcigan

M. Haddad

National Grid

2019-2020

Feasibility study to unlocking flexibility from within industrial and commercial users

http://www.smarternetworks.org/project/nia_ngto0031

£128,422

L. Cipcigan

M. Haddad

National Grid

2018-2021

Transport Futures Research Network

https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/explore/research-units/transport-futures-research-network

 

£15,000

Lorraine Whitmarsh

Liana Cipcigan

Omer Rana

Phil Morgan

University Research Networks Fund

2015-2021

FLEXIS East

Flexible Integrated Energy Systems

http://www.flexis.wales/

 

 

£1.5M

 

N Jenkins

L Cipcigan

C Ugalde Loo

M Quadrdan

J Wu

J Liang

Welsh European Funding Office

2015-2021

FLEXIS West

Fast-track project - Unlocking Flexibility within Port Talbot Works

http://www.flexis.wales/

£416,912

 

N Jenkins

L Cipcigan

 

Welsh European Funding Office

2015-2016

Future balancing services for high levels of embedded electricity generation

Industrial Fellowship

https://www.raeng.org.uk/publications/other/dr-liana-cipcigan-ifs-case-study

http://www.ernw.ac.uk/en/news-and-events.htm?id=40

£30,000

Liana Cipcigan

Royal Academy of Engineering

 

2015

Energy Strategy and Policy

£10,000

Liana Cipcigan

National Grid

2015-2017

Ebbs and Flows Energy Systems

£1.8M total value of the project

https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=EP%2FM507131%2F1

£345,145

 

Liana Cipcigan

Nick Jenkins

Omer Rana

 

EPSRC

Innovate UK

2013

Ebbs and Flows Energy Systems (feasibility study)

http://www.eandfes.co.uk/

£10,657

Liana Cipcigan

Omer Rana

Innovate UK

2014-2017

MASTERING

Multi-Agent Systems and Secured coupling of Telecom and Energy Grids for Next Generation smart grid services

http://www.mas2tering.eu/

£396,378

 

Monjur Mourshed

Yacine Rezgui

L.Cipcigan

Omer Rana

EC

ICT-Smart Energy Grids

2014-2017

Grid Economics, Planning and Business Models for Smart Electric Mobility

£314,000

Nick Jenkins

Jianzhong Wu

L.Cipcigan

EPSRC

2014-2017

I CVUE : Incentives for Clean Vehicles in Urban Europe

£145,516

Huw Davies

L.Cipcigan

Georgina Santos

Intelligent Energy Europe -EC

2013-2016

eBRIDGE: empowering e-fleets for business and private purposes in cities

http://www.ebridge-project.eu/en/

£134,112

Lorraine Whitmarsh

L.Cipcigan

D. Xenias

Intelligent Energy Europe -EC

2013-2016

SCADA Cyber Security Lifecycle (SCADA-CSL)

 

£277,000

Pete Burnap

Omer Rana

L.Cipcigan

EADS Innovation Works

2012-2014

Smart Management of Electric Vehicles (SMEV)

£93,402

Liana Cipcigan

EPSRC

2012-2013

Agent-based controllers for EVs and micro-generators

£5,699

Liana Cipcigan

Innovate UK

2012-2013

Upgrading the small equipment base for early career researchers in the Engineering and Physical Sciences

£498,326

Karen Holford, Et.al

L.Cipcigan

EPSRC

2011-2012

Pathways – Electric Vehicle Value Chain, Bridging the gaps

£39,164

Liana Cipcigan

Karen Holford

Huw Davies

EPSRC

2011-2013

Scenarios for the development of smart grids in the UK

http://www.smartgridscenarios.org.uk/

£140,270

 

Lorraine Whitmarsh

DimitriosXenias

L.Cipcigan

UKERC

2010-2013

Mobile Energy Resources in Grids of Electricity (MERGE)

http://www.ev-merge.eu/

£238,558

JanakaEkanayake

Nick Jenkins

L.Cipcigan

Jianzhong Wu

EC FP7

2010-2012

European network on electric vehicles and transferring expertise (ENEVATE)

http://www.enevate.eu/

£335,408

Huw Davies

L.Cipcigan

Paul Nieuwenhuis

EC

INTERREG IVC

Current PhD Supervision

1. Fasina Emmanuel Taiwo, Localised Energy Systems in the Nigerian Power Network, thesis submitted.

2. Mohd Shariff Noraidah Binti, Integration of Smart Grid Technologies: microgrids, distributed generation and new advanced load control strategies

3. Mohd Khairuddin Nur Azwani Binti, Optimal Control and Operation of Smart Grids

4. Saad Kadhim Khalaf, Demand Response in Smart Grids, Iraq case study

5. Hasan Berkem Sonder, Using Electric Vehicles and Demand Side Response to Unlock Distribution Network Flexibility 

6. Emmanuel Mudaheranwa, Advanced Analysis of Load Management and Energy Conservation Strategies in Electric Power Systems

7. Ye-Obong Nkereuwem Udoakah, Smart Localised Energy Systems Design for a Sustainable Energy Future

8. Mohammed Turki E Alruwaili, Microgrids for the Development of Sustainable Communities 

9. Ali Garada, Smart Grids for Sustainable Communities 

Past projects

PhD Completed

1.Dr. Spyros Skarvelis-Kazakos, Emissions of Aggregated Micro-Generators, 2011

2. Dr. Panagiotis PAPADOPOULOS, Integration of Electric Vehicles into Distribution Networks, 2012

3. Dr. Inaki GRAU, Management of Electric Vehicle Battery Charging in Distribution Networks, 2012

4. Dr. AL ALI Dawood Ali, Probabilistic Reliability Assessment of Transmission Systems, 2015

5. Dr. OZEL Fatih Mehmet, Achieving a Technical Transition from Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles to Battery Electric Vehicles in the Automotive Sector in Europe: Challenges and Strategies, 2015

6. Dr. Erotokritos Xydas, Smart Management of the Charging of Electric Vehicles, 2016

7. Dr. Abubakar Sani Hassan, Management of Distributed Energy Resources in Energy Systems, 2016

8. Dr. Charalampos Marmaras, Charging of Electric Vehicles at Commercial Buildings, 2017

9. Dr. Mohammed Jasim Al Essa, The Integration of Distributed Energy Resources into Electric Power Systems, 2017

10. Dr. Zeyad Assi Obaid Al-Obaidi, Stability and Control of Frequency in Future Smart Grids, 2018

11. Dr. Mazin T. Muhssin, Adaptive Control and Dynamic Demand Response for the Stabilization of Grid Frequency, 2018

12. Rilwan Olaolu Oliyide, Load Management of Electric Vehicles and Heat Pumps in Emerging Electricity System, 2019