Manisa Pipattanasomporn

VT55394_2012007110-scr-e1328913950509

Associate Professor

Email: mpipatta@vt.edu
Phone: 571-858-3302

Manisa Pipattanasomporn joined Virginia Tech’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an assistant professor in 2006. She serves as one of the principal investigators (PIs) of multiple research grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Energy, on research topics related to smart grid, microgrid, energy efficiency, load control, renewable energy and electric vehicles. Her research interests include renewable energy systems, energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, and the smart grid.

Web page: www.ari.vt.edu/manisa
Google scholar site: http://scholar.google.com/manisa

 

 


Education

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005.
M.S., Energy Economics and Planning, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2001.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1999.

 


Appointments

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, August 2013 – Present.
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, August 2006 – August 2013.

 


Research Contracts and Grants

  • “Optimizing Electric Power Distribution Network Operation with Demand Response, Solar Photovoltaics and Energy Storage to Mitigate the Impact of Glowing Electric Vehicle Penetration,” sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation, Aug 2012 – Aug 2015, PI – M. Pipattanasomporn, Amount: $397,187.
  • A Test-bed for Analyzing the Security and Resilience of the DG-Integrated Electric Power Distribution Network,” sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation, Sep 2009 – Aug 2013, PI – M. Pipattanasomporn and co-PI – S. Rahman. Amount: $345,426.
  • “US-Egypt Cooperation: International Workshop on Wind Energy Development,” sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation, Mar 2010 – Mar 2011, PI – M. Pipattanasomporn, co-PI – J. Twomey. Amount: $97,554.
  • “US-China Workshop: Identification of Challenges and Opportunities for Large Scale Deployment of the Smart Grid,” sponsored by National Science Foundation, July 2012 – June 2013, PI – S. Rahman and M. Pipattanasomporn. Amount: $38,580.
  • Partnerships for Innovation: Role of the Smart Grid in Alleviating Electrical Power System Stress Conditions through Demand Response,” sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation, Sep 2011 – Sep 2013, PI – S. Rahman and co-PI – J. Bohland and M. Pipattanasomporn. Amount: $699,969.
  • Bi-Level Demand Sensitive LED Street Lighting Systems,” sponsored by Army Corps of Engineers, May 2010 – May 2013, PI – S. Rahman and co-PI – M. Pipattanasomporn. Amount: $566,056.
  • Smart Grid Information Clearinghouse,” sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy, Sep 2009 – Aug 2014, PI – S. Rahman, co-PI – M. Pipattanasomporn, E. Gunther (EnerNex) and P. Ryan (IEEE-PES). Amount: $1,514,428.
  • Feasibility and Guidelines for the Development of Microgrids in Campus Type Facilities,” sponsored by United States Army Corps of Engineers, Sep 2009 – Sep 2012, PI – S. Rahman and co-PI – M. Pipattanasomporn. Amount: $400,703.
  • “Modeling and Simulation of a DG-Integrated Intelligent Microgrid,” sponsored by Department of Defense – SERDP program, Jun 2008 – Sep 2009, PI – S. Rahman, co-PI – M. Pipattanasomporn. Amount: $116,161.
  • “Intelligent Distributed Autonomous Power Systems (IDAPS): A Framework for a Resilient and Environmentally-Friendly Microgrid,” sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation, Sep 2007 – Aug 2008, PI – S. Rahman, co-PI – M. Pipattanasomporn. Amount: $59,999.

 


Publications

Journal Papers

2014

 

2013

 

2012

 

2011

 

2010 and Prior

 

Conference Papers

2014

  • W. Khamphanchai, A. Saha, K. Rathinavel, M. Kuzlu, M. Pipattanasomporn, S. Rahman, B. Akyol, and J. Haack, “Conceptual Architecture of Building Energy Management Open Source Software (BEMOSS)”, Accepted for presentation at the IEEE PES ISGT-Europe Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, October 12-15, 2014.
  • A. Saha, S. Rahman, M. Pipattanasomporn and M. Kuzlu, “On Security of a Home Energy Management System”, Accepted for presentation at the IEEE PES ISGT-Europe Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, October 12-15, 2014.
  • W. Khamphanchai, M. Pipattanasomporn, S. Rahman and A. Alawami, “Impact of Electric Vehicles on Household Voltage Profiles and Possible Mitigation Approaches”, Accepted for presentation at the IEEE PES ISGT-Europe Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, October 12-15, 2014.
  • A. Saha, M. Kuzlu, W. Khamphanchai, M. Pipattanasomporn, S. Rahman, O. Elma, U.S. Selamogullari, M. Uzunoglu and B. Yagcitekin, “A Home Energy Management Algorithm in a Smart House Integrated with Renewable Energy”, Accepted for presentation at the IEEE PES ISGT-Europe Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, October 12-25, 2014.
  • D. Bian, M. Kuzlu, M. Pipattanasomporn and S. Rahman, “Analysis of Communication Schemes for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)”, In Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting Conference (GM 2014), Washington, D.C., July 2014.
  • S. Ghosh, S. Rahman and M. Pipattanasomporn, “Local Distribution Voltage Control by Reactive Power Injection from PV Inverters Enhanced with Active Power Curtailment”, In Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting Conference (GM 2014), Washington, D.C., July 2014.
  • D. Bian, M. Kuzlu, M. Pipattanasomporn, and S. Rahman, “Assessment of Communication Technologies for a Home Energy Management System”, In Proc. IEEE PES ISGT Conference, Washington DC, February 19-22, 2014.
  • M.M. Rahman, M. Kuzlu, M. Pipattanasomporn, and S. Rahman, “Architecture of Web Services Interface for a Home Energy Management System”, In Proc. IEEE PES ISGT Conference, Washington DC, February 19-22, 2014.

 

2013

 

2012

 

2011

 

2010 and Prior

 


Professional Activities

  • Local Organizing Committee Chair, 2014 IEEE PES Conf. on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), Washington, D.C., Feb. 2014.
  • Local Organizing Committee Chair, 2013 IEEE PES Conf. on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), Washington, D.C., Feb. 2013.
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2012 – Present.
  • Reviewer, U.S. Department of Energy, 2009, 2011.
  • Reviewer, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2009, 2010, 2011.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.
  • Reviewer, IET Renewable Power Generation.
  • Session Chair, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent System Applications on Power Systems (ISAP), September 2011.
  • Session Chair, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Power Systems Conference & Exposition, March 2009.
  • Website Development Committee, IEEE – Power & Energy Society, 2008 – Present.
  • Secretary, IEEE – Power & Energy Society, the IEEE Northern Virginia Section, 2005-2006.
  • Member, IEEE – Power & Energy Society, 2005 – 2011.
  • Senior Member, IEEE – Power & Energy Society, 2011 – present.
  • Invited participants, the first and second annual Women’s International Research Engineering Summit (WIRES), Barcelona, Spain, June 2009 and Orlando, FL, USA, Mar 2011.