Example Ongoing and Recently Completed Research Projects

  • Foundations for Engineering Education for Distributed Energy Resources (FEEDER), DOE, Consortium of universities led by UCF with NREL Partnership, 12/1/2014 – 11/31/2019
  • Kentucky Industrial Assessment Center (KIAC), DOE, 2012-2017, 5 years extension starting in 2018
  • Market-Based Control of Shipboard Integrated Engineering Plants, Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award and research project, 2015-2018
  • NSF EPSCoR “Powering the Kentucky Bioeconomy for a Sustainable Future”; with electrochemical energy storage as one of its three research pillars (2014 – present)
  • Low and High Frequency Electromagnetics Research in Collaboration with ANSYS (2016 – 2019)
  • Battery Research in Collaboration with GM (2008 – present) and Ford (2013 – present)
  • Optimization of Design and Performance Monitoring of Low-Energy-Usage, Lower-Income Residences, DEDI and KHIC, 2013-2016
  • A Modular Electrical Power System Architecture for Small Spacecraft, NASA, 2014-2015
  • Electric Warship Early Design Space Methods Incorporating Dynamic Energy Storage, Office of Naval Research (ONR), 2014-2015
  • Electric Power Distributions System Optimization in the Presence of Renewable Distributed Generation, Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering Education, 2014-2015
  • Market-Based Power Allocation with Energy Storage, NASA, 2013-2015
  • Power System Studies and Research for Improved Planning and Operation, LG&E and KU, 2014- 2016
  • Power System Studies and Power System Simulation Model Update, LG&E and KU, 2012-2014
  • Advanced Power System Planning for Utility Systems, Owensboro Municipal Utilities, 2012-2013
  • … and others.