Research Opportunities

Research opportunities for SEEM STUDENTS

 

Most project topics listed below are for current and future SEEM master and PhD students. Research assistantships may be available. Interested students may contact the faculty member directly. 

Sports analytics - nba game outcome forecasting

Student will be using NBA data to forecast outcomes of NBA games. Required courses: basic statistics and linear algebra; EMGT6910 is preferred. Desired skills: forecasting; statistics; machine learning, programming (SAS, R, Python or Matlab). Contact faculty: Dr. Tao Hong. Posting date: 7/8/2019.

Distributed Voltage-Var Optimization using pv inverters in distribution systems

Student will be doing research on novel decentralized optimization methods for PV inverter control in power distributin systems. Required courses: EMGT5201 or EMGT6952. Desired skills: convex optimization; distributed optimization; programming (Matlab/Python and CPLEX/GUROBI). Contact faculty: Dr. Linquan Bai. Posting date: 2/14/2019.

Long-term load forecasting

Student will be using realworld weather and electricity demand data to develop long-term load forecasts for about 50 small cities. Required courses: EMGT6910 or EMGT6965. Desired skills: forecasting; statistics; machine learning, programming (SAS, R, Python or Matlab). Contact faculty: Dr. Tao Hong. Posting date: 2/14/2019.

Solar power forecasting

Student will be using realworld weather and solar power data to forecast solar power generation for a solar farm. Required courses: EMGT6910 or EMGT6965. Desired skills: forecasting; statistics; machine learning, programming (SAS, R, Python or Matlab). Contact faculty: Dr. Tao Hong. Posting date: 2/14/2019.