Prof. Om P. Malik
University of Calgary, Canada
Electric Machines and Power Systems - Adaptive and artificial-intelligence-based controllers for application in electric power systems - Parameter estimation of electric machines, failure modelling of power transformers - Power system protection, particularly digital and artificial-intelligence-based protection schemes - Generation of electric power from wind and other renewable resources.
Om P. Malik received the bachelor's degree, in 1952, the M.E. degree in electrical machine design from the University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, in 1962, the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of London, London, U.K., in 1965, and the D.I.C. degree from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London. He joined the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, in 1968, where he is currently a Professor Emeritus with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is a Life Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and Engineers Canada. Dr. Malik was also actively involved in IFAC and was Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee on Power Plants and Power Systems Control. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and Professional Engineers, Ontario.