UPEC2019 participants and authors of papers to be presented during the UPEC2019 in Bucharest, Romania are informed that the ΙΕΕΕ has endorsed UPEC2019 conference and will be our Technical Sponsors.

Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

We are also delighted to announce that selected papers from UPEC 2019 will be invited for submission to a Special Issue in Energies Journal. The special issue is titled: ” Future of Electrical Power Engineering “, and submission will be expected for this by Dec 2019.


Conference themes

Given the major challenges now facing the electrical power industry, and the energy sector in general, this conference provides an ideal opportunity to address some of these challenges. It also provides the opportunity to network and to meet the experts in these areas.

The subject areas covered include, but are not restricted to:

  • Power Systems Operations and Control
  • Distributed Generations
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power Systems Simulation and Analysis
  • Smart Grids
  • Integration of Renewable Sources
  • HVDC, FACTS and Power Electronics
  • Power Quality
  • Electricity Markets
  • Protection Systems
  • Electromagnetics and Electrostatics
  • Reliability Analysis
  • ICT for Future Electricity Grids
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Electric Vehicles and Transport
  • Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics
  • Electrical Services for Buildings
  • Transient Analysis and EMTP Modelling
  • Power Engineering Education

Energy Storage

Important Dates

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: 3rd May, 2019 17th May, 2019 31st May 2019

Notification for Full Paper acceptance: 31st May, 2019 21st June 2019

Final paper submission: 14th June, 2019 5th July 2019

Deadline for early registration discount: 12th July, 2019

Conference: 3rd – 6th September 2019

Full Paper Submission

Paper Submission for the 54-th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2019) is now open. 

Paper preparation– The Full papers, maximum length six (6) pages, must be prepared in accordance with the PES Conference procedures outlined in the PES Author’s Kit for the correct paper format (IEEE PES Microsoft Word template for Conference Papers can be found here);

– Full papers must be submitted to the on-line Paper submission and Reviewing process site;

– Upload papers in PDF format only;

– All papers must be submitted by 3 May 2019 17th May 2019 31st May 2019;

– Authors will be advised via email of acceptance or rejection of the paper by 31 May 2019 21st June 2019.

For any questions, please contact the Organising Secretariat at upec2019@upb.ro


Instructions to authors

Authors will be requested to provide the full paper. Full papers are to be received by 14th of June 2019 5th July 2019.

Please take note of the UPEC 2019 Paper Template regarding format/fonts/length before submitting your full paper. The maximum length of the full papers for UPEC 2019 will be six pages. It should be noted that only electronically submitted Papers can be considered.

Click here for the paper Template

All accepted papers will require the presenting author to register and attend UPEC 2019. Papers accepted and presented in UPEC 2019 will be published in the conference proceedings. Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

Please note that a maximum of 2 papers can be presented at the conference by any participant.

English will be used for all printed material as well as for presentations and discussions.



  1. Login to your account in CMT and go to the Author Console; https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/UPEC2019/
  2. Choose Edit your submission and Scroll to the bottom of the page.
  3. If you have already uploaded an Abstract file, please remove it.
  4. Upload your Full Paper as a PDF using the ‘File upload’ facility and Save Changes.

Note: Authors need to check their submission from the author console as the CMT does not acknowledge the submission. Authors are able to check and edit submitted files up until the full paper submission deadline.

Instructions for Authors to submit a properly formatted PDF version of the paper to CMT:

Before Creating a PDF

Select and add the IEEE copyright notice to the bottom of the first page of your source document, according to the following (if copy and paste please do not use bold typing):

  • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
  • For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-3349-2/19/$31.00 ©2019 Crown
  • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-3349-2/19/$31.00 ©2019 European Union
  • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-3349-2/19/$31.00 ©2019 IEEE

Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision according to any reviewer comments.

Creating your PDF using the IEEE PDFeXpress tool:

You must use the IEEE’s PDF eXpress validator to check compliance of your manuscript.

Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpressTM site


First-time users should do the following:

  1. Click on “New Users- Click here
  2. Enter the following:
  • Conference ID: 46129XP
  • Your email address.
  • Choose a password.
  1. Continue to enter information as prompted.

An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

Previous users of PDF eXpress need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.

Select Create new title and follow the procedure by submitting the title of your paper and uploading the paper file.

Note that acceptable forms for uploading are Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Rich Text Format, Freelance, (La)TeX, PageMaker (images should not be embedded, included with main file in a compressed archive), FrameMaker, Word Pro, Quark (*.qxd and images files must be included in a compressed archive), Postscript files. As a general rule pdf files are not accepted. For more information consult the relevant links in PDF eXpress site.

When your pdf file has been successfully created you will receive it as attachment in an e-mail in the email address you provided.

The validation step does not enter your final paper into CMT; so do not stop once you have a validated file.

This pdf file has to be submitted in your UPEC2019 CMT account.

Upload Validated PDF File in CMT:

After validating with PDF eXpress, login to your UPEC 2019 CMT account at https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/UPEC2019/ and submit the validated camera ready paper.

For any other issues, please consult the help provided in the PDF eXpress site and do not contact the UPEC 2019 Conference committees.

If no authors attend the conference to present their work, the paper will be withdrawn from the proceedings and from IEEE Xplore.


UPEC Year University Place Country
53nd 2018 Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow Scotland, UK
52nd 2017  TEI of Crete  Crete  Greece
51st 2016  Coimbra Institute of Engineering  Coimbra  Portugal
50th 2015  Staffordshire University  Stoke-on-Trent England, UK
49th 2014  Technical University of Cluj-Napoca  Cluj-Napoca  Romania
48th 2013  Dublin Institute of Technology  Dublin  Ireland
47th 2012  Brunel University  West London  England, UK
46th 2011  South Westphalia University  Soest  Germany
45th 2010  Cardiff University  Cardiff  Wales, UK
44th 2009  University of Strathclyde  Glasgow  Scotland, UK
43rd 2008  University of Padova  Padova  Italy
42nd 2007  University of Brighton  West Sussex  England, UK
41st 2006  Northumbria University  Newcastle  England, UK
40th 2005  University College Cork  Cork  Ireland
39th 2004  University of West England  Bristol  England, UK
38th 2003  Aristotle University  Thessaloniki  Greece
37th 2002  Staffordshire University  Stafford  England, UK
36th 2001  University of Wales  Swansea  Wales, UK
35th 2000  Queens University Belfast  Belfast  N. Ireland, UK
34th 1999  University of Leicester  Leicester  England, UK
33rd 1998  Napier University  Edinburgh  Scotland, UK
32nd 1997  University of Manchester  Manchester  England, UK
31st 1996  Technological Educational Inst.  Iraklion  Greece
30th 1995  University of Greenwich  London  England, UK
29th 1994  University College Galway  Galway  Ireland
28th 1993  Staffordshire University  Stafford  England, UK
27th 1992  University of Bath  Bath  England, UK
26th 1991  Brighton Polytechnic  Brighton  England, UK
25th 1990  The Robert Gordon University  Aberdeen  Scotland, UK
24th 1989  Queens University Belfast  Belfast  N. Ireland, UK
23rd 1988  Trent Polytechnic  Trent  England, UK
22nd 1987  Sunderland Polytechnic  Sunderland  England, UK
21st 1986  Imperial College London  London  England, UK
20th 1985  Huddersfield Polytechnic  Huddersfield  England, UK
19th 1984  University of Dundee  Dundee  Scotland, UK
18th 1983  University of Surrey  Surrey  England, UK
17th 1982  University of Manchester  Manchester  England, UK
16th 1981  University of Sheffield  Sheffield  England, UK
15th 1980  University of Leicester  Leicester  England, UK
14th 1979  Loughborough University  Leicester England, UK
13th 1978  University of Southampton  Southampton  England, UK
12th 1977  Brunel University  West London  England, UK
11th 1976  University of Southampton  Southampton  England, UK
10th 1975  University of Aston  Birmingham  England, UK
9th 1974  University of Cambridge  Cambridge  England, UK
8th 1973 University of Bath  Bath  England, UK
7th 1972  University of Bradford  Yorkshire  England, UK
6th 1971  University of Manchester  Manchester  England, UK
5th 1970  University of Swansea  Swansea  Wales, UK
4th 1969  University of Nottingham  Nottingham  England, UK
3rd 1968  Queen Mary College  London  England, UK
2nd 1967  University of Glasgow  Glasgow  Scotland, UK
1st 1966  Meeting  Newcastle  England, UK