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Bits & Watts Initiative

The electricity grid is undergoing a once-in-a-century transformation. The mission of Bits & Watts is to engage research, education and industry to anticipate that change and find innovative solutions to power the 21st century electric grid. Learn more about us.

Bits & Watts Initiative

Fall Smart Grid Seminar Registration Open

Bits & Watts’ Smart Grid Seminar provides experts from academia and industry to inform seminar participants on the current challenges and advances in grid data analytics, economics, market design, battery storage, electrified transportation, power electronics, and renewable energy. The seminar is open to both students, as a credit bearing course (EE 292T: SmartGrids and Advanced Power Systems Seminar, CEE 272T), and to the broader community.  Thus it serves as both a vehicle to educate and to convene interested parties. 

  • 10/1: John Birge from University of Chicago
  • 10/15: Malini Bhandura from VMware
  • 10/22: BuraK Ozpineci from Oak Ridge Natioal Laboratory
  • 11/12: Saed Alizamar from Yale University
  • 11/19: Bolun Xu from Columbia University

Non-students click here to Register


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