Date: May 8, 2018
Location: Texas A&M University, College Station
The second Smart Grids Big Data (SGBD) Spoke Workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) is organized to support the SGBD Spoke project, a collaborative project between Dr. Mladen Kezunovic (PI, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M; Director, TEES Smart Grid Center) and Co-PIs from TAMU: Drs. Dilma Da Silva (Professor, Department Head, Computer Science & Engineering), P.R. Kumar (Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering), and Le Xie (Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering). Sub-awardees on the project are Dr. Santiago Grijalva (Professor, Georgia Tech) and Zoran Obradovic (Temple University). The event is going to be held at TAMU in College Station on May 8th followed by leadership meetings on May 9th, 2018.
At the first workshop of the SGBD Spoke project held on April 18, 2017, the theme was “Using Smart Grids Big Data”. More than 130 people attended the SGBD workshop, including NSF supported participants, faculty and students from Texas A&M University, and representatives from the government and non-profit organizations and industry. There were travel grant recipients, a total of 26, including 15 young faculty, researchers and postdocs and 9 graduate students. In addition to U.S. travel grant recipients, there were foreign visitors from UK, Singapore, Croatia and Brazil. More information can be viewed here.