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28 Citations (Scopus)

Next generation transmission expansion planning framework: Models, tools, and educational opportunities

Quintero, J., Zhang, H., Chakhchoukh, Y., Vittal, V. & Heydt, G. T., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 29, 4, p. 1911-1918 8 p., 6805236.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planning
Curricula
Mathematical models
38 Citations (Scopus)

PMU based state estimation by integrating correlation

Chakhchoukh, Y., Vittal, V. & Heydt, G. T., Mar 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 29, 2, p. 617-626 10 p., 6634246.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phasor measurement units
State estimation
Time series
Sampling
Data storage equipment
10 Citations (Scopus)

Preprocessing uncertain photovoltaic data

Fan, M., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T. & Ayyanar, R., Jan 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 5, 1, p. 351-352 2 p., 6677516.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incident solar radiation
Sun
Earth (planet)
Uncertainty
22 Citations (Scopus)

Statistical characterization of wind power ramps via extreme value analysis

Ganger, D., Zhang, J. & Vittal, V., Nov 1 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 29, 6, p. 3118-3119 2 p., 6786040.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Value engineering
Wind power
Farms
Planning
4 Citations (Scopus)

Stochastic optimization based economic dispatch and interruptible load management with distributional forecast of wind farm generation

Yang, L., He, M., Vittal, V. & Zhang, J., 2014, In : Unknown Journal. 2015-February, February, p. 199-204 6 p., 7039381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic Dispatch
Stochastic Optimization
Farms
Forecast
Economics
109 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of increased penetration of converter control-based generators on power system modes of oscillation

Quintero, J., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T. & Zhang, H., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 29, 5, p. 2248-2256 9 p., 6737307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronous generators
Electricity
Computer simulation
28 Citations (Scopus)

Wide-area control resiliency using redundant communication paths

Zhang, S. & Vittal, V., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 29, 5, p. 2189-2199 11 p., 6728664.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Phasor measurement units
Mathematical morphology
Communication systems
Damping
2013
88 Citations (Scopus)

An improved network model for transmission expansion planning considering reactive power and network losses

Zhang, H., Heydt, G. T., Vittal, V. & Quintero, J., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 3, p. 3471-3479 9 p., 6495738.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reactive power
Planning
Electric potential
14 Citations (Scopus)

A relaxed AC optimal power flow model based on a Taylor series

Zhang, H., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T. & Quintero, J., 2013, 2013 IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia, ISGT Asia 2013. 6698739

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Taylor series
Reactive power
Linearization
Electric potential
82 Citations (Scopus)

Design of wide-area power system damping controllers resilient to communication failures

Zhang, S. & Vittal, V., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 4, p. 4292-4300 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication systems
Damping
Controllers
Communication
Phasor measurement units
13 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of transient stability constrained interface real power flow limit using trajectory sensitivity approach

Hou, G. & Vittal, V., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 3, p. 2156-2163 8 p., 6397577.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real time systems
Trajectories
63 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic optimization based reactive power planning to mitigate slow voltage recovery and short term voltage instability

Paramasivam, M., Salloum, A., Ajjarapu, V., Vittal, V., Bhatt, N. B. & Liu, S., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 4, p. 3865 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reactive power
Voltage control
Planning
Recovery
Electric potential

Effectiveness of anti-islanding schemes following a faulty recloser operation

Mitra, P., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T. & Ayyanar, R., 2013, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6672118

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

26 Citations (Scopus)

Grid Integration and Dynamic Impact of Wind Energy

Vittal, V. & Ayyanar, R., Jan 1 2013, Springer New York. 148 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Wind power
Power converters
Electric machinery
Energy resources
Power electronics
329 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of increased penetration of photovoltaic generation on power systems

Eftekharnejad, S., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T., Keel, B. & Loehr, J., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 2, p. 893-901 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy resources
Electric potential
24 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of PMU measurement buffer length on state estimation and its optimization

Zhang, Q., Chakhchoukh, Y., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T., Logic, N. & Sturgill, S., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 2, p. 1657-1665 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phasor measurement units
State estimation
Electric power systems
Availability
Data storage equipment
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improving grid resiliency using hierarchical wide area measurements

Zhang, S. & Vittal, V., 2013, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6672307

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Communication
Communication systems
Robust control
Damping
Controllers
77 Citations (Scopus)

Online dynamic security assessment with missing PMU measurements: A data mining approach

He, M., Vittal, V. & Zhang, J., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 2, p. 1969-1977 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision trees
Data mining
Availability
Monitoring
83 Citations (Scopus)
Electricity
Economics
Uncertainty
Costs
Monte Carlo simulation
70 Citations (Scopus)

Robust online dynamic security assessment using adaptive ensemble decision-tree learning

He, M., Zhang, J. & Vittal, V., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 4, p. 4089-4098 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision trees
Topology
Time measurement
Data mining
Electricity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Security assessment of the year 2020 planned Western Interconnection

Quintero, J., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T., Zhang, H. & Nickell, B., 2013, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6672219

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Power transmission
89 Citations (Scopus)

Small signal stability assessment of power systems with increased penetration of photovoltaic generation: A case study

Eftekharnejad, S., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T., Keel, B. & Loehr, J., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 4, 4, p. 960-967 8 p., 6513320.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Signal analysis
Transient analysis
Flow patterns
Damping
7 Citations (Scopus)

Spatio-temporal analysis for smart grids with wind generation integration

He, M., Yang, L., Zhang, J. & Vittal, V., 2013, 2013 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications, ICNC 2013. p. 1107-1111 5 p. 6504247

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

farm
Farms
Markov processes
time series analysis
economic system
20 Citations (Scopus)

Transient model of air-conditioner compressor single phase induction motor

Liu, Y., Vittal, V., Undrill, J. & Eto, J. H., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 28, 4, p. 4528-4536 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induction motors
Compressors
Air
Circuit theory
Electric potential
2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

A data mining framework for online dynamic security assessment: Decision trees, boosting, and complexity analysis

He, M., Zhang, J. & Vittal, V., 2012, 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, ISGT 2012. 6175766

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decision trees
Data mining
Classifiers
Phasor measurement units
Time measurement
12 Citations (Scopus)

A hybrid dynamic equivalent using ANN-based boundary matching technique

Ma, F. & Vittal, V., 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27, 3, p. 1494-1502 9 p., 6152193.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural networks
Software packages
Trajectories
131 Citations (Scopus)

A mixed-integer linear programming approach for multi-stage security-constrained transmission expansion planning

Zhang, H., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T. & Quintero, J., May 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27, 2, p. 1125-1133 9 p., 6112698.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linear programming
Planning
Costs

A Panel Session on: Curriculum development: Transmission expansion planning for systems with renewable energy resources

Heydt, G. T. & Vittal, V., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6343911

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Renewable energy resources
Curricula
Planning
2 Citations (Scopus)

Application of phasor measurements for dynamic security assessment using decision trees

Vittal, V., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6344580

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phasor measurement units
Decision trees
Nomograms
Voltage control
Dynamical systems
6 Citations (Scopus)

A structural time series approach to modeling dynamic trends in power system data

Messina, A. R. & Vittal, V., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6344657

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Time series
Kalman filters

Closure to discussion of OBDD-based sectionalizing strategies for parallel power system restoration

Wang, C. & Vittal, V., 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27, 3, p. 1714 1 p., 6211463.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Restoration
21 Citations (Scopus)

Cluster computing-based trajectory sensitivity analysis application to the WECC system

Hou, G. & Vittal, V., Feb 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27, 1, p. 502-509 8 p., 5960007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cluster computing
Sensitivity analysis
Trajectories
Parallel processing systems
Demonstrations
12 Citations (Scopus)

Electric power and energy engineering: The first century

Heydt, G. T., Ayyanar, R., Hedman, K. & Vittal, V., May 13 2012, In : Proceedings of the IEEE. 100, SPL CONTENT, p. 1315-1328 14 p., 6170535.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Processing
14 Citations (Scopus)

Finite state Markov chain model for wind generation forecast: A data-driven spatiotemporal approach

Murugesan, S., Zhang, J. & Vittal, V., 2012, 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, ISGT 2012. 6175764

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Markov processes
Wind power
Farms
Turbines
Time series analysis
180 Citations (Scopus)

Probabilistic power flow studies for transmission systems with photovoltaic generation using cumulants

Fan, M., Vittal, V., Heydt, G. T. & Ayyanar, R., 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27, 4, p. 2251-2261 11 p., 6185718.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Convolution
Random variables
Probability density function
Electricity
Uncertainty

Prolog to the section on electric power and energy engineering

Heydt, G. T., Ayyanar, R., Hedman, K. & Vittal, V., May 13 2012, In : Proceedings of the IEEE. 100, SPL CONTENT, p. 1313-1314 2 p., 6198346.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interoperability
Large scale systems
Automation
Electricity
Systems analysis
Farms
Turbines
Wind power
Costs
Graph theory
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synchrophasors and the smart grid

Kezunovic, M., Vittal, V., Meliopoulos, S., Venkatasubramanian, V. & Sprintson, A., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6345636

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phasor measurement units
Engineering education
35 Citations (Scopus)

The big picture: Smart research for large-scale integrated smart grid solutions

Kezunovic, M., Vittal, V., Meliopoulos, S. & Mount, T., 2012, In : IEEE Power and Energy Magazine. 10, 4, p. 22-34 13 p., 6218846.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy security
Electric power transmission networks
Electricity
Planning
Recovery
1 Citation (Scopus)

The future grid to enable sustainable energy systems

Vittal, V., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6344801

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy resources
Engineering research
Network architecture
Systems engineering
Energy storage
9 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of distributed photovoltaic generation on residential distribution systems

Mitra, P., Heydt, G. T. & Vittal, V., 2012, 2012 North American Power Symposium, NAPS 2012. 6336330

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Distributed power generation
Voltage control
Power generation
Electric potential
12 Citations (Scopus)

The time skew problem in PMU measurements

Zhang, Q., Vittal, V., Heydt, G., Chakhchoukh, Y., Logic, N. & Sturgill, S., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6345142

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phasor measurement units
Kalman filters
20 Citations (Scopus)

Trajectory sensitivity based preventive control of voltage instability considering load uncertainties

Hou, G. & Vittal, V., 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27, 4, p. 2280-2288 9 p., 6185719.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trajectories
Electric potential
System stability
Voltage control
Uncertainty
11 Citations (Scopus)

Transmission expansion planning using an ac model: Formulations and possible relaxations

Zhang, H., Heydt, G. T., Vittal, V. & Mittelmann, H., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6345410

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Planning
Nonlinear programming
Linearization
2011
13 Citations (Scopus)

Application of dynamic equivalencing in large-scale power systems

Ma, F., Luo, X. & Vittal, V., 2011, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6039372

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electric power systems
Identification (control systems)
Agglomeration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and impact of extreme forecast errors on power systems

Heydt, G. T., Vittal, V., Malhara, S., Makarov, Y. V., Zhou, N. & Etingov, P. V., Oct 28 2011, In : Electric Power Components and Systems. 39, 15, p. 1685-1700 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consolidation
45 Citations (Scopus)

Controlled islanding demonstrations on the WECC system

Xu, G., Vittal, V., Meklin, A. & Thalman, J. E., Feb 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 26, 1, p. 334-343 10 p., 5457981.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outages
Demonstrations
Software packages
202 Citations (Scopus)

Control strategy to mitigate the impact of reduced inertia due to doubly fed induction generators on large power systems

Gautam, D., Goel, L., Ayyanar, R., Vittal, V. & Harbour, T., Feb 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 26, 1, p. 214-224 11 p., 5508309.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asynchronous generators
Damping
Power converters
3 Citations (Scopus)

Implications of smart grid technology on transmission system reliability

Eftekharnejad, S., Heydt, G. T. & Vittal, V., 2011, 2011 IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, PSCE 2011. 5772486

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electric circuit breakers
Condition monitoring
Operating costs
Costs
45 Citations (Scopus)

OBDD-based sectionalizing strategies for parallel power system restoration

Wang, C., Vittal, V. & Sun, K., Aug 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 26, 3, p. 1426-1433 8 p., 5590275.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binary decision diagrams
Restoration
Voltage control