Technical Sessions


S1-1: PLC for Smart Grid I

Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: Marzieh Parandehgheibi, MIT, USA

10:20 Efficient Diversity Technique for Hybrid Narrowband-Powerline/Wireless Smart Grid Communications
  Mostafa Sayed (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Ghadi Sebaali (UT Austin, USA); Brian L Evans (The University of Texas at Austin, USA); Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
10:45 Noise Generated By Modern Lamps and the Influence on the Smart-Grid Communication Network
  Allan Emleh (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
11:05 Considerations on Narrowband and Broadband Power Line Communication for Smart Grids
  Andrea M Tonello (University of Klagenfurt & WiTiKee srl, Austria); Alberto Pittolo (University of Udine, Italy)
11:30 Multi-armed Bandit Channel Selection for Power Line Communication
  Babak Nikfar (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany); Setareh Maghsudi (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Han Vinck (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
S1-2: PLC for Smart Grid II
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: Gregorio López, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, SPAIN 
13:30 Powerline-PNC: Boosting Throughput of Powerline Networks with Physical-Layer Network Coding
  Qing Yang, Hao Wang, Taotao Wang, Lizhao You, Lu Lu and Soung Chang Liew (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
13:55 MIMO-OFDM NB-PLC Transmission Through Distribution Transformers: Modeling and Achievable Data Rates
  Andreas Chrysochos (Democritus University of Thrace, Greece); Ahmed ElSamadouny (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Theofilos A. Papadopoulos and Grigoris K Papagiannis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
14:20 Shortened Frame Design for Narrowband Powerline Communication Systems
  Mehul Soman and Il Han Kim (Texas Instruments, USA)
14:45 Electric Current Based Power Line Communication for Plug-Load Device Auto Identification
  Hiroyuki Ikegami (the University of Tokyo, Japan); Manabu Tsukada (the Univerrsity of Tokyo, Japan); Hideya Ochiai (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Hideaki Nii (IIJ Innovation Institute, Japan); Hiroshi Esaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

S1-3: Smart Metering Networks
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: Mehul Soman, Texas Instruments, USA

15:40  Path Error-Aware RTO Design for Smart Meter Data Traffic in IEEE 802.11s-based AMI Networks
   Nico Saputro, Kemal Akkaya and Ali Ihsan Yurekli (Florida International University, USA)
16:05  Joint Optimization of Power Allocation and Relay Selection for Smart Grid Neighborhood Area Networks
   Dehua Li and Xiaoli Chu (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom); Jie Zhang (University of Sheffield, Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, United Kingdom)
16:30  Optimized Scalable Decentralized Hybrid Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Smart Grid
   Alireza Ghasempour (Utah State University, USA)
16:55 Envisioning Cloud of Energy
  Leila Sharifi (Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal); Felix Freitag (Technical University of Catalonia, Spain); Luís Veiga (INESC-ID Lisboa / Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)

S1-4: Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: David Bakken, Washington State University, USA
13:30  Modeling the Impact of Communication Loss on the Power Grid Under Emergency Control
   Marzieh Parandehgheibi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA); Konstantin Turitsyn (MIT, Department for Mechanical Engineering, USA); Eytan Modiano (MIT, USA)
13:55  Block Sparsity for Joint NBI and Impulse Noise Mitigation in Hybrid PLC Wireless Communications
   Mohamed Mokhtar (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Waheed U. Bajwa (Rutgers University, USA); Mahmoud Elgenedy and Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
14:20  Interference Mitigation Techniques for Narrowband Powerline Smart Grid Communications
   Mahmoud Elgenedy, Mostafa Sayed and Mohamed Mokhtar (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Mohamed M. Abdallah (Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar); Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
14:45  Performance Analysis of DF Cooperative Relaying Over Bursty Impulsive Noise Channel
   MD. Sahabul Alam and Fabrice Labeau (McGill University, Canada)

S1-5: Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: David Bakken, Washington State University, USA
15:40  Tracking Appliance Usage Information Using Harmonic Signature Sensing
   Deokwoo Jung (Corporate R&D Center, SK Telecom, Seoul, Rep. of KOREA & Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Singapore); Hoang Hai Nguyen and David Yau (Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Singapore)
16:05  IEC 61850 Traffic Analysis in Electrical Automation Networks
   Djamel Hadj Sadok and Judith Kelner (Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil); Ubiratan Carmo (Chesf, Brazil)
16:30  Let There Be Light: Dissecting How PRIME Networks Work Based on Actual Traffic Traces
   Miguel Seijo Simó and Gregorio López (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Javier Matanza (Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain); Jose Ignacio Moreno (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Fernando Martín (Unión Fenosa Distribución, Spain); Carlos Rodriguez-Morcillo and Sadot Alexandres (Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain)
16:55  Effects of Bursty Event Traffic on Synchrophasor Delays in IEEE C37.118, IEC61850, and IEC60870
   Yiming Wu (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden); Lars Nordström (Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Sweden); David Bakken (Washington State University, USA)
1720 Communication System Architecture for Distributed Generator Remote Control and Power Flow Monitoring
  Giovanni Artale (Università di Palermo, Italy); Antonio Cataliotti (University of Palermo, Italy); Valentina Cosentino (Università di Palermo, Italy); Riccardo Fiorelli (STMicroelectronics, Italy); Dario Di Cara and Salvatore Guaiana (National Research Council, Institute of Intelligent System for Automation, Italy); Nicola Panzavecchia and Giovanni Tinè (National Research Council, Italy); Sergio Cerniglia (SEA S.p.A. Società Elettrica di Favignana, Italy)

S1-6: Communication and Networking Technologies in Smart Grid
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: Mehul Soman, Texas Instruments, USA
10:20  Modelling and Delay Analysis of Wireless Home Area Networks in a Smart Grid
   Abdulfattah Noorwali (University of Western Ontario, Canada); Raveendra Kolarramakrishna Rao and Abdallah Shami (The University of Western Ontario, Canada)
10:40  Hybrid Wi-Fi/LTE Aggregation Architecture for Smart Meter Communications
   Farshad Koohifar, Nico Saputro, Ismail Güvenç and Kemal Akkaya (Florida International University, USA)
11:00  Energy-aware Adaptive Restricted Access Window for IEEE 802.11ah Based Smart Grid Networks
   Yanru Wang, Yun Li, Kok Keong Chai and Yue Chen (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom); John Schormans (Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom)
11:20  An Adaptive MAC for HomePlug Green PHY PLC to Support Realistic Smart Grid Applications
   Muharrem Ayar, Haniph A. Latchman and Janise McNair (University of Florida, USA)
11:40 Open System for Energy Services (OS4ES)
  Jörg Benze and Andreas Lang (T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH, Germany); Antonis Papanikolaou (Hypertech SA, Greece); Tim Dethlefs (Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg, Germany); Wolfgang Renz (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Andrea Schröder (FGH, Germany)

S1-7: Advancing PHY Layer for Smart Grid Communication
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: Nico Saputro, Florida International University, USA

13:30  Robust Decoding for OFDM Systems in Memory Impulse Channels
   Der-Feng Tseng and Tsung-Li Chang (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
13:55  Sum-Rate-Optimal Dual-QoS MIMO Multicasting Over Medium-Voltage NB-PLC Networks
   Ahmed ElSamadouny and Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
14:20  Power Talk in DC Micro Grids: Constellation Design and Error Probability Performance
   Marko Angjelichinoski (Aalborg University, Denmark); Čedomir Stefanović (Aalborg University & University of Novi Sad, Denmark); Petar Popovski and Frede Blaabjerg (Aalborg University, Denmark)
14:45  Channel Occupancy - Faster, Better, Stronger
   Tanguy Ropitault (Telecom Bretagne, France); Alexander Pelov (Institut Mines-Telecom / Telecom Bretagne, France); Laurent Toutain (Telecom Bretagne, France); Ramanuja Vedantham (Texas Instruments Inc., USA); Philippe Chiummiento (ITRON, France)
S1-8: Cyber Physical Systems and Application Layer Technologies in Smart Grid
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: E
Chair: Husheng Li, University of Tennesse, USA
13:30  Communications for Distributed State Estimation in CPSs with Application in Smart Grids
   Husheng Li (University of Tennessee, USA); Ju Bin Song (Kyung Hee University, Korea)
13:55  Entropy Analysis of CPS with Application in Smart Grids: From Discrete Network to Continuum Limit
   Husheng Li (University of Tennessee, USA)
14:20  The CoAP-based M2M Gateway for Distribution Automation System Using DNP3.0 in Smart Grid Environment
   Injae Shin and Doo-seop Eom (Korea University, Korea); Byung-Kwen Song (SeoKyeong University, Korea)
14:45  A Lightweight CoAP-based Software Defined Networking for Resource Constrained AMI Devices
   Jaebeom Kim and Young-Bae Ko (Ajou University, Korea); Fethi Filali (QMIC, Qatar)
S1-9: Modeling and Performance Analysis
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: ABCD
Chair: Nico Saputro, Florida International University, USA
15:40  Holistic Modelling Approach for Techno-Economic Evaluation of ICT Infrastructures for Smart Grids
   Nils Dorsch, Stefan Böcker and Christian Hägerling (TU Dortmund University, Germany); Christian Wietfeld (TU Dortmund University & Communication Networks Institute, Germany)
16:05  PeRF-Mesh: A Performance Analysis Tool for Large Scale RF-mesh-based Smart Meter Networks with FHSS
   Filippo Malandra (Polytechnique Montreal & Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada); Brunilde Sansò (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada)
16:30  Large-scale ASP-based HEMS Utilizing Interactive Web Technologies
   Temuulen Enkhee, Go Hasegawa, Yuya Tarutani, Kazuhiro Matsuda and Morito Matsuoka (Osaka University, Japan)
16:55  Real-time Pricing Strategy with Multi-Retailers Based on Network Stability
   Huwei Chen (Shanghai University, P.R. China); Zhou Su (Waseda University, Japan); Dongfeng Fang and Hui Hui (Shanghai University, P.R. China)

S2-1: Privacy 1
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: E
Chair: A. Selcuk Uluagac, Florida international University, USA
10:20 Worried About Privacy? Let Your PV Converter Cover Your Electricity Consumption Fingerprints
  Andreas Reinhardt (TU Clausthal, Germany); Georgios Konstantinou (UNSW Australia, Australia); Dominik Egarter (University of Klagenfurt, Austria); Delphine Christin (University of Bonn and Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany)
10:45  How the Quantity and Quality of Training Data Impacts Re-identification of Smart Meter Users?
   Mustafa Faisal (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Alvaro A. Cárdenas (University of Texas, Dallas, USA); Daisuke Mashima (Fujitsu Laboratories of America, USA)
11:05  Privacy-Preserving and Secure Communication Scheme for Power Injection in Smart Grid
   Prem Kumar Akula (Tennessee Technological University, USA); Mohamed M E A Mahmoud (Tennessee Tech University, USA); Kemal Akkaya (Florida International University, USA); Min Song (Michigan Technological University, USA)
11:30  Privacy-preserving Spectral Estimation in Smart Grid
   Yue Tong, Jinyuan (Stella) Sun and Kai Sun (University of Tennessee, USA)
S2-2: Cyber-Physical Security
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: E
Chair: Stephen Wolthusen Royal Holloway, University of London, UK and Gjøvik University College, Norway

13:30  Sequential Cyber-Attack Detection in the Large-Scale Smart Grid System
   Shang Li (Columbia University, USA); Yasin Yilmaz (University of Michigan, USA); Xiaodong Wang (Columbia University, USA)
13:50  A Co-Simulation Environment for Integrated Cyber and Power Systems
   Chih-Che Sun (Washington State University, USA); Junho Hong (ABB USCRC, USA); Chen-Ching Liu (Washington State University, USA)
14:10  Towards Cyber-Physical Intrusion Tolerance
   Shamina Hossain (University of Illinois, USA); Sriharsha Etigowni (Rutgers University, USA); Katherine Davis (PowerWorld Corporation, USA); Saman Zonouz (Rutgers University, USA)
14:30  Detecting Malicious Manipulation of Synchrophasor Data
   Seemita Pal (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA); Biplab Sikdar (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Joe H. Chow (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)
14:50 Real-time Situational Awareness for Critical Infrastructure Protection
  Stefan Jucken (ViaSat Inc.),  Nick Saunders (ViaSat Inc.),  Bakul Khanna (ViaSat Inc.),  Timothy Collins (ViaSat Inc.),  Steve Lusk(ViaSat Inc.),     

S2-3: Fault Tolerance and Dependability
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: E
Chair: Kartikeya Tripathi, Tollgrade Communications, USA
10:20 Impact of Firmware Modification Attacks on Power Systems
  Charalambos Konstantinou (New York University, USA); Michail Maniatakos (New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE)
10:45 Formal Synthesis of Dependable Configurations for Advanced Metering Infrastructures
  Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman (Tennessee Tech University, USA); Ehab Al-Shaer (University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA)
11:10 On Performance and Robustness of Internet-Based Smart Grid Communication: A Case Study for Germany
   Sebastian Meiling, Thomas C. Schmidt and Till Steinbach (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
11:35 Multiple Event Analysis for Large-scale Power Systems Through Cluster-based Sparse Coding
  Yang Song (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA); Wei Wang and Zhifei Zhang (University of Tennessee, USA); Hairong Qi (the University of Tennessee, USA); Yilu Liu (University of Tennessee, USA)

S2-4: Data Attacks
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: E
Chair: Andreas Reinhardt, TU Clausthal, GERMANY
13:30 Smart Grid Data Injection Attacks: To Defend or Not?
  Anibal Sanjab and Walid Saad (Virginia Tech, USA)
13:55 Correlative Monitoring for Detection of False Data Injection Attacks in Smart Grids
  Michael Kallitsis (University of Michigan & Merit Network, Inc., USA); George Michailidis (University of Michigan, USA); Samir Tout (Eastern Michigan University, USA)
14:20 Optimal Data Attacks on Power Grids: Leveraging Detection & Measurement Jamming
  Deepjyoti Deka (University of Texas, USA); Ross Baldick (The University of Texas at Austin, USA); Sriram Vishwanath (University of Texas Austin, USA)
14:45 Construct Data Integrity Attacks Against Real-Time Electrical Market in Smart Grid
  Song Tan, Wen-Zhan Song and Michael Stewart (Georgia State University, USA); Lang Tong (Cornell University, USA)
S2-5: Other Security Attacks
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: E
Chair: Muharrem Ayar,  University of Florida, USA

15:40 Delay and Jitter Attacks on Hierarchical State Estimation
  Alessio Baiocco and Stephen D. Wolthusen (Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom)
16:00 Tuning Out of Phase: Resonance Attacks
  Eman M. Hammad (University of Toronto, Canada); Ahmed Mostafa Khalil (University of Toronto & Cairo University, Canada); Abdallah Farraj, Deepa Kundur and Reza Iravani (University of Toronto, Canada)
16:20 A Detection and Mitigation Model for PTP Delay Attack in a Smart Grid Substation
  Bassam Moussa (Concordia University, Canada); Mourad Debbabi (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada); Chadi Assi (Concordia University, Canada)
16:40 Detecting Dynamic Load Altering Attacks: A Data-Driven Time-Frequency Analysis
  Sajjad Amini, Fabio Pasqualetti and Hamed Mohsenian-Rad (University of California at Riverside, USA
17:00 Secure Interoperability with Commercial Open Standards
  Craig Woods, (ViaSat Inc.)

S2-6: Privacy II, Authentication and Detection
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: E
Chair: Richard Newman, University of Florida
10:20 Lynx: Authenticated Anonymous Real-Time Reporting of Electric Vehicle Information
  Hongyang Li (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); György Dán (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois, USA)
10:45 Authenticated Down-Sampling for Privacy-Preserving Energy Usage Data Sharing
  Daisuke Mashima (Fujitsu Laboratories of America, USA)
11:10 Combining Electric Vehicle and Rechargeable Battery for Household Load Hiding
  Yanan Sun, Lutz Lampe and Vincent W.S. Wong (University of British Columbia, Canada)
11:35 Detection of X86 Malware in AMI Data Payloads
  Vignesh Babu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); David Nicol (University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, USA)
S3-1: Microgrid Control and Simulation I
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: He Hao (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
10:20 Heuristic Algorithm for Coordinating Smart Houses in MicroGrid
  Mohamed Arikiez (University of Liverpool & University of Tripoli, United Kingdom); Floriana Grasso and Michele Zito (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
10:40 Market-based Microgrid Optimal Scheduling
  Sina Parhizi and Amin Khodaei (University of Denver, USA)
11:00 A Framework for Computing Power Consumption Scheduling Functions Under Uncertainty
  Olivier Beaude (Laboratory of Signals and Systems, France); Achal Agrawal (University Paris 11, France); Samson E Lasaulce (CNRS - Supelec, France)
11:20 Generalized Aggregation and Coordination of Residential Loads in a Smart Community
  He Hao, Abhishek Somani, Jianming Lian and Thomas E. Carroll (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA)
11:40 MDSM: Generalized Multiagent Coordination for Demand Side Management
  Andreas Veit (Cornell University, USA)
S3-2: Efficient Load Operation
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: Hamed Mohsenian-Rad (University of California at Riverside)
13:30 Load Balancing in Smart DC Micro-grid Using Delay Tolerant User Demands
  Daud Mustafa Minhas (The University of Lahore, Pakistan)
13:50 Distributed Energy Matching and Exchange Scheme for Demand-side Optimal Operation
  Shantanu Chakraborty and Toshiya Okabe (NEC Corporation, Japan)
14:10 Multi-Agent Device-Level Modeling Framework for Demand Scheduling
  Andreas Veit (Cornell University, USA); Hans-Arno Jacobsen (Technical University Munich, Germany)
14:30 Optimal End User Energy Storage Sharing in Demand Response
  Jiyun Yao and Parv Venkitasubramaniam (Lehigh University, USA)
1450 A Control System Framework for Privacy Preserving Demand Response of Thermal Inertial Loads
  Abhishek Halder and Xinbo Geng (Texas A&M University, USA); Gaurav Sharma (Texas A&M Univ, USA); Le Xie and P R Kumar (Texas A&M University, USA)

S3-3: Renewable Power Generation I
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: E
Chair: Vincent Wong (University of British Columbia)
15:40 Robust Dispatch with Power Flow Routing and Renewables
  Junhao Lin (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Victor O. K. Li (University of Hong Kong, P.R. China); Ka-Cheong Leung (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
16:00 Smart Grid Energy Management for a Shared Facility Controller with Renewables
  Wayes Tushar (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore); Jian A. Zhang (CSIRO, Australia); Chau Yuen (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore); David B Smith (National ICT Australia, Australia); H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University, USA)
16:20 Optimal Centralized Renewable Energy Transfer Scheduling for Electrical Vehicles
  Abdurrahman Arikan, Ruofan Jin, Bing Wang and Song Han (University of Connecticut, USA); Kyoungwon Suh (Illinois State University, USA); Peng Zhang (University of Connecticut, USA)
16:40 DC Fault Analysis of Multi-terminal HVDC for Wind Power Transmission
  Xia Chen (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
15:00 Environment-Aware Power Generation Scheduling in Smart Grids
  Zhiheng Xu and Quanyan Zhu (New York University, USA)

S3-4: Electric Vehicles
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: Zhenhua Liu (Stony Brook University)
10:20 An Electric-Vehicle-based Supplementary Power Delivery System
  Albert Y.S. Lam (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong); Ka-Cheong Leung (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Victor O. K. Li (University of Hong Kong, P.R. China)
10:40 Event-based Electric Vehicle Scheduling Considering Random User Behaviors
  Bin Wang, Yubo Wang and Charlie Qiu (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Chi-Cheng Chu and Rajit Gadh (University of California - Los Angeles, USA)
11:00 Optimal Scheduling for Coordination Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles Consumption
  Long HA (CEA, France); Hervé Guillou (LSEI, France); Nicolas Martin (CEA, France); Mireille Jacomino and Van-Dat Cung (G-SCOP, France)
11:20 Reusing Electric Vehicle Battery for Demand Side Management Integrating Dynamic Pricing
  Shijie Tong (University of California Davis, USA); Tsz Fung and Jae Wan Park (University of California, Davis, USA)
S3-5: Microgrid Control and Simulation II
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: Chee-Wooi Ten (Michigan Technological University)
13:30 Multiagent-Based Decentralized Operation of Microgrids Considering Data Interoperability
  Mehmet Cintuglu and Osama Mohammed (Florida International University, USA)
13:50 Energy Management of Cooperative Microgrids with P2P Energy Sharing in Distribution Networks
  Tian Liu (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & Xi'an Jiaotong University, Hong Kong); Xiaoqi Tan and Bo Sun (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong); Yuan Wu (Zhejiang University of Technology, P.R. China); Xiaohong Guan (Xi’an Jiaotong University & Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Danny H.K. Tsang (HKUST, Hong Kong)
14:10 A Reputation-Based Centralized Energy Allocation Mechanism for Microgrids
  Tarek AlSkaif (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain); Manel Guerrero Zapata (Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain); Boris Bellalta (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
14:30 Combining Storage and Generation for Prepaid Electricity Service
  Jared Porter (University of California, Berkeley, USA); Michael Angelo A. Pedrasa (University of the Philippines, Philippines); Andrew Woo (University of California, Berkeley, USA); Kameshwar Poolla (University of California at Berkeley, USA)
14:50 A Maximum A-Posteriori Based Algorithm for Dynamic Load Model Parameter Estimation
  Siming Guo and Thomas Overbye (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
S3-6: Energy Storage
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: Husheng Li (University of Tennessee at Knoxville)
15:40 Modeling and Control Battery Aging in Energy Harvesting Systems
  Roberto Valentini (Universita' dell'Aquila, USA); Nga Dang, Marco Levorato and Eli Bozorgzadeh (University of California, Irvine, USA)
16:05 Battery Internal State Estimation Using a Mixed Kalman Cubature Filter
  Venkata Pathuri Bhuvana (University of Klagenfurt, Austria); Mario Huemer (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria); Andrea M Tonello (University of Klagenfurt & WiTiKee srl, Austria)
16:30 Sizing and Control of Residential Solar Panel and Battery
  Neda Edalat (Natinal University of Singapore, Singapore); Mehul Motani (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Jean Walrand (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
16:55 A Mixed-Mode Management System for Grid Scale Energy Storage Units
  Babak Asghari (NEC Labs America, USA); Rakesh Patil and Di Shi (NEC Laboratories America, Inc., USA); Ratnesh Sharma (NEC Laboratories America Inc, USA)
17:20 A Method for Remote Control of EV Charging by Modifying IEC61851 Compliant EVSE Based PWM Signal
  Anders Bro Pedersen and Sergejus Martinenas (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark); Peter Andersen (Technical University Of Denmark, Denmark); Thomas Sørensen and Henning Si Høj (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

S3-7: Renewable Power Generation II
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: Mohammad Khodayar (Southern Methodist University)
10:20 Effect of Aggregation for Multi-site Photovoltaic (PV) Farms
  Han Seung Jang (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea); Kuk Yeol Bae (KAIST, Korea); Hong-Shik Park (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea); Dan Keun Sung (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
10:40 Sizing Residential Photovoltaic Systems in the State of Georgia
  Rami J. Haddad (Georgia Southern University, USA); Adel El Shahat (Georgia Sothern University, USA); Bikiran Guha and Youakim Kalaani (Georgia Southern University, USA)
11:00 Baseline Measurements of an AC Solar Photo Voltaic Micro Grid System in a Reserve Forest of India
  Kaustubh Karnataki, Akshay A Deshpande, Tejas Kumar and Kavya Darshana (FluxGen Engineering Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India); Abhishek Joshi (KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, India); Ganesh Shankar and Mitavachan Hiremath (FluxGen Engineering Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India)
11:20 Energy Storage Management in Smart Homes Based on Resident Activity of Daily Life Recognition
  Peng Zhuang and Hao Liang (University of Alberta, Canada)
11:40 Optimal Energy Management for Microgrids with Cogeneration and Renewable Energy Sources
  Zheming Liang and Yuanxiong Guo (Oklahoma State University, USA)

S3-8: Voltage and Frequency Regulation
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: Saman Aliari Zonouz (Rutgers University)
13:30 Fast Localized Voltage Regulation in Single-Phase Distribution Grids
  Vassilis Kekatos (University of Minnesota & University of Patras, USA); Liang Zhang and Georgios B. Giannakis (University of Minnesota, USA); Ross Baldick (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
13:50 Local Voltage Control in Distribution Systems: An Incremental Control Algorithm
  Masoud Farivar (California Institute of Technology, USA); Xinyang Zhou (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA); Lijun Chen (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA)
14:10 Algorithms for Voltage Control in Distribution Networks
  Guido Cavraro (University of Padova, Italy); Ruggero Carli (University of PAdova, Italy)
14:30 Analysis of Energy- And SoC-Neutral Contracts for Frequency Regulation with Energy Storage
  Dariush Fooladivanda (University of Toronto, Canada); Catherine Rosenberg (University of Waterloo, Canada); Siddharth Garg (New York University, USA)
1450 Risk-averse Forward Contract for Electric Vehicle Frequency Regulation Service
  Enxin Yao, Vincent W.S. Wong and Robert Schober (University of British Columbia, Canada)
S3-9: Microgrid Control and Simulation III
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: Watson Island
Chair: Husheng Li, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA
13:30 On Using Distributed Energy Resources to Reshape the Dynamics of Power Systems During Transients
  Abdallah Farraj, Eman M. Hammad and Deepa Kundur (University of Toronto, Canada)
13:50 Multi-Threading Based Parallel Dynamic Simulator for Transient Behavior Analysis of Power Systems
  Jie Wu (University of Notre Dame, USA); Peter Feldmann (D. E. Shaw Research, USA); Jinjun Xiong (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA); Yiyu Shi (Missouri Univ of Science & Technology, USA)
14:10 A Systematic Approach to Delay-Adaptive Control Design for Smart Grids
  Abdallah Farraj, Eman M. Hammad and Deepa Kundur (University of Toronto, Canada)
14:30 Multi-Domain Modeling of Distributed Energy Systems -- The MOCES Approach
  Lukas Exel, Felix Felgner and Georg Frey (Saarland University, Germany)
1450 Stochastic Control of Energy Efficient Buildings: A Semidefinite Programming Approach
  Xiao Ma (University of Tennessee, USA); Jin Dong (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA); Seddik M. Djouadi (University of Tennessee, USA); James Nutaro and Teja Kuruganti (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
S3-10: Power System Resilience
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: E
Chair: Chee-Wooi Ten, Michigan Technological University, USA
15:40 PLCloud: Comprehensive Power Grid PLC Security Monitoring with Zero Safety Disruption
  Henry Senyondo (University of Miami, USA); Pengfei Sun (Rutgers University, USA); Robin Berthier (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Saman Zonouz (Rutgers University, USA)
16:05 Transmission Network Restoration Considering AC Power Flow Constraints
  Ali Arab (University of Houston, USA); Amin Khodaei (University of Denver, USA); Suresh Khator and Zhu Han (University of Houston, USA)
16:30 Dynamic Resilience for Power Distribution System and Customers
  Chuanyi Ji and Yun Wei (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
16:55 Resilient Control Design for Wind Turbines Using Markov Jump Linear System Model with Levy Noise
  Juntao Chen and Quanyan Zhu (New York University, USA); Liuwei Zhou (New York University & Polytechnic School of Engineering, USA)
1720 A Communication Framework for an Ad-hoc Microgrid for Disaster Response
  Hussain Al Suwaidan, Salman Mohagheghi and Qi Han (Colorado School of Mines, USA)
S4-1: Power Grid Analytics
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: Watson Island
Chair: Lalitha Sankar, Arizona State University, USA
10:20 Secure Operating Region Simplification in Dynamic Security Assessment
  Dongchan Lee (University of Toronto, Canada), Pirathayini Srikantha (University of Toronto, Canada), Deepa Kundur (University of Toronto, Canada)
10:45 Cluster-and-Connect: A More Realistic Model for the Electric Power Network Topology
  Jiale Hu (Arizona State University, USA), Lalitha Sankar (Arizona State University, USA), Darakhshan Mir (Wellesley College & Bucknell University, USA)
11:05 Machine Learning for Inferring Phase Connectivity in Distribution Networks
  Sambaran Bandyopadhyay (IBM Research, India), Ramachandra Kota (IBM Research, India), Rajendu Mitra (IBM Research, India), Vijay Arya (IBM Research, India), Brian Sullivan (DTE Energy, USA), Heather Storey (DTE Energy, USA), Richard Mueller (DTE Energy, USA), Gerard Labut (DTE Energy, USA)
11:30 Demand Modelling in Electricity Market with Day-Ahead Dynamic Pricing
  Qian Ma (University of Manchester, United Kingdom), Xiao-Jun Zeng (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
S4-2: Game-Theoretic Analysis in Smart Grid
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: Watson Island (L2)
Chair: : Hao Liang, University of Alberta, CANADA
13:30 A Game Theoretic Approach for Load-Shifting in the Smart Grid
  Murat Erkoc (University of Miami, USA), Eeyad El-Ahmadi (University of Miami, USA), Nurcin Celik (University of Miami, USA), Walid Saad (Virginia Tech, USA)
13:55 A Firm-Union Bargaining Game Approach for PHEV Charging Access Control
  Yuan Liu (University of Alberta), Hao Liang (University of Alberta)
14:20 Optimal Time of Use of Renewable Electricity Pricing: Three-Player Games Model
  Siham Khoussi, (Mohammadia School of Engineers - Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco), Hasnae Bilil (Mohammadia School of Engineers - Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco), Ghassane Aniba (Mohammadia School of Engineers - Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco)
14:45 An Autonomous Demand Response Program in Smart Grid with Foresighted Users
  Shahab Bahrami (University of British Columbia, Canada), Vincent W.S. Wong (University of British Columbia, Canada)

S4-3: Synchrophasor Applications in Smart Grid
Day: Tuesday, 3 November
Room: GHJK
Chair: Chen Chen, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
15:40 Scalable and Reliable Monitoring for Power Systems
  Alexandru Moga (ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland), Thomas Locher (ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland)
16:05 Real-Time Event Detection and Feature Extraction Using PMU Measurement Data
  Ti Xu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA), Thomas Overbye (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
16:30 DISTIL: Design and Implementation of a Scalable Synchrophasor Data Processing System
  Michael Andersen (University of California at Berkeley), Sam Kumar (University of California at Berkeley), Connor Brooks (University of California at Berkeley), Alexandra von Meier (University of California at Berkeley), David Culler (University of California at Berkeley)
16:55 On-line Oscillations Monitoring Under High Penetration of Non-Synchronous Generation
  Harold Chamorro (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

S4-4: Demand Response
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: Watson Island (L2)
Chair: Holger Hirsch, Universität Duisburg-Essen, GERMANY
10:20 An Economic Analysis of Pervasive, Incentive-Based Demand Response
  Tri Kurniawan Wijaya (EPFL, Switzerland), Matteo Vasirani (EPFL, Switzerland), Jonas Christoffer Villumsen (IBM Research, Ireland), Karl Aberer (EPFL, Switzerland)
10:45 Prediction Models for Dynamic Demand Response: Requirements, Challenges, and Insights
  Saima Aman (University of Southern California, USA), Marc E. Frincu (University of Southern California, USA & West University of Timisoara, USA), Charalampos Chelmis (University of Southern California, USA), Muhammad Noor (University of Southern California, USA), Yogesh Simmhan (Indian Institute of Science, India), Viktor K. Prasanna (University of Southern California, USA)
12:10 Combined Price and Event-based Demand Response Using Two-stage Model Predictive Control
  Michael D. Knudsen (Aarhus University, Denmark), Sergi Rotger-Griful (Aarhus University, Denmark)
12:35 Distributed Demand Curtailment via Water-Filling
  Pirathayini Srikantha (University of Toronto, Canada), Deepa Kundur (University of Toronto, Canada)

S4-5: Data Management in Smart Grid
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: Watson Island (L2)
Chair: Alexandru Moga, ABB Corporate Research, SWITZERLAND
13:30 Java Embedded Storage for Time Series and Meta Data in Smart Grids
  Stephan Cejka (Siemens AG Österreich, Austria), Ralf Mosshammer (Siemens AG Österreich, Austria), Alfred Einfalt (Siemens AG Österreich, Austria)
13:50 Towards Application-Aware Data Concentration Schemes for Advanced Metering Infrastructures
  Vishnu Cherusola Dev (Wichita State University, USA), Uddipan Das (Wichita State University, USA), Vinod Namboodiri (Wichita State University, USA), Suvagata Chakraborty (Wichita State University, USA), Visvakumar Aravinthan(Wichita State University, USA), Yu Guo (Washington State University, USA), Anurag Srivastava (Washington State University, USA)
14:10 Performance Comparison Framework for Energy Disaggregation Systems
  Nicholas Czarnek (Duke University, USA), Kenneth Morton (Duke University, USA),  Leslie Collins (Duke University, USA), Richard Newell (Duke University, USA), Kyle J Bradbury (Duke University, USA)
14:30 Methodologies for Effective Demand Response Messaging
  Mohit Jain (IBM Research India), Vikas Chandan (IBM Research India), Marilena Minou (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), George Thanos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Tri Kurniawan Wijaya (EPFL, Switzerland), Achim Lindt (RWTH, Germany), Arne Gylling (LTU, Sweden)

S4-6: Pricing and Incentive Design for Smart Grid
Day: Wednesday, 4 November
Room: Watson Island (L2)
Chair: Yang Weng, Stanford University, USA
15:40 A Socially Aware Incentive Strategy for Encouraging Residential Solar Uptake in Brunei
  Harshad Khadilkar (Tata Consultancy Services, India), Pratyush Kumar (IBM Research, India),
Subendhu Rongali (IBM Research, India), Sampath Dechu (IBM Research, India), Iskandar Petra (University of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam)
16:05 Day-Ahead Promised Load as Alternative to Real-Time Pricing
  Araz Ashouri (EPFL, Switzerland), Paul Stadler (EPFL, Switzerland), Francois Marechal (EPFL, Switzerland)
16:30 Incentives and Targeting Policies for Automated Demand Response Contracts
  Marilena Minou (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), George Stamoulis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), George Thanos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Vikas Chandan (IBM Research, India)
16:55 Pricing Sequential Forward Power Contracts
  Wenyuan Tang (University of Southern California, USA), Junjie Qin (Stanford University, USA), Rahul Jain (University of Southern California, USA), Ram Rajagopal (Stanford University, USA)

S4-7: Smart Building and Energy Efficiency I
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: Watson Island (L2)
Chair: Rui Zhang, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
10:20 Automated Customer Segmentation Based on Smart Meter Data with Temperature and Daylight Sensitivity
  Christian Beckel (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Leyna Sadamori, (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Silvia Santini (TU Dresden, Germany), Thorsten Staake (University of Bamberg, Germany)
10:45 Creating Influential Nodes in a Smart Building Social Network
  Alex Cassidy (Washington University in St. Louis, USA), Arye Nehorai (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
11:10 Model Predictive Control of Integrated Room Automation Considering Occupants Preference
  Sareh Agheb (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Xiaoqi Tan (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Danny H.K. Tsang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
11:35 Dynamic Building Energy Consumption Forecast Using Weather Forecast Interpolations
  Rui Zhang (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA), Hongxia Yang (Tech Yahoo!, USA)

S4-8: Energy Management and Control in Smart Grid
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: Watson Island (L2)
Chair: Yuanxiong Guo, Oklahoma State University, USA

15:40 Coordinated Energy Management for Colocation Data Centers in Smart Grids
  Yuanxiong Guo (Oklahoma State University, USA), Miao Pan (University of Houston, USA)
16:00 Optimal Battery Energy Storage System Control in Microgrid with Renewable Energy Generation
  Wanrong Tang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Ying Jun (Angela) Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
16:20 SHE: Smart Home Energy Management System Based on Social and Motion Behavior Cognition
  Siyun Chen (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China), Ting Liu (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China), Yadong Zhou (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China), Chao Shen (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China), Feng Gao (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China), Yulin Che (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China), Zhanbo Xu (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China)
16:40 Probabilistic Estimation of the Potentials of Intervention-Based Demand Side Energy Management
  Jiafan Yu (Stanford University, USA), Yang Weng (Stanford University, USA), Chin-Woo Tan (Stanford University, USA), Ram Rajagopal (Stanford University, USA)
17:00 Delivering Smart Load-shedding for Highly-stressed Grids
  Noman Bashir (Center for Advance Studies in Energy, National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan, Pakistan); Zohaib Sharani, Khushboo Qayyum and Affan Syed (SysNet Lab, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan, Pakistan)

S4-9: Smart Building and Energy Efficiency II
Day: Thursday, 5 November
Room: Watson Island (L2)
Chair: Kirk Spence, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
15:40 A Fully Unsupervised Nonintrusive Load Monitoring Framework
  Ruoxi Jia (UC Berkeley, USA)
16:00 Residential Appliance Monitoring Based on Low Frequency Smart Meter Measurements
  Herath Gedara Chinthaka Pathum Dinesh (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), Pramuditha Perera (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), Gunawath Mudiyanselage Roshan Indika Godaliyadda (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), Mervyn Parakrama Ekanayake (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), Janaka Ekanayake (Cardiff University, UK)
16:20 Smart Home Energy Management Systems Based on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring
  Wenjin (Jason) Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Xiaoqi Tan (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Danny H. K. Tsang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
16:40 Suspicious Electric Consumption Detection Based on Multi-Profiling Using Live Machine Learning
  Thomas Hartmann (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg), Assaad Moawad (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg), Francois Fouquet (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg), Yves Reckinger (Creos Luxembourg S.A., Luxembourg), Tejeddine Mouelhi (iTrust Consulting, Luxembourg), Jacques Klein (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg), Yves Le Traon (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg),
17:00 The Meter Tells You are At Home! Non-Intrusive Occupancy Detection via Load Curve Data
  Guoming Tang (University of Victoria, Canada), Kui Wu (University of Victoria, Canada), Jingsheng Lei (Shanghai University of Electric Power, China), Weidong Xiao (National University of Defense and Technology, China)