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Guest lecture by Miao He, Texas Tech University, March 19

March 21, 2019, 10:45 am - 11:45 am

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Please join Miao He, assistant professor, Texas Tech University for the seminar, “Modeling and control of distributed energy resources for improved reliability and resilience of power grids,” on Thursday, March 21, 2019!

Modeling and control of distributed energy resources for improved reliability and resilience of power grids
Presented by Miao He, assistant professor, Texas Tech University
Thursday, March 21, 2019
10:45–11:45 a.m.
Santa Catalina hall (SANCA) 151, Polytechnic campus [map]

Seminar is free and available via Zoom Video Conferencing Link


Integrating a significant amount of distributed energy resources into power grids is a primary task for building a cost-effective renewable portfolio and a sustainable energy infrastructure of the nation. The uncertainty, volatility and lack of inertia of distributed energy resources (wind and solar PV) have posed new challenges to power system planning, operations and control. This talk will be focused on improving power grid reliability and resilience subject to the high penetration of DERs and rare yet disruptive events, by developing new approaches for risk assessment and forecasting of grid-wise or regional- large wind power ramps and by incorporating coordinated control of community solar.

About the Speaker:

Miao He received his doctorate from Arizona State University in 2013. He is currently an assistant professor at the department of electrical and computer engineering of Texas Tech University. His research is focused on modeling, optimization and data analytics for smart grid applications. He received an NSF CAREER award in 2017 for his work on renewable energy integration. He is a senior member of IEEE.



March 21, 2019
10:45 am - 11:45 am
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Santa Catalina Hall, 151, Polytechnic campus