Presentations from GRAPES Meeting – May 23-25, 2016

Below is the agenda for Tuesday with links to each presentation in the agenda.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016, Inn at USC
7:30 AM 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM 8:15 AM Introductions/Welcome Alan Mantooth
Roger Dougal
8:15 AM 8:45 AM Center Status Alan Mantooth
Roger Dougal
8:45 AM 8:55 AM Operations Update T.A. Walton
Karin Alvarado
8:55 AM 9:25 AM GRAPES International Alan Mantooth
June Shin
9:25 AM 9:30 AM Smith Introduction Mike Smith
9:30 AM 9:45 AM IAB Member Presentation Southern Company
9:45 AM 10:00 AM University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee – Update Alan Mantooth
Adel Nasiri
Robert Cuzner
10:00 AM 10:15 AM Picture on front steps
10:15 AM 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM 10:45 AM NSF Presentation Debasis Majumdar
10:45 AM 10:55 AM LIFE Form (Project Evaluation) Connection Don Davis
10:55 AM 11:35 AM Technology and Project Roadmaps
10:55 AM 11:05 AM Roadmap Template Overview T.A. Walton
11:05 AM 11:20 AM Power Systems and Applications Herbert Ginn
11:20 AM 11:35 AM Power Technologies Enrico Santi
11:35 AM 12:00 PM NSF I/UCRC Cluster on High-Efficiency Hybrid AC/DC Power Delivery and Conversion Systems for Data Centers Juan Balda
Alan Mantooth
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM 2:00 PM New Project Proposals
1:00 PM 1:20 PM 16-07-Quantifying the Impact of FACTS Devices on Power Grid Reliability with Cybersecurity Considerations Lingfeng Wang
1:20 PM 1:40 PM 16-08-Model-Predictive Autonomous Control Concept and Architecture for Microgrids Adel Nasiri
1:40 PM 2:00 PM 16-09-SiC-based Distribution Static Compensators Juan Balda
Alan Mantooth
2:00 PM 2:10 PM Project Updates: Power Technologies Enrico Santi
2:10 PM 2:50 PM Project 1-4 Posters
GR-15-01 Optimization and Reliability Assessment of Power Electronic Modules Simon Ang
Atana Dutta
Sayan Seal
GR-15-03 Mobile Power Substation Juan Balda
Thouhidul Islam
GR-15-05 PMU Role in Evaluating PV Generation Impact on Transmission Grid Andrea Benigni
Roy McCann
NSF-15-06 Physics-Based Compact Modeling of GaN Devices for Advanced Power Electronics Alan Mantooth
Ram Kotecha
2:50 PM 3:05 PM Break
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Project Updates: Power Technologies & Power Systems and Applications Herbert Ginn
3:15 PM 3:55 PM Project 5-9 Posters
GR-16-02 High Step-Up/Down Resonant SiC Transformerless Modular Roy McCann
GR-16-06 Multi-Port Bi-Directional Resonant Solid State Transformer Adel Nasiri
GR-13-07 Correcting Current Imbalances in Three-Phase Feeders Juan Balda
Vinson Jones
GR-14-01 Transmission Planning Improvements with Probabilistic Convex PCH Models Roy McCann
GR-14-03 Reliability of Grid-connected Power Electronics: A Case Study Enrico Santi
Soheila Eskandari
3:55 PM 4:05 PM Break
4:05 PM 4:15 PM Project Updates: Power Systems and Applications Roy McCann
4:15 PM 4:55 PM Project 10-15 Posters
GR-14-05 PV Inverter Control to Sustain High Quality of Service Andrea Benigni
Yan Chen
GR-14-08 Future Hybrid Microgrids Alan Mantooth
Juan Balda
Yusi Liu
GR-16-03 Distributed Power Quality Improvement Using Power Electronics and Digital Signal Processing Herbert Ginn
Amin Ghaderi
GR-16-04 High Power Real-Time Photovoltaic Source Simulator Yue Zhao
GR-16-05 Fault Protection and Coordination in a DC Community Microgrid Robert Cuzner
GR-15-04 Feasibility of Time-Frequency Analysis Built into Power Converters for Cable Health Monitoring Enrico Santi
Hossein Baninajar
4:55 PM 5:25 PM Life Form Entry
5:25 PM Dinner (on your own)

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