Results & Publications

Biao Mao, Daniel Shawhan, Ray Zimmerman, Jubo Yan, Yujia Zhu, William Schulze, Richard Schuler, Daniel Tylavsky. “The Engineering, Economic and Environmental Electricity Simulation Tool (E4ST): Description and an Illustration of its Capability and Use as a Planning/Policy Analysis Tool.” Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Koloa, HI, 2016, pp. 2317-2325. (peer review information at http://www.hicss.org/components.htm)
DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2016.290
Won best paper award in the Electric Power Systems track.

Yujia Zhu; Tylavsky, D., “An optimization based network reduction method with generator placement,” in North American Power Symposium (electronic journal), pp.1-6, 4-6 Oct. 2015.
DOI: 10.1109/NAPS.2015.7335172

Di Shi; Tylavsky, D.J., “A Novel Bus-Aggregation-Based Structure-Preserving Power System Equivalent,” in Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol.30, no.4, pp.1977-1986, July 2015.
DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2014.2359447

Lamadrid, A.J.; Shawhan, D.L.; Murillo-Sanchez, C.E.; Zimmerman, R.D.; Yujia Zhu; Tylavsky, D.J.; Kindle, A.; Dar, Z., “Economic cost-benefit analysis for power system operations with environmental considerations,” in PowerTech, 2015 IEEE Eindhoven, pp.1-6, June 29-July 2, 2015.
DOI: 10.1109/PTC.2015.7232802

Alberto J. Lamadrid, Daniel L. Shawhan, Carlos Murillo-Sanchez, Ray D. Zimmerman, Yujia Zhu, Daniel J. Tylavsky, Andrew G. Kindle, and Zamiyad Dar, “Stochastically Optimized, Carbon-Reducing Dispatch of Storage, Generation, and Controllable Loads.” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 30, Issue 2, March 2015, pp. 1064–1075.
DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2014.2388214

Daniel Shawhan, John Taber, Ray Zimmerman, Jubo Yan, Charles Marquet, William Schulze, Richard Schuler, Robert Thomas, Daniel Tylavsky, Di Shi, Nan Li, Ward Jewell, Trevor Hardy, and Zhouxing Hu. “A Detailed Power System Planning Model: Estimating the Long-Run Impact of Carbon-Reducing Policies.” Proceedings of the 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Computer Society Press, January 2015, pp. 2497-2506. (peer review information at http://www.hicss.org/components.htm)
DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2015.300

P. Sood, D. J. Tylavsky, Y. Qi, “Improved DC Network Models for Contingency Analysis,” North American Power Symposium, Pullman, Washington, September 2014, 6 pages.
DOI: 10.1109/NAPS.2014.6965414

Y. Zhu, D. J. Tylavsky, “An Optimization-Based Generator Placement Strategy in Network Reduction,” North American Power Symposium, Pullman Washington, September 2014, 6 pages.
DOI: 10.1109/NAPS.2014.6965401

Daniel L. Shawhan, John T. Taber, Di Shi, Ray D. Zimmerman, Jubo Yan, Charles M. Marquet, Yingying Qi, Biao Mao, Richard E. Schuler, William D. Schulze, and Daniel J. Tylavsky, “Does a Detailed Model of the Electricity Grid Matter? Estimating the Impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative,” Resource and Energy Economics, Volume 36 Issue 1, January 2014, pp. 191–207.
DOI: 10.1016/j.reseneeco.2013.11.015

C. E. Murillo-Sánchez, R. D. Zimmerman, C. L. Anderson and R. J. Thomas, “A Stochastic, Contingency-Based Security-Constrained Optimal Power Flow for the Procurement of Energy and Distributed Reserve”, Decision Support Systems, Volume 56, December 2013, Pages 1-10, ISSN 0167-9236.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dss.2013.04.006

J. Taber, D. Shawhan, R. Zimmerman, C. Marquet, M. Zhang, W. Schulze, R. Schuler, S. Whitley, “Mapping Energy Futures Using The SuperOPF Planning Tool: An Integrated Engineering, Economic and Environmental Model.” Proceedings of the 46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Computer Society Press, January 2013, pages 2020-2029. (peer review information at http://www.hicss.org/components.htm)
DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2013.391.

D. Shi, D. Shawhan, N. Li, D. J. Tylavsky, J. Taber, R. Zimmerman, “Optimal Generation Investment Planning: Part 1: Network Equivalents,” North American Power Symposium (electronic journal), Champaign, Illinois, September 2012, 6 pages.
DOI: 10.1109/NAPS.2012.6336375

N. Li, D. Shi, D. Shawhan, D. J. Tylavsky, J. Taber, R. Zimmerman, “Optimal Generation Investment Planning: Part 2: Application to the ERCOT System,” North American Power Symposium (electronic journal), Champaign, Illinois, September 2012, 6 pages.
DOI: 10.1109/NAPS.2012.6336374

Y. Qi, D. Shi, D. J. Tylavsky, “Impact of Assumptions on DC Power Flow Accuracy,” North American Power Symposium (electronic journal), Champaign, Illinois, September 2012, 6 pages.
DOI: 10.1109/NAPS.2012.6336395

D. Shi, D. J. Tylavsky, “An Improved Bus Aggregation Technique for Generating Network Equivalents,” 2012 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jul. 2012, 8 pages.
DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6344668

R. D. Zimmerman, C. E. Murillo-Sánchez, and R. J. Thomas, “MATPOWER: Steady-State Operations, Planning and Analysis Tools for Power Systems Research and Education,” Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 12-19, Feb. 2011.
DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2010.2051168