Archive2013

06/30/2014 Power Lab receives a new federal grant for smart grid research.
11/29/2013 Jingjing Lu joins our team from NCEPU. Welcome, JIngjing.
11/22/2013 Prof. Zhang gave an invited presentation entitled UCONN Campus Microgrid at the 3rd Military and Commercial Microgrid Summit in San Diego.
11/15/2013 Dr. Zhang and Dr. Park presented the power system hardening project to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. Our reliabiltiy research has been highly complimented by Academy Members including professors from Yale, WPI, Hartford and senior management from power companies. Gengfeng has spent lots of time helping prepare for this meeting and his efforts are highly appreciated!
11/01/2013 Jian Zhang joins power lab from Beijing. Welcome, Jian !
08/13/2013 UConn has received 2.14M state funding to create the Depot Campus Microgrid which was proposed by Dr. Zhang and colleagues. A link to the Microgrid news ‘New UConn Microgrid to Provide Power in Storm-related Outages’ is here.
06/20/2013  Zhibing’s paper for tidal power generation has been accepted for inclusion in the OCEANS’13 MTS/IEEE San Diego Technical Program. Congratuations, Zhibing.
06/10-12/2013  Dr. Zhang and Zhibing participated in the planning meeting for the NSF I/UCRC for Smart Ocean Technology. Zhibing’s work on tidal power generation was well received. Congrats, Zhibing.
04/29/2013 Our study results for hardening options were presented to DEEP in Berlin.
04/22/2013 Congratulations to Joe for being appointed as a DOE BIP Fellow. We sincerely appreciate the tremendous contributions of Sherwin for winning this prestigious award for UConn!
04/08/2013 The EV research in Power & Energy Lab was reported in Connecticut Green Guide.
03/20/2013 Our reliability study results were presented to Comissioner Esty of Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.
02/20/2013 Dr. Zhang presented our power system reliabillity study results to Governor Malloy’s Office.
02/20/2013 Shu receives the Connecticut Energy Foundation Scholarship. Congratulations, Shu!
01/01/2013 Professor Emeritus Hermann W. Dommel received IEEE Medal in Power Engnieering for pioneering contributions to the methods of analyzing electromagnetic transients and optimal power flow in electric power systems. See Dr. Dommel’s short speech here.