McBeeKerry McBee
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., PE

Email: kmcbee@csufresno.edu

Office: Engineering East 258

Phone: (559) 278-7851               

Mailing Address: 2320 E. San Ramon Ave., MS/EE 94, Fresno, CA 93740-8030    

Fall 2016 Office Hours: Tuesday: 12-2pm; Wednesday: 2:30-3:30pm; Thursday: 9-11pm    

More Information about Dr. McBee:

Current Courses:

  • ECE 1: Introduction to Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • ECE 72: Introduction to Electrical & Computer Engineering Tools
  • ECE 90L: Electric Circuits Basic Laboratory

Education:

  • Ph.D. Colorado School of Mines (2014)
  • M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2000)
  • B.S. Colorado School of Mines (1999)

Publications:

K. D. McBee, M. G. Simões, “General smart meter guidelines for assessing distribution transformer aging,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 5, issue 6, pp. 2967-2979, Nov. 2014. 

K. D. McBee, M. G. Simões, “Evaluating the long-term impact of a continuously increasing harmonic demand on feeder-level voltage distortion,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, issue 3, pp. 2142–2149, May 2014.

J. M. Sexauer, K. D. McBee, K. A. Bloch, “Applications of probability model to analyze the effects of electric vehicle chargers on distribution transformers,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 28, issue 2, pp. 847-854, May 2013.

M. G. Simões, R. Roche, E. Kyriakides, S. Suryanarayanan, B. Blunier, K. D. McBee, P. H. Nguyen, P. F. Ribero, A. Miraoui, “A comparison of smart grid technologies and progress in Europe and the US,IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 48, issue 4, pp. 1154-1162, Jul. 2012.

K. D. McBee, M. G. Simões, “Utilizing a smart grid monitoring system to improve voltage quality of customers,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, issue 2, pp. 738-743, Jun. 2012.

K. D. McBee, M. G. Simões, “Locating the origin of feeder level harmonics utilizing remote THD measurements,” 2011 IEEE Industrial Applications Society Annual Meeting.

G. Yuan, T. Yohn, B. Deaver, R. Webb, R. Davis, K. McBee, K. Bloch, “The functionalities and benefits of a two-way centralized Volt/VAr control and dynamic voltage optimization,” 2010 DistribuTECH.

P. Parikh, D. Kuklov, K. McBee, “Xcel Energy: Unified Real-Time Network Topology Management Using Oracle Spatial,” 2010 Oracle Spatial User Conference.

K. D. McBee, M. G. Simões, “Reducing distribution transformer losses through the use of smart grid monitoring,” 2009 North American Power Symposium.

K. D. McBee, M. G. Simões, “Benefits of utilizing a smart grid monitoring system to improve feeder voltage,” 2009 North American Power Symposium.

Research Interests:

  • Smart Grid Concepts/Implementation/Planning
  • Optimization Application in Power Systems
  • Smart Meter Machine Learning
  • Power Quality
  • Forensic Engineering