Speakers: Dr. B. Don Russell, Mr. Carl Benner, Jeffrey Wischkaemper, and Karthick Manivannan (Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, TAMU) Abstract: Electric power distribution circuits are rigorously built to require little maintenance or inspection. Yet failures do occur leading to outages and …

Webinar on 3/31/2021: Improving the Reliability and Health of Distribution Circuits Using Real-Time Diagnostics and Incipient Failure Detection Preventing Outages, Fire Ignition and Safety Hazards Read more »

This webinar was presented by Dr. Thomas Overbye, Texas A&M University. Abstract: Except for a brief time around 1970, the North American Eastern and Western grids have operated asynchronously from each other, with power transfers only possible through a few …

Webinar on 2/24/2021: Assessment of an AC Interconnection of the North American Eastern and Western Electric Grids Read more »

The 53rd North American Power Symposium will be held at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, from November, 14—16, 2021. NAPS, a student-centric conference, has been bringing together students, faculty, and researchers in the power and energy systems area since …

The 53rd North American Power Symposium (NAPS 2021) – November 14-16, 2021 Read more »

The course is designed to provide state-of-the-art introduction of data science and machine learning that is tailored for power engineering applications. The electricity industry is transforming itself from a hierarchical, passive, and sparsely-sensed engineering system into a flat, active, and …

Online Video Short Course Titled Data Science and Machine Learning for Modern Power Systems Read more »

In this talk, the speaker, Dr. Kate Davis, will present a briefing on our Cyber-Physical Resilient Energy Systems (CYPRES) project funded by the US Department of Energy Cyber Security for Energy Delivery Systems (DOE-CEDS) program.  The vision of CYPRES is …

Webinar on 1/14/2021: Cyber-Physical Resilient Energy Systems: A Secure Foundation for Next-Generation Energy Management Read more »

The large grid of high-voltage transmission lines and transformers that forms part of a bulk electric power delivery system can be characterized by a number of metrics from graph theory, network science, computational geometry, and engineering analysis. Example metrics include …

Webinar on 12/09/2020: Techniques for Designing Large Transmission Networks in Synthetic Electric Grids Read more »

Geomagnetic disturbances (GMDs) caused by solar coronal mass ejections can induce quasi-dc currents in the ac power grid, potentially leading to harmonics, transformer heating, and increased reactive power losses in the system. Voltage collapse has been recognized as the key …

Webinar on 10/28/2020: Recent Developments in Geomagnetic Disturbance Analysis and the Texas A&M Magnetometer Network Read more »

The power grid is a vast and interconnected cyber-physical system for delivering electricity. Treating the grid as a cyber-physical system requires new perspectives, including analysis techniques as well as operating procedures. Attacks on the grid could detrimentally affect public health …

Webinar on 9/23/2020: Enabling Power System Cyber-Physical Resilience Read more »

Worldwide consumption of electricity is expected to nearly double over the next two-and-a-half decades. International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that meeting this demand for power will require over 5,000 GW of new electricity generating capacity (including replacement capacity) at a …

Webinar on 8/26/2020: Impact of Distributed Energy Resources on Distribution and Transmission Systems Read more »

The topic of Big Data and associated analytics is relatively new (last 15 years). It became prominent as huge amounts of data became available through space exploration, weather forecasting and medical biogenetic investigations. Social media and outlets such as Google, …

Webinar on 7/29/2020: The Big Data Analytics: An Incremental Improvement or a Transformational Change Read more »