EPES Seminars

Fall 2012 seminars

Date Speaker Topic
21-Aug PSERC seminar by Prof. Chris DeMarco, Univ. Wisconsin-Madison (3/20/2012) Primary and Secondary Control for High Penetration Renewables
28-Aug PSERC seminar by Prof. Tom Overbye, Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (3/13/2012) Integration of Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMDs) Modeling into the Power Flow
4-Sep Dr. Mani Venkata, Alstom Grid R & D Needs and Challenges for Transforming Distribution Grid [abstract]
11-Sep PSERC seminar by Dr. Trieu Mai, National Renewables Energy Lab (9/4/2012) Renewable Electricity Futures
18-Sep PSERC seminar by Prof. Ravi Gorur, Arizona State Univ. Evaluation of Epoxy Nanocomposites for High Voltage Insulation
25-Sep PSERC seminar by Prof. Marija Ilic, Carnegie-Mellon Univ. (5/22/2012) Standards Associated with Power System Dynamics
2-Oct PSERC seminar by Prof. Raja Ayyanar, Arizona State Univ. Modeling, Analysis and Deployment of High PV Penetration in a Distribution System
9-Oct Summer internship reports by Pedram Jahangiri (Cooper Power Systems), Kunjal Yagnik (California ISO), and James Slegers (Midwest ISO) Volt/Var Control; Wind Generation Forecasting Improvement at the California ISO; The Use of TSAT at Midwest ISO
16-Oct PSERC seminar by Prof. George Gross, Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Integration of Storage Devices into Power Systems with Renewable Energy Sources
23-Oct Summer internship reports by Lei Tang (ABB), Guangyuan Zhang (ISO New England), and Yifan Li (SCE) Distribution System Feeder Reconfiguration; Interface Stability Limit and Ramping Capability Assessment; SCE Base Lining Studies and Synchropasor Application Platform Testing
30-Oct Summer internship reports by Chengrui Cai (California ISO) and Subhadarshi Sarkar (ERCOT) Production Cost Study in CAISO; Development of ERCOT Cognos Interface to State Estimator
6-Nov PSERC seminar by Prof. Pete Sauer, Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Future Grid Initiative White Papers on the Information Hierarchy for the Future Grid: Conclusions and Research Directions
13-Nov Prof. Gabriela Hug, Carnegie-Mellon Univ. Distributed Control in Electric Power Systems: Methods and Applications
27-Nov PSERC seminar by Prof. Jim McCalley, ISU Future Grid Initiative White Papers on Grid Enablers of Sustainable Energy Systems: Conclusions and Research Directions
4-Dec PSERC seminar by Prof. Lang Tong, Cornell Univ. (6/5/2012) Information Hierarchy for Heterogeneous Smart Grid

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