In this presentation, Dr. Ganji will talk about the dimensions of Smart Cities, what the building blocks are to deploy smart cities efficiently and cost effectively, what the starting point is to develop these projects, and who the major players are.
With 10 years of experience in energy studies including electric power simulation and analysis, power market simulation and forecasting, renewable energy resources integration, and microgrid planning, operation and control, Dr. Ganji has developed an in-depth understanding of the challenges involved in microgrid projects and the integration of smart grid technologies. He is a nationally published author and has served as a key tem member conducting groundbreaking research in the areas of electricity grid technology implementation and development; microgrid design, operation, and control; renewable energy integration; power system operation and planning; power system economics; modeling and optimization of large-scale power systems; power systems operation, reliability, and security; home/building energy management system, and; wireless sensor network. As Power System Engineering Society (PES) and IEEE Chicago Section executive officer, he remains actively engaged in the planning and coordination of ongoing technical workshops, conferences, and competitions.
|Sargent & Lundy, 24th floor Conference Room||11:30 AM||Social|
|55 East Monroe St||11:45 AM||Lunch (optional)|
|(Enter from Monroe or Adams, near Wabash)||12:00 PM||Presentation|
|Chicago, IL 60603||1:00 PM||Adjourn|
Please bring your lunch with you. If you would like to purchase lunch, then the Under 55 dining room, in the basement on the North end of the building, is recommended.
Take the elevator to 24 and sign in with the Sargent & Lundy Receptionist. Please note that food is only permitted in the Hospitality Area outside the Conference Room. Food is not permitted in the Conference Room.
As you sign in, you may request a Discount Parking coupon. When you depart, you must pay for parking at the Automated Pay Station in the Parking Garage elevator lobby on the floor where you parked. First insert the parking ticket, then insert the discount coupon, then make payment. If you pay at the Garage Exit, then the discount is NOT available. With the discount, parking is $18, without $40.