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Smart Grid Workshop, TAMU, April 28, 2016

Theme: Smart Grids Big Data

BigData_illustration_v4The Smart Grid Workshop focusing on “Smart Grids Big Data” was held at the Memorial Student Center of Texas A&M University on April 28th, 2016.

Big data in smart electric grids comes from many domains associated with power system operation (generation, transmission and distribution, customers, services and markets), as well as other seemingly unrelated yet actually synergistically intertwined domains such as other energy commodity markets (gas and oil), environment and weather. The significance of this type of data is in the diversity of its sources, growth rate, and spatiotemporal characteristics.

The 4th annual workshop of the Smart Grid Center, will include invited talks, panels and focus group discussions, as well as student poster session. There will be ample opportunities to interact with faculty and students from number of universities, as well as with professionals representing industry, government/national labs, and several other organizations interested in the topic. Join us! The registration includes workshop participation, refreshments, post-workshop reception and student poster displays. Registration deadline is April 21st, 2016. After this deadline, the registration fees remain the same, but registration includes only workshop participation, with no lunch or post-workshop reception due to the catering arrangement deadlines.

Goals and Objectives

For discussions on new directions in researching big data in smart grids, this workshop will provide invited speeches, panel and focus group discussions, and a student poster session.

The focus groups will be as follows:

  • Big Data Sources and Properties in Smart Grids
  • Big Data Analytics and Technology for Smart Grids
  • Solving the T&D Challenges with Big Data
  • Solving the Customer Challenges with Big Data


The program including links to slides can be viewed here.


News published on the workshop can be viewed here.

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Thanks to the Workshop Sponsors:


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