Researcher Profile

DI Matthias Stifter

DI Stifter

Function

Scientist

Center

Energy

Competence Unit

Electric Energy Systems

E-Mail

Matthias.Stifter(at)ait.ac.at

Phone

+43 50550 6673

Address

TECHbase Vienna, Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna

Career

Field: Smart Grids

Main Research: Digital Grids

Experience: His research interests include integration of distributed generation, state estimation, voltage control, distribution systems, smart meters and data analytics. Since 2008 he is national expert and since 2013 operating agent for the IEA DSM Task 17 – Integration of DSM, DG, RES and Energy Storages. Since 2010 he is lecturer at the University of Applied Science Technikum Wien for Electric Networks and Simulation of Smart Grids. He has authored and co-authored more than 45 research papers. He received the national Smart Grids Award three times. He is member of IEEE PES, where he is active in the Task Force on Open Source Software for Power Systems, Task Force on Big Data Applications for Distribution Systems, member of IEEE IES Technical Committee on Smart Grids and member of CIGRE Joint Study Committee C6 D2.32 on Smart Meter Data.

  • 2016-2017: Research Scholar
    FSU CAPS Center for Advanced Power Systems / USA, Florida
  • 2008-: National Expert / Operating Agent
    IEA DSM Task 17 / International Energy Agency
  • 2007-: Scientist
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology / Austria
  • 2005-2007: Research Assistant
    Technical University Graz - Institute of Computer Vision / Austria
  • 2003-2004: Research Assistant
    Technical University Vienna - Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms / Austria
  • 2001-2003: Employee
    Imagination Computerservices GmbH / Austria
  • 2001-2003: Student
    Technical University Vienna - Technical Cybernetics / Austria
  • 1999-2000: Student
    University of Bradford - Cybernetics, Computer Science / United Kingdom
  • 1995-1998: Student
    Technical University of Vienna - Electrical Engineering / Austria
  • 1990-1995: Student
    HTBLA Hollabrunn - Control Engineering / Austria
  • 1998-: Freelancer
    Austrian Energy and Environment / Austria
  • 1998-: Freelancer
    Ericsson Data / Austria
  • 1997-: Internship
    Austrian Energy and Environment / Austria
  • 1996-: Internship
    Austrian Energy and Environment / Austria
  • 1994-: Internship
    Austrian Energy and Environment / Austria
  • 1993-: Internship
    Siemens Österreich / Austria
  • 1991-: Internship
    Alcatel Austria / Austria
  • 2009: IEEE PES - Task Force on Open Source Software for Power Systems
  • 2016: IEEE PES - Task Force on Big Data Applications for Distribution Networks
  • 2014: IEEE IES - Technical Committee on Smart Grids
  • 2015: CIGRE Joint Study Committee C6 D2.32 on Smart Meter Data
  • 2008: IEA DSM Task 17 - National Expert
  • 2016: Grid Analytics Europe - Best Presentation and Best Speaker - Titel: Data Visualisation and Exploration - Turning high volumes of complex, varied, real-time data into user friendly visuals for advanced decision support and rapid action
  • 2013: Smart Grids Award 2013: Smart Grids Week 2013, Salzburg, BMVIT - Projekt: SmartLVGrid: Co-Simulation environment for communication infrastructure and electrical power
  • 2012: Smart Grids Award 2012: Smart Grids Week 2012 Bregenz, BMVIT – Projekt: DG DemoNet: Validation – Voltage control in medium voltage distribution networks - Biosphärenpark Großes Walsertal
  • 2011: Smart Grids Award 2011: Smart Grids Week 2011 Linz, BMVIT – Project ISOLVES: PSSA-M Innovative Solutions to Optimize Low Voltage Energy Systems: Power SnapShot Analysis by Meters

Publications

  • Co-Simulation Training Platform for Smart Grids
    Author(s): T. Strasser, M. Stifter, F. Andren, P. Palensky
    Journal: IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (2014)
  • Advanced applications of DPL language: Simulation automation and management of results;
    PowerFactory Applications for Power System Analysis

    Author(s): M. Stifter, S. Kadam, B. Bletterie
    Publisher: ; 2014
    Series:
  • Interfacing PowerFactory: co-simulation, real-time simulation and controller hardware-in-the-loop;
    PowerFactory Applications for Power System Analysis

    Author(s): M. Stifter, F. Andrén, R. Schwalbe, W. Tremmel
    Publisher: ; 2014
    Series:
  • Industrial Communication Technology Handbook;
    Protocols for Automatic Meter Reading

    Author(s): K. Craemer, G. Deconinck, M. Stifter
    Publisher: ; 2013
    Series:
  • Meter Communication and Measurement based Topology Identification for Low Voltage Networks
    Author(s): K. Diwold, M. Stifter, and P. Zehetbauer
    Conference IEEE EDST
  • PV Penetration Scenario Generator based on Maximum Hosting Capacity and Statistic Data
    Author(s): M. Stifter, P. Zehetbauer, B. Bletterie
    Conference IEEE PowerTech, Eindhoven
  • DGDemoNet: Impact of Volt/var Control on Increasing the Voltage Band Reserve - Results from Field Trial Validations
    Author(s): R. Schwalbe, M. Stifter, und B. Bletterie
    Conference CIRED
  • Smart Meter Data as a Basis for Smart Control in Low Voltage Distribution Networks
    Author(s): M. Stifter und P. Palensky
  • Dynamic simulation of power system interaction with large electric vehicle fleet activities
    Author(s): M. Stifter, S. Übermasser
    Conference IEEE PowerTech
  • Simulation Smart Grids (2013)
    University of Applied Science - Technikum Wien
  • Electric Distribution Grids (2010)
    University of Applied Science - Technikum Wien

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