Grants and Contracts

Grants and Contracts with SEEM Faculty as PI/Co-PI

 

2019

 

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; SEEM: $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. PI: Chowdhury, Badrul. 

 

2017 (total: $615,687; SEEM: $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; SEEM: $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; SEEM: $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; SEEM: $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; SEEM: $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; SEEM: $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.