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Researcher: Lyden, SL (Miss Sarah Lyden)

Fields of Research

Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells)
Photodetectors, Optical Sensors and Solar Cells
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Engineering
Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power)

Research Objectives

Solar-Photovoltaic Energy
Mining and Extraction of Energy Resources
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Pedagogy
Energy Systems Analysis
Education and Training Systems
Wind Energy
Energy Storage, Distribution and Supply
Environmentally Sustainable Energy Activities
Energy Transmission and Distribution (excl. Hydrogen)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Egg-streme' egg crashes; Australian Mathematics Teacher
A comprehensive study of the key parameters of the simulated annealing method for maximum power point tracking in photovoltaic systems; 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
A decentralized control strategy for multiple distributed generation in islanded mode; 2014 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
A genetic algorithm approach to parameter estimation for PV modules; 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
A hybrid simulated annealing and perturb and observe method for maximum power point tracking in PV systems under partial shading conditions; 2015 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC)
A simulated annealing global maximum power point tracking approach for PV modules under partial shading conditions; IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Application of a simulated annealing technique for global maximum power point tracking of PV modules experiencing partial shading; 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Attracting girls to civil engineering through hands-on activities that reveal the communal goals and values of the profession; Journal of Leadership and Management in Engineering
Comparison of the perturb and observe and simulated annealing approaches for maximum power point tracking in a photovoltaic system under partial shading conditions; IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo 2014
Control strategies for combined Photovoltaic-Energy Storage Systems connected to the grid; Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2016)
Maximum Power Point Tracking Methods for PV Systems; Advances in Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants
Maximum Power Point Tracking techniques for photovoltaic systems: a comprehensive review and comparative analysis; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Modelling and parameter estimation of photovoltaic cell; 2012 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2012)
Modelling photovoltaic cell: Issues and operational constraints; IEEE PES International Conference on Power Systems Technology (POWERCON 2012)
Review of maximum power point tracking approaches suitable for PV systems under partial shading conditions; Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2013
Using engineering activities to engage middle school students in physics and biology; Australasian Journal of Engineering Education
Work in Progress: Putting Control Engineering in Middle School Girls' Futures; 2012 Frontiers in Education Conference

Research Projects

Investigation of Solar penetration in Tasmania
Low to no load diesel technology in isolated power systems

Research Candidate Supervision