Professor Michael Negnevitsky


Michael Negnevitsky received the B.S.E.E. (Hons) and Ph.D. degrees from Byelorussian University of Technology, Minsk, Belarus in 1978 and 1983, respectively. From 1978 to 1980 he worked at the Electrical Maintenance, Construction and Commissioning Company in Minsk, Belarus as an electrical engineer. From 1984 to 1991, he was Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Byelorussian University of Technology, Minsk. After his arrival in Australia, Michael Negnevitsky was with Monash University, Melbourne. In 1993, Michael joined the University of Tasmania as Lecture in Electrical Power Engineering.  In January 1996, he was promoted to Senior Lecturer, and in March 2002 to Associate Professor. In 2006, he was appointed Professor, Chair in Power Engineering and Computational Intelligence, and Director of the Centre for Renewable Energy and Power Systems.

In the last 10 years, Professor Negnevitsky has held the position of Visiting Professor at Hirota Lab, Tokyo Institute of Technology (2008), Institute of Power Systems and Power Economics, Technical University of Dortmund (2012) and Institute of Sustainable Electric Networks and Sources of Energy, Technical University of Berlin (2014). In September 2006, he was appointed Adjunct Full Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Vermont, USA. In April 2014 he was appointed Honorary Professor of Shandong University of Science and Technology, China.


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