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In intelligent applications applied to power systems including power systems control, power system optimization leading to smart and efficient grid. 

Research Focus Areas

  • Power Engineering

Research Interests

  • Smart Grids
  • Intelligent Applications to Power Systems
  • Power System Control
  • Power System Optimization

Research Funding/Grants:

CAREER: Stochastic and Data Driven Approaches for Addressing Variabilities in Power Consumption and Generation of Smart Distribution System, Total award $400 K Role: Principal Investigator.

Grid Challenges for a Smart Transit System, National Science Foundation, Total award $322.5 K Role: Principal Investigator

Strategic Growth Area – Grid Technology Collaborative, National Energy Technology Laboratory and Regional University Alliance, $250K (WVU, Penn State, CMU, VT and PITT (Lead))

Time Series Analysis of High Penetration of Photovoltaic in AEP Distribution System, American Electric Power, Total award $10K Role: Principal Investigator

Developing Demand Response Algorithms for the Clean Energy Smart Grid, West Virginia University Research Corporation Program to Simulate Competitive Research, $25,000 Role: Investigator

Review and Validation of WindMil Distribution Power Flow, Milsoft Utilities Solutions, Principal Investigator, $160,000

 A Nationwide Consortium of Universities to Revitalize Electric Power Engineering Education by State-of-the-Art Laboratories - Department of Energy - (Lead – University of Minnesota), $25,000

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