DIMACS/CCICADA Workshop on Cascading Failures of Power Transmission Systems: Models and Algorithms

February 23, 2013
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Daniel Bienstock, Columbia University, dano at columbia dot edu
Michael Chertkov, Los Alamos National Lab, chertkov at lanl.gov
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Energy and Algorithms and The Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA).

Workshop Program:

Saturday, February 23, 2013

 8:30 -  9:00  Breakfast and registration
 9:00  - 9:15  Opening Remarks

 9:15 - 10:00  Sampling and Speed for Cascading Outage Simulations
               Ian Dobson, University of Iowa                        

10:00 - 10:45  Lyapunov Functions to Characterize Cascading Failure Vulnerability in Dynamic Power Grid Models
               Chris De Marco, University of Wisconsin     
10:45 - 11:15  Break   

11:15 - 12:00  Modeling and prevention of cascading outages
               Kostya Turitsyn, MIT                                                        

12:00 - 12:45  Estimating Cascading Failure Risk with Random Chemistry
               Paul Hines, University of Vermont
12:45 -  2:15  Lunch               

 2:15 -  3:00  Power Grid Vulnerability to Geographically Correlated Failures Analysis and Control Implications
               Gil Zussman, Columbia University

 3:00 -  3:45  Network Resilience to Correlated and Cascading Failures: A Percolation View
               Edmund Yeh, Northeastern University

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