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Thursday \ February 28, 2013
08:00 \ 09:00
Registration/Networking Opportunities
09:00 \ 09:30
Saifur Rahman,  Virginia Tech, Introduction and Workshop Logistics
NSF Program Officer,  NSF International Programs
09:30 \ 10:30
Technical Session 1A: Smart Grid Technologies and Deployment Experience
Panelists:
  • Gregory Reed,  University of Pittsburgh, Advances in energy storage technologies and applications for renewable energy integration.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Steve Widergren,  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Real-time Pricing Demo: Double Auction.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Zaijun Wu,  Southeast University, China, Power Quality Solutions for Microgrids: Centralized vs. Distributed.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
10:30 \ 10:45
Coffee break/Networking Opportunities
10:45 \ 12:15
Technical Session 1B: Smart Grid Technologies and Deployment Experience
Panelists:
  • Anurag K. Srivastava,  Washington State University, Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration and Implementation projects.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Ming Ni,  State Grid Electric Power Research Institute of China, Active Power Control System of Large Scale Wind Farms.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Xiaobo Dou,  Southeast University, China, Substation Automation System in China: From Digital Substation to Smart Substation.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Discussion
12:15 \ 13:30 Working lunch
13:30 \ 15:15
Technical Session 2: Transmission System Applications
Panelists:
  • Efrain O’Neill-Carrillo,  University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, University Research and Utility Initiatives in Puerto Rico.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Kai Sun,  University of Tennessee, Early warning of wide-area power system instability using synchrophasors.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Shan Gao,  Southeast University, China, Research and Demonstration of Key Technology for Regional Power Grid With High Penetration of Intermittent Energy.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Jianbing Xu,  State Grid Electric Power Research Institute of China, Wide Area Monitoring Analysis Protection-control System.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Jignesh Solanki,  West Virginia University, Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of Smart Power Systems.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Discussion
15:15 \ 15:30 Coffee break/Networking Opportunities
15:30 \ 17:15
Technical Session 3: Distribution System Applications
Panelists:
  • Mohammad Shahidehpour,  Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology, Microgrid: a new hub in energy infrastructure.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Gregory Dobbs,  Pennsylvania State University, Distribution Networks, Smart Microgrids, and Building to Grid Integration (B2G)—the Unregulated Philadelphia Navy Yard Microgrid and GridSTAR Feeder for Technology Demonstrations.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Badrul Chowdhury,  University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Economic Viability of Renewable Energy and Other Distributed Resources in Power Distribution Markets.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Mohammad Abdullah Al Faruque,  University of California, Irvine, Demand Side Energy Management —A Cyber-Physical Systems Perspective.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Beibei Wang,  Southeast University, China, Research on Key Technologies of Flexible Interactive Smart Power Consumption.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Discussion


Friday \ March 1, 2013
08:00 \ 08:30 Registration/Networking Opportunities
08:30 \ 10:15
Technical Session 4: Challenges Being Faced in Large Scale Deployments
Panelists:
  • Clyde Loutan,  California Independent System Operator (CAISO), Operational Impact of Large-scale PV and Wind Integration.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Charlie Smith,  Utility Variable Generation Integration Group (UVIG), Challenges of Large-Scale Wind Power Integration.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Jie Yu,  Southeast University, China, Hierarchical Coordinated Optimal Dispatch in GREENHUB Microgrids.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Yi Tang,  Southeast University, China, Emergency Control of Reactive Power for Power Grid with High Penetration Wind Energy.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Sarika Khushalini-Solanki,  West Virginia University, Challenges Ahead for Self-Healing and Self-Optimizing Power Grid.
    [ Abstract | Presentation | Author Bio ]
  • Discussion
10:15 \ 10:30 Coffee break/Networking Opportunities
10:30 \ 11:30
Focus area report outs
11:30 \ 13:00 Working Lunch
13:00 \ 15:00
Discussion Session — Research Opportunities to Address the Knowledge Gap
Purpose:
Development of prioritized recommendations and identify opportunities for U.S.-China joint research projects on smart grid.
15:00 \ 15:30 Closing Remarks
 
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