Electric Power Grids, Microgrids

Meet the experts

Rui Boi

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Computation, optimization and economics in power system operation and planning, high performance computing and its application in power systems, electricity market simulation, evaluation and design

Mariesa Crow

F. Finley Distinguished Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Computer-aided analysis of power systems dynamics and security analysis, voltage stability, computational algorithms for analyzing stressed, non-linear, non-continuous systems, power-electronic applications in bulk power systems (FACTS)and parameter estimation

Mehdi Ferdowsi

Professor and Associate Chair for EE Undergraduate Studies
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Modeling, analysis, design, and control of power electronic converters, integrated power converters and their industrial applications, digital control of power electronic converters and motor drives, adjustable speed drives, brushless DC (BLDC) and switched reluctance motor (SRM) drives, automotive/aerospace power electronics and motor drives, electric and hybrid electric vehicles, uninterruptible power supplies and active filters, design and control of power factor correctors, analysis and design of resonant converters and inverters

Jonathan Kimball

Dean's Scholar and Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Energy harvesting, switched-capacitor converters, microgrids, digital and nonlinear control methods for power converters

Bruce McMillin

Associate Dean for College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) and Professor
Computer Science

Research Interests

Cyber-physical security,  distributed systems, formal methods in software engineering

Pourya Shamsi

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Smart grids, stability assesment in micro-grids, energy management, switching power converters, VHF/UHF dc-dc converters