Projects

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Focus on Strategic Projects:

  • Big Data, particularly integration framework of GIS and GPS;
  • Synchrophasors and synchronized sampling technology for T&D applications;
  • Flexible loads, including on-site and distributed generation, and energy storage;
  • Renewables forecast with focus on solar and wind generation at different scales;
  • Future whole sale ancillary service products and retail market participation strategies;
  • Predictive control and protection with real-time and operations planning implementations;
  • Cyber-physical security with emphasis in interactions between different critical infrastructures.

Current Projects:

  • “US-India Collaborative for Smart Distribution System With Storage (UI-ASSIST)”, PI: Anurag K Srivastava (Associate Professor, Washington State University, Director, Smart Grid Demonstration and Research Investigation Lab (SGDRIL)), Co-PIs: Mladen Kezunovic (ECE, TAMU), Anuradha Annaswamy (MIT), Rob Hovsapian (Idaho National Laboratory), Kevin Davies (Hawaii National Energy Institute), Ahmed Saber (ETAP), Devendra Vishwakarma (GE Energy Solutions), Mani Venkata (Alstom Grid Inc.), total project cost $30,000,000, 2017-2022. More info>
  • Scalable Decision Model to Achieve Local and Regional Resilience of Interdependent Critical Infrastructure Systems and Communities“, PI: Walter Gillis Peacock (Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning and the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center), Co-PIs: Nathanael Rosenheim (Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center and Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning), Dan Goldberg (Geography), NSF (CRISP Type 2) sponsored project, $2,500,000, 2016-2020. More info>
  • Timing Intrusion Management Ensuring Resiliency (TIMER), PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE, TAMU), Co-PIs: A. Sprintson (ECE, TAMU), J.-C. (Steve) Liu (CSE, TAMU), J. Giri and M. Parashar (GE Grid Solutions), M. Papic (Idaho Power Company), C. Bonebrake, J. Dagle, M. Mylrea, M. Rice, and P. Skare (Pacific Northwest National Lab), DOE sponsored project with total cost of $4,429,451, 3 years, October 2016. News >
  • Smart Grids Big Data (SGBD), PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE, TAMU), Co-PIs: P.R. Kumar and L. Xie (ECE, TAMU), D. Da Silva (CSE, TAMU), S. Grijalva (ECE, GaTech), Z. Obradovic (Data Analytics Center, Temple University) total award $1,000,000 by NSF, 3 years, September 2016. News > More>.
  • Microgrid Interconnections Control via Voltage Angle Droop Methods, PI: L. Xie (ECE, TAMU), Co-PI: Prasad Enjeti (ECE, TAMU), NSF Award, $400K, 3 years, August 2016.
  • “Integration of Solar Generation and Electrical Vehicles into the Smart Grid”, PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE, TAMU), Co-PIs: H. Abu-Rub and M. Trabelsi (TAMU-Qatar) funded by Qatar National Research Foundation (QNRF), $780,211, 3 years, February 2016.
  • Life-Cycle Management of Mission-Critical Systems through Certification, Commissioning, In-Service Maintenance, Remote Testing, and Risk Management, PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE, TAMU), Co-PIs: Sakis Meliopoulos (ECE, Georgia Tech), Thomas Overbye (ECE, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign), David Bakken (EECS, Washington State University), Anurag Srivastava (EECS, Washington State University), PSERC award, $1.2M, 3  years, July 2015.
  • “GOALI: Power-efficient, High Resolution, Analog-to-Digital Converter for Broadband Applications”, PI: J. Silva-Martinez (ECE TAMU), NSF, $350K, 3 years, August 2014. For more information, contact >
  • “Addressing Internal “Shuttle” Effect: Electrolyte Design and Cathode Morphology Evolution in Li-S Batteries”, PI: P. Balbuena (CHEN TAMU), Co-PI: P. Mukherjee (MEEN TAMU), Partner: V. Pol (Purdue University), DOE-EERE, $990K, 3 years, August 2014. For more information, contact >
  • Coupon Incentive-Based Risk Aware Demand Response in Smart Grid, PI: P. Varaiya (Berkeley), L. Xie (ECE TAMU), Co-PI: E. Nikolova (CS TAMU), NSF Cyber SEES, $333K, 4 years, October 2013.
  • “Sustainable Transition of European Energy Markets – STEEM”, PI: A. Johnson (ISE TAMU), Aalto University Energy Research Initiative, $50K, 4 years, 2013. For more information, contact >
  • Projects at Smart Grid Center-Qatar can be viewed here

Completed Projects:

  • Energy Cyber-Physical Systems Experimental Open-Source Ecosystem (EXPOSE) for Synchrophasor Research,  PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE), Co-PIs: C. Singh (ECE), P.R. Kumar (ECE), E. Moreno-Centeno (ISE), A. Sprintson (ECE), R Stoleru (CSE), L. Xie (ECE), TAMU-TEES award, $100K, 2 years, September 2014.
  • “Big Data Enabled Proactive Alarm Management of Power Control Equipment”, PI: Y. Ding (ISE), Co-PIs: E. Moreno-Centeno (ISE), P.R. Kumar (ECE), N. Reddy (ECE), B. Mallick (Stat), J. Huang (Stat), TAMU-TEES award, $150K, 2 years, August 2014. For more information, contact >
  • Development of Advanced Open-Source PMU/PDC Lab and Applications with Synchronized Data Obtained from Simulation and Actual Power Network,  PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE), Co-PI: G. Taranto (COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), $50K, 2 years, July 2014.
  • “High-Sensitivity, Coherent Digitizer for Pulse-Doppler Radar Applications”, PI: J. Silva-Martinez (ECE TAMU), Co-PI: A. Karsilayan (ECE TAMU), Sandia National Laboratories, $50K, 1 year, July 2014. For more information, contact >
  • Reliability Assessment and Modeling of Cyber Enabled Power Systems with Renewable Sources and Energy Storage, PI: C. Singh (ECE TAMU), Co-PIs: V. Aravinthan (Wichita State University), A. Sprintson (ECE TAMU), NSF PSERC, $110K, 2 years, June 2014.
  • New Operation Tools for Improving Flexibility and Reliability of Systems with Variable Resources and Storage Devices, PI: A. Sun (GaTech), Co-PIs: L. Xie (ECE TAMU), S. Meliopoulos (GaTech), NSF PSERC, $70K, 2 years, June 2014.
  • “First Principles Modeling of SEI Formation on Bare and Surface/Additive Modified Silicon Anode”,  PI: P. Balbuena (CHEN TAMU), Co-PI: J. Seminario (CHEN TAMU), DOE-EERE, $750K, 4 years, April 2013. For more information, contact >
  • “Hydrodesulfurization of Heavy Oils”, PI: J. Seminario (CHEN TAMU), Partner: D. Galvan (UNAM, Mexico), TAMU-CONACYT, $24K, 1 year. For more information, contact >
  • “Development of Nanosensors”, PI: J. Seminario (CHEN TAMU), Partner: M. Kaminski (ANL), DOE-Argon National Lab, $~200K, 3 years, September 2012. For more information, contact >
  • “Vegetation Management Risk Model”, PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE TAMU), CenterPoint Energy funded project with total cost of $102,000.00, 1.25 year, February 2016.
  • “Robust Adaptive Topology Control”,  PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE TAMU), Co-PIs: S. Oren (Berkeley), K. Hardeman (Arizona State University), E. Moreno-Centeno (ISE TAMU), A. Sprintson (ECE TAMU), G. Huang (ECE TAMU), J. Stewart (LLNL), J. Stoval (ORNL), R. Robertson (GPA), D.J. Lowe (TVA), S. Ayyorgun (Telcordia), DOE ARPA-E GENI award, total value over $5.5M, 3 years, March 1, 2012.
  • “Physical and Cyber Infrastructure to Support the Future Grid”, an Executive Forum and Workshop Held on May 4-5, 2015, PI: M. Kezunovic (Texas A&M University), Co-PIs: J. Caspary (Southwest Power Pool), F. Flygt (American Transmission Co.), G. Gross (Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), W. Jewell (Wichita State Univ.), M.J. Mousavi (ABB), D. Ray (PSERC), NSF-PSERC, $30K, 1 year, January 2015. Announcement >   Final Report > Read more>
  • Towards Standards for Dynamics in Electric Energy Systems, PI: M. Ilic (Carnegie Melon), Co-PIs: L. Xie (ECE TAMU), V. Vittal (Arizona State University), NSF PSERC, $70K, 2 years, June 2013.
  • “The Use of Big Data for Outage Management in Distribution Systems”, PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE TAMU), Partners: University of Tennessee, NSF subaward, $75,238, 1 year. For more information, contact >
  • Systematic Integration of Large Data Sets for Improved Decision-Making PI: M. Kezunovic, Co-PIs: L. Xie (ECE TAMU), S. Grijalva (GaTech), NSF PSERC award, $210K, 2 years, June 2013. Final Report >
  • Electricity and Transportation Infrastructure Using EVs, PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE TAMU), Co-PIs: R. Baldick (UT Austin), S. Meliopoulos (GaTech), NSF CORBI EV-TEC Award, $160K, 2 years, Aug 2012.
  • “Smart Grid Education for Students and Professionals”, PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE TAMU), Co-PIs: S. Meliopoulos (GaTech), V. Vittal (Arizona State University), M. Venkatasubramanian (Washington State University), A. Sprintson (ECE TAMU), DOE Award for PSERC Collaborative Research, $140K, 2 years, March 2011.  For more information, contact >
  • “Hierarchical Coordinated Protection of the Smart Grid with High Penetration of Renewable Resources”, PI: M. Kezunovic (ECE TAMU), DOE Award for PSERC Collaborative Research, $210K, 2 years, March 2011.  For more information, contact >

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