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REAL's updates

  • June 2016. REAL congratulates four most recent graduates: Yury Dvorkin (Ph.D.), Anna Edwards (M.Sc.), Kelly Kozdras (M.Sc.), and James Miller (M.Sc.)!

  • May 2016. REAL welcomes a new visitor - Victoria Guerrero Mestre, a Ph.D. student at the University of Castilla-La Mancha!

  • January 2016. Master's Student Kelly Kozdras Featured in Wogrammer, which breaks down stereotypes about engineers. Read UWEE's release and Wogrammer's article.

  • September 2015. REAL welcomes two new visitors - Jingkun Liu (a Ph.D. student at Thsinghua University) and Kenneth Brunnix (a Ph.D. student at KU Leuven).

  • September 2015. REAL welcomes new graduate students: Ryan Elliot (Ph.D.) and Kevin Morrissey (M.Sc.).

  • September 2015. REAL's undergraduate researchers Phillippe Phanivong and Josh Monson won the poster contest at the symposium titled "Transforming the Future: A Symposium on the Science and Technology of Energy Storage in the Pacific Northwest". More information.

  • September 2015. REAL just hosted the Seminar for the Next Generation of Researchers in Power Systems. The program and slides are available here.

  • July 2015. Congratualtions to new mother Ting Qiu, REAL's Ph.D. student, and her little boy Darren!

  • June 2015. REAL's Ph.D. students Yishen Wang, Yushi Wang and Zeyu Wang will spend this summer interning at Argonne National Laboratory.

  • June 2015. REAL congratulates four most recent graduates: Ahlmahz Negash (Ph.D.), Agustina Gonzalez (M.Sc.), Drew LaQua (M.Sc.), and Rebecca Breeding (M.Sc.)!

  • July 2014. Ahlmahz Negash received the prize paper award in the category "Best Conference Papers on Markets, Economics, and Planning" at the IEEE 2014 Power and Energy Society General Meeting held in National Harbor, MD. Her paper is titled "Optimizing Demand Response Price and Quantity in Wholesale Energy Markets."

  • May 2014. Ahlmahz Negash wins 2nd place prize for "Best Paper Submitted by PhD Student" at 11th International Conference on the European Energy Market, Krakow, Poland. Her paper is titled "Compensation of Demand Response in Competitive Wholesale Markets vs. Retail Incentives".

  • December, 2013. Four REAL's students recevied fellowships from the Clean Energy Institute. More information.

  • September, 2013. Start of the new academic year at the REAL lab. This year the REAL lab welcomes 10 new visiting and permament graduate students and scholars.

  • April 15, 2013. Yury Dvorkin, a Ph.D. student in the REAL lab, was awarded the IEEE student housing scholarship for the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting in Vancouver, BC.

  • April 4, 2013. Mushfiqur Sarker, a Ph.D. student in the REAL lab, won the first prize of the EEIC poster contest, hosted by the department of EE. More information.

  • April, 2013. The REAL lab is glad to welcome Abeer Almaimoumi, a new Ph.D. student.

  • February 26, 2013. Professor Gabriela Hug gave a presentation "Distributed Control in Electric Power Systems: Methods and Applications". Watch the lecture here.

  • February 12, 2013. Ben Kujala, an Operations Research Analyst at BPA, delivered a talk on the recent study: "Planning in a Cascading Hydro System with Significant Wind Penetration"

  • October 8, 2012. The collaborative proposal "Architectural and Algorithmic Solutions for Large-Scale PEV Integration into Power Grids" submitted to NFS with colleagues from University of Notre Dame and University of Pennsylvania has been funded.

  • September 21, 2012. Today the REAL lab welcomes Mushfiq Sarker, a new Ph.D. student.
  • September 10, 2012.Today the REAL lab welcomes Zeyu Wang, a new graduate student, coming from China.

  • September 4, 2012. Prof. Miguel Ortega-Vazquez delivered a talk on his recent research: "Electric Vehicles Aggregator/System Operator Coordination for Optimal Charging Scheduling and Services Procurement" at "Redes Modernas de Suministro Electrico" in Morelia, Mexico

  • July 3, 2012. Dr. Hrvoje Pandzic delivered a talk on his PhD dissertation: "Maintenance Scheduling of Transmission Lines and Generating Units within a Market Environment".

  • June 5, 2012. Marco Au defended his master thesis entitled "Assessment of Plug-In Electric Vehicles Charging on Distribution Networks".

  • UW will host the IEEE - Northwest Energy Systems Symposium on March 21-22, 2012. More information

  • Professor Daniel Kirschen has been awarded a $1.4m grant from the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), Green Electricity Network Integration (GENI) for a project entitled "Energy Positioning: Control and Economics". More information

  • The Washington Center for Electrical Energy Systems will hold the symposium on Electrical Energy Research and Commercialization on Jun 15, 2011. More information