A Progressive Switching Scheme for Solid State DC Circuit Breakers

Landon Mackey

North Carolina State University

Landon Mackey received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and the M.S. degree in electric power systems engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, in 2015 and 2016, respectively, where he is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering. He operated nuclear submarines as a Nuclear Electrician in the U.S. Navy; designed and tested modular multilevel power converters at ABB Corporate Research Center, Dattwil, Aargau, Switzerland; and launched a dc fast charge system at Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI, USA. He is currently a Research  assistant with the Future Renewable Electric Energy Deliver and Management Systems Center, Raleigh. His research interests include low voltage and medium voltage dc circuit protection, and dc microgrid design.


  1. Landon Mackey (North Carolina State University)
  2. Chang Peng (North Carolina State University)
  3. Iqbal Husain (North Carolina State University)

Topic Area

Track 1 Topics: Islanding detection, protection and standards of DG systems


S8 » Solid State Protection Devices (15:20 - Tuesday, 26th June, University D)