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Thomas H. Ortmeyer

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146 CAMP
Clarkson University
PO Box 5720
Potsdam, NY 13699-5720

Phone: 315-268-4035
FAX: 315-268-7600
Electric Power Program Website

Educational Background
Ph.D., Iowa State University (1980)
M.S., Iowa State University (1977)
B.Sc., Iowa State University (1972)

Teaching Interests
Dr. Ortmeyer teaches courses in the area of power systems and equipment. He also teaches the introductory laboratory courses. He has also been involved with a series of project based honors courses on a variety of energy related topics.

Research Interests
Dr. Ortmeyer has research interests in power systems. Specific areas of research include power quality, power distribution, power electronics, and power system protection. He is currently involved in research into applications of electric power in the transportation sector.

Recent Publications

T. Ortmeyer and B. Fisk.  "Characterization of Distribution System Interruption Duration,"  Paper number 2012GM0790, 2012 IEEE General Power Meeting, San Diego, July, 2012.

M. Schenne; A. Ziarani, and T. Ortmeyer. “A novel adaptive flicker measurement technique.” Electric Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 33 (2011). pp. 1686-1694.

T. H. Ortmeyer, J. A. Reeves, D. Q. Hou, P. McGrath. “Evaluation of Sustained and Momentary Interruption Impacts in Reliability-Based Distribution System Design.” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 25, No. 4, Oct., 2010, pp. 3133-3138.

T. Ortmeyer. “A Unified Index for Power Distribution Reliability/Power Quality Indices.”  2010 IEEE International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, September, 2010, Bergamo, IT.  Paper 938.

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