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College of Engineering and Computing


Faculty and Staff

Herbert L. Ginn

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
E-mail: ginnhl@cec.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-5598
Fax: 803-777-8045
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Research Interests

  • Power electronics applications in energy systems
  • Power phenomena and compensation in non-sinusoidal systems
  • Power quality

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University, May 2002
    • Minor: Computer Science, Peripheral Area: Controls
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University, May 1998.
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University, May 1996.

Representative Publications

  • Konstantin Borisov, Herbert L. Ginn III, "Multifunctional VSC Based on a Novel Fortescue Reference Signal Generator, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics , Vol. 57, No. 3, 2010, pp. 1002-1007.
  • Konstantin Borisov, Herbert L. Ginn III, Guangda Chen, "A Computationally Efficient RDFT Based Reference Signal Generator for Active Compensators," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol 24, No. 4, Sept. 2009, pp. 2396-2404.
  • H. L. Ginn III, L. S. Czarnecki , "Closure on An Optimization Based Method for Selection of Resonant Harmonic Filter Branch Parameters", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 24, January 2009, No 1, pp. 489-490.
  • Herbert L. Ginn III, Guangda Chen, "Flexible Active Compensator Control for Variable Compensation Objectives," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 23, November 2008, No. 6, pp. 2931-2941.
  • Herbert L. Ginn, Guangda Chen, "Switching Compensator Control Strategy Based on CPC Power Theory," Przeglad Elecktrotechniczny, Vol. 84, June 2008, pp. 38-47. (invited paper)
  • Jian Wu, Yong Cheng, Noel Schulz, Herbert L. Ginn III, "The Impact of Standardized Models, Programming Interfaces, and Protocols on Shipboard Power System" IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 44, March/April 2008, No. 2, pp. 455-462.
  • Konstantin Borisov, Herbert L. Ginn III, and Andrzej M. Trzynadlowski, "Attenuation of Electromagnetic Interference in a Shunt Active Power Filter," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 22, Sept. 2007, No. 5, pp. 1912-1918.
  • Herbert L. Ginn III, "A Hybrid Reference Signal Generator for Active Compensators," Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation Journal, Volume XIII, Number 1, July 2007, pp. 51-57.
  • H. L. Ginn III, L. S. Czarnecki, "An Optimization Based Method for Selection of Resonant Harmonic Filter Branch Parameters," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 21, No. 2, April 2006.
  • L. S. Czarnecki, H. L. Ginn III, "The Effect of The Design Method on Efficiency of Resonant Harmonic Filters," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Jan. 2005. Vol. 20, pp. 286-291.

Courses Taught

University of South Carolina

  • ELCT530 - Industrial Controls
  • ELCT531 - Digital Controls

Mississippi State University

  • Introduction to Power Electronics (Grad./Undergrad.)
  • Power System Relaying and Control (Grad./Undergrad.)
  • Power Quality (Grad.)
  • Power Electronics Applications in Power Systems (Grad.)
  • Advanced Power Electronics (Grad)
  • Compensation in Power Systems (Grad.)
  • Shipboard Power Systems (Grad. course team taught with 3 other faculty)

Louisiana State University

  • Introduction to Power Systems (Undergrad.)