ISyE Faculty Candidate Seminar

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday November 17, 2014 - Tuesday November 18, 2014
      2:00 pm - 2:59 pm
  • Location: Advisory Board Room 402 Groseclose
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Contact

Jennifer Harris

jennifer.harris@isye.gatech.edu

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TITLE: Complexity, Approximation, and Relaxation of the Power Flow Equations.

SPEAKER: Dr. Pascal Van Hentenryck (Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia)

ABSTRACT:

The design, control, and operation of the power grid, probably the largest and most expansive system ever engineered, require the solving of optimization problems over the steady-state power flow equations. The resulting mixed nonconvex programs are often computationally challenging and increasingly so with the increased stochasticity in generation and load. This talk presents some new complexity results, as well as a number of advances in approximating and relaxing the power flow equations to address emerging applications in power systems, including large-scale power restoration after blackouts, the design of resilient networks, and the integration of renewable generation. Extensive computational results demonstrate some of the benefits of the proposed techniques.

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School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Graduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
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  • Created By: Scott Jacobson
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 10, 2014 - 5:59am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:21pm