IIT Hosts National Academy of Engineering Symposium

Illinois Institute of Technology is hosting the National Academy of Engineering Symposium, Smart Grid Technology Potential and Challenges, on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in the Hermann Hall Ballroom, 3241 South Federal Street in Chicago. While the symposium is free, registration is required for planning purposes. RSVP here.


1:15 p.m.

Welcome remarks
John L. Anderson, President, IIT

1:30 p.m.

NAE President, C. D. Mote, Jr.

2:00 p.m.

Anjan Bose, Regents Professor, School of EECS
Washington State University
The Evolution of Control for The Smart Transmission Grid

2:25 p.m.

H. Vincent Poor
Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University
Smart Grid: The Role of the Information Sciences

2:50 p.m.

Break, Hermann Hall, Gallery Lounge

3:10 p.m.

John R. Birge
Jerry W. and Carol Lee Levin Professor of Operations Management
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Recognizing Uncertainty with Incentives to Make the Grid Smart and Efficient

3:35 p.m.

Mohammad Shahidehpour
Director, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation at IIT
Microgrid: A New Hub in Energy Infrastructure

4:00 p.m.

Panel discussion moderated by Alan Cramb, Provost, IIT

4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks — Alan Cramb, Provost, IIT

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Reception, Hermann Hall, Gallery Lounge