Welcome to


International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Power Systems 2017

October 2-5, 2017
Bali, Indonesia

Welcome to Bali, welcome to Indonesia and welcome to The International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Power System 2017 (ICHVEPS 2017). The conference will be held in Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel Sanur Bali, Indonesia on 2-5 October 2017. The ICHVEPS 2017 is a biannual conference organized by the School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia and technically sponsored by IEEE Indonesia Section , Power and Energy Society Indonesia Chapter and Indonesia Inter-University Forum on High Voltage Engineering. The conference is designed to be an international forum for exchange ideas, discussion and dissemination of research results and technologies in the field of High Voltage Engineering and Power System. I am as the chairman of ICHVEPS 2017 cordially invite researchers, professors, faculty members as well as students from universities and researchers and practitioners from power utilities and industries to submit abstracts and papers to this conference. All accepted papers will be sent to IEEE Explorer (and Scopus) and selected papers will be published in International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics and Journal of Engineering and Technological Sciences

I am looking forward to welcoming you in Bali, Indonesia.

Prof. Suwarno,
General Chairman of ICHVEPS 2017


School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia

Technically Sponsored by


Abstract Submission : July 1, 2017
July 15, 2017
August 1, 2017

Invited Speakers

Prof. Masayuki Hikita. Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan received the B.S., M.S. and Dr. degrees in electrical engineering from Nagoya University, Japan, in 1977, 1979, and 1982, respectively. He was an Assistant Professor, a Lecturer and an Associate Professor at Nagoya University in 1982, 1989, and 1992, respectively. Since 1996, he has been a professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology. [Read more..]

Prof. Guan-Jun Zhang (M’02) was born in Shandong Province, China, in October 1970. He received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi’an, China, in 1991, 1994 and 2001, respectively.From July 1994, he worked as a Teacher Assistant with the State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment and the School of Electrical Engineering at XJTU, and since June 2004, he has been a full Professor with XJTU. [Read more..]

Prof. Ahmed Abu Siada, Curtin University Australia received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Ain Shams University, Egypt and his PhD degree from Curtin University, Australia, all in Electrical Engineering. Currently he is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Curtin University. His research interests include power system stability, condition monitoring, power electronics and power quality. [Read more..]  

Dr. Nurhidajat Sisworahardjo, University of Tennessee Chattanooga received his bachelor, master, doctorate degrees which are all in Electrical Engineering from Bandung Insitute of Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology, and the University of Alabama respectively. Before moving to the United States to pursue his graduate degrees, he was a Junior Researcher and worked in various research projects funded by the state electricity company of Indonesia in the field of load forecasting, application of geographic information systems (GIS) for power distribution systems, the effect of electric and magnetic fields from HV/EHV transmission lines to human health, and power system expansion planning by using Wien Automatic System Planning (WASP) package. [Read more..]

Dr. Robert Saers received his MSc in engineering physics in 2002 from Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden, and his PhD in Experimental Physics from Umeå University, Sweden in 2008. Since 2008 he is working at ABB, where he started at Corporate Research in the technology areas of Switching and Diagnostics. He advanced as R&D manager for transformer monitoring at ABB Transformers for two years, and is since 2015 Team manager for the Power Systems Development team in the Electrical Systems department at ABB Corporate Research, Sweden. The team is active in HVDC control and optimization, Renewable integration, Protection, Microgrids, Monitoring and Diagnostics.

Workshop Speakers

Fundamental Technology of GIS and its diagnostics

Prof. Masayuki Hikita. Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan. He received the B.S., M.S. and Dr. degrees in electrical engineering from Nagoya University. He was Visiting Scientist at the High Voltage Laboratory in MIT, USA, from 1985 to 1987. Prof. Hikita has recently been interested in research on development of diagnostic technique of power equipment and published more than 350 international journal or conference papers. Insulation Diagnosis of HV transformers

Prof. Guan-Jun Zhang, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China. He received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China. Since June 2004, he has been a full Professor with XJTU. His current research interests include dielectric phenomena under high voltage, discharge physics and plasma technology, and condition maintenance of power equipment. He has published more than 400 journal articles and conference papers. Dr. Zhang received the 2008 Chatterton Award from IEEE, 2006 Fok Ying Tong Research Award from China Ministry of Education (MOE), and some other awards from Chinese Government. FACTS applications in Smart grids

Prof. Ahmed Abu Siada, Curtin University Australia. His research interest include power system stability, condition monitoring, power electronics and power quality. He has published over 150 research papers, mostly in the area of condition monitoring and asset management. He is vice-chair of the IEEE Computation Intelegence Society, WA Chapter. Aging and lifetime of HV transformers

Prof. Suwarno, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia. He received D.Eng from Nagoya University, Japan in 1996. His research interests are high voltage insulating materials and technology, diagnostics of HV equipments. Prof. Suwarno is recipient of The Best Paper Award from IEEE Queensland 1994, IEEE Japan 1994 and 1995 and ACED (Seoul 2003). He was General Chairman of ICPADM 2006, ICEEI 2007 and CMD 2012. He has published over 200 journals or conference papers. Prof. Suwarno is senior member of IEEE, Editor in Chief IJEEI and reviewer of several international journals such as IEEE, IET and Elsevier. Business and technical aspects of smart grid. Case:Korean Smart Grid

Prof. J.Y.Koo, Hanyang University, Korea. Since 1988, he is professor of Hanyang University. His research interest is high voltage insulation of power apparatus including design and fabrication. Prof. Koo published more than 130 papers in conference proceedings and journals. He was the general chairman of ISH 2013 and CMD 2015, the recipient of Cigre Distinguished Member in 2004. He is IEEE member since 1985. Coordination of plug-in electric vehicle charging in smart grid: Challenges and opportunities

Professor Mohammad A.S. Masoum, Curtin University, Australia. He received his B.S., M.S. and PhD degrees from University of Colorado, USA in 1983, 1985 and 1991, respectively. He is the program leader for sustainable power system, Curtin University. His research interests include application of artificial intelligence (AI) in smart grids with high penetrations of renewable distributed generations to improve performance, stability and power quality. Dr. Masoum has published over 100 journal articles and over 200 conference papers and several books. Dr. Masoum is editor for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids and IEEE Power Engineering Letters, Guest Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and Editor for Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He is a senior member of IEEE. Indonesia power system future challenges

Dr. Nanang Hariyanto, Institut Teknologi Bandung.  He received bachelor, master and doctor degree from Institut Teknologi Bandung. His research interests are power system analysis, power system planning and modern power system. Failures of high voltage equipments

Dr. Karl Haubner, Doble International. He joined Doble Engineering in October 2004. Prior to his appointment with Doble Engineering, he worked for the Utility Western Power. As the Superintendent of the HV Test Laboratory, he was responsible for all technical aspects of test group such as development and introduction of new condition monitoring techniques on distribution, transmission and generating plant. He is the author of several technical papers on condition monitoring of HV assets and cable fault location. Karl is member of Cigre D1, AS Committee EL-007, and of VDE.