Real-Time Power and Intelligent Systems (RTPIS) Laboratory


invited presentations


[1]   Impact of Earthquakes on the Electricity Infrastructure, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, June 6, 2012.

[2]   Biologically Inspired Computing for Dynamic Optimization – Particle Swarm and Adaptive Critics, US Army HBCU/MI Workshop on Biologically Inspired Algorithms and Multiobjective Optimizations, Williamsburg, VA, USA, April 5-6, 2012.

[3]   Computational Systems Thinking for Smart Grids, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, June 8, 2012.

[4]   Electric Power Grid and Disaster Management, NSF/CCC Workshop on Computing for Disaster Management, Arlington, VA, USA, April 24, 2012.

[5]   A Successful Interdisciplinary Course on Computational Intelligence, University of Western Cape, South Africa, January 19, 2011.

[6]   Real-Time Implementation of Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, US RTDS User Group Meeting, South California Edison, Westminster, CA, USA, May 10, 2011.

[7]   Emerging Computational Paradigms for Smart Grids, IEEE South African Section Lecture, University of Pretoria, South Africa, June 27, 2011.

[8]   Smart Grid: Challenges and Ongoing Research Activities, Smart Grid Workshop, Electric Power Engineering Center, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, October 14, 2011.

[9]   Neuroscience and Neural Networks for Engineering the Future Intelligent Electric Power Grid, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, May 9, 2011.

[10]   Advanced Computational Methods for a Smart Energy Grid, Experts’ Meeting on Data Analytics and Smart Energy Grid, National Academics, Microsoft HQ, Redmond, WA, USA, August 24, 2010.

[11]   Plug-in Vehicles - Grid Integration and Operations, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Port, Porto, Portugal, July 13, 2010.

[12]   Plug-in Vehicles - Grid Integration and Operations, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, June 25, 2010.

[13]   Computational Intelligence for Smart Grid Optimization, Control and Operations, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, June 25, 2010.

[14]   Brain Science Potentials for Smart Grid, Science Seminar Series organized the Academy of Science at the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis MO, USA, December 1, 2010.

[15]   Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Iowa State University, Ames, IW, USA, December 6, 2010.

[16]   Advanced Computational Methods and Intelligence for Smart Grid Applications, CINVESTAV - IPN, Unidad Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, June 11, 2010.

[17]   Plug-in Vehicles: The Need for Advanced Computational Methods and Intelligence, IEEE St. Louis Section Lecture, Engineers Club of St. Louis, MO, USA, April 30, 2010.

[18]   Global Dynamic Optimization of Power Systems, CLION2009 Symposium, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA, September 25, 2009.

[19]   Potentials and Promises of Computational Intelligence for Smart Grids, University of Missouri Kansas City, MO, USA, October 16, 2009.

[20]   Advanced Computational Methods for the Smart Grid, South African Institute of Electrical Engineers Western Cape Center, Cape Town, South Africa, August 13, 2009.

[21]   EFRI-COPN: Neuroscience and Neural Networks for Engineering the Future Intelligent Electric Power Grid, NSF EFRI Grantee’s Meeting, Arlington, VA, March 5, 2009

[22]   EFRI-COPN: Neuroscience and Neural Networks for Engineering the Future Intelligent Electric Power Grid, NSF-VT RESIN Workshop, Alexandria, VA, December 7-8, 2009

[23]   The Smart Grid: the Road to Energy Security and Sustainability, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA, March 24, 2009

[24]   The Smart Grid: the Road to Energy Security and Sustainability, Mississippi State University, MS, USA, March 31, 2009.

[25]   The Smart Grid: the Road to Energy Security and Sustainability, IDISA, University of Lugano, Switzerland - April 6, 2009.

[26]   Real-Time Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Facilities, Intelligent Power Infrastructure Consortium, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, April 10, 2008.

[27]   Wide Area Measurements Based Damping Control, University of Dresden, Germany, March 27, 2008.

[28]   My Experiences of the New Faculty Teaching Scholar Program - A presentation to UM Board of Curators, University of Missouri, St. Louis, January 24, 2008.

[29]   Computational Intelligence Based Techniques for Improved Energy Security and Sustainability, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, July 11, 2008.

[30]   New Developments in Control and Optimization for Energy Security and Sustainability, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, March 26, 2008.

[31]   Computational Intelligence for Improved Energy Security and Sustainability, Iowa State University, USA, September 30, 2008.

[32]   A Successful Interdisciplinary Course on Computational Intelligence, IEEE St. Louis Education Chapter, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA, December 2, 2008.

[33]   Potentials and Promises of Computational Intelligence for the 'Smart' Grid, London City University, London, England, October 28, 2008.

[34]   Computational Intelligence for Wide Area Monitoring and Control of Power Systems, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, October 27, 2008.

[35]   Computational Intelligence in Modeling, Control and Optimization in Electric Power and Energy Systems, Workshop on Building Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning Virtual Organizations, Geoge Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA, October 24, 2008.

[36]   Potential and Promises of Computational Intelligence for Wide Area Monitoring and Control of Power Systems, IEEE CIS Chilean Chapter Summer Workshop, Santiago, Chile, December 15-17, 2008.

[37]   Computational and Intelligent Techniques for Improved Energy Security and Sustainability, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, May 14, 2008.

[38]   Computational Intelligence in Power Systems. University of Dusiburg-Essen, Germany, January , 2008.

[39]   Computational Intelligence Applications in Power Systems. University of Cape Town, South Africa, February 2007.

[40]   Computational Intelligence for the Next Generation Power Systems, ABB FACTS, Vasteras, Sweden, June 2007.

[41]   Computational Intelligence for Scheduling Power System Maintenance. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2007.

[42]   Intelligent Identification and Prediction of Nonlinear Dynamics. University of Cyprus, Cyprus, July 2007

[43]   Sensors: Dynamic Scheduling and Control in Sensor Networks Using Adaptive Dynamic Programming. Australian Intelligent Sensing, Sensor Networks and Information Processing Annual Researchers’ Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, December 2007.

[44]   Computational Intelligence for FACTS Devices. ABB FACTS, Vasteras, Sweden, August 2007.

[45]   Intelligent Control Schemes Using Neural Networks for Power System Generator Excitation and Turbine Systems. Panelist on the Panel on Intelligent Techniques for Power System Generation to be held at the 2006 IEEE PES General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 2006.

[46]   Intelligent Control for Improved Stability of Wind Farms Integrated to the Grid. EPRI 9th FACTS User Group Meeting, Montreal, Canada, September 2006.

[47]   Intelligent Control of Wind Farms with FACTS Devices in Power Networks. University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, November 2006

[48]   Computational Intelligence and Its Applications. University Lecture, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, September 2006.

[49]   Real-Time Implementation of Intelligent Controllers: Fuzzy Logic and Optimal Neurocontrollers for a STATCOM and a UPFC in a Multimachine Power System. EPRI 8th FACTS User Group Meeting, Stamford, CT, USA, August 2005.

[50]   Swarm Intelligence and Engineering Applications. IEEE CIS/IAS St. Louis Chapter/CISR sponsored seminar - University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri, USA, November 2005.

[51]   Neural Networks for Real-World Applications. Deakin University, Geelong, Australia, December 2005.

[52]   Grant Writing. Council of Graduate Students, University of Missouri-Rolla, November 2005.

[53]   The Intelligent Grid. Center for Advanced Power Systems, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA, September 2005.

[54]   Swarm Intelligence. School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, September 2005.

[55]   Engineering Applications of Swarm and Evolutionary Techniques. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria, April 2005.

[56]   Particle Swarm Optimization and Applications. University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, April 2004.

[57]   Computational Intelligence Techniques for Modeling and Control of FACTS Devices. EPRI 7th FACTS User Group Meeting, Austin, TX, USA, November 2004.

[58]   Adaptive Critic Designs. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE), Brazil, November 2004.

[59]   Adaptive Critic Designs for Power System Generation and Transmission Control. Stanford University, USA, March 2004.

[60]   Intelligent Control of Power Systems: Generators and FACTS Devices. Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, January 2004.

[61]   Adaptive Critics Designs for AVR/PSS in Multimachine Power Systems. IEEE PES Power System Stability Controls Subcommittee Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 2003.

[62]   Computational Intelligence Applied to Power Systems Control, US-Africa Research and Education Collaboration. NSF Control, Networks, and Computational Intelligence Sponsored Workshop, Howard University, Washington DC, USA, November 2003.

[63]   Intelligent Control, Power Group Seminar. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 2003.

[64]   Computational Intelligence Applications for Identification and Control of Nonlinear Large Scale Systems. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria, December 2002.

[65]   Excitation and Turbine Adaptive Critic Neurocontrol of Multiple Generators on the Electric Power Grid. NSF Workshop on Learning and Approximate Dynamic Programming, Playacar, Mexico, April 2002.

[66]   Intelligent Control of Turbogenerators on the Electric Power Grid. EPRI-NSF Workshop on Global Dynamic Optimization of the Electric Power Grid, Playacar, Mexico, April 2002.

[67]   Intelligent Control of Turbogenerators on the Power Grid. CEPEL-COPPE Workshop on Intelligent Systems in Power Systems Applications, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2002.

[68]   Intelligent Control with Adaptive Critic Designs, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Guest Lecture, University of Missouri-Rolla, Missouri, USA, October 2001.

[69]   Intelligent Control and Hardware Implementations for Nonlinear Large Scale Systems. IEEE UMR Chapter Seminar, University of Missouri-Rolla, Missouri, USA, March 2001.

[70]   Optimal Intelligent Control of Generators on the Power Grid. IEEE UMR Chapter Seminar, University of Missouri-Rolla, Missouri, USA, November 2000.

[71]   Optimization Techniques for Intelligent Control Designs. Power Group Seminar, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, September 2000.

[72]   Neurocontrol of Turbogenerators. Electrical Engineering Department, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA, April 1999.

[73]   Adaptive Critics in Turbogenerator Control, Electrical Engineering Department. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May 1999.

[74]   A Robust ANN Controller for a Turbogenerator, SAIEE postgraduate evening. Electrical Engineering Department, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, August 1998.

[75]   An ANN Controller for a Turbogenerator. SAIEE postgraduate evening, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, August 1997.