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2016

  • P. C. Chen and M. Kezunovic, “Fuzzy Logic Approach to Predictive Risk Analysis in Distribution Outage Management,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 2827-2836, November 2016.
  • Ellabban O., and H. Abu-Rub, “Smart Grid Customers’ Acceptance and Engagement: An overview”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 65, pp. 1285-1298, November 2016.
  • Liu S., B. Ge, Y. Liu, H. Abu-Rub, R. S. Balog, H. Sun, Modeling, Analysis, and Parameters Design of LC-Filter-Integrated Quasi-Z-Source Indirect Matrix Converter”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 7544-7555, Nov. 2016.
  • A. Esmaeilian, M. Kezunovic, “Prevention of Power Grid Blackouts Using Intentional Islanding Scheme,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-8, October 2016.
  • Esmaeilian, A. and M. Kezunovic, “Impact of Electromechanical Wave Oscillations Propagation on Protection Schemes,” Elsevier Journal of Electric Power System Research. Vol. 138, pp. 85-91, September 2016.
  • Ellabban O., and H. Abu-Rub, “An overview for the Z-Source Converter in motor drive applications”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 61, pp. 537–555, August 2016.
  • Esmaeilan, A. and M. Kezunovic, “Fault Location Using Sparse Synchrophasor Measurement of Electromechanical Wave Oscillations,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 1787-1796, August 2016.
  • Huang T., H. Wang, H. Abu-Rub, G. Chen, “Reinforcement Learning in Energy Trading Game among Smart Microgrids”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.63, no.8, pp. 5109-5119, Aug. 2016.
  • M. Kezunovic, et al., “Advancements in Centralized Protection and Control Within a Substation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 1945-1952, August 2016.
  • Kim, H., A. Guzman, H. Thapa, T. Devarenne and A. Han, “A Droplet Microfluidics Platform for Rapid Microalgal Growth and Oil Production Analysis,” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 113, No. 8, pp. 1690-1701, August 2016.
  • M. Tasdighi, M. Kezunovic, “Automated Review of Distance Relay Settings Adequacy After the Network Topology Changes,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 1873-1881, August 2016.
  • Dehghanian, P., and M. Kezunovic, “Probabilistic Decision Making for the Bulk Power System Optimal Topology Control,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 2071-2081, July 2016.
  • Chen, P.-C., and M. Kezunovic, “Fuzzy Logic Approach to Predictive Risk Analysis in Distribution Outage Management,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. PP, No. 99, June 2016.
  • B. Zhang, M. Kezunovic, “Impact on Power System Flexibility by Electric Vehicle Participation in Ramp Market,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 1285-1294, May 2016.
  • Bíscaro, A. A. P., R. A. F. Pereira, M. Kezunovic, and J. R. S. Mantovani, “Integrated Fault Location and Power-Quality Analysis in Electric Power Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 428-436, April 2016.
  • Garcia C., J. Rodriguez, C. Silva, C. Rojas, P. Zanchetta, H. Abu-Rub, “Full Predictive Cascaded Speed and Current Control of an Induction Machine”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 2016.
  • Ge ., Y. Liu, H. Abu-Rub, “State-of-Charge Balancing Control for Battery Energy Stored Quasi-Z Source Cascaded Multilevel Inverter Based Photovoltaic Power System”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016.
  • Ghanes M., M. Trabelsi, H. Abu-Rub, L. Ben-Brahim, “Robust Adaptive Observer based Model Predictive Control for Multilevel Flying Capacitors Inverter”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Accepted May 21, 2016.
  • Khadraoui S., M. Fnaiech, H. Nounou, M. Nounou, J. Guzinski, H. Abu-Rub, A. Datta, S. Bhattacharyya, “Measurement-based control approach for tuning PID controllers: Application to induction machines”, Journal of Control and Decision, 2016.
  • Liu Y., H. Abu-Rub, B. Ge, “Front-End Isolated Quasi-Z-Source DC-DC Converter Modules in Series for High-Power Photovoltaic Systems—Part I: Configuration, Operation, and Evaluation”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016.
  • Liu Y., H. Abu-Rub, B. Ge, “Front-End Isolated Quasi-Z-Source DC-DC Converter Modules in Series for High-Power Photovoltaic Systems—Part II: Control, Modeling, and Downscaled Verification”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016.
  • Liu Y., B. Ge, H. Abu-Rub, “Model Predictive Direct Power Control for Active Power Decoupled Single-Phase Quasi-Z-Source Inverter”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2016.
  • Mosa M., R. Balog, H. Abu-Rub, “High Performance Predictive Control of Quasi Impedance Source Inverter”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016.
  • Sertac B., H. Abu-Rub, O. Ellabban, “Sensorless Model Predictive Control of Wind-Driven DFIG in DC Microgrid System”, IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 514-521, April 2016.
  • Tasdighi M., M. Kezunovic, “Preventing Transmission Distance Relays Maloperation under Unintended Bulk DG Tripping using SVM-Based Approach,” Elsevier Journal of Electric Power System Research, (Accepted).
  • Tasdighi, M. and M. Kezunovic, “Automated Review of Distance Relay Settings Adequacy After the Network Topology Changes,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. PP, No. 99, February 2016.
  • Trabelsi M., S. Bayhan, K. Ghazi, H. Abu-Rub, L. Ben-Brahim, “Finite Control Set Model Predictive Control for Grid Connected Packed U Cells Multilevel Inverter”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1, 2016.
  • Wang H., T. Huang, X. Liao, H. Abu-Rub, G. Chen, “Reinforcement Learning for Constrained Energy Trading Games with Incomplete Information”, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2016.

2015

  • Erbay, C., G. Yang, P. de Figueiredo, R. Sadr, C. Yu and A. Han, “Three-dimensional porous carbon nanotube sponges for high-performance anodes of microbial fuel cells”, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 298, pp. 177-183, December 2015.
  • Esmaeilian, A. and M. Kezunovic, “Fault Location Using Sparse Synchrophasor Measurement of Electromechanical Wave Oscillations,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. PP, No. 99, December 2015.
  • Chen, P.-C., V. Malbasa, Y. Dong and M. Kezunovic, “Sensitivity Analysis of Voltage Sag Based Fault Location with Distributed Generation,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 2098-2106, 2015.
  • Dehghanian, P., Y. Wang, G. Gurrala, E. Moreno-Centeno and M. Kezunovic, 2015. “Flexible Implementation of Power System Corrective Topology Control“, Electric Power System Research, Vol 128, pp. 79-89, November 2015.
  • Erbay, C., X. Pu, W. Choi, M.-J., Choi, Y. Ryu, H. Hou, F. Lin, P. de Figueiredo, C. Yu and A. Han, “Control of Geometrical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Electrodes towards High-performance Microbial Fuel Cells”, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 280, pp. 347-354, 2015.
  • Esmaeilian A., T. Popovic and M. Kezunovic, “Transmission Line Relay Mis-operation Detection Based on Time-synchronized Field Data“, Electric Power Systems Research Journal, Vol. 125, pp. 174-183, 2015.
  • Jornada, D., Leon, V. Jorge., “Robustness Methodology to Aid Multiobjective Decision Making in the Electricity Generation Capacity Expansion Problem to Minimize Cost and Water Withdrawal”Elsevier Journal of Electric Power System Research,Vol. 162, pp. 1089–1108, October 2015.
  • Geddada, H.M., J. Silva-Martinez, A.I. Karsilayan and D. Garrity, “Design Techniques to Improve Blocker Tolerance of Continuous-Time SDCs”, IEEE Transactions on VLSI, pp. 54-67, January 2015.
  • Gonzalez, E., R. Balog and L. Kish, “Resource Requirements and Speed versus Geometry of Unconditionally Secure Physical Key Exchanges”, Entropy, Vol. 17, pp. 2100-2024, 2015.
  • Jeon, H.-J., J. Silva-Martinez and S. Hoyos, “A Process-Variation-Resilient Current Mode Logic with Simultaneous Regulations for Time-constant, Voltage Swing, Level-shifting and DC gain by Using Time-Reference-Based Adaptive Biasing Chain”, IEEE Transactions on VLSI, pp. 198-201, January 2015.
  • Kotaka, T., Y. Tabuchi and P. Mukherjee, “Microstructural Analysis of Mass Transport Phenomena in Gas Diffusion Media for High Current Density Operation in PEM Fuel Cells”, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 820, pp. 231-239, 2015.
  • Kumar, N. and J.M. Seminario, “Recent Advancements in Detection and Disposal of Radionuclides using Graphene Oxide”,  Ann. Materials Sci. Eng., 2(1), 1018 (1-3), 2015.
  • Kumar, N. and J.M. Seminario, “Solvation of Actinide Salts in Water Using a Polarizable Continuum Model”, J. Phys. Chem., 119 (21), 12037-12046, 2015.
  • Ma, Y., Martinez de la Hoz, JMM Angarita, I. Berrio-Sanchez, L. Benitez, J. M. Seminario, S.-B. Son, S.-H. Lee, S.M. George and C.M. Ban, “Structure and Reactivity of Alucone-Coated Films on Si and LixSiy Surfaces”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7(22), pp. 11948-11955, 2015.
  • Martinez de la Hoz, J. M., F.A. Soto and B. P. Balbuena, “Effect of the Electrolyte Composition on SEI Reactions at Si Anodes of Li-ion Batteries”, J. Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 119, 7060-7068, 2015.
  • Mansouri M., M. Mohamed-Seghir, H. Nounou, M. Nounou, H. Abu-Rub, “Bayesian Methods for Time-Varying States and Parameters Estimation in Induction Machine”, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. 905-924, July 2015.
  • Park, C.-J., M. Onabajo, H.M. Geddada, A.I. Karsilayan and J. Silva-Martinez, “Current-Mode Adder-Quantizer for Broadband Low-Power Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulators”, IEEE Transactions on VLSI, Accepted, 2015.
  • Perez Beltran, S., G.E. Ramirez-Caballero and P.B. Balbuena, “First Principles Calculations of Lithiation of a Hydroxylated Surface of Amorphous Silicon Dioxide”, J. Phys. Chem. C., DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b02992, 2015.
  • Sohoulande Djebou, S., V. Singh and O. Frauenfeld, “Vegetation Response to Precipitation Across the Aridity Gradient of the Southwestern United States”, Journal of Arid Environments, Vol. 115, pp. 35-43, 2015.

2014

  • Aguilera-Segura, S. M. and J. M. Seminario, “Ab Initio Analysis of Silicon Nano-Clusters”, J. Phys. Chem., 118(2), 1397-1406, 2014. 
  • Benitez, L., D. Cristancho, J. M. Seminario, J. M. Martinez de la Hoz, and P. B. Balbuena, “Electron transfer through SEI layers formed on Si anodes of Li-ion batteries,” Electrochim. Acta, Vol. 140, pp. 250-257, 2014.
  • Bobadilla, A. D. and J. M. Seminario, “Argon-Beam Induced Defects on Silica-Supported Single Walled Carbon Nanotube”, J. Phys. Chem. C., 118(48), 28299-28307, 2014.
  • Burgos, J. C., and P. B. Balbuena, “Engineering Preferential Adsorption of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Functionalized ST-cut Surfaces of Quartz,” ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., Vol. 6, No. 15, pp. 12665-12673, 2014.
  • Carreon-Bautista, S., C. Erbay, A. Han and E. Sanchez-Sinencio, “Power Management System With Integrated Maximum Power Extraction Algorithm for Microbial Fuel Cells,” Energy Conversion, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. PP, No. 99, pp. 1-11.  2014.
  • Cubio, G., F. B. Alagao and S. C. Capareda, “Real-time Analysis of Engine Power, Thermal Efficiency and Emission Characteristics Using Refined and Trans-esterified Waste Vegetable Oil,” Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Journal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Vol. 136, 2014.
  • Dutta, P., A. Esmaeilian and M. Kezunovic, “Transmission-Line Fault Analysis Using Synchronized Sampling”, IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 942-950, 2014.
  • Escobedo, A.R.; E. Moreno-Centeno, and K.W. Hedman, “Topology Control for Load Shed Recovery”, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 908-916, 2014.
  • Garstang, M., R.E. Davis, K. Leggett, OW Frauenfeld, S. Greco, et al. (2014) “Response of African Elephants (Loxodonta africana) to Seasonal Changes in Rainfall.” PLoS ONE [Online] 9(10). Available: e108736. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108736.
  • Hsu, Y.-P., N. Abedini, N. Gautam, A. Sprintson, and S. Shakkottai. (2014) “Opportunities for Network Coding: To Wait or Not to Wait,” Networking, IEEE/ACM Transactions on, [Online] Vol. PP(99) pp. 1,1. Available: doi: 10.1109/TNET.2014.2347339
  • Larsson, A., J. Silva-Martinez, and E.G. Soenen, “A 360 fJ/conversion-step, 14-bit, 100 MS/s, 105 mW Digital Background Calibrated Pipelined ADC in 130-nm CMOS”, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, pp. 153-164, October 2014.
  • Leung, K., S. B. Rempe, M. E. Foster, Y. Ma, J. M. Martinez de la Hoz, Sai, N., P. B. Balbuena, “Modeling Electrochemical Decomposition of Fluoroethylene Carbonate on Silicon Anode Surfaces in Lithium Ion Batteries”, J. Electrochem. Soc., Vol. 161, A213-A221, 2014.
  • Liu, S., S. Mashayekh, D. Kundur, T. Zourntos, and K. Butler-Purry, (2014). “A Framework for Modeling Cyber-Physical Switching Attacks in Smart Grid”. IEEE. Available: https://repository.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/151977.
  • Ma, Y. and P.B. Balbuena, “DFT Study of Reduction Mechanisms of Ethylene Carbonate and Fluoroethylene Carbonate on Li+-absorbed Si Clusters”, J. Electrochem. Soc., Vol. 161, E1-E13, 2014.
  • Martin, K. E., G. Brunello, M. G. Adamiak, G. Antonova, M. Begovic, G. Benmouyal, H. Falk, V. Gharpure, A. Goldstein, Y. Hu, C. Huntley, T. Kase, M. Kezunovic, A. Kulshrestha, Y. Lu, R. Midence, J. Murphy, M. Patel, F. Rahmatian, V. Skendzic, B. Vandiver, and A. Zahid, “An Overview of the IEEE Standard C37.118.2—Synchrophasor Data Transfer for Power Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 1980-1984, 2014.
  • Martinez de la Hoz, J.M., and B. P. Balbuena, “Reduction Mechanisms of Additives on Si Anodes of Li-Ion Batteries”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Vol. 16, 17091-17098, 2014.
  • Matic-Cuka, B. and M. Kezunovic, “Islanding Detection for Inverter-based Distributed Generation using Support Vector Machine Method,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 5, 2014.
  • Mekaroonreung, M. and A.L. Johnson, “A Nonparametric Method to Estimate a Technical Change Effect on Marginal Abatement Costs of U.S. Coal Power Plants”, Energy Economics, Vol. 46, pp. 45-55, 2014.
  • Popovic, T.; M. Kezunovic, and B. Krstajic, (2014) “Implementation Requirments for Automated Fault Data Analytics in Power Systems”, Int. Trans. Elect. Energy Systems, [Online] Available: DOI: 10.1002/etep.1872
  • Rodriguez-Jeangros, N., and J. M. Seminario, “Density Functional Theory and Molecular Dynamics Study of the Uranyl Ion (UO2)2+”, J. Mol. Mod., 20, 2150, 1-12, 2014.
  • Salazar-Salinas, K., P. A. Baldera-Aguayo, J. J. Encomendero-Risco, M. Orihuela, P. Sheen, J. M. Seminario, and M. Zimic, “Metal-Ion Effects on the Polarization of Metal-Bound Water and Infrared Vibrational Modes of the Coordinated Metal Center of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Pyrazinamidase via Quantum Mechanical Calculations”, J. Phys. Chem., 118(34), 10065-10075, 2014.
  • Stephens, J, T. Peterson, and E. Wilson, “Socio-Political Evaluation of Energy Deployment (SPEED): A Framework Applied to Smart Grid”, UCLA Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 6, 2014. (Accepted)
  • Stoutenborough, J., R. Bromley-Trujillo, and A. Vedlitz, (2014) “Public Support for climate Change Policy: Consistency in the Influence of Values and Attitudes Over Time and Across Specific Policy Alternatives”, Review of Policy Research, [Online] Vol. 31, pp. 555-583. Available: DOI: 10.1111/ropr.12104.
  • Wang, H., J. Kin, A. Jayaraman, and A. Han, (2014) “Microfluidic geometric metering-based multi-reagent mixture generator for robust live cell screening array”, Biomedical Microdevices16 [Online] pp. 887-896. Available: doi: 10.1007/s10544-014-9893-x
  • Xiao, Y. and W.G. Peacock, “Do Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness Reduce Physical Damage to Businesses in Disasters: The Critical Role of Business Disaster Planning.” Natural Hazards Review, 2014.

2013

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