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Computational Electricity Systems

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ACES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

is the development and application of specialized algorithms and disruptive information systems to address complex electricity systems problems. This area also covers the development of smart technologies that control and operate electricity grids through advanced software.

 

 

 

 

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Prof. Santiago Grijalva

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Prof. Santiago Grijalva

is associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. His background is in both electric power and computer science. Dr. Grijalva is a pioneer in the area of power system informatics and green electricity. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he spent 10 years in the industry, developing commercial grade algorithms for real-time power system control, optimization, and visualization. He was the main developer of several of PowerWorld’s Simulator software suites, currently used around the world. He graduated with his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999 and 2002, respectively.

 

Prof. Grijalva’s official profile

 

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ACES 'Laboratory

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We are a multi-disciplinary group with background in the following areas:

    • Power

    • Computing

    • Control

    • Economics

    • Energy

    • Policy

Our research interests are broad, covering

    • Real-time Operation

    • Power System Informatics

    • Renewable Energy Integration

    • Electricity Markets

    • Policy

We focus on

  • High-impact transformative research on electrical energy systems for both large and small scale grid.

  • The “systems” problems of electrical energy, including planning and real-time system control stages.

 

Last revised on Aug. 25, 2011