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Dr. Wescley Tiago Batista de Sousa

Research Associate
room: 221 (410)
phone: 25993
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Research Topics

Development of Simulations regarding:

  • Superconducting Fault Current Limiters
  • Superconducting Cables
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Power Hardware in the Loop (Real time simulations)

Publications can be tracked using the Google-Scholar list.

Curriculum Vitae

since 2016 Scientist of the Institute for Technical Physics (ITEP) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT - Germany)
2015 - 2016 Post-doc and Sub-coordinator of the Laboratory for Applied Superconductivity (LASUP/COPPE/UFRJ - Brazil)
2011 - 2015 Doctor of Science (PhD) in Electrical Engineering - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ - Rio de Janeiro - RJ – Brazil)
2013 - 2014 Visiting PhD Student at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT - ITEP - Germany)
2009 - 2011 Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil)
2005 - 2008 Bachelor of Physics - State University of Ponta Grossa (UEPG - Ponta Grossa - PR - Brazil)

Grants

2015 - 2016 Scholarship holder of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES - Brazil)
2013 - 2014 Scholarship holder of the National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq - Brazil)
2013 - 2014 Scholarship holder of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD - Germany)
2009 - 2014 Scholarship holder of the Electrical Energy Research Center (CEPEL/ELETROBRAS - Brazil)

Teaching Activity

2016 - 2018 Lecturer for Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Carl Benz School of Engineering (CBS - KIT)
2015 - 2016 Lecturer for Applied Superconductivity at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ - Brazil)

Publications since 2014


2018
Investigation of a Concentric Three-Phase HTS Cable Connected to an SFCL Device.
de Sousa, W. T. B.; Kottonau, D.; Bock, J.; Noe, M.
2018. IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 28 (4), Art. Nr.: 77. doi:10.1109/TASC.2018.2794586
A strategy for protection of high voltage systems using resistive superconducting fault current limiters.
Schettino, H. J.; Andrade Jr, R. D.; Polasek, A.; Kottonau, D.; Sousa, W. T. B.
2018. Physica / C, 544, 40-45. doi:10.1016/j.physc.2017.11.004
2016
Application of the FDM-ADI Method for Simulating SFCL under Inrush Conditions.
De Sousa, W. T. B.; Polasek, A.; Dicler, F. N. F.; De Andrade, R.
2016. IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 26 (3), 7416209. doi:10.1109/TASC.2016.2532459
2015
Simulations of resistive and air coil SFCLs in a power grid.
de Sousa, W. T. B.; Polasek, A.; Assis, T. M. L.; de Andrade, R.; Noe, M.
2015. IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 25 (3), 5601605/1-5. doi:10.1109/TASC.2014.2387311
The ADI method for simulations of SFCL.
de Sousa, W. T. B.; Noe, M.
2015. IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 25 (2), 5600309/1-9. doi:10.1109/TASC.2014.2368121
2014
Investigation of 2G coil SCFCL - Modeling and testing.
de Sousa, W. T. B.; Polasek, A.; Dias, R.; Matt, C. F. T.; da Silva, F. A.; de Andrade, R.
2014. Journal of physics / Conference Series, 507, 032005/1-4. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/507/3/032005
Thermal-electrical analogy for simulations of superconducting fault current limiters.
de Sousa, W. T. B.; Polasek, A.; Dias, R.; Matt, C. F. T.; de Andrade, R.
2014. Cryogenics, 62, 97-109. doi:10.1016/j.cryogenics.2014.04.015
Transient simulations of an air-coil SFCL.
de Sousa, W. T. B.; Näckel, O.; Noe, M.
2014. IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 24, 5601807/1-7. doi:10.1109/TASC.2014.2311396