Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Steven Rovnyak

  • Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Steven Rovnyak

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  • Cornell University, Electrical Engineering, BA/BS, 1988
  • Cornell University, Mathematics, BA/BS, 1988
  • Cornell University, Electrical Engineering, MA/MS, 1990
  • Cornell University, Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., 1994


Power system transient stability, integral square generator angle (ISGA) index, one-shot control, decision trees, wide-area monitoring systems (WAMS)


Computer (protective) relaying for power systems (logic control of circuit breaker operation, e.g. detection of short circuit faults), distributed generation interconnection to power grid, one-shot control for power system transient stability, power system measurements, pattern recognition