Experts directory

Prof A Yusuff

College of Science, Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering
Department: Electrical and Mining Engineering
Professor
Tel: +27 11 471 3052
E-mail: yusufaa@unisa.ac.za

Expertise

  • Aggregation and Integration of electric power generation devices based on renewable energy sources to electric power system.
  • Application of Computational Intelligence and Evolutionary schemes in power system: Neural Network and Fuzzy Logical, Particle
  • Fault diagnosis and prognosis of electrical devices and component
  • Online parameter characterization and optimisation of networks
  • Swarm Optimisation, Genetic Algorithm.

Qualifications

  • Adedayo Yusuff   (DTech, Tshwane  University of Technology, Pretoria, South   Africa)   is a researcher in Electrical Engineering. He is currently an Associate   Professor at the University of South Africa (Unisa)
  • Prof Yusuff has lectured as a Lecturer and a Senior   Lecturer at Ladkoe Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and Tshwane  University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, respectively
  • He joined UNISA in 2016 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Mining Engineering
  • He has an extensive experience in the industry in the areas of signal processing and control, network optimisation, and machine  translation

Currently teaching

  • IPR 4701
  • DPJ 391U

Fields of academic interests

  • Signal decomposition, and segmentation, Feature extraction and selection, and pattern classification.
  • Fault diagnosis and prognosis of electrical devices and components.
  • Application of Computational Intelligence and Evolutionary schemes in power system: Neural Network and Fuzzy Logical, Particle Swarm Optimisation, Genetic Algorithm.
  • Online parameter characterisation and optimisation of networks
  • Aggregation and Integration of electric power generation devices based on renewable energy sources to electric power system.

Field of Specialisation

  • Application of Computational Intelligence Schemes for Control and Protection of Advanced Electrical Power Grid
  • Adaptive Electric Power Transmission Network
  • Integration of Generation Devices based on Renewable Energy Sources to Electric Power Grid

Journal articles

Research output from 2013 -2018

ISI Indexed journal articles
  1. A.A. Yusuff, A.A. Jimoh and J.L.  Munda: “Fault Location in Transmission Lines Based on Stationary Wavelet Transform, Determinant Function Feature and Support Vector Regression”, Electric Power Systems Research, pp. 73 – 83, 2014.
  2. A.A. Yusuff, A.A. Jimoh and J.L.  Munda: “Stationary Wavelet Transform and Single Differentiator Based Decaying DC-Offset Filtering in Post Fault Measurements”, Measurements, pp. 919-928, 2014, “doilink”: 10.1016/j.measurements.2012.10.022.
  3. I.G Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “Voltage Stability Assessment of Important Nodes in Power Transmission Network trough Network Response Structural Characteristics”. IET Generation, Transmission  and Distribution, 2016
  4. Alayande, A. S., Jimoh, A. A., Yusuff, A.A., An Alternative Algorithm for Solving Generation-to-Load Matching and Loss Allocation Problems, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems. 2017:e2347. https://doi.org/10.1002/etep.2347
  5. I.G. Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “Techniques for the identification of critical nodes leading to voltage collapse in a power system”. International Journal of Emerging Electric Power system, 2018. DOI: 10.1515/ijeeps-2017-0129
  6. I.G. Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “A study of the effect of power electronics system interaction with power system on voltage stability”. European Transaction on Electrical Power, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/etep.2574
  7. I.G. Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, A.A. Yusuff and Y, Sun: “Alternative method for the allocation of critical nodes leading to voltage instability in power system”. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/20421338.2018.1461967
  8. Mosetlhe T., Yusuff A.A., and Hamam Y. : “Investigating seasonal wind energy potential in Vredendal, South Africa”. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 2018, 29(2), pp. 77-83.

Peer reviewed conferences

  1. K.Nofuya, A Barylak, A.A. Yusuff, and J.L. Munda. “Impact of Transmission Lines’ Mutual Coupling On Impedance Relay Measurements”, PAC Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 30 July - 2 August 2013.
  2. I.G. Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, A.A. Yusuff, and C.A. Adeyemi: “Effects of Phase Shifting Transformer on Weak and Ill-Conditioned Network: Nigeria 330 kV Grid System”. IASTED AfricaPES 2014, Gaborone, Botswana, 1-3 September 2014.
  3. D.E. Okojie, A.A. Adisa, A.A. Yusuff, and T.A. Basanya: “HVDS Analysis for Technical Loss Reduction in Power Distribution System”. IASTED AfricaPES 2014, Gaborone, Botswana, 1-3 September 2014.
  4. A.S. Alayande, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “Voltage Profiles Enhancement and Loss Reduction in Weak Meshed Metworks”. IASTED AfricaPES 2014, Gaborone, Botswana, 1-3 September 2014.
  5. .G. Magagula, D.V. Nicolae, and A.A. Yusuff: “The Performance of Distance Protection Relayon series Compensated Lines under Fault Conditions”.  IEEE Africon 2015", Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 14-17, 2015.
  6. A.S. Alayande, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff, C.O.A. Awosope: “Inherent Structural Characteristics Based Approach for Solving Generation-load Allocation Problems”.  IEEE Africon 2015", Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 14-17, 2015.
  7. I.G. Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “A Comparison of Voltage Collapse Point Prediction Capabilities of Voltage Stability Index and Inherent Structural Characteristics”.  IEEE Africon 2015", Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 14-17, 2015.
  8. I.G. Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “Detection of Weak Bus through Fast Voltage Stability Index and Inherent Structural Characteristics of Power Systems”. Fouth International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, November 24-26, 2015.
  9. A.S. Alayande, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff, C.O.A.: “Inherent Structural Characteristic Approach for Solving Loss Allocation”. Fouth International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, November 24-26, 2015.
  10. D.E. Okojie, A.A. Jimoh, Y. Hamam and A.A. Yusuff: “Identification of Vulnerable Transmission Lines in Power System Switching Operations”. Fouth International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, November 24-26, 2015.
  11. I.G Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff, C.O.A.: “Prediction of Voltage Collapse through Proximity Index and Inherent Structural Characteristics of Power Systems”. IEEE-APPEEC 2015, Brisbane, Australia, November 15-18, 2015.
  12. A.S. Alayande, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “Identification of Weak Transmission Lines Using Inherent Structural Characteristics Theory of Power Networks”.  IEEE-APPEEC 2015, Brisbane, Australia, November 15 - 18, 2015.
  13. T.C. Mosetlhe, A.A. Yusuff, Y. Hamam, and A.A. Jimoh: “Estimation of Wind Statistical Distribution at VREDENDAL, South Africa”. IASTED AfricaPES 2016, Gaborone, Botswana, 5-7 September 2016.
  14. I. G. Adebayo, A. A. Jimoh and A. A. Yusuff:  “Static Voltage Stability Enhancement Using FACTS Controller”, IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technological Trends (ICETT) 21st to 22nd October, 2016, Kollam, India.
  15. Isaiah G. Adebayo, Adisa A. Jimoh & Adedayo A. Yusuff: “Identification of Suitable Nodes for The Placement Of Reactive Power Compensators’ In IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA) 20th – 23rd November 2016 , Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  16. I. G. Adebayo, A. A. Jimoh and A. A. Yusuff: ‘Optimal Location Identification of Facts Devices Through Genetic Algorithm and The Network Structural Characteristics Techniques’. In IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), 20th – 23rd November 2016, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  17. T.C. Mosethle, A.A. Yusuff, and Y. Hamam:’A Model Based Small Signal Stability Analysis of A Power System With Penetration of Wind Energy’, SAUPEC, 2017, Cape Town, South Africa, 27-29 January 2017
  18. D.E. Okojie, A.A. Jimoh, Y. Hamam and A.A. Yusuff: ‘Power Flow Dispatch Based on Transmission Line Reserved Operating Capacity Identification’, SAUPEC, 2017, Cape Town, South Africa, 27-29 January 2017.
  19. X.G. Magagula, A.A. Yusuff, Y. Hamam and J.A. Jordaan: “Fault Detection and Classification Method Using DWT and SVM in a Power Distribution Network”, IEEE PES-IAS PowerAfrica 2017, Accra, Ghana, 27 - 30 June 2017
  20. A.A. Yusuff: “Identification of Weak Nodes in Power System Based on Standard Deviation of Voltage Magnitude”, IASTED 2017, Calgary, Canada, 19-21 June 2017, DOI. 10.2316/P.2017.853-017
  21. A.S. Alayande, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “Approaches for Solving Modern Power System Problems – A Review”.  IEEE Africon 2017", Cape Town, South Africa, September 18-20, 2017.
  22. A.G. Adebayo, A.A. Jimoh, and A.A. Yusuff: “An Alternative Method for Voltage Stability Assessment in Power System”.  IEEE Africon 2017", Cape Town, South Africa, September 18-20, 2017.
  23. L.B. Pienaar, A.A. Yusuff, and A.A. Jimoh: “Options for Alternative Electrical Power Supplies of ICCP in remote areas of Gauteng Province of South Africa, Part 1: Technical considerations”.  IEEE Africon 2017", Cape Town, South Africa, September 18-20, 2017.
  24. T.C. Mosetlhe, A.A. Yusuff, and Y. Hamam: “Assessment of Small Signal Stability of Power Systems with Wind Energy Conversion Unit”.  IEEE Africon 2017", Cape Town, South Africa, September 18-20, 2017.
  25. A.A. Yusuff: “Voltage Stability Index Based on Standard deviation-Mean Ratio for Identification of Weak Nodes”.  IEEE Africon 2017", Cape Town, South Africa, September 18-20, 2017.
  26. X.G Magagula, Y. Hamam, A.A. Yusuff, and J.A. Jordaan: “A Fault Classification and Localization Method in A Power Distribution Network”.  IEEE Africon 2017", Cape Town, South Africa, September 18-20, 2017.
  27. A.A. Yusuff: “A framework for allocation of transmission loss in electric power network to generators”. SAUPEC, 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa, 24-26 January 2018.
  28. P.S.P. Xaba and A.A. Yusuff: “Powering Gautrain stations and deport buildings based on renewable energy resource”. IEEE PES-IAS PowerAfrica 2018, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 - 29 June 2018
  29. K. Moloi and A.A. Yusuff: “Moehoek 22 kV power distribution feeder reliability assessment-performance indices”. IEEE PES-IAS PowerAfrica 2018, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 - 29 June 2018
  30. A.A. Yusuff: “Loss allocation to load nodes based on node-edge sets in electric power networks”. IEEE PES-IAS PowerAfrica 2018, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 - 29 June 2018

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Awards

  • Tertiary Education Support Fund (TESP) ESKOM funding

Projects

  • The dynamic behavior of distance protection relays on series compensated lines;
  • Impact of transmission line’s mutual coupling on impedance relay protection settings
  • Optimal operation of electrical power systems with hydroelectric stations
  • Adaptive shifting of residential load
  • Impact of renewable energy integration on small signal stability of a power system
  • Assessment of network flexibility for an optimal operation.
  • Identification of faulty modules in a large scale photovoltaic installation.
  • Development of energy management interface for renewable energy based  installation

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