David Hill

David Hill

Ausgrid Chair of Electrical Engineering

David J. Hill received his BE (Electrical Engineering) (1972) and BSc (Mathematics) (1974) degrees from the University of Queensland, Australia. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering (1977) from the University of Newcastle, Australia.
He currently holds the Ausgrid Chair of Electrical Engineering and an Australian Research Council Professorial Fellowship in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is also a Senior Principal Researcher in National ICT Australia.

Prof. Hill is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, USA, the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. He is also a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.


  1. J.Leung, D.J.Hill and G-H.Zhang, Coordinated stability control IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol.3, No.1, pp.38-48, 2009.
  2. Jin, M.; Renmu, H. ; Hill, D.J.; Load modelling by finding support vectors of load data from field measurements, IEEE Trans Power Systems, Vol.21, No.2, pp.726-735, May 2006.
  3. Fang, R.; Hill, D.J. A new strategy for transmission expansion in competitive electricity markets IEEE Transactions of Power Systems, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp.374-380, February 2003.
  4. Hill, D.J.; Nonlinear dynamic load models with recovery for voltage stability studies IEEE Transactions of Power Systems, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 166-176, February 1993.
  5. Hiskens, I.A. ; Hill, D.J.; Energy functions, transient stability and voltage behaviour in power systems with nonlinear loads IEEE Trans on Power Systems, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 1525-1533, November 1989.