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All MPEL Seminars

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017
Carrots, Sticks and Other Smart Grid Tricks: The Capacity Value of Retail Demand Response
Speaker: Seth Blumsack
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Pascal Van Hentenryck
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1005 EECS
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Thursday, Nov 30, 2017
Power System Transitions for Decarbonization
Speaker: Paulina Jaramillo
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
10:30am - 11:30am in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
Representing power system security in the demand space: Challenges and opportunities
Speaker: Francois Bouffard
Speaker Title: Associate Professor and Assoc. Chair of Undergraduate Affairs
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
Electricity demand management for networked infrastructure systems
Speaker: Mahnoosh Alizadeh
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
The Two-Edged Sword of Democratizing Grid Control: Distributed Inertia Control as a Cyber-Physical Attack Path
Speaker: Chris DeMarco
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
Resilient Architectures and Algorithms for Generation Control of Inertial-Less AC Microgrids
Speaker: Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Remote Community Microgrids
Speaker: Claudio Canizares
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017
Storage in Power Systems: Frequency Control, Scheduling of Multiple Applications, and Computational Complexity
Speaker: Olivier Mégel
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
10:00am - 11:00am in 3427 EECS

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
A (European) Perspective on Emerging Electric Machines
Speaker: Annette Muetze
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1003 EECS

Monday, May 15, 2017
When the Correct Technical Solution Is Not Good Enough
Speaker: Bruce Wollenberg
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1500 EECS

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
The Capacity Value of Retail Demand Response
Speaker: Seth Blumsack
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1018 Dow

Friday, Mar 31, 2017
From Power Management to Energetic Intelligence: an evolutionary challenge for students and educators
Speaker: Nicola Femia
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Al Thaddeus Avestruz
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1303 EECS

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017
Energy Storage Performance Characterization for Microgrid Applications
Speaker: Mariesa Crow
Speaker Title: Vice Provost and Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
Pricing Electricity through a Stochastic Non-Convex Market-Clearing Model
Speaker: Antonio J. Conejo
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1018 Dow
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Thursday, Feb 9, 2017
Optimal Electricity Planning and Dispatching Incorporating Health Impacts
Speaker: Valerie Thomas
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
Non-technology Barriers to the Deployment of Distributed Energy Storage
Speaker: Ramteen Sioshansi
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
Grid Modernization: Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions
Speaker: Jianhui Wang
Speaker Title: Computational Engineer
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Operating and Planning Battery Energy Storage in a Competitive Market Environment
Speaker: Daniel Kirschen
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS
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Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
Communication-Cognizant Hybrid Voltage Control in Distribution Networks
Speaker: Hao Zhu
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1018 Dow

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
Evaluating Storage Technologies for Wind and Solar Energy
Speaker: Jessika Trancik
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB
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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
Realizing Dispatchable Virtual Power Plants
Speaker: Emiliano Dall'Anese
Speaker Title: Senior Engineer
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016
Improving Environmental Performance of Grid-Integrated Renewable Energy and Storage
Speaker: Jeremiah Johnson
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016
Tracing the Solutions to the Power Flow and Optimal Power Problems
Speaker: Bernard Lesieutre
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
Robust Policies for Storage Used to Offset Renewable Variance
Speaker: Daniel Bienstock
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB

Friday, Oct 14, 2016
Distributed Control of Loads to Provide Virtual Energy Storage for Renewable Integration
Speaker: Prabir Barooah
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
10:00am - 11:00am in COOLG906

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016
Transient Stability Aspects of Renewable Generation Integration
Speaker: Tom Overbye
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: UMOR Power Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
Optimization and Equilibrium in Energy Economics
Speaker: Michael Ferris
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series, UMOR Power Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016
Input-Output Characteristics of the Power Transmission Network’s Swing Dynamics: A Graph-Theory Perspective
Speaker: Sandip Roy
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series, UMOR Power Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1024 FXB

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016
Optimal Power Flow: Online Algorithm and Fast Dynamics
Speaker: Steven Low
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3316 EECS

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016
Computations in Riemannian space involving geodesics with their singularities and computing and visualizing singularities of dynamical systems using numerical methods based on differential geometry
Speaker: Franz-Erich Wolter
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
11:00am - 12:00pm in 1303 EECS

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
Analyzing Rotational Inertia, Grid Topology and their Role for Power System Stability
Speaker: Göran Andersson
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
11:00am - 12:00pm in 1008 EECS

Friday, Mar 11, 2016
An Introduction to Gallium Nitride Power Semiconductors and Applications
Speaker: Julian Styles
Speaker Title: Director of Sales and Marketing
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Al Thaddeus Avestruz
2:00pm - 3:30pm in 1500 EECS

Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Computational Toolbox for Power System Stability Assessment and Certification
Speaker: Kostya Turitsyn
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series, Control Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Jim Freudenberg
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
Robust Power System Stability Assessment with Extensions to Remedial Actions
Speaker: Spyros Chatzivasileiadis
Speaker Title: Post Doctoral Researcher
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1014 Dow

Friday, Nov 20, 2015
Challenges in Modeling, Optimization and Control of coupled Natural Gas and Power Networks
Speaker: Michael Chertkov
Speaker Title: PhD
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series, Control Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS

Friday, Oct 23, 2015
Representing storage and demand response in power system operations
Speaker: Josh Taylor
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Control Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Jim Freudenberg
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015
Managing the Future Grid - Evolution of EMS Control Centers
Speaker: Jay Giri
Speaker Title: Director
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
5:30pm - 7:00pm in 1301 EECS

Friday, Oct 16, 2015
Coordinating electric loads to improve power system reliability and economics
Speaker: Johanna Mathieu
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series, EECS 500 Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Raj Nadakuditi
12:30pm - 1:30pm in 1311 EECS

Friday, Oct 9, 2015
Enhanced Power System Responsiveness through Load Control
Speaker: Ian Hiskens
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: EECS 500 Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Raj Nadakuditi
12:30pm - 1:30pm in 1311 EECS

Monday, Jun 15, 2015
Secure and Stable Operation of Fluctuating Sustainable Power Systems
Speaker: Hjörtur Jóhannsson
Speaker Title: Senior Scientific Consultant
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series, Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1005 EECS