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  1. Mark O’Malley, Leverhulme Professor, Power Systems at Imperial College London, “Global Power System Transformation Consortium Research and Collaboration Opportunities ” Thursday, February 23, 2023, 3:00pm-4:00pm CST, WEB 236C
  2. Dane Christensen, PhD, Group Manager, Cybersecurity and Simulation, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, “NREL’s Cyberphysical Systems Security and Resilience Research“, Friday, November 11, 2022, 9:30am-10:30am CST, CIR 1107
  3. Eric Meier, Power Systems Engineer and Modeler | Supervisor – Model Administration at ERCOT | EIT , “Electric Grid Planning and Operations with Large Flexible Loads
    Friday, November 11, 2022, 10:20am-11:30am CST, ETB 1020
  4. Curry Holden, Day-Ahead Marketing Supervisor, ERCOT, “Energy Economics and the ERCOT Day-Ahead Market“, Friday, October 7, 2022, 11:30 a.m. CDT, ETB 1020.
  5. Yuzhang Lin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, “Adaptive State Estimation and Cyber Attach Detection Under Unknown and Time-Varying Measurement Error Statistics“, Monday, July 25, 2022, 12:00-1: p.m. CDT, WEB 236C.
  6. C. Lindsay Anderson, Associate Professor and the Interim Director of the Cornell Energy Systems Institute at Cornell University, “A Multi-Objective Adaptive Policy Search Approach for Microgrid Energy Management”, Friday, April 1, 2022, 9:10 – 10:00 a.m. CDT, ETB 1020.
  7. Brian Johnson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at University of Washington, “Enabling Scalable and Sustainable Grids with Grid-forming Power Electronics”, Thursday, January 27, 2022 ,12:00 p.m CT, Zoom Meeting.
  8.  Panayiotis (Panos) Moutis, Ph.D., Special Faculty with the Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University, “Active Distribution Networks: Carbon-free, robust, self-controlled and profitable” , Friday, January 28, 2022,9:10 – 10:00 a.m CDT, ETB 1020.
  9. Michael Traynor, Ph.D., U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, “U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency Technical Reachback Overview “, Friday, November 19, 2021, 11:30 – 12:00 p.m CDT, ETB 1020.
  10. Iyke Idehen, Research engineer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, “Research Activities at the TAMU/CIR Control Room Lab”, Friday, November 12, 2021, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m CDT, ETB 1020.
  11. Brian Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Washington, “Future Power Systems with Grid-forming Power Electronics, Friday, October 29, 2021, 11:30 – 12:30 p.m CDT, ETB 1020.
  12. Arijit Banerjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Integrated Permanent-Magnet-Synchronous-Generator- Rectifier Architecture for Offshore Wind”, Friday, October 22, 2021,11:30am CDT, ETB 1020.
  13.  Kyri Baker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder, “Towards Reliable Hybrid Data-Driven and Physics-Based Optimal Power Flow, Friday, October 15, 2021, 11:30am, ETB 1020.
  14.  Farnaz Safdarian , Postdoctoral Researcher at Texas A&M University “ Additional Insights in Creating Large-Scale, High Quality Synthetic Grids“, Friday, October 1, 2021, 11:30am – 11:50am, ETB 1020.
  15. Soobae Kim, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Kyungpook National University, visiting scholar of ECE at Texas A&M University, ECEN Energy and Power Seminar: Impacts of renewable energy sources on power system stabilities: Theoretical reviews and Case studies with Korean power systems, Friday, September 24, 2021, ETB 1020.
  16. Christine Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of British Columbia, “Dynamic Distribution Factors“, Friday, March 06, 2020,9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  17. Vaibhav Donde, Ph.D., Associate Program Leader for Energy Infrastructure, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), “LLNL’s Power Grid Research under Cyber and Infrastructure Resilience Program“, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 10:00 a.m., WEB 236C.
  18. Narimani Mohammad Rasoul, Postdoc, Texas A&M University “Energy and Power Group Seminar: Strengthening qc relaxations of optimal power flow problems by exploiting various coordinate changes“, Friday, February 14, 2020, 9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  19. Baosen Zhang, Keith & Nancy Rattie Endowed Career Development Professor, University of Washington, “Optimal Control via Neural Networks: a Convex Approach”, Friday, January 24, 2020,9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  20. Kleber Melo e Silva, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil, “Time-Domain-Based Power System protection, from Theory to Real-World Applications“, Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  21. Agee Springer, Supervisor, ERCOT, “Leading solutions for Modern Grid Challenges“, Friday, November 15, 2019,9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  22. Younsu Kim, Graduate Student at Texas A&M. “Motor Protection in the Petroleum and Chemical Industry“, Friday, November 1, 2019,9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  23. Glen Patton, Project Manager, Black & Veatch, “Power System Substation Design and Safety Considerations“, Friday, October 19, 2019,9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  24. Komal Shetye, Associate Research Engineer at Texas A&M. “Geomagnetic Disturbances: What They Are, and What We Do“, Friday, September 27, 2019,9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  25. Scott Greene, Ph. D., University of Wisconsin, “Test Beds – Realistic but not Real”, Friday, September 20, 2019, 9:10 a.m., ETB 1020.
  26. Carleton Coffrin, Ph. D., Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, “Convex Relaxations for Severe Damage Analysis in AC Power Networks”, Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:10a.m., ETB 1020.
  27. Line Roald, Ph. D., Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Managing Uncertainty in Electric Power Systems using Chance Constrained Optimization and Statistical Learning”, Friday, April 19, 2019, 9:10a.m., ETB 1020.
  28. Deepak Divan, Ph. D., Professor, John E Pippin Chair and GRA Eminent Scholar Director, GT Center for Distributed Energy, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, “Power Electronics and Distributed Control for the Future Grid”, Friday, April 5, 2019, 11:30a.m., WEB 236C.
  29. Taesic Kim, Ph. D., Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, “Acoustic-Based Motion Tracking and its Applications”, Friday, March 22, 2019, 4:10 p.m., ETB 1037.
  30. Irfan Khan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Practice at Texas A&M University at Galveston, “Energy and Power Group Seminar: Novel Control Algorithms for Hierarchical Control of Power Systems”, Friday, February 15, 2019, 9:10 a.m., ETB 1020
  31. Patrick Chapman, Sr. Director , Enphase Energy, “Solar Power Electronics at the Module Level“, Friday, November 30, 2018, 1:30 p.m., WEB 324.
  32. Iqbal Husain, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow, ABB Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, “Power Distribution System Modernization with Solid State Transformer and Integrated Renewables“, Friday, November 16, 2018, 11:30 a.m., WEB 236C .
  33. Mark Rayner, Toshiba International Corporation Chief Technology Executive, “Energy and Power Group Seminar with Mark Rayner”, Monday, November 19, 2018, 3:00 p.m., ETB 1003
  34. Sudipta Dutta, Ph.D., Senior Engineer, GE Energy Consulting , “The Answer is Blowin’ in the Wind” – Technical Challenges and State-of-the-art Solutions to Large Scale Wind Power Integration, Monday, November 12, 2018, 3:00 p.m., ETB 1003 .
  35. Tracy Rolstad, Senior Power System Consultant, Avista Utilities, “Energy and Power Group Seminar: The 21st century grid: reliable, resilient, and under attack?”, Monday, October 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m., Emerging Technologies Building 1003 .
  36. Maja Harfman Todorovic, Ph.D., Principal Engineer,GE Global Research, “Applications of SiC MOSFETs – An Industry Perspective,” ZACH 304, 1:30 p.m. October 29th, 2018.
  37. Dr. Jin Wei-Kocsis, Technical fellow, General Motors, “Intelligent and Autonomous Cyber-Physical-Social Systems Paradigm for Securing Electrical Power Systems,” Monday, October 22, 2018, 3:00 p.m.-4:00p.m., ETB 1003
  38. Khwaja M. Rahman, Ph.D., Technical fellow, General Motors, “Types of Electrified Vehicles and Selection of Electric Motors for Such Vehicles,” Monday, October 01, 2018, 3:00 p.m.-4:00p.m., ETB 1003
  39. Maryam Kazerooni, Power Associate, Citadel LCC, “An overview of Energy Trading in US Power Market with Focus on PJM Interconnection,” Monday, September 24, 2018, 3:00 p.m.-4:00p.m., ETB 1003
  40. Natarajan Gautam, Ph.D., Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, TAMU, “Managing Power in Micro Grids with Renewable Sources and Storage,” Monday, April 30, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1035.
  41. Nikolaos Gatsis, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, “High Speed Megawatt Class Motor and High Frequemcy Variable Speed Drive System”, Monday April 16, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1035.
  42. Manish Verma, Senior Application Engineer, TMEIC, Todd O’Neal; Technical Sales Manager, TMEIC, “High Power Medium Voltage Variable Frequency Motor Drives”, Monday March 26, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., ETB 1035.
  43. Jenn Gannon, GMD, PhD., Division at Computational Physics, Inc., “Geohazards and GICs : How can space weather and the Earth’s geology affect the power grid?”, Monday March 19, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., ETB 1035.
  44. Hala N. Ballouz, P.E., President- Electric Power Engineers, Inc., “Advanced Power System Analytics Induced by Smart Technology – Software Tools and Consulting Services Evolution”, Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., ETB 1035.
  45. Daniel K. Molzahn, Ph.D., Computational Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory, Energy Systems Division, “Recent Research in Power System Optimization: Approximation Error Quantification, Feasible Space Computation, and Convex Relaxations”, Monday, February 26, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  46. Paulo Guedes-Pinto, Director, Design Center and R&D – TECO-Westinghouse , “High Speed Megawatt Class Motor and High Frequency Variable Speed Drive System”, Monday, February 19, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1035.
  47. Alison Silverstein, North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI), “A Holistic View of Grid Reliability, Resilience, Synchrophasors and Technology”, Monday, December 4, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  48. Hao Zhu, Ph.D, University of Texas at Austin, “Data-Driven Estimation of Frequency Response from Ambient Synchrophasor Measurements”, Thursday, November 30, 2017, 1:00-2:00 p.m., ETB 236C.
  49. Ye Guo, Ph.D, Cornell University, “On Interchange Scheduling in Multi-area Power Systems”, Monday, November 20, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  50. Na Li, Ph.D., Harvard University, “Distributed Energy management with Limited Communication”, Monday, November 13, 2017. 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  51. Benjamin Stirling, Operations Technology Analyst at Luminant, “Consequences Of Failure: Adventure In The World Of Industrial Control Systems”, Monday, November 6, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  52. Changhong Zhao, Ph.D., National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, “Distributed Real-Time Control and Convex Optimization in Power Systems“, Monday, October 30, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  53. Matt Davis, Ph.D., Powerworld Corporation, “RAS and Advance Contingency Modeling in PowerWorld“, Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003
  54. Kiruba Haran, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Associate Director of the Grainger Center for Electric Machinery and Electromechanics University of Illinois, “Electric Propulsion For Commercial Transport Aircraft”, Monday, October 16, 2017. 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003
  55. Bowen Hua, Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, “Reducing Uplift Payments in Electricity Markets”, Monday, October 9, 2017. 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  56. Tom Overbye, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M, “The Impact of Corona Mass Ejections on the High Voltage Electric Grid”, Monday, October 2, 2017. 11:30 a.m., MIST M102.
  57. Adam B. Birchfield, Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M, “Power Flow Convergence And Reactive Power Planning In Large Synthetic Grids”, Monday, October 2, 2017. 3:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m., ETB 1003.
  58. Ikponmwosa Idehen, Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M, “An Integrated Environment For The Study Of PMU Data Errors”, Monday, October 2, 2017. 3:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  59. Joydeep Mitra, Ph.D., Michigan State University, “Use of Energy Storage for Reliability Improvement of Renewable Generation”, Thursday, September 21, 2017. 1:00 p.m.-2:00p.m., WERC 236C.
  60. Xhaojian Wang, Ph.D. Candidate, Tsinghua University, “EPPEI Seminar: Distributed Frequency Control with Operational Constraints”, Monday, September 11th, 2017. 3:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  61. Hongbin Sun, Tsinghua University, “Transmission-Distribution Coordinated Energy Management with Its Distributed Methods“, Monday, July 24, 2017. 10:00-11:30am, WEB 236C.
  62. Qinglai Guo, Tsinghua University, “A Combined Analysis Method for EMSs Considering Cyber-Physical Interactions“, Monday, July 24, 2017. 10:00-11:30am, WEB 236C.
  63. Wenchuan Wu, Tsinghua University, “Fully Distributed and Autonomous Control for Active Distribution Networks“, Monday, July 24, 2017. 10:00-11:30am, WEB 236C.
  64. Liugi Vanfretti, Professor, Stockholm, “Equation-Based Physical Modeling of Electrical Power Systems using OpenIPSL and OpenModelica“, Thursday, April 20, 2017. 11:00am-12:00pm, WEB 324.
  65. Ram Rajagopal, Ph.D., Stanford University, “Data-Driven Learning In Power Distribution Networks”, Monday, April 17, 2017. 3:30-4:30 p.m., WEB 236C.
  66. Meng Wang, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), “High-Dimensional Data Analytics of PMU Measurements by Exploiting Low-Dimensional Models”, Monday, April 17, 2017. 2:00-3:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  67. Hsiao Dong Chiang, Ph.D., Cornell University, “Toward Online Optimal Power Flow solutions: Theory and Applications”, Friday, February 17, 2017. 1:50-2:45 p.m., Civil Engineering Building 203.
  68. Maryam Kazerooni, Ph.D., Texas A&M, “Enhanced Power System Resiliency to High-Impact, Low-Frequency Events”, Friday, February 10, 2017. 1:50-2:40 p.m., CVE 203.
  69. Jorge Ramos-Ruiz, Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M, “Lecture Series: Dynamic Modeling Of Grid Connected Power Electronics, Lecture 3”, Monday December 19, 2016. 12:00-2:00 p.m., Fishbowl WEB.
  70. V. Seshadri Sravan Kumar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. “Lecture Series: Dynamic Modeling of Grid Connected Electrical Machines, Lecture 2”, Monday, December 12, 2016. 12:00 p.m., Fishbowl WEB.
  71. Jay Giri, Ph.D., Director – Power Systems Technology and Strategic Initiatives, GE Grid Solutions, Redmond, Washington. “Managing Uncertainties of the Future Grid, Or “Keeping the Lights on – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow!”, Monday, November 14, 2016. 11:00am-12:00pm., WEB 236C
  72. Wei Zhan, Ph.D., Engineer Technology & Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M, “Coordinate Transformation and Feedback for Linearization of Affine Nonlinear Systems“, Wednesday, September 28, 2016. 3:00-4:00 p.m., WEB 236C
  73. Guru Pai, Ph.D., Power Systems Engineer, GE Grid Solutions, “Digital Technologies for Improved Situation Awareness in Energy Management Systems”, Wednesday, September 21, 2016. 3:00-4:00 p.m., WEB 236C
  74. Katherine Davis, Ph.D., Research Scientist, University of Illinois, “Power Systems Monitoring and Control in a Cyber-Adversarial Environment“, Thursday, September 1st, 2016, 2:30 p.m., WEB 236C.
  75. Mauro Augusto Rosa, Ph.D., Professor, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, “Evaluation of Power Quality Indices using Probabilistic Techniques“, Wednesday, August 23th, 2016, 3:00- 4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  76. Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapti, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station “Basics of Power System Operations- Part 4“, Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, 2:00- 3:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  77. Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station “Basics of Power System Operations- Part 3“, Friday, May 27th, 2016, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  78. Ryan Quint, Ph.D., P.E., North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), “Analytic Capabilities at NERC – Modeling and System Analysis Initiatives“, Friday, May 6th, 2016, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., ETB 3002.
  79. Mark Patterson, Ph.D., Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), “Demand Response Programs in ERCOT”, Monday, May 2nd, 2016, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  80. Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, “Basics of Power System Operations – Part 2: Distribution Automation Systems”, Wednesday, April 27th, 2016, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  81. Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station “Basics of Power System Operations – Part 1: Energy Management Systems”, Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  82. Yonggang Li, Ph.D. (Independent Market Monitor of the Texas Electricity Market) “Electricity Market Design, Operations and Monitoring: Past, Present and Future”, Wednesday March 30, 2016, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, WEB 236C.
  83. Minjie Chen, Ph.D., MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics, “Next Generation Power Electronics for Important Applications“, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  84. V. Seshadri Sravan Kumar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, “Modeling and Analysis of Grid Connected Variable Speed Wind Generators“, Wednesday, February 17th, 2016, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Fishbowl (Tele-Seminar) 
  85. Sicun Gao, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher at MIT CSAIL, “Algorithmic Engines for Control System Design“, WEB 236C, 10:30am-11:30am, December 4, 2015
  86. Lalitha Sankar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, “Consequences of Unobservable Cyber and Cyber-Physical False Data Injection Attacks on the Electric Power System“, WEB 333, 3:00-4:00pm, December 2, 2015
  87. Yue M. Lu, Ph.D., John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, “A Look to Past and Current Design Techniques”, Thursday, November 19 2015, 10:00 am, 236C WEB
  88. Christopher Weldy, Engineer, Oncor Electric Delivery, “Transmission Planning in Remote Areas”, WEB 236C, 4:00-5:00pm, October 29, 2015,
  89. Peng Xiong, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, ECE, Texas A&M University, “Distributionally Robust Optimization Framework for Modeling Power Systems Under Uncertainty”, WEB 236C, 4:00-5:00pm, October 19, 2015,
  90. Albert C. B. Melo, Ph.D., Director-General of CEPEL, Brazilian Electric Energy Research Center, “CEPEL’s Chain of Optimization Models as a Supporting Tool for the Decision Making in the Brazilian Regulatory Framework”, WEB 236C, 11:00-12:00pm, September 28, 2015,
  91. Madhur Behl, University of Pennsylvania, “Data-Driven Modeling, Control and Tools for Cyber-Physical Energy Systems”, WEB 236C, 2:30-3:30 p.m., September 23rd, 2015,
  92. Dejan Sobajic, Ph.D., Grid Consulting LLC, San Jose, CA, “NYISO: Current Trends and Opportunities”, WEB 236C, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m., August 27th, 2015.
  93. Qinglai Guo,Ph.D., Tsignhua University in China, “Hierarchical Automatic Voltage Control for Integration of Large-scale Wind Power”, WEB 236C, 11:00am, August 3rd, 2015,
  94. Suresh Chandra Srivastav, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, “Synchrophasor Initiatives in India, and Development of Wide Area Damping Controller and Supervisory Protection Scheme”, WEB 236C, 3:00pm, June 10th, 2015,
  95. Carmen Lucia Tancredo Borges, Ph.D., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, “Reliability Simulation Model Incorporating Renewable Energy Sources“, WEB 236C, 3:00pm, May 28th, 2015,
  96. Paul A. Thomas, Oncor Electric Delivery, “Power Quality Study on a Distribution Circuit: A Case Study“, WEB 236C, 3:00pm, April 29th, 2015,
  97. Glauco N. Taranto, Ph.D., COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil, “Prospective Applications of Synchrophasors in Voltage Security and Out-of-Step Protection“, WEB 236C, 4:00pm, April 23rd, 2015,
  98. Yang Weng, Ph.D., Stanford University, “Data Analytics for Power Systems: Embedding Physical Laws and System Pattern into Learning“, April 22nd, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  99. Emiliano Dall’Anese, Ph.D., National Renewable Energy Laboratory, “Bridging the Gap Between Real-time Control and Optimization in Distribution Systems“, April 22nd, 2015, 10:00am, WEB 236C.
  100. Alan Meier, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, “How to Write an Irresistible Abstract“,  April 21st, 2015,  10:00am, WEB 236C.
  101. Alan Meier, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, “Soon There Will be an Internet-Connected Thermostat in Your Life“, April 20th, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  102. James “Bob” Biard, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, “Early Days at TI“,  April 16th, 2015, 4:00-5:00pm, WEB 236C.
  103. Le Xie, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, “Closing the Loop around Data for Low-Carbon Power Systems”, April 2nd, 2015, 3:55pm, ,ETB 1003,
  104. A.J. Han Vinck, Ph.D., University of Duisburg-Essen, “General Thoughts About Power Line Communications”,   March 27th, 2015, 10:00am, WEB 236C.
  105. Baoming Ge, Ph.D., TEES Research Engineering, TAMU, “Single-phase Quasi-Z Source Inverter Module for Cascade Multilevel Inverter“, March 9th, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m.,  ETB 1037.
  106. WanZhan Song, Ph.D., Georgia State University, “Real-time In-situ Seismic Imaging with Sensor Networks“, March 4th, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  107. Benjamin K. Stallwitz , Zachry Engineering Corporation, “Practical Look at Design Processes and Applications“, March 2nd, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m., WEB 236C.
  108. Pradeep S. Shenoy , Texas Instruments, “A Guide to Reducing Energy Consumption in Data Centers”, February 25th, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1003.
  109. Milos Cvetkovic, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering Department, MIT, “Cooperative Control for Transient Stabilization Using Power-Electronics“, February 23rd, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m.,  ETB 1003,
  110. John D. McDonald, GE Digital Energy, “Smart Grid: Concepts, Solutions, Standards, Recent Deployments and Lessons Learned,”  Nov. 18, 2014, 11am, ETB 3002.
  111. Paul A. Thomas, Oncor Electric Delivery, LLC, “Power Quality Disturbances on the Distribution System Due to Power Electronics and PV Penetration: Two Case Studies“, 3:15pm, Nov. 12nd, 2014, ETB 1037.
  112. Daniel Kirschen, Ph.D., University of Washington, “Energy Positioning: Control and Economics”, Nov. 7th, 2014,  2pm, ZACH 213C.
  113. Bill Meehan and Brian J. Baldwin, Environmental Systems Research Institute, ESRI, “What’s New In Utility Geographic Information Systems (GIS)”, Oct. 20th, 2014, 3:15 p.m.,  ETB 1037.
  114. Shuai Lu, Ph.D., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, “Duke Energy Carolinas PV Integration Study”,  3:15 p.m., Sep. 3rd, 2014 ETB 1037.
  115. Qing Xia, Ph.D., EE, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, “A New Strategy of Combinatorial Optimization for Power System Operations and Its Application“, Aug. 4th, 2014, , 10:30, ETB 3002.
  116. Kader S. Gacem, Blanchard & Associates, “Patent Law Primer for Researchers and Engineers,” Feb. 21st, 2014, 2:00-3:00 p.m., ETB 1034.
  117. João Barros, Ph.D., CEO of Veniam’Works, Associate Professor at Universidade do Porto, “How to build an ecosystem for future city innovation: the case of Porto, Portugal“, Feb. 10th, 2014, 9:30 am – 10:30 am, 213C Zachry.
  118. David A. Costello, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc, “An Open-Circuited CT Misoperation and Investigation “, Feb. 5th, 2014.
  119. Daniel Molzahn, Ph.D., Dow Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, “Application of Semidefinite Optimization Techniques to the Optimal Power Flow Problem“, Jan. 20th, 2014.
  120. Miroslav Begovic, Ph.D., Professor, Chair, Electric Energy Research Group, Georgia Institute of Technology; President-Elect, IEEE Power & Energy Society, “The Challenge of Modern Power and Energy Education: Role of Universities and Professional Associations“, Oct. 28, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  121. Wei-Jen Lee, Ph.D., Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, Director of Energy Systems Research Center, “Integration of Wind Generation into Smart Grid“, Oct. 23, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  122. Lei Huang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Prairie View A&M University, “Image Processing Cloud Infrastructure“, Oct. 16, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  123. Xu Luo, Ph.D., Southern California Edison, “Power Market Operations: From ISO to Market Participant“, Oct. 7, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  124. Andreas Gerstlauer,Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, “Energy-Efficient System Design“, Sep. 6, 2013,  3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1034.
  125. Andy Xu Sun, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, “Robust Optimization and Applications to Electric Energy Systems“, Mar. 01, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  126. L. Peter Lobo,  STMicroelectronics, “Enabling Semiconductor Solutions for Smart Grid”, Feb. 20, 2013.
  127. Jevier Fuentes (NRG Energy) “Solar in Texas: Current Landscape and Challenges Ahead“, Feb. 13, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  128. Joe Chow, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, “Applications of Synchrophasor Data to Power System State Estimation and Control“, Feb. 06, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  129. Brian MacCleery, National Instruments, “An Improved Methodology for Model Based Design – New Co-Simulation Tools Create a Bi-Directional Design Flow for Simulation and Deployment of FPGA-Based Power Electronics Control Systems“, Jan. 30, 2013,3:00-4:00 p.m., ETB 1037.
  130. Daniel Viassolo and Bogdan Wiecek (Halliburton) “Control of Battery Storage for a Wind Farm“, Nov. 28, 2012, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Zachry 203.
  131. Scott Gregory Minos, U.S. Department of Energy, “Smart Grid: Changing the Paradigm to Address Challenges of Electrical Power Delivery“, Nov. 14, 2012, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Zachry 203.
  132. Kevin Ding, Ph.D., CenterPoint Energy, “CenterPoint Energy Control Center Applications and Development“, Nov. 12, 2012, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Zachry 203 .
  133. Masoud Hajiaghajani, Ph.D., Mike Alford (Chevron Energy Technology Company) “Applications of Electrical Power Engineering in the Oil and Gas Industry”, Apr. 11, 2012.
  134. Mo Jamshidi, Ph.D., The University of Texas at San Antonio, “Cyber-Physical Systems – Principles and Applications to Sustainable Energy “, Mar. 28, 2012.
  135. Dan Ionel, Ph.D., Chief Scientist Vestas Wind Turbines R&D, Adjunct Professor, Marquette University, “Wind Turbine Technology and a 100% Renewable Energy Society”, Mar. 21, 2012.
  136. Stan Atcitty, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratory, “DOE Energy Storage Power Electronic Program,” Feb. 2, 2012.
  137. Misha Chertkov,  “Optimization and Control Theory for Smart (Power) Grids”, Nov. 22, 2010.
  138. Jian Chen, Ph.D., ERCOT, “State Estimation in ERCOT”, Nov. 17, 2010.
  139. Mehrdad Ehsani, Ph.D., Texas A & M University, “Sustaniable Energy Engineering”, Nov. 3, 2010
  140. Ali Davoudi, Ph.D., University of Texas- Arlington,”Accurate and Fast Modeling and Simulation Frameworks for Power Electronics”, Oct. 27, 2010.