Dr. Kala Meah

Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering

York College
York, PA  17403
Location: Kinsley Engineering Center, Room KEC-111
Phone: 717-815-1238
Fax: 717-849-1660

kmeah@ycp.edu

      

 

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Resume

Publications:

Journals:
 
  1. K. Vaisakha, L.R. Srinivasb, Kala Meah, “Genetic evolving ant direction particle swarm optimization algorithm for optimal power flow with non-smooth cost functions and statistical analysis” Applied Soft Computing, vol. 13, issue 12,  December 2013, pp. 4579-4593.
  2. K. Vaisakh, P. Praveena, S. Rama Mohana Rao, Kala Meah, “Solving dynamic economic dispatch problem with security constraints using bacterial foraging PSO-DE algorithm,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2012, pp. 56-67.
  3. K. Vaisakh, L. R. Srinivas, Kala Meah, “An Evolving Ant Direction Hybrid Differential Evolution for OPF with Non-Smooth Cost Functions,” Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. 9. No. 1, 2012, pp. 1-16.
  4. Kala Meah, A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, "A New Simplified Adaptive Control Scheme for Multi-Terminal HVDC Transmission Systems," International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2010, pp 243-253.
  5. Kala Meah, A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, "A Self-Coordinating Adaptive Control Scheme for HVDC Transmission Systems,” Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 79, No. 11, 2009, pp. 1593-1603
  6. Kaili Xu, Kala Meah, and A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, “A Novel Method for Reducing Harmonics in Series-connected Rectifiers,” Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 78, No. 7, 2008, pp 1256-1264.
  7. Kala Meah, A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, “Simple Fuzzy Self-Tuning PI Controller for Multi-terminal HVDC Transmission Systems,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2008, pp 224-238.
  8. Kala Meah, Sadrul Ula, Steven Barrett, “Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping – Opportunities and Challenges,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 12, no. 4, 2008, pp 1162-1175
  9. Kala Meah, Steven Fletcher, and Sadrul Ula, “Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping for Remote Locations,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 12, no. 2, 2008, pp 472-487.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Nicholas Cappello*, Takeshi Ei*, Edward Miller*, Daniel Bosse*, Ben Edward*, Kala Meah, Stephen Kuchnicki, Greg Link, Wayne Blanding, and Scott Kiefer, “Design, Simulation, and Fabrication of an Intelligent Ground Vehicle as a Part of the Capstone Project,” 2012 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

  2. Kala Meah, Phillip Barnett*, Paul Deysher*, and K. Vaisakh, “Project Based Renewable Energy Course for Undergraduate Engineering Students,” 2012 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

  3. Phillip Barnett* , Kala Meah, “Renewable Energy Prospects and Future in Developing Countries,” Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America International Conference, June 16 – 19, 2011, University of Bloomsburg, PA, USA.

  4. Kala Meah, Anh Nguyen*, Patrick Martin, and K. Vaisakh, “Fuzzy Logic-Based PMDC Motor Controller - an Undergraduate Student Project,” 2011 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 26-29, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

  5. Kala Meah, A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, James Kearns, K. Vaisakh, "Short and Medium Term Solutions for the Current Electricity Crisis in Bangladesh," IEEE PES General Meeting, July 25-29, 2010, MN, USA.

  6. Kala Meah, Timothy Garrison, James Kearns, Gregory Link, Laura Garrison, Wayne Blanding,  Emine Celik, Stephen Kuchnicki, Jennifer Dawson, Barry McFarland, “An Automated Bottle Filling and Capping Project for Freshman Engineering Students,” 2010 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 20-23, 2010, Louisville, KY, USA.

  7. Kala Meah, Wayne Blanding, "Introducing High Voltage Direct Current Transmission into a Power Systems Course," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14-17, 2009, Austin, Texas, USA.
  8. Kala Meah, A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, "Simulation Study of the CIGRE HVDC Benchmark Model with the WSCC Nine-bus Power System Network," IEEE PES Power System Conference and Exposition, March 15-18, 2009, Seattle, WA, USA.
  9. Kala Meah, A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, “Simulation Study of the Frontier Line as a Multi-Terminal HVDC System,” IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 20- 24, 2008, Pittsburg, PA, USA.
  10. Kala Meah, A.H.M. Sadrul Ula, “On-Site Wind Energy Measurement and Preliminary Transmission Assessment: Case Studies in Wyoming,” IEEE Region 5 Conference, April 17-20, 2008, Kansas City, MO, USA.
  11. Kala Meah, Steven Fletcher, Sadrul Ula, and Steven Barrett, “Integrating Wind and Solar Electric Energy into Power System Teaching,” 2007 ASEE Conference & Exposition, June 24-27, 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  12. Kala Meah, Sadrul Ula, “Comparative Evaluation of HVDC and HVAC Transmission Systems,” IEEE 2007 PES General Meeting, 20-24 June, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  13. Kaili Xu, Kala Meah, and S. Ula, “A Novel Technique to Reduce Harmonics in a 6-Pulse Rectifier,” IEEE Region 5 Conference, April 20 - 22, 2007, University of Arkansas, USA.
  14. Kala Meah, Sadrul Ula, “Investigation on Fuzzy Logic-based Self-tuning Current Controllers Application in HVDC Links,” IEEE Region 5 Conference, April 20 - 22, 2007, University of Arkansas, USA.
  15. Steven Fletcher, Kala Meah, Sadrul Ula, “Simulation and Analysis of a Solar Photovoltaic Generation System for Voltage Support in a Distributed Generation Scheme,” IEEE Region 5 Conference, April 20 - 22, 2007, University of Arkansas, USA.
  16. Kala Meah, Steven Hietpas, and S. Ula, “Rapid Control Prototyping of a PMDC Motor Drive using dSPACE and Matlab/Simulink,” 22nd Annual Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, Feb. 25-March 1, 2007, Anaheim, California, USA.
  17. Kaili Xu, Kala Meah, and S. Ula, “The Role of Wyoming’s Energy in Solving National Electricity Crisis,Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society PSCE 2006, October 29-November 1, 2006, Altanta, Georgia, USA.
  18. Kala Meah, Yi Zhang, and Sadrul Ula, Wind Energy Resources in Wyoming and Simulation for Existing Grid Connection,” Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society PSCE 2006, October 29-November 1, 2006, Altanta, Georgia, USA.
  19. Kala Meah, S. Ula, “HVDC Transmission to Facilitate the Electric Energy Market in the US,” The 38th North American Power Symposium, September 17, 18, and 19, 2006, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois, USA.

  20. Kala Meah, S. Ula, “Wyoming Initiatives to Help Solve Electrical Energy Crisis in the Western US,” Proceedings of the Electric Power Conference 2006, May 2-4, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  21. Kala Meah, Steven Fletcher, Yu Wan, and S. Ula, “Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping to Alleviate Drought in Remote Locations,” Proceedings of the ASME Power  conference 2006, May 2-4, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  22. Kala Meah, S. Ula, “HVDC Transmission to Mitigate Electric Energy Crisis in the United States,” Proceedings of the IEEE Region 5 Conference, April 7-9, 2006, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

* Student author

Workshop

  1. Sadrul Ula, Steven Fletcher, and Kala Meah, “Remote Solar and Wind Electric Stock Water Pumping,” Workshop at University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, February 8, 2006.

Non-Academic Publications:

  1. Kala Meah, Nicholas Carrera, "A Better Path for Electric Power Lines," available at: http://nomoretowers.org/Documents/Carrera_&_Meah__not_pub_.pdf
   

 

Revised: May 21, 2014

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