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Call for Papers – NAPS 2021

NAPS 2021 is currently accepting paper submissions.

The IEEE Power and Energy Society and the Texas A&M University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are pleased to invite the submission of full-length papers (IEEE conference format, 6-page limit) to the 53rd annual North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2021). NAPS is a student-centered conference that has been held regularly since 1969. This conference provides students, faculty, industry, and other researchers opportunities to present and discuss new research ideas and trends in the area of power and energy engineering.

Technical Submission

Original research papers with high technical and presentation quality are sought in all areas of electric power and energy engineering, including but not limited to:

  • Power system monitoring and control, electricity markets
  • Electric grid planning and resilience
  • Integration of renewables and microgrid optimization
  • Smart electric grid technologies
  • Big data analytics and demand response
  • Cyber and physical security
  • Power electronics modeling, simulation, and control
  • Electric machines and drives
  • Undergraduate research and power systems education

Conference Date and Location

The symposium will be held Nov. 14-16, 2021 on the campus of Texas A&M University. The conference is currently scheduled to be held in-person. The organizing committee is monitoring state and university guidelines associated with COVID-19 and will inform participants if plans change.

Student Program

Graduate and undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to submit research papers to this conference. A student housing support program is planned—students should indicate their interest in receiving housing support when they apply. There will be best student paper awards for outstanding student research presentations.

Important Dates

June 18, 2021 – Paper submission portal opens

August 15, 2021 – Full paper submissions due

September 24, 2021 – Notification of acceptance

October 8, 2021 – Final manuscript version submission due

November 14-16, 2021 – NAPS 2021 conference dates

Conference Website


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The flyer may be downloaded here.