Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute

University of the Philippines - Diliman

Michael Angelo Pedrasa

Position: 
Associate Professor
Laboratory Affiliation: 
Power Electronics Laboratory
Room: 
426
Telephone Number: 
+63-2-9818500 loc 3340
Educational Background: 
PhD Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, 2011
Recent Publication/s: 

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, "A novel energy service model and optimal scheduling algorithm for residential distributed energy resources," Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 2155 – 2163, December 2011.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Coordinated scheduling of residential distributed energy resources to optimize 'smart' home energy services,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 134 – 143, Sept. 2010.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Scheduling of demand side resources using binary particle swarm optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 1173 – 1181, Aug. 2009.

Michael Angelo A. Pedrasa, “A path-planning algorithm for soccer-playing robots based on repeated modification of bezier polynomials,” Philippine Engineering Journal, vol. xxxvi, no. 1, Jun 2006, pp. 1-20.

RJ Reziele Bandala and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Centralized voltage control of distribution networks with high penetration of distributed generation using particle swarm optimization,” Proc.  ASEAN Universities Network (AUN/SEED-Net) Regional Conference in Energy Engineering, Phnom Penh Cambodia, November 2016.

Limuel Khin Estorque and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Proactive DG planning using location-specific hosting capacity analysis,” Proc. IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies – Asia (ISGT-Asia), Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.

Lorelisa Ethel Luya, Patrick Gan, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Simulation platform for supply deficient microgrids,” Proc. IEEE ISGT-Asia 2016, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.

Lady Joelle Dela Torre and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Decentralized voltage control for distribution networks with high penetration of distributed generators,” Proc. IEEE ISGT-Asia 2016, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.

Archelle Batiller, Eula Frances Bugayong, Asselle Caisip, Nylinel Coligado, Carmela Padilla, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Prepaid metering system for isolated microgrids,” Proc. IEEE ISGT-Asia 2016, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.

Marie Grace Karthrynn Balatbat and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, “Scheduling of virtual power plant with high penetration of distributed generation,” Proc. IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2015.

Rodante Manansala Jr., Daren Jay Quinio, Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Design and implementation of a web-based smart power distribution unit," Proc. 7th IEEE HNICEM/ISCIII/ERDT 2014, Puerto Princesa Palawan, Philippines, November 2014.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Anna Katrina Gomez, Dan Neil Ramos, Anthony Kristianne Tang, and Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, "A cost effective Wi- Fi based building energy monitoring system," Proc. 7th IEEEHNICEM /ISCIII/ERDT 2014, Puerto Princesa Palawan, Philippines, November 2014.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Noriel Christopher Reyes, Melwin Oro, and Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, "Demonstration of direct load control of air conditioners in high density residential buildings," Proc. IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia Conference 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2014.

Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, Mark Lester Dumlao, Lorenzo Valentino III, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Design and implementation of an advanced metering infrastructure emulator for user feature studies," Proc. IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia Conference 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2014.

Afshin Ahmadi and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Optimal design of hybrid renewable energy system for electrification of island grids," Proc. 2012 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Cebu City, Philippines, November 2012.

Jesse Nikko Ramos, Marianne Bugnosen, Emily Reyes, and Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Implementation and comparison of modified binary particle swarm optimization approaches to an interruptible load dispatch problem," Proc. 2012 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Cebu City, Philippines, November 2012.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Investigating the value of making hourly operational decision for residential distributed energy resources,” Proc. 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, California, USA, July 2012.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, "Robust scheduling of residential distributed energy resources using a novel energy service decision-support tool," Proc. 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Anaheim, California, USA, January 2011.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “The value of accurate forecasts and a probabilistic method for robust scheduling of residential distributed energy resources,” Proc. 11th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS 2010), Singapore, 14 – 17 June 2010.

Jhoanna Rhodette Pedrasa, Michael Angelo Pedrasa, and Aruna Seneviratne, “Information exchange for enhanced network selection,” Proc. Wireless Communication and Networking Conference, Sydney, Australia, 18 - 21 April 2010.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Improved energy service provision through the intelligent control of distributed energy resources,” Proc. 2009 IEEE Bucharest PowerTech Conference, Bucharest, Romania, Jun 2009. Finalist, Basil Papadias Award for Best Student Paper.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner and Iain MacGill, “Dispatch of interruptible loads using particle swarm optimization: a comparison of constraint-handling methods,” Proc. 2008 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Sydney, Australia, Dec. 2008.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa and Ted Spooner, “A survey of techniques used to control microgrid generation and storage during island operation,” Proc. 2006 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2006.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa and Vincent Louie Delfin, “Low cost mechanical load emulator,” Proc. IEEE Region 10 Conference 2006 (TENCON), Hong Kong, China, Nov. 2006.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "A path-planning algorithm for soccer-playing robots based on repeated modification of bezier polynomials," Proc. 4th National ECE Conference, Cebu City, Nov. 2003.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa and Manuel Ramos Jr., "A path-planning algorithm for soccer-playing robots based on repeated modification of bezier polynomials," Proc. FIRA Robot World Congress, Vienna, Austria, Oct 2003.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Robot soccer: a challenging and entertaining way to promote artificial intelligence to Filipino students," Proc. 2nd National ECE Conference, Manila, Nov. 2001.

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, "Utilizing the Harmonas as an aid in teaching automation and control," Proc. Philippine Association for Technological Education 2001 General Membership Meeting, Baguio City, Apr. 2001