M.A. Pai Symposium


Thursday, October 15, 2015

 Coordinated Science Lab and Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

Professor Emeritus M.A. Pai

Professor Emeritus M.A. Pai


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