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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