Posts Tagged ‘Power Systems’

Berkeley engineers recognized with Best-of-the-Best Conference Paper award at 2020 Power & Energy Society General Meeting

IEOR PhD students Julie Mulvaney-Kemp and Salar Fattahi and Associate Professor Javad Lavaei were awarded the Best-of-the-Best Conference Paper at the 2020 Power & Energy Society General Meeting for their work titled “Load Variation Enables Escaping Poor Solutions of Time-Varying Optimal Power Flow”. This work was selected as the top paper in the area of…

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IEOR Alum to head Power Systems Engineering Research Center

Associate professor of Electrical Engineering at Arizona State University, Dr. Kory Hedman, Ph.D. ’10 (IEOR), will serve as the new Director of Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) from October 2020. Dr. Hedman replaces Dr. Vijay Vittal who led PSERC for the last 15 years. PSERC was established in 1996 as an NSF Industry/University Collaborative…

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IEOR Hosts Semi-Annual PSERC Meeting

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research will host the semi-annual industry-university meeting for the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) on December 5-7 at UC Berkeley.  The agenda for the meeting can be viewed here. The purpose of PSERC is to empower minds to engineer the future electric energy system, to pursue, discover, and transfer knowledge, to produce…

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IEOR researchers receive NSF funding to investigate power systems

Alper Atamturk Javad Lavaei IEOR professors Javad Lavaei and Alper Atamturk have been awarded $360,000 in funding by the National Science Foundation to investigate computational methods for mixed-integer programs in power systems. The research will take place from 2018-2021. Title:  Computational Methods for Mixed-Integer Programs in Power Systems Abstract:  The goal of this project is to design…

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