When the loss of a single power line in Arizona caused the September 2011 blackouts in Southern California and the Southwest, nearly seven million people were left without power for over 11 hours. The outage caused major traffic congestion and sewage pumping station failures, as well as resulting in millions of dollars of losses to restaurants and grocery stores.
May 3: Ronald Melton, Director, Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
TCIPG Researcher Thomas J. Overbye, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.
From nuclear power plants to solar powered homes, TCIPG’s free new app for iPad or Android, Tesla Town, allows young students to explore and learn about different energy sources used for electricity production today.
April 5: Doug McGinnis, Senior Manager, Network Services, Exelon
June 17-21, 2013. Q Center, St. Charles, Illinois.
Miss the Early Bird Registration Deadline? If your organization registers 3 or more participants before May 17, we are happy to honor the Early Bird Rate. Contact Cheri Soliday for more info before registering.
February 1: George Arnold, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Project will develop grid modeling, monitoring and analysis tools to increase the resiliency and reliability of the grid during cyber attacks
TCIPG's Klara Nahrstedt has been named an ACM Fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery.