Presentations from GRAPES Meeting – November 10-11, 2016

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

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
7:30 AM 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM 8:15 AM Introductions/Welcome Alan Mantooth
Roger Dougal
8:15 AM 8:30 AM GRAPES Introduction Alan Mantooth
8:30 AM 8:40 AM Outgoing IAB Chair Recognition – Mike Smith via Skype/WebEx Alan Mantooth
8:40 AM 8:45 AM New IAB Chair Introduction – Brent Carr Alan Mantooth
8:45 AM 9:00 AM IAB Member Presentation Brent Carr
9:00 AM 9:15 AM Instituto nacional de Electricidad y Energias Limpias
(INEEL) Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Joaquin Rodriguez
Julio Cervantes
9:15 AM 9:35 AM Energy Research Center (EON)
Center for Flexible Electrical Networks
(FEN) Aachen, Germany
Peter Lurkens
9:35 AM 9:50 AM Picture
9:50 AM 10:05 AM Break
10:05 AM 10:15 AM LIFE Form (Project Evaluation) Connection Don Davis
10:15 AM 10:55 AM Technology and Project Roadmaps
10:15 AM 10:25 AM NEEDS Document Overview T.A. Walton
10:25 AM 10:40 AM Power Systems and Applications Roy McCann
10:40 AM 10:55 AM Power Technologies Simon Ang
10:55 AM 11:20 AM NSF I/UCRC Cluster on High-Efficiency Hybrid AC/DC Power Delivery and Conversion Systems for Data Centers Juan Balda
Alan Mantooth
11:20 AM 12:20 PM Lunch
12:20 PM 3:05 PM New Project Proposals
12:20 PM 12:35 PM GR-17-01 – Power Devices and Module Needs Cuzner Ang SiC CSC AC to DC Converter
(2017 request = $139,968.50)
Rob Cuzner
Simon Ang
12:35 PM 12:50 PM GR-17-03 – SiC-Based Direct Power Electronics Interface for Battery Energy Storage System into Medium Voltage Distribution System (13.8 kV)
(2017 request = $99,314.51)
Alan Mantooth
12:50 PM 1:05 PM GR-17-05 – Power Flow Controller for Medium-Voltage Silicon-Carbide Three-Phase Compensators
(2017 request = $47,242.47)
Juan Balda
1:05 PM 1:20 PM GR-17-07 – Short-term, Operational Reliability Evaluation of HVDC Transmission Systems Considering the Influence of Power Electronics Wang PM1.4
(2017 request = $45,425.95)
Lingfeng Wang
1:20 PM 1:35 PM GR-17-09 – High Voltage Stacked Wide Bandgap Power Module for Grid Applications Ang/Santi Power Devices and Modules
(2017 request = $116,829.65)
Simon Ang
Enrico Santi
1:35 PM 1:50 PM GR-17-02 – Fault Detection and Management Needs Cuzner Ginn Benigni Development Protective Relaying Methods for Microgrids
(2017 request = $183,770.00)
Rob Cuzner
Herb Ginn
Andrea Benigni
1:50 PM 2:05 PM GR-17-04 – Optimized Gate Drivers for High Voltage Power Devices
(2017 request = $52,456.37)
Alan Mantooth
2:05 PM 2:20 PM GR-17-06 – Quantifying the Impact of FACTS Devices on Power Grid Reliability with Cybersecurity Considerations Wang PM1.4
(2017 request = $45,425.95)
Lingfeng Wang
2:20 PM 2:35 PM GR-17-08 – Coordinated Optimal Voltage Regulation for the Next-Generation Distribution Grids with Extremely High Penetration of Photovoltaic Generation
(2017 request = $40,000.00)
Yue Zhao
2:35 PM 2:50 PM GR-17-10 – Distributed Energy Resources; Nasiri/Balda; A Distributed Autonomous Control Concept and Architecture for Microgrids
(2017 request = $97,321.66)
Adel Nasiri
Juan Balda
2:50 PM 3:05 PM Q&A
3:05 PM 3:15 PM Project Updates: Power Technologies Simon Ang
3:15 PM 3:55 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
3:55 PM 4:10 PM Break
4:10 PM 4:20 PM Project Updates: Power Technologies & Power Systems and Applications Roy McCann
4:20 PM 5:00 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
5:00 PM 5:10 PM Break
5:10 PM 5:20 PM Project Updates: Power Systems and Applications Roy McCann
5:20 PM 6:00 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
6:00 PM 6:30 PM Life Form Entry
6:30 PM Dinner (on your own)

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