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Email: Bita.Analui at asu dot edu

Bita Analui received her Ph.D. degree (with honors) from University of Vienna, Austria in 2014 from Computational Optimization Doctoral College. Her primary research interest is in the field of multistage stochastic optimization and quantitative risk analysis in energy, mathematical modeling and solution algorithms of real world class of problems, specifically distributionally robust multistage stochastic optimization problems. Bita joined Prof. Scaglione’s research lab as post-doc scholar in May 2015. She has been conducting research on statistical and probabilistic modeling of renewable energy resources in order to improve the algorithms for solving problems in the energy market when the future production capacity of these resources is uncertain.

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Email: xiaoxi12 at asu dot edu

Dr. Xiaoxiao Wu (Sissi) got her master degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in the year of 2009, and her PhD degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in the year of 2013. Dr. Xiaoxiao Wu’ s research interests are in signal processing, wireless communications, channel coding theory, and with a recent emphasis on multi-antenna transceiver designs, the study of optimization techniques applied to the communication application, array processing for sensing, and modeling opinion diffusion in social networks.

 

 

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Email: htwai at asu dot edu

Hoi-To Wai (To) was a graduate student at UC Davis from fall 2013 to fall 2014. He has been with ASU since spring 2015. He received his bachelor’s degree (with First Class Honor) and master’s degrees in electronic engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2010 and 2012, respectively. His research interests are in signal processing and communication, with a recent focus on decentralized optimization methods for power systems and machine learning.

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REINHARD GENTZ

Email: rgentz at asu dot edu

Reinhard Gentz was a Ph.D student at UC Davis, prior to moving to ASU. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, in the field of Automation and Information (B.S.) and Optical Communication (M.S.). His research interests are communication technology, embedded systems and security.

 

 

 

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Email: Lorenzo.Ferrari at asu dot edu

Lorenzo Ferrari was a graduate student at UC Davis, prior to moving to ASU in the spring 2015. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electronic engineering from The University of Modena, Italy in 2012 and 2014. He has received the IEEE SmartGridComm 2014 Best Student Paper Award for the paper “The Pulse Coupled Phasor Measurement Units.” His research interests are in mathematical modeling for signal processing and communication applications.

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MAHDI JAMEI

Email: mjamei at asu dot edu

Mahdi Jamei received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology, Center of Excellence for Power System Automation and Operation, Tehran, Iran, in 2013 and the M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Florida International University (FIU), Miami, USA. He started his Ph.D. in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department of the University of California, Davis with emphasis on the cyber security of smart grid and smart distribution networks and recently has moved with the Scaglione’s lab to the Arizona State Univetsity.

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KÁRI HREINSSON

Email: khreinss at asu dot edu

Kári Hreinsson has been a graduate student at ASU since January 2015. He received his B.Sc. in electrical engineering from the University of Iceland in 2009 and his M.Sc. from ETH Zürich in 2014. His research interests are within power systems, currently focusing on stochastic optimization, generation scheduling, reserve allocation and demand response.

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RAKSHA RAMAKRISHNA

Email: Raksha.Ramakrishna at asu dot edu

Raksha Ramakrishna has been a graduate student at ASU since August 2015. She received her B.E degree in Electronics and Communications engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore, India in 2014. Her research interests are in the domain of statistical signal processing.

 

 

 

 

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ERAN SCHWEITZER

Email: Eran.Schweitzer at asu dot edu

Eran Schweitzer began the Ph.D program at ASU in the Fall of 2015. Prior to coming to ASU Eran completed a 2 year Masters in Electrical Power Engineering at RWTH University in Aachen, Germany. His current research focus is in statistical grid models predominantly Distribution Systems.