Full professor

email: zbigniew.leonowicz@pwr.edu.pl
phone: +48505153080
building: D-1
room: 205

Personal Information

Zbigniew Leonowicz, PhD (with Habilitation)

Associate Professor

Wroclaw University of Science & Technology (Politechnika Wrocławska)
Faculty of Electrical Engineering (Wydział Elektryczny)
W. Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland
Phone: +48/505153080, +48/713202626
IEEE Senior Member

Research Interests:
• Systems and methods for analysis of power systems and networks
• Advanced methods of digital signal processing
• Tools and Methods for Power Quality assessment
• Renewable Energy – Photoenergy, Wind Power , Energy Storage
• Industrial Ecology
• Smart Grids

Research Projects:
• 12 research projects (grants) financed by Polish State Committee for Scientific Research / Ministry of Science and Higher Education – researcher/main researcher
• 10 research projects ordered and financed by international industry partners (Valeo Lighting, Fortum, Biogas generators, Gamesa – windmills), – leader and main investigator
• 1996, Award of the Ministry of Education in Poland 1996
• Award for the best M.Sc. thesis at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering 1997.
• Rector's awards for high educational and scientific achievements 2000, 2009, 2010, 2016. 2018
• IEEE Senior Member
• Outstanding Reviewer Award 2016 COMPEL Emerald Publishing Group, UK
• Publons Sentinel of Science (Engineering), 2016
• 2015 Best Reviewer Award EPSR (Electric Power Systems Research) – Elsevier, NL
• Top Reviewer for 'Energies' - September 2018
• Top Reviewer for Engineering - September 2018
• Top Reviewer for 'Energies' - September 2017
• Top Reviewer in Poland - September 2017
• Top Reviewer for Computer Science - September 2017
• Top Reviewer for Engineering - September 2017
• Sentinel of Science: Engineering - September 2016
Publications (selected):
Papers (most cited):
1. Leonowicz, Z., Lobos, T., Rezmer, J.: Advanced spectrum estimation methods for signal analysis in power electronics. (2003) IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 50 (3), pp. 514-519.
2. Lobos, T., Leonowicz, Z., Rezmer, J., Schegner, P.: High-resolution spectrum-estimation methods for signal analysis in power systems. (2006) IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 55 (1), pp. 219-225.
3. Cichocki, A., Shishkin, S.L., Musha, T., Leonowicz, Z., Asada, T., Kurachi, T.: EEG filtering based on blind source separation (BSS) for early detection of Alzheimer's disease. (2005) Clinical Neurophysiology, 116 (3), pp. 729-737.
4. A Cichocki, S Amari, K Siwek, T Tanaka , et al: ICALAB toolboxes, http://www. bsp. brain, riken, jp/ICALAB
5. Bracale, A., Carpinelli, G., Leonowicz, Z., Lobos, T., Rezmer, J.: Measurement of IEC groups and subgroups using advanced spectrum estimation methods. (2008) IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 57 (4), pp. 672-681.
6. Leonowicz, Z., Karvanen, J., Shishkin, S.L.: Trimmed estimators for robust averaging of event-related potentials. (2005) Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 142 (1), pp. 17-26.
7. Bernadić, A., Leonowicz, Z.: Fault location in power networks with mixed feeders using the complex space-phasor and Hilbert-Huang transform, (2012) International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 42 (1), pp. 208-219.
8. Bracale, A., Carpinelli, G., Lauria, D., Leonowicz, Z., Lobos, T., Rezmer, J.: On some spectrum estimation methods for analysis of non-stationary signals in power systems (2004) 2004 11th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, pp. 266-271.
9. Leonowicz, Z., Lobos, T., Sikorski, T.: Time-frequency analysis of complex space phasor in power electronics, (2007) IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 56 (6), pp. 239
10. Leccese, F., Leonowicz, Z.: Intelligent wireless street lighting system, (2012) 2012 11th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, EEEIC 2012 - Conference Proceedings, art. no. 6221515, pp. 958-961. 5-2403
11. Rezmer, J., Leonowicz, Z., Gono, R.: Analysis of distorted waveforms in power converter systems, (2011) Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, 87 (1), pp. 254-257.
Recent publications:
1. D.V. Tien, R. Gono, Z. Leonowicz: A Multifunctional Dynamic Voltage Restorer for Power Quality Improvement, Energies 11 (6), 1351, 2018.
2. M. Y. Shih, A. Conde, Z. Leonowicz, L. Martirano: An adaptive overcurrent coordination scheme to improve relay sensitivity and overcome drawbacks due to distributed generation in smart grids, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 53, Iss. 6, pp. 5217-5228. 2017
3. T Porsinger, P Janik, Z Leonowicz, R Gono: Modelling and Optimization in Microgrids, Energies 10 (4), 523, 2017
4. AA Bayod-Rújula, A Burgio, Z Leonowicz, D Menniti, A Pinnarelli: Recent Developments of Photovoltaics Integrated with Battery Storage Systems and Related Feed-In Tariff Policies: A Review, International Journal of Photoenergy 2017
5. S Padmanaban, F Blaabjerg, L Martirano, P Siano, Z Leonowicz, :PI and fuzzy control strategies for high voltage output DC-DC boost power converter—Hardware implementation and analysis, Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference.
6. Y Peng, Y Li, Z Xu, M Wen, L Luo, Y Cao, Z Leonowicz: Power Quality Improvement and LVRT Capability Enhancement of Wind Farms by Means of an Inductive Filtering Method, Energies, 2016.
7. E Blasius, E Federau, P Janik, Z Leonowicz: Heuristic Storage System Sizing for Optimal Operation of Electric Vehicles Powered by Photovoltaic Charging Station, International Journal of Photoenergy 2016
8. Trujillo Guajardo, L.A., Conde Enríquez, A., Leonowicz, Z.: Error compensation in distance relays caused by wind power plants in the power grid, (2014) Electric Power Systems Research, 106, pp. 109-119.
Full list: https://scholar.google.pl/citations?user=jg-PYHYAAAAJ
over 1400 citations, h-index 17

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