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2020 IEEE PES Best Paper Award

A collaborative paper by T. Huang, H. Sun, K. Kim, D. Nikovski, and L. Xie, “A Holistic Framework for Parameter Coordination of Interconnected Microgrids against Disasters” was announced as one of the Best Conference Paper for 2020 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (GM 2020) Affiliation of Authors: Tong Huang, Doctoral Graduate Student, Graduate Teaching Fellow

Prasad Enjeti – William Keeler Memorial Award

The 2020 Texas A&M Engineering William Keeler Memorial Award for Service was received by Prasad Enjeti, Ph.D., TI Professor III in Analog Electronics at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The award was endowed by Atlantic Richfield (ARCO) in memoriam of the late company president William Keeler, Mechanical Engineering Class of ’49. Mr. Keeler

2020 Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Yu Ding, SGC collaborator, and professor at Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, was awarded for research the 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award. Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students honored 24 outstanding members of the university’s faculty and staff with 2020 Distinguished Achievement Awards. The university-level Distinguished Achievement Awards were first presented in 1955 and have since

TAMU Site PI for NSF Institute for Data-Intensive Research – Le Xie

  Dr. Le Xie (TEES SGC Collaborator; Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Assistant Director, Texas A&M Energy Institute) became the site principal investigator (PI) at Texas A&M for the Institute for Data-Intensive Research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and lead by Lalitha Sankar (Associate Professor, Dept. Electrical, Computer, and Energy

New SGC Faculty Collaborator: Irfan Ahmad Khan

Irfan Ahmad Khan, Ph.D. (Instructional Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Engineering Technology, TAMU-Galveston, in joint appointment with Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, TAMU) has joined the TEES Smart Grid Center (SGC) as collaborating faculty. His research interests are the following: Power Generation, Power System Analysis, Power Systems Simulation, Renewable Energy Technologies, MATLAB Simulation

New SGC Faculty Collaborator: S. Camille Peres

S. Camille Peres, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health; Assistant Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering, courtesy appointment) has joined the TEES Smart Grid Center (SGC) as collaborating faculty. Her research interests are the following: Ergonomic impact of software design Auditory design display Fatigue assessment and mitigation for workers in high-risk industrial settings

TPEC is Next Week!

The upcoming Texas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC) is going to be held at the Memorial Student Center in Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas on  February 6-7, 2020. The schedule of technical sessions is posted here. The pre-conference reception is going to be held at the Bush Presidential Library on the afternoon of February 5, 2020. More information

New Members Joined the Advisory Board of TEES Smart Grid Center

New members joined the Advisory Board of TEES Smart Grid Center. Their terms are starting in January 2020. Ms. Jennifer Curran Vice President, System Planning Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO)     Dr. Danielle Merfeld Vice President and Chief Technology Officer General Electric (GE) Renewable Energy   Mr. Khalil Shalabi Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

TAMU Students Won Best Paper Awards at IEEE Sustainable Power & Energy Conference in China

Current and former students supervised by Dr. Le Xie, Professor at Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering won the awards at the IEEE Sustainable Power & Energy Conference in Beijing, China, on November 21-23, 2019. The following papers were awarded: Chao Yan, Xinbo Geng, Le Xie, and Zhaohong Bie: “A Scenario-based Storage Planning Framework with

Workshop – Safe and Reliable Electrical Distribution Systems for Qatar

To showcase proven technologies and to stimulate technology transfer and engagement with industry, Dr. Robert Balog (Associate Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at TAMU and TAMU-Qatar; Director of REAPER Lab) chaired the inaugural workshop on “Safe & Reliable Electrical Distribution Systems for Qatar” held in Doha, Qatar, on December 1-2, 2019.