Electric Power and Energy Systems

The Electric Power and Energy Systems group is one of the most active university groups in the country regarding power and energy research. Primary research thrusts include power system dynamics and control, operational decision-making, distribution systems, reliability, voltage security, economic systems and markets, asset management, and power electronic systems.

Current Research Areas

  • Online voltage stability monitoring
  • Advanced computation techniques for voltage stability
  • Remote control of power labs
  • Self-healing networks
  • Adaptive protection
  • Multiagent systems
  • Market dynamics
  • Integrated energy systems

Faculty in This Group

  • Venkataramana Ajjarapu
  • Zhaoyu Wang
  • Ian Dobson  (group chair)
  • Lizhi Wang
  • Leigh Tesfatsion
  • Manimaran Govindarasu
  • James McCalley
  • Anne Kimber

Research Centers


  • Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley Power Electronics and Drive Systems Lab

Research Projects

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