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Awardee:TRUSTEES OF THE COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES
Doing Business As Name:Colorado School of Mines
PD/PI:
  • Tyrone L Vincent
  • (303) 273-3641
  • tvincent@mines.edu
Co-PD(s)/co-PI(s):
  • Kevin L Moore
  • Dinesh P Mehta
  • Marcelo G Simoes
  • Robert J Braun
Award Date:08/15/2009
Estimated Total Award Amount: $ 1,406,023
Funds Obligated to Date: $ 1,406,023
  • FY 2009=$1,406,023
Start Date:09/01/2009
End Date:08/31/2013
Transaction Type:Grant
Agency:NSF
Awarding Agency Code:4900
Funding Agency Code:4900
CFDA Number:47.070
Primary Program Source:040101 RRA RECOVERY ACT
Award Title or Description:CPS:Medium:Cyber-Enabled Efficient Energy Management of Structures (CEEMS)
Federal Award ID Number:0931748
DUNS ID:010628170
Parent DUNS ID:010628170
Program:CPS-Cyber-Physical Systems
Program Officer:
  • David Corman
  • (703) 292-8754
  • dcorman@nsf.gov

Awardee Location

Street:1500 Illinois
City:Golden
State:CO
ZIP:80401-1887
County:Golden
Country:US
Awardee Cong. District:07

Primary Place of Performance

Organization Name:Colorado School of Mines
Street:1500 Illinois
City:Golden
State:CO
ZIP:80401-1887
County:Golden
Country:US
Cong. District:07

Abstract at Time of Award

This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The objective of this research is the development of methods for the control of energy flow in buildings, as enabled by cyber infrastructure. The approach is inherently interdisciplinary, bringing together electrical and mechanical engineers alongside computer scientists to advance the state of the art in simulation, design, specification and control of buildings with multiple forms of energy systems, including generation and storage. A significant novelty of this project lies in a fundamental view of a building as a set of overlapping, interacting networks. These networks include the thermal network of the physical building, the energy distribution network, the sensing and control network, as well as the human network, which in the past have been considered only separately. This work thus seeks to develop methods for simulating, optimizing, modeling, and control of complex, heterogeneous networks, with specific application to energy efficient buildings. The advent of maturing distributed and renewable energy sources for on-site cooling, heating, and power production and the concomitant developments in the areas of cyberphysical and microgrid systems present an enormous opportunity to substantially increase energy efficiency and reduce energy-related emissions in the commercial building energy sector. In addition, there is a direct impact of the proposed work in training students with backgrounds in the unique blend of engineering and computer science that is needed for the study of cyber-enabled energy efficient management of structures, as well as planned interactions at the undergraduate and K-12 level.

Publications Produced as a Result of this Research

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T. M. Kouri, J. D. Crabtree, L. Huynh, A. M. Dean, D. P. Mehta "RCARM: Reaction classification using automated reaction mapping" International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, v.45, 2013, p.125. doi:10.1002/kin.20749 

Crabtree, JD; Mehta, DP; Kouri, TM "An Open-Source Java Platform for Automated Reaction Mapping" JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL INFORMATION AND MODELING, v.50, 2010, p.1751. doi:10.1021/ci100061  View record at Web of Science

Sanandaji, Borhan M.; Vincent, Tyrone L.; Wakin, Michael B. "Concentration of Measure Inequalities for Toeplitz Matrices With Applications" IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING, v.61, 2013, p.109-117.

Gao, F; Blunier, B; Simoes, MG; Miraoui, A "PEM Fuel Cell Stack Modeling for Real-Time Emulation in Hardware-in-the-Loop Applications" IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, v.26, 2011, p.184. doi:10.1109/TEC.2010.205354  View record at Web of Science

Kroposki, B; Pink, C; DeBlasio, R; Thomas, H; Simoes, M; Sen, PK "Benefits of Power Electronic Interfaces for Distributed Energy Systems" IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION, v.25, 2010, p.901. doi:10.1109/TEC.2010.205397  View record at Web of Science

Zhao, Peng; Suryanarayanan, Siddharth; Simoes, Marcelo Godoy "An Energy Management System for Building Structures Using a Multi-Agent Decision-Making Control Methodology" IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, v.49, 2013, p.322-330.

Joseph D. Palchak, Siddharth Suryanarayanan, and Daniel J. Zimmerle "An artificial neural network in short-term electrical load forcasting of a university campus - a case study" ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, v.135, 2013, p.032001. doi:10.1115/1.4023741 

Adam Zipperer, Patricia A. Aloise-Young, Siddharth Suryanarayanan, Robin Roche, Lieko Earle, Dane Christensen, Paulo Bauleo, and Daniel Zimmerle "Electric energy management in the smart home: perspectives on enabling technologies and consumer behavior" Proceedings of the IEEE, v.101, 2013, p.2397. doi:10.1109/JPROC.2013.2270172 

K. Pruitt, R. Braun and A. Newman "Establishing Conditions for the Economic Viability of Fuel Cell-based, Combined Heat and Power, Distributed Generation Systems" Applied Energy, v.111, 2013, p.904. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.06.025 

Johnson, SA; Mehta, DP; Thurimella, R "Identifying algorithmic vulnerabilities through simulated annealing" OPTIMIZATION LETTERS, v.5, 2011, p.479. doi:10.1007/s11590-011-0333-  View record at Web of Science

Pruitt, Kristopher A.; Braun, Robert J.; Newman, Alexandra M. "Evaluating shortfalls in mixed-integer programming approaches for the optimal design and dispatch of distributed generation systems" APPLIED ENERGY, v.102, 2013, p.386-398.

Publications Produced as Conference Proceedings

Sanandaji, BM;Vincent, TL;Wakin, MB "Exact Topology Identification of Large-Scale Interconnected Dynamical Systems from Compressive Observations" American Control Conference (ACC), v. , 2011, p.649 View record at Web of Science

Zhao, P;Suryanarayanan, S;Simoes, MG "An Energy Management System for Building Structures Using a Multi-Agent Decision-Making Control Methodology" Annual Meeting on IEEE Industry-Applications-Society, v. , 2010, p. View record at Web of Science

Sanandaji, BM;Vincent, TL;Wakin, MB "Concentration of Measure Inequalities for Compressive Toeplitz Matrices with Applications to Detection and System Identification" 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), v. , 2010, p.2922 View record at Web of Science

Wakin, MB;Sanandaji, BM;Vincent, TL "On the Observability of Linear Systems from Random, Compressive Measurements" 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), v. , 2010, p.4447 View record at Web of Science

Paire, D;Simoes, MG;Lagorse, J;Miraoui, A "A real-time sharing reference voltage for hybrid generation power system" Annual Meeting on IEEE Industry-Applications-Society, v. , 2010, p. View record at Web of Science

Kouri, T;Mehta, D "Improved Automated Reaction Mapping" 10th International Symposium on Experimental Algorithms, v.6630, 2011, p.157 View record at Web of Science

Sanandaji, BM;Vincent, TL;Wakin, MB "Compressive Topology Identification of Interconnected Dynamic Systems via Clustered Orthogonal Matching Pursuit" 50th IEEE Conference of Decision and Control (CDC)/European Control Conference (ECC), v. , 2011, p.174 View record at Web of Science

Toth, R;Sanandaji, BM;Poolla, K;Vincent, TL "Compressive System Identification in the Linear Time-Invariant Framework" 50th IEEE Conference of Decision and Control (CDC)/European Control Conference (ECC), v. , 2011, p.783 View record at Web of Science

Sanandaji, BM;Vincent, TL;Wakin, MB;Toth, R;Poolla, K "Compressive System Identification of LTI and LTV ARX Models" 50th IEEE Conference of Decision and Control (CDC)/European Control Conference (ECC), v. , 2011, p.791 View record at Web of Science

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