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Control of Complex Systems: Agenda

Day 1, Monday, May 22, 2017

(chair/cochair: Draguna Vrabie/ Krishnamurthy Dvijotham, PNNL)

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.Workshop Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Michael Brambley, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.Keynote Presentation
Future Power Grid - Perspective and Challenges

Dr. Sonja Glavaski, Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects AgencyEnergy (ARPAE)
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.Tutorial: Modeling Frameworks to Enable New Opportunities in Grid Optimization and Control
Professor Christopher DeMarco, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Tutorial: Economics and Market Design for the Power Grid
Professor Alfredo Garcia, Army Research Lab
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
Session 1: Industry Perspectives Session
  An industry viewpoint of control research needs for modernizing the power grid.

(chair/cochair: Karan Kalsi/ Paul Ehrlich, PNNL)
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.Dr. Kwok Cheung (GE Grid Solutions), Dr Holger Kley (Spirae), Eric Young (Enbala), Ram Narayanamurthy (EPRI), Michael Champley (HPUC)
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.Break
Lightning Presentation Session
  Workshop participant research highlights (15 min each presentation)

(chair/cochair: Krishnamurthy Dvijotham/Soumya Kundu, PNNL)
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.Workshop participants
5:30 p.m.Adjourn Day 1

Day 2, Tuesday, May 23, 2017

(chair/cochair: Krishnamurthy Dvijotham/ Draguna Vrabie, PNNL)
8:00 - 8:05 a.m.Workshop Welcome to Day 2
Dr. Michael Brambley, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
8:05 - 9:00 a.m.Tutorial: Analytics and Optimization for Power Systems
Professor Pascal Van Hentenryck, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Session 2: Dynamics and Control Session
  Technical perspectives on Dynamics and Control

(chair/cochair: Enrique Mallada, JHU / Draguna Vrabie, PNNL)
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.Computational Toolbox for Power System Stability Assessment and Certification
Professor Konstantin Turitsyn, Mechanical Engineering, MIT
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.Performance tradeoffs of dynamically controlled gridconnected inverters in low inertia power systems
Professor Enrique Mallada, Johns Hopkins University
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.Realizing virtual power plants
Dr. Emiliano DallAnese, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.TBA
Professor Colin Jones, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
Session 3: Analytics and Optimization Session
  Technical perspectives on Analytics and Optimization

(chair/cochair: Baosen Zhang, UW / Krishnamurthy Dvijotham, PNNL)
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.Optimal Control of Battery Storage under CycleBased Degradation Models
Professor Baosen Zhang, EE, University of Washington
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.HIPPO - HighPerformance Tool for Solving Security Constrained Unit Commitment
Dr. Feng Pan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.Chanceconstrained AC OPF with probabilistic guarantees and scalable performance
Dr. Maria Vrakopolou, ECE, University of Michigan
Session 4: Economics and Market Design Session
  Technical perspectives on Economics and Market Design

(chair/cochair: Eilyan Bitar, Cornell / Krishnamurthy Dvijotham, PNNL)
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.Competition in Electricity Markets: Equilibria, Paradoxes, and Biases
Professor Eilyan Bitar, EE, Cornell University
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.Centralized markets for swing options for wholesale electricity markets
Professor Subhonmesh Bose, ECE, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.Break
Lightning Presentation Session
Workshop participant research highlights (15 min each presentation)
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.Workshop participants
5:00 - 5:15 p.m.Workshop Closing Remarks
Dr. Michael Brambley, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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