A previous post mentioned the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference in Tampa using the future tense. Dr. Kimball was general chair of APEC in Tampa in 2017. The conference was a tremendous success! Revenue was near budget; surplus was a record high; and all facets of the program were rated highly by the attendees. The … Read more

Optimal Energy Scheduling in Microgrids with Photovoltaic (PV) Generation and Energy Storage Systems

This project is sponsored by the National Science Foundation under award 1610396 with a start date of September 1, 2016. This award supports fundamental research to address two major threats to public health and welfare, namely global warming and air pollution, by enabling the optimal use of solar photovoltaic energy. This project seeks to create … Read more

Applied Power Electronics Conference

The IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) is the premiere conference for both researchers and practitioners in the power electronics field. It is jointly sponsored by PELS, IAS, and the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA). Dr. Kimball has been active in APEC since 2008, starting as publications chair, and later serving as a track chair. … Read more