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Hugo N Villegas Pico

Hugo N. Villegas Pico

  • Assistant Professor
Hugo is currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher of Power Engineering at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO. Hugo’s research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of electric machinery, power systems, control systems, and power electronics.

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2520 Osborn Dr
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  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 2016
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2011
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas - ESPE, 2008

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Awards and Recognitions: 

  • Star Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 2017–2018
  • Prize paper award, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2015
  • Best paper award, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 2013–2014
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 2009–2011

Selected Publications: 

  • H. N. Villegas Pico and Brian B. Johnson,“Transient stability assessment of multi-machine multi-converter power systems,” IEEE Trans. Power Syst., vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 3504–3514, Sep. 2019
  • H. N. Villegas Pico and D. C. Aliprantis, “Reachability analysis of linear dynamic systems with constant, arbitrary, and Lipschitz continuous inputs,” Automatica, vol. 95, pp. 293–305, Sep. 2018
  • H. N. Villegas Pico and D. C. Aliprantis, “Voltage ride-through capability verification of DFIG-based wind turbines using reachability analysis,” IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 1387–1398, Dec. 2016