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Making power grids smarter

Anurag Srivastava, associate professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Washington State University, organized an international workshop in early August to bring together 75 data experts to discuss power grid resilience.

Building tools to protect America’s power grid

By August Schiess, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PULLMAN, Wash. – When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in late September, it devastated the island’s power grid — and estimates suggest residents won’t have full power again until mid-December.

WSU researchers join power grid simulation spanning two continents

By Siddharth Vodna, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently took part in a live demonstration that connected eight laboratories across two continents to simulate the global electric power grid.

WSU researchers receive $2.3M to improve U.S. power grid design

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $2.3 million Department of Energy grant to more efficiently distribute power and better manage outages for the U.S. electric power grid.

Rock Doc column: Behind the hum of electrical power

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Think about the most complicated machine you’ve dealt with in the past year. Was it a beeping monitor tethered to a high-tech device in an emergency room? Or was it a superfast computer you used at work?

Graduate student receives top poster award

Chanda PULLMAN, Wash. – Sayonsom Chanda, a graduate student in Washington State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was awarded a prize in the July 2013 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society’s student poster contest. With his poster, entitled ‘Modeling and Analysis of Campus Microgrid Distribution System, Chanda received […]