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Daniel Kirschen

  • Professor
  • Associate Chair for Education and Entrepreneurship

Dan Kirschen joined the University of Washington in 2011 after spending 16 years at the University of Manchester (previously UMIST) where he was head of the Electrical Energy and Power Systems research group. Before becoming an academic, Kirschen worked for Control Data and Siemens on the development of advanced application software for electric utility control centers.

Research Interests:

Integration of renewable energy sources in the grid. Power system operation. Power system economics. Resilience of the grid to natural disasters.

 

Representative Publications

  • J Ma, V Silva, R Belhomme, D S Kirschen, L F Ochoa, “Evaluating and Planning Flexibility in Sustainable Power Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2013, pp. 200-209
  • M Panteli, P A Crossley, D S Kirschen, D J Sobajic, “Assessing the Impact of Insufficient Situation Awareness on Power System Operation”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 28, No. 3, Aug. 2013, pp. 2967-2977
  • Y Dvorkin, H Pandzic, M A Ortega-Vazquez, D S Kirschen, “A Hybrid Stochastic/Interval Approach to Transmission-Constrained Unit Commitment with Uncertainty,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 30, No. 2, March 2015, pp. 621-631
  • Y Wen, C Guo, H Pandžić, D S Kirschen, “Enhanced Security-Constrained Unit Commitment with Emerging Utility-Scale Energy Storage”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 31, No. 1, January 2016, pp. 652-662
  • M. R. Sarker, M. A. Ortega-Vazquez and D. S. Kirschen, "Optimal Coordination and Scheduling of Demand Response via Monetary Incentives," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 1341-1352, May 2015.
  • Y. Dvorkin, M. A. Ortega-Vazquez and D. S. Kirschen, "Wind Generation as a Reserve Provider", IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 9, Issue 8, pp. 779-787, 2015.
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Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1985
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1980
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ingénieur Civil Mécanicien Electricien, 1979
    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium