This year’s Research Symposium was held virtually from November 8 to 12, 2021. The program was topical and hosted a variety of speakers, posters, and awards honoring science, STEM, and research contributions in New Mexico through a space lens.
Event Category: SMART Grid
Tohid Khalili is a PhD candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, and an exceptional example of success in higher education STEM. He participates in NM SMART Grid Center research under the direction of UNM faculty member Dr. Ali Bidram. In Summer 2021, he was supported as an extern with the City of Albuquerque.
Presenter: Anne Jakle, Associate Director, NM EPSCoR
Abstract: NM EPSCoR is currently soliciting proposals for Infrastructure Seed Awards and Collaboration Innovation Working Groups (C-IWGs). Find out more about these opportunities and have an opportunity to participate in a Q&A about the request for proposals.
Title: Visible Light Communication and Applications in Smart Grids
Presenter: Dr. Sihua Shao, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, NMT, Electrical Engineering
Title: Leveraging Energy Storage Resources to Improve Combined Cycle Power Plant Operational Efficiency
Presenter: Dr. Fengyu Wang, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NMSU
100% Carbon-Free Energy System: Can We Still Keep the Lights On?
Presenter: Dr. Leo Yazhou Jiang is an Assistant Professor in the ECE Department at Clarkson University
Every year the New Mexico SMART Grid Center submits three highlights from the previous project year to the National Science Foundation. This year's highlights recognize "DC Street" at NMSU, seed award results from NMT, and the Explora Science Communication Fellowship program. Below are overviews of what these outstanding project team members are working on - summarized in 250 words or less.
IT'S GOOD TO BE DIRECT
Olga Lavrova, New Mexico State University