Publications

Journal papers

An optimization framework for decision making in large, collaborative energy supply systems

Published in ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 2016

Recommended citation: DuPont B, Azam R, Proper S, Cotilla-Sanchez E, Hoyle C, Piacenza J, Oryschchyn D, Zitney S, Bossart S. "An optimization framework for decision making in large, collaborative energy supply systems." ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology. 138(5):051601 (2016) http://energyresources.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=2484527

Conference papers

V. Chalishazar, C. Huo, I. Fox, T. Hagan, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, A. von Jouanne, J. Zhang, T. Brekken, B. Bass, “Modeling Power System Buses Using Performance Based Earthquake Engineering Methods,” in Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2017.

E. Hogan, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, M. Halappanavar, S. Wang, P. Mackey, P. Hines, Z. Huang, “On Clustering Techniques for the Analysis of Electric Power Grids,” in Proc. of the 3rd International Workshop on High Performance Computing, Networking and Analytics for the Power Grid, Denver, 2013.

G. Ghanavati, P. Hines, T. Lakoba, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, “Calculation of the Autocorrelation Function of the Stochastic Single Machine Infinite Bus System,” in Proc. of the North American Power Symposium, 2013.

J. Song, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, T. Brekken, “Load modeling methodologies for cascading outage simulation considering power system stability”, in Proc. of the IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability, Portland, OR, 2013.

S. Safdar, B. Hamdaoui, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, M. Guizani. A Survey on Communication Infrastructure for Micro-grids. The 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Cagliari, Italia, 2013

J. Song, T. Brekken, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, A. von Jouanne, J. Davison. Optimal Placement of Energy Storage and Demand Response in the Pacific Northwest. Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 2013

P. Hines, I. Dobson, E. Cotilla-Sanchez and M. Eppstein. “Dual Graph” and “Random Chemistry” Methods for Cascading Failure Analysis. Proceedings of the 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, 2013

R. Fitzmaurice, E. Cotilla-Sanchez and P. Hines. Evaluating the Impact of Modeling Assumptions for Cascading Failure Simulation. Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, 2012.

C. Parmer, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, H. Thornquist and P. Hines. Developing a Dynamic Model of Cascading Failure for High Performance Computing using Trilinos. Proc. of the 1st International Workshop on High Performance Computing, Networking and Analytics for the Power Grid, Seattle, 2011.

P. Hines, E. Cotilla-Sanchez, B. O’Hara and C. Danforth. Estimating Dynamic Instability Risk by Measuring Critical Slowing Down. Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Detroit, 2011.

P. Hines, E. Cotilla-Sanchez and S. Blumsack. Topological Models and Critical Slowing Down: Two Approaches to Power System Blackout Risk Analysis. Proceedings of the 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kauai, 2011.

P. Hines, S. Blumsack, E. Cotilla Sanchez and C. Barrows. The Topological and Electrical Structure of Power Grids. Proceedings of the 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kauai, 2010.

S. Blumsack, P. Hines, M. Patel, C. Barrows and E. Cotilla Sanchez. Defining Power Network Zones from Measures of Electrical Distance. Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Calgary, 2009.

Other publications

P. Hines, B. O’Hara, E. Cotilla-Sanchez and C. Danforth. Cascading Failures: Extreme Properties of Large Blackouts in the Electric Grid. SIAM Mathematics Awareness Month essay. 2011.

E. Cotilla-Sanchez. Big Data and Energy Systems: Efficient Computational Methods for the Dynamic Analysis of Electric Power Infrastructure. Ph.D. Dissertation for the University of Vermont Electrical Engineering Department.

E. Cotilla-Sanchez. A Complex Network Approach to Analyzing the Structure and Dynamics of Power Grids. Master’s Thesis for the University of Vermont Electrical Engineering Department.

Press

Science Magazine. What Keeps the Power On?

US News and World Report. It’s Hard to Bring Down the Electric Grid

Science Daily. Why It’s Hard to Crash the Electric Grid