M.A. Pai Symposium

SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF PROF. EMERITUS M.A. PAI

Thursday, October 15, 2015

 Coordinated Science Lab and Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

Professor Emeritus M.A. Pai

Professor Emeritus M.A. Pai

AGENDA

800 – 8:30   Coffee and Continental Breakfast {B02 CSL}
8:30 – 8:45   Welcome: ECE Department Head William Sanders
8:45 – 10:15   Session 1:  Mark Laufenberg – Dynamic Sensitivity Functions and Profossor Pai, Jennifer Sterling – Regulatory Impacts on Research Topics, Pete Sauer – Thirty-five Year’s of Pai and Still Hungry for More
10:15 – 10:30   Break
10:30 – 12:00   Session 2:    Ian Hiskens Inverse Problems: Perspectives, Analysis and Insights (PAl), Hisham Othman – Customer Assets — A New Era in the Electricity Industry, David Hill – From MA. Pai to Power Network Science — Reflections on the Stability of Power Systems
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch {3002 ECE Building}
1:00 – 2:45   Session 3:   Bernie Lesieutre Finding All the Power Flow Solutions, Marija llic Numerical Methods for Simulating Electric Power Systems Revisited: Physics-based Rigor vs. Data-driven Learning, Anjan Bose – The Evolution of Control for the Power Grid
2:45 – 3:00   Break 
3:00 – 4:00   Session 4:   Tony Nguyen – Evaluation of Production Cost Savings from Consolidation of Balancing Authorities in the W’ECC Under High Wind and Solar Penetration, Kash Khorasani – Cooperative Control and Fault Diagnosis of Networked Autonomous Unmanned Systems
4:00 – 4:30   M.A. Pai: From Lyapunov to Krylov – My Research Journey
4:30 – 5:30   ECE Building Tour
5:30 – 6:00   Reception {3002 ECE Building}
6:00   Dinner: Vijay Vittal presenting Hybrid Simulation of Electromagnetic and Electromechanical Transients

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Note: All technical sessions (and the continental breakfast) will be held in B02 Coordinated Science Lab. The lunch, reception, and dinner will be in room 3002 ECEB