Mads R. Almassalkhi
Director of the CORE Systems Lab

Publications

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    Journal Papers

  • N. Qi, P. Pinson, M. R. Almassalkhi, L. Cheng, Y. Zhuang, "Chance Constrained Economic Dispatch of Generic Energy Storage under Decision-Dependent Uncertainty," IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, under review (Rev01).
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  • Himadri Basu, Yasaman Pedari, Mads R. Almassalkhi, Hamid R. Ossareh, "Computationally-Efficient Collision-Free Trajectory Planning of Satellite Swarms under Modeling Uncertainties and Perturbations," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, under review.
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  • Mohsen Banaei, Francesco D'Ettorre, Razgar Ebrahimy, Mads R. Almassalkhi, Henrik Madsen, "Procuring Flexibility in Power Systems with Incentive-based Grid Access Requests," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, under review.
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  • Conference Proceedings

    Journal Papers

  • S. Brahma, A. Khurram, H. Ossareh, and M. Almassalkhi, "Optimal Frequency Regulation using Packetized Energy Management," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2022 (Early access).
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  • A. Khurram, M. Amini, L. Duffaut Espinosa, P. H. Hines, and M. Almassalkhi, "Real-time Grid and DER Co-simulation Platform for Validating Large-scale DER Control Schemes," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, (Early Access)).
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  • Conference Proceedings

  • S. Chevalier and M. Almassalkhi, "Towards Optimal Kron-based Reduction Of Networks (Opti-KRON) for the Electric Power Grid," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2022 (to appear).
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  • N. Nazir, I. A. Hiskens, and M. R. Almassalkhi, "Exploring reactive power limits on wind farm collector networks with convex inner approximations." IREP Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control Symposium, 2022.
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  • N. Nazir and M. Almassalkhi, "Market mechanism to enable grid-aware dispatch of Aggregators in radial distribution networks,". IREP Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control Symposium, 2022.
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  • S. Brahma, H. Ossareh, and M. R. Almassalkhi, "Statistical Modeling and Forecasting of Automatic Generation Control Signals,". IREP Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control Symposium, 2022.
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  • A. Khan, S. Paudyal, and M. Almassalkhi, "Performance Evaluation of Network-Admissible Demand Dispatch in Multi-Phase Distribution Grids,". IREP Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control Symposium, 2022.
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  • A. Khurram, M. Almassalkhi, and L. Duffaut Espinosa, "A Group-based Approach for Heterogeneity in Packetized Energy Management,". IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, CCTA 2022.
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  • O. Oyefeso, G. Ledva, I. Hiskens, M. Almassalkhi, and J. Mathieu, "Control of Aggregate Air-Conditioning Load using Packetized Energy Concepts,". IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, CCTA 2022.
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  • H. Basu, M. Almassalkhi, and H. Ossareh, "Comparative Analysis of Satellite Relative Dynamics and Fuel-Optimal Trajectory Planning of Satellites Using Minimum Distance Assignment," American Control Conference (ACC), 2022.
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  • Popular Magazines

  • M. Almassalkhi, J. Frolik, and P. Hines, "How To Prevent Blackouts By Packetizing The Power Grid" IEEE Spectrum, February, 2022.
     [ abstract ] [ pdf ] [ IEEE Spectrum Online ]

    Journal Papers

  • N. Nazir and M. Almassalkhi, "Grid-aware aggregation and realtime disaggregation of distributed energy resources in radial networks," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2021 (Early Access).
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  • M. Botkin-Levy, A. Engelmann, T. Mühlpfordt, T. Faulwasser, and M. Almassalkhi, "Distributed control of charging for electric vehicle fleets under dynamic transformer ratings," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1578-1594, July 2022.
     [ abstract ] [ pdf ] [ link ] [ arXiv ]

  • N. Nazir and M. Almassalkhi, "Guaranteeing a physically realizable battery dispatch without charge-discharge complementarity constraints," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2021 (Early Access).
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  • L. Duffaut Espinosa, A. Khurram, and M. Almassalkhi, "Reference-Tracking Control Policies for Packetized Coordination of Heterogeneous DER Populations," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 2427-2443, Nov. 2021.
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  • N. Nazir and M. Almassalkhi, "Voltage positioning using co-optimization of controllable grid assets," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 2761-2770, July 2021.
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  • S. Brahma, N. Nazir, H. Ossareh, and M. Almassalkhi, "Optimal and resilient coordination of virtual batteries in distribution feeders," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 2841-2854, July 2021.
     [ abstract ] [ pdf ] [ link ] [ arXiv ]

  • Conference Proceedings

  • S. Brahma, M. Almassalkhi, and H. Ossareh, "Optimal Control of Virtual Batteries using Stochastic Linearization," IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA) , August 8-11, 2021.
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  • A. Khurram, L. Duffaut Espinosa, and M. Almassalkhi, "A Methodology for Quantifying Flexibility in a fleet of Diverse DERs," IEEE PES PowerTech , June 28 - July 2, 2021.
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    Journal Papers

  • M. Almassalkhi, S. Brahma, N. Nazir, H. Ossareh, P. Racherla, S. Kundu, S. P. Nandanoori, T. Ramachandran, A. Singhal, D. Gayme, C. Ji, E. Mallada, Y. Shen, P. You, and D. Anand, "Hierarchical, grid-aware, and economically optimal coordination of distributed energy resources in realistic distribution systems," Energies (Special issue: Building-to- Grid Integration through Intelligent Optimization and Control), vol. 13, no. 23, p. 6399, 2020.
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  • L. L. Duffaut Espinosa and M. Almassalkhi, "A packetized energy management macromodel with quality of service guarantees for demand-side resources," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 3660-3670, 2020.
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  • A. Khurram, L. Duffaut Espinosa, R. Malhame, and M. Almassalkhi, "Identification of Hot Water End-use Process of Electric Water Heaters from Energy Measurements," Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 189 (106625), 2020. Presented at 21st Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), June 29 - July 3, 2020.
     [ abstract ] [ pdf ] [ link ] [ Presentation: video ]

  • N. Nazir and M. Almassalkhi, "Stochastic multi-period optimal dispatch of energy storage in unbalanced distribution feeders," Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 189 (106783), 2020. Presented at 21st Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), June 29 - July 3, 2020.
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  • M. Amini and M. Almassalkhi, "Optimal Corrective Dispatch of Uncertain Virtual Energy Storage Systems," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 4155 - 4166, 2020.
     [ abstract ] [ pdf ] [ link ] [ arxiv ]

  • N. Nazir, P. Racherla, and M. Almassalkhi, "Optimal multi-period dispatch of distributed energy resources in unbalanced distribution feeders," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 2683-2692, 2020.
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  • Z. Hurwitz, Y. Dubief, and M. Almassalkhi, "Economic effciency and carbon emissions in multi-energy systems with flexible buildings," International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems , vol. 123 (106114), 2020.
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  • Conference Proceedings

  • L. Duffaut Espinosa, A. Khurram, and M. Almassalkhi, "A Virtual Battery Model for Packetized Energy Management," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 14-18 Dec., 2020.
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  • H. Mavalizadeh, L. Duffaut Espinosa, and M. Almassalkhi, "Decentralized Frequency Control using Packet-based Energy Coordination," IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), December, 2020.
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  • Technical Reports

  • M. Almassalkhi et al, "Robust and resilient coordination of feeders with uncertain distributed energy resources: from real-time control to long-term planning," United States Department of Energy (SETO), 2020.
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  • Journal Papers

  • S. R. Shukla, S. Paudyal, and M. R. Almassalkhi, "Efficient distribution system optimal power flow with discrete control of load tap changers," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 2970-2979, 2019.
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  • Conference Proceedings

  • K. Desrochers, V. Hines, F. Wallace, J. Slinkman, A. Giroux, A. Khurram, M. Amini, M. Almassalkhi, and P.D.H. Hines, "Real-world, full-scale validation of power balancing services from packetized virtual batteries," EEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), 18-21 Feb, 2019.
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  • M. Amini, A. Khurram, A. Klem, M. Almassalkhi, and P. Hines, "A Model-Predictive Control Method for Coordinating Virtual Power Plants and Packetized Resources, with Hardware-in-the-Loop Validation," IEEE PES General Meeting (PESGM), 4-8 Aug., 2019.
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  • N. Nazir and M. Almassalkhi, "Convex inner approximation of the feeder hosting capacity limits on dispatchable demand," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 11-13 Dec. 2019.
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  • Conference Proceedings

  • L. D. Espinosa, M. Almassalkhi, P. D. H. Hines, and J. Frolik, "System Properties of Packetized Energy Management for Aggregated Diverse Resources," Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), 11-15 June 2018.
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  • M. Amini and M. Almassalkhi, "Trading off robustness and performance in receding horizon control with uncertain energy resources," Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), 11-15 June 2018.
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  • N. Nazir and M. Almassalkhi, "Receding-horizon optimization of unbalanced distribution systems with time-scale separation for discrete and continuous control devices," Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), 11-15 June 2018.
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  • S. Brahma, M. Almassalkhi, and H. Ossareh, "A Stochastic Linearization Approach to Optimal Primary Control of Power Systems with Generator Saturation," IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA), 21-24 Aug. 2018.
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  • Book Chapter

  • Mads Almassalkhi, Luis Duffaut Espinosa, Paul D. H. Hines, Jeff Frolik, Sumit Paudyal, and Mahraz Amini, "Asynchronous Coordination of Distributed Energy Resources with Packetized Energy Management," 20th In: Meyn S., Samad T., Hiskens I., Stoustrup J. (eds) Energy Markets and Responsive Grids. The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications,, pp 333-361, vol 162. Springer, 2018.
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    Conference Proceedings

  • M. Almassalkhi, J. Frolik, and P. Hines, "Packetized energy management: asynchronous and anonymous coordination of thermostatically controlled loads," American Control Conference (ACC), May 24-26, 2017.
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  • L. D. Espinosa, M. Almassalkhi, P. D. H. Hines, and J. Frolik, "Aggregate Modeling and Coordination of Diverse Energy Resources Under Packetized Energy Management," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec. 12-15, 2017.
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  • L. Duffaut Espinosa and Mads Almassalkhi and Paul Hines and S. Heydari and Jeff Frolik, "Towards a Macromodel for Packetized Energy Management of Resistive Water Heaters," IEEE Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS) , Dec. 12-15, 2017.
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    Conference Proceedings

  • Mads Almassalkhi, Yury Dvorkin, Jennifer Marley, Ricardo Fernandez-Blanco, Ian Hiskens, Daniel Kirschen, Jonathon Martin, Hrvoje Pandzic, Ting Qiu, Mushfiqur Sarker, Maria Vrakopoulou, Yishen Wang, Mengran Xue, "Incorporating Storage as a Flexible Transmission Asset in Power System Operation Procedure," Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC) , June 20-24, 2016.
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  • Mads Almassalkhi and Anna Towle, "Enabling city-scale multi-energy optimal dispatch with energy hubs," Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC) , June 20-24, 2016.
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  • Mahraz Amini and M. Almassalkhi, "Investigating delays in frequency-dependent load control," IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Asia , Nov/Dec 28-01, 2016.
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    Journal Papers

  • M. Almassalkhi and I. Hiskens, "Model-Predictive Cascade Mitigation in Electric Power Systems with Storage and Renewables Part I: Theory and implementation," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 67-77, 2015.
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  • M. Almassalkhi and I. Hiskens, "Model-Predictive Cascade Mitigation in Electric Power Systems With Storage and Renewables Part II: Case-Study," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 78 - 87, 2015.
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  • Book Chapter

  • M. Almassalkhi and I. Hiskens, "Impact of energy storage on cascade mitigation in multi-energy systems," in Energy Storage for Smart Grids: Planning and Operation for Renewable and Variable Energy Resources, P. Du and N. Lu, Eds., Pages 115-169, Elsevier, 2015.
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    Conference Proceedings

  • M. Almassalkhi, B. Simon, and A. Gupta, "A Novel Online Energy Management Solution for Energy Plants," IEEE Power Systems Conference (PSC), March 11-14, 2014.
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    Conference Proceedings

  • M. Almassalkhi and I. Hiskens, "Temperature-based Model-Predictive Cascade Mitigation in Electric Power Systems," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec. 10-13, 2013.
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  • Ph.D. Dissertation

  • Mads R. Almassalkhi, "Optimization & Model-Predictive Control for Overload Mitigation in Resilient Power Systems," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, May 2013.
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    Conference Proceedings

  • M. Almassalkhi and I. Hiskens, "Impact of Energy Storage on Cascade Mitigation in Multi-energy Systems," IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 22-26, 2012.
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  • R. Hermans, M. Almassalkhi, and I. Hiskens, "Incentive-based Coordinated Charging Control of Plug-in Electric Vehicles at the Distribution-transformer Level," American Control Conference, June 27-29, 2012.
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    Conference Proceedings

  • M. Almassalkhi and I. Hiskens, "Cascade mitigation in energy hub networks," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec 12-15, 2011.
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  • M. Almassalkhi and I. Hisken, "Optimization framework for the analysis of large-scale networks of energy hubs," Power Systems Computation Conference, June 27-29, 2012.
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