# Grants and Contracts with ISYE Faculty as PI/Co-PI

## 2022

Energy Data Analytics. Sponsor: Duke Energy Corporation. Award amount: $206,182. PI: Hong, Tao.

## 2021 (Total: $330,044; ISE: $330,044)

Energy Data Analytics. Sponsor: Duke Energy Corporation. Award amount: $180,000. PI: Hong, Tao.

NCEMC Solar Power and Net Load Forecasting. Sponsor: North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives (NCAEC). Award amount: $100,000. PI: Hong, Tao.

Integration of Marine Renewable Generation into Power Grid and Value Proposition Development for Economics and Resilience. Sponsor: UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC-CSI). Award amount: $50,044. PI: Bai, Linquan.

## 2020 (Total: $359,870; ISE: $359,870)

Research on Power Market Modeling and Simulation. Sponsor: ABB, Inc.. Award amount: $50,000. PI: Bai, Linquan.

Customer Insights Research. Sponsor: Duke Energy Corporation. Award amount: $150,000. PI: Hong, Tao.

NCEMC Very Short Term Load Forecasting. Sponsor: North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives (NCAEC). Award amount: $100,000. PI: Hong, Tao.

Support for Development of an AIERCI Tool to Ensure Uninterrupted Energy Flow from Cyber Attacks Targeting Essential Forecasting Data for Grid Operations. Sponsor: DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory. Award amount: $59,870. PI: Hong, Tao.

## 2019 (Total: $774,839; ISE: $345,602)

Computational Model for Spacecraft/Habitat Volume. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center. Award amount: $90,000. PI: Hsiang, Simon. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

UNC Coastal Studies Institute: Off-shore DC ‘Microgrid’ Integrating MHK Power Generation combined with High Voltage DC System for Interfacing with On-shore AC Utility Grid High Voltage DC System. Sponsor: UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC-CSI). Award amount: $100,000. PI: Manjrekar, Madhav. Co-PI: Chowdhury, Badrul.

Distributed Voltage Control Using Photovoltaic (PV) Inverters in Distribution Systems with High Solar Penetration. Sponsor: DOE Oak Ridge National Laboratories. Award amount: $50,000. PI: Bai, Linquan.

Fundamentals of Power Engineering to Support Integration of Distributed Energy Resources, CAPER Enhancement Project. Sponsor: Clemson University. Award amount: $30,000. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PI: Cecchi, Valentina.

Support for Development of an AIERCI Tool to Ensure Uninterrupted Energy Flow from Cyber Attacks Targeting Essential Forecasting Data for Grid Operations. Sponsor: DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory. Award amount: $59,924. PI: Hong, Tao.

NCEMC Ex Ante Load Forecast Combination. Sponsor: North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives (NCAEC). Award amount: $100,678. PI: Hong, Tao.

Computational Model for Spacecraft/Habitat Volume. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center. Award amount: $20,000. PI: Hsiang, Simon. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

Computational Model for Spacecraft/Habitat Volume. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center. Award amount: $25,000. PI: Hsiang, Simon. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

Real-Time Analysis with Visual Analytics for Enhanced Decision-Making and Situational Awareness in Modern Power Systems. Sponsor: National Science Foundation. Award amount: $299,237. PI: Cecchi, Valentina. Co-PIs: Cho, Isaac; Hong, Tao; Wartell, Zachary.

## 2018 (Total: $283,009; ISE: $221,606)

NCEMC Delivery Point Level Load Forecasting. Sponsor: North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives (NCAEC). Award amount: $96,663. PI: Hong, Tao.

Cyber Vulnerability of Electrical Power Systems using Distributed Synchrophasors. Sponsor: Center for Advanced Power Engineering Research (CAPER). Award amount: $25,000. PI: Manjrekar, Madhav. Co-PI: Chowdhury, Badrul; Saqib, Fareena.

Support for Development of an AIERCI Tool to Ensure Uninterrupted Energy Flow from Cyber Attacks Targeting Essential Forecasting Data for Grid Operations. Sponsor: DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory. Award amount: $59,942. PI: Hong, Tao.

Computational Model for Spacecraft/Habitat Volume. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center. Award amount: $30,000. PI: Hsiang, Simon. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

Computational Model for Spacecraft/Habitat Volume. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center. Award amount: $35,000. PI: Hsiang, Simon. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

How State Regulators are Attributing Costs and Benefits to Distributed Generation: A Comparative Analysis. Sponsor: Clemson University. Award amount: $38,903. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul.

## 2017 (total: $615,687; ISE: $244,027)

Leveraging Industry Research to Educate a Future Electric Grid Workforce. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $301,660. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Parkhideh, Babak; Enslin, Johan; Noras, Maciej; Manjrekar, Madhav; Cox, Robert; Cecchi, Valentina; Salami, Zia.

CAPER PD-1 Critical Infrastructure Resilience of the Distribution Grid. Sponsor: Clemson University. Award amount: $32,500. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

Computational Model for Spacecraft/Habitat Volume. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center. Award amount: $80,000. PI: Hsiang, Simon. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

NCEMC Delivery Point Level Load and Weather Data Analysis. Sponsor: North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC). Award amount: $79,056. PI: Hong, Tao.

Support for Development of an AIERCI Tool to Ensure Uninterrupted Energy Flow from Cyber Attacks Targeting Essential Forecasting Data for Grid Operations. Sponsor: DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory. Award amount: $59,971. PI: Hong, Tao.

Cyber Vulnerability of Electrical Power Systems using Distributed Synchrophasors. Sponsor: Center for Advanced Power Engineering Research (CAPER). Award amount: $25,000. PI: Manjrekar, Madhav. Co-PIs: Chowdhury, Badrul; Enslin, Johan.

NCMEP – UNC Charlotte 2016-2017 Program. Sponsor: North Carolina State University (NCSU). Award amount: $25,000. PI: Ozelkan, Ertunga. Co-PI: Teng, Sheng-Hsien.

CAPER PD-1 Critical Infrastructure Resilience of the Distribution Grid. Sponsor: Clemson University. Award amount: $12,500. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Nasipuri, Asis; Lim, Churlzu; Subramanian, Kalpathi.

## 2016 (total: $685,665; ISE: $273,263)

Support for Development of an AIERCI Tool to Ensure Uninterrupted Energy Flow from Cyber Attacks Targeting Essential Forecasting Data for Grid Operations. Sponsor: DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory. Award amount: $59,637. PI: Hong, Tao.

Leveraging Industry Research to Educate a Future Electric Grid Workforce. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $180,601 PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Parkhideh, Babak; Enslin, Johan; Noras, Maciej; Manjrekar, Madhav; Cox, Robert; Cecchi, Valentina; Salami, Zia.

Computational Model for Spacecraft/Habitat Volume. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center. Award amount: $80,000. PI: Hsiang, Simon. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

Critical Infrastructure Resilience of the Distribution Grid. Sponsor: Clemson University. Award amount: $45,000. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Nasipuri, Asis; Lim, Churlzu; Subramanian, Kalpathi.

NCEMC Short Term Probabilistic Load Forecasting for Dominion supply area. Sponsor: North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC). Award amount: $70,374. PI: Hong, Tao.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Crown Cab. Sponsor: Crown Cab Company. Award amount: $7,545. PI: Ozelkan, Ertunga.

Confidential. Sponsor: Confidential. Award amount: $21,801. PI: Manjrekar, Madhav. Co-PIs: Chowdhury, Badrul; Enslin, Johan; Kamalasadan, Sukumar; Cecchi, Valentina.

Carolinas Energy Planning for the Future. Sponsor: NCDENR Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources. Award amount: $105,000. PI: Shankar, Ramesh. Co-PIs: Chowdhury, Badrul; Young, David; Enslin, Johan; Guyer, Regina.

Hybrid High Voltage AC/DC System Protection and Controls for Interfacing Off-shore Power Generations with On-shore Grid. Sponsor: UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC-CSI). Award amount: $60,000. PI: anjrekar, Madhav. Co-PI: Chowdhury, Badrul.

NCEMC Hierarchical Load Forecasting. Sponsor: North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC). Award amount: $55,707. PI: Hong, Tao.

## 2015 (total: $982,865; ISE: $456,540)

NCMEP – UNC Charlotte 2015-2016 Program. Sponsor: North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP). Award amount: $50,000. PI: Ozelkan, Ertunga. Co-PI: Teng, Sheng-Hsien.

Leveraging Industry Research to Educate a Future Electric Grid Workforce. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $146,133. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Parkhideh, Babak; Enslin, Johan; Noras, Maciej; Manjrekar, Madhav; Cox, Robert; Cecchi, Valentina; Salami, Zia.

Analysis of the application of advanced data analytics techniques for power system operation and planning support. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $30,000. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Hadzikadic, Mirsad; Hong, Tao.

Critical Infrastructure Resilience of the Distribution Grid. Sponsor: Clemson University. Award amount: $12,500. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Nasipuri, Asis; Lim, Churlzu; Subramanian, Kalpathi.

University of Andes – UNC Charlotte Engineering Management Summer Program. Sponsor: Universidad De Los Andes. Award amount: $26,513. PI: Ozelkan, Ertunga.

Leveraging Industry Research to Educate a Future Electric Grid Workforce. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $33,130. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Parkhideh, Babak; Enslin, Johan; Noras, Maciej; Manjrekar, Madhav; Cox, Robert; Cecchi, Valentina; Salami, Zia.

Hybrid Real-Time Simulator (OPAL-RT with RTDS) based Advanced Modeling and Analytical System Solutions of SCE Grid with Renewable Energy Resource and Storage. Sponsor: Southern California Edison (SCE) Company. Award amount: $150000. PI: Kamalasadan, Sukumar. Co-PI: Chowdhury, Badrul; Enslin, Johan; Manjrekar, Madhav; Shankar, Ramesh; Cecchi, Valentina.

Interconnection of Two Real-time Simulator Platforms. Sponsor: Southern California Edison (SCE) Company. Award amount: $125,000. PI: Parkhideh, Babak. Co-PIs: Chowdhury, Badrul; Sass, Ronald.

Leveraging Industry Research to Educate a Future Electric Grid. Sponsor: Workforce Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $14,562. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Parkhideh, Babak; Enslin, Johan; Noras, Maciej; Manjrekar, Madhav; Cox, Robert; Cecchi, Valentina; Salami, Zia.

PG&E Demand Response Forecasting using Smart Meter Data. Sponsor: DNV GL. Award amount: $16,800. PI: Hong, Tao.

Establishing Freshman to Senior Bookend Experiences to Provide Academic and Professional Introductions to Standardization. Sponsor: National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST). Award amount: $67,002. PI: Ogle, Michael.

Leveraging Industry Research to Educate a Future Electric Grid Workforce. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $15,000. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Parkhideh, Babak; Enslin, Johan; Noras, Maciej; Manjrekar, Madhav; Cox, Robert; Cecchi, Valentina; Salami, Zia.

Hunoval Greenbelt Program – Phase II. Sponsor: Hunoval Law Firm, PLLC. Award amount: $79,988. PI: Ozelkan, Ertunga. Co-PI: Teng, Sheng-Hsien.

Study – Load Forecasting Case Study. Sponsor: National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). Award amount: $216,237. PI: Hong, Tao.

## 2014 (total: $347,162; ISE: $63,103)

Tacoma Public Utilities Water Demand Forecasting. Sponsor: Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (RFC). Award amount: $7,500. PI: Hong, Tao.

Areva Executive Education Program. Sponsor: Areva NP Inc. Award amount: $49,688. PI: Enslin, Johan. Co-PIs: Chowdhury, Badrul; Young, David; Schwarz, Peter; Hong, Tao.

NCEMC Integrated Load Forecasting Project. Sponsor: North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC) Award amount: $45,603. PI: Hong, Tao.

Leveraging Industry Research to Educate a Future Electric Grid Workforce. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Award amount: $144,371. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. Co-PIs: Parkhideh, Babak; Enslin, Johan; Noras, Maciej; Manjrekar, Madhav; Cox, Robert; Cecchi, Valentina; Salami, Zia.

Short Term Load Forecasting for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation. Sponsor: Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation. Award amount: $10,000. PI: Hong, Tao.

Power System Study Utilizing Real Time Data. Sponsor: Duke Energy Corporation. Award amount: $90,000. PI: Salami, Zia. Co-PIs: Chowdhury, Badrul; Cox, Robert.

## 2013 (total: $99,928; ISE: $99,928)

Hunoval Greenbelt Program. Sponsor: The Hunoval Law Firm. Award amount: $99,928. PI: Ozelkan, Ertunga. Co-PI: Teng, Sheng-Hsien.

## 2011 (Total: $236,286; ISE: $236,286)

Analysis of Testing Techniques for Electrical Connections. Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Award amount: $15,276. PI: Ozelkan, Ertunga.

Development of Funding Project Risk Management Tools. Sponsor: NC Dept of Transportation. Award amount: $171,010. PI: Teng, Sheng-Hsien. Co-PI: Lim, Churlzu.

Seven Portals Study: Charlotte Region Study. Sponsor: NC State University (Institute for Trans Res Ed). Award amount: $50,000. PI: Teng, Sheng-Hsien. Co-PI: Hauser, Edwin.