Principal and Funded Investigators

Terence O'Donnell

Senior Lecturer
Email: terence.odonnell@ucd.ie


Biography: Dr Terence O’Donnell has recently joined the ERC as Senior Lecturer in Power Electronics. Dr O’Donnell has over 13 years’ experience working in a research environment in the power electronics area following the completion of his BE and PhD in UCD. Joining the ERC from his former Program Manager role with Enterprise Ireland, Terence has previously worked as a senior researcher in the Tyndall National Institute and PEI technologies. His current research focus is on the use of power electronics converters in power systems with a particular focus on the integration and interfacing of power electronics to the grid.



Publications


Variable AC Transmission Frequencies for Offshore Wind Farm Interconnection

Ronan Meere, Jonathan Ruddy, Paul McNamara, Terence O'Donnell,
Renewable Energy published on 30-11-2016

Scaled hardware verification of low frequency AC transmission system for interconnection of offshore wind

Jonathan Ruddy, Ronan Meere, Cathal O'Loughlin, Terence O'Donnell,
Conference Paper London published on 10-9-2016

Low Frequency AC transmission for offshore wind power: A review

Jonathan Ruddy, Ronan Meere, Terence O'Donnell,
Journal Paper Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews published on 1-12-2015

A Comparison of VSC-HVDC with Low Frequency AC for Offshore Wind Farm Design and Interconnection

Jonathan Ruddy, Ronan Meere, Terence O'Donnell,
Journal Paper Energy Procedia published on 1-12-2015

Low Frequency AC Transmission as an Alternative to VSC-HVDC for Grid Interconnection of Offshore Wind

Jonathan Ruddy, Ronan Meere, Terence O'Donnell,
Conference Paper Eindhoven 29 June - 2 July published on 01/07/2015

Variable Frequency Operation for Future Offshore Wind Farm Design: A Comparison with Conventional Wind Turbines

R. Meere, J. Ruddy and T. O’Donnell ,
Journal Paper Elsevier Energy Procedia published on 01/10/2014

Investigation of modularity in DC-DC converters for solid state transformers

Tao Yang, Cathal O'Loughlin, Ronan Meere, Terence O’Donnell,
Conference Paper 24th to 27th June 2014 in Galway, Ireland published on 24/06/2014

Performance of 3-Phase 4-Wire Solid State Transformer under Imbalanced Loads

Tao Yang, Ronan Meere, Orla Feely, Terence O'Donnell,
Conference Paper US, Chicago, 14-17 Apri published on 14/04/2014

Comparison of Wind Turbine/Generator Configurations for Future Offshore Wind Farms

R. Meere, T. O’Donnell and A. Keane ,
Conference Paper DIT, Dublin published on 01/10/2013

Magnetic-Core and Air-Core Inductors on Silicon: A Performance Comparison up to 100 MHz

Ronan Meere, Ningning Wang, Terence O’Donnell, Santosh Kulkarni, SaibalRoy, S. Cian O’Mathuna,
Journal Paper IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS published on 01/10/2011