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06-08-2016

Clarkson University Professor Publishes Book About Smart Grids

Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Melike Erol-Kantarci has published a new book on smart grids.

Melike Erol-KantarciSmart Grid: Networking, Data Management, and Business Models is edited by Erol-Kantarci and University of Ottawa Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair Hussein T. Mouftah

The book delivers a comprehensive overview of smart grid communications, discussing the latest advances in the technology, the related cybersecurity issues, and the best ways to manage user demand and pricing.

Featuring 16 chapters authored by world-renowned experts, the book

•    Considers the use of cognitive radio and software-defined networking in the smart grid

•    Explores the space of attacks in the energy management process, the need for a smart grid simulator, and the management issues that arise around smart cities

•    Describes a real-time pricing scheme that aims to reduce the peak-to-average load ratio

•    Explains how to realize low-carbon economies and the green smart grid through the pervasive management of demand

•    Presents cutting-edge research on microgrids, electric vehicles, and energy trading in the smart grid

Smart Grid provides a reference for utility operators, telecom operators, communications engineers, power engineers, electric vehicle original equipment manufacturers, electric vehicle service providers, university professors, researchers and students.

Learn more about the book at https://amzn.com/B01DVTESNQ .

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

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[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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