Faculty of Engineering at Si Racha, Kasetsart University
Ph.D.(Electrical Engineering) Michigan State University, USA.
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Power electronics researcher with over 5 years of experience on hardware design, analysis, modeling, simulation and control of power electronic systems, particularly on converters/ inverters for renewable energy systems, utility grid interconnection, power conversion systems and motor drives
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Renewable energy systems
Utility grid interconnection
Motor drives and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems
May 2011- May 2012 Power Electronic Engineer MagnaEcar Systems, Rochester Hill, MI., USA
Designed Final Functional Test of Inverters for Hybrid Electric Vehicle
Designed high voltage to low voltage back-up power supply for Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Designed protection systems of Fuel cell’s System Interface Unit (SIU) used in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
September 2006 – May 2011 Research Assistant Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI., USA.
Analyzed, designed and built a 10 kW Z-source converter/inverter for wind energy conversion systems
Created the control system for stand alone mode and utility grid interconnection mode
Engineered the maximum power point tracking control for wind power generation systems
Designed and controlled 37kW induction motor for a wind turbine simulator
June 2000- May 2003 Research Assistant King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Designed and built DC-DC converter modules connected in parallel in order to provide high current capacity with an output voltage of 48VDC for telecommunication systems
August 1998- May 2000 Electrical Engineer Tapioca Development Corp., Ltd., Thailand
Designed a 2000 kVA electrical system for the extended factory
Administered a preventive maintenance project to protect the failure of machines’ operation in production lines
Trained 20 technical staff on preventive maintenance topics
I. J. Balaguer, Q. Lei, S.Yang, U. Supatti, and F. Z. Peng, “Control for Grid-connected and Intentional Islanding Operations of Distributed Power Generation," in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Vol. 58, No. 1, pp.147-157 , January 2011.
U. Supatti and F.Z. Peng, “Z-source Inverter with Grid Connected for Wind Power System,” in IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition 2009, ECCE 2009, pp. 398-403.
I. J. Balaguer, U. Supatti, Q. Lei, N.-S. Choi, and F. Z. Peng, "Intelligent control for intentional islanding operation of microgrids," in IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies 2008,ICSET 2008, pp. 898-903.
U. Supatti and F. Z. Peng, "Z-source inverter based wind power generation system," in IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies 2008, ICSET 2008, pp. 634-638.
U. Supatti, S. Boonto, C. Prapanavarat, and V. Moneyakul,“ Design of an H∞ robust controller for multi-module parallel DC-DC buck converters with average current mode control ” in IEEE international Conference on Industrial Technology 2002,ICIT 2002, pp. 992-997.