Led by Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty member Dr. Behrooz Mirafzal, three universities, Kansas State University, Northeastern University, and the Missouri University of Science and Technology plan to form a new Industry University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC), called Center for On-the-Move Energy Technologies (COMET). The primary goal of COMET is to create a framework for engineers, scientists, and graduate students to find innovative solutions for the challenges that on-the-move industries face. Continue reading “NSF awards K-State researchers a planning grant for a new IUCRC”
Tag: power systems
Electrical energy needs are growing globally due to increased dependence on electricity for daily activities in homes and businesses. A larger world population, coupled with development of programs to provide electricity access to 1.3 billion people around the world currently without it, add to this increased demand.
by: Jennifer Tidball
The Smart Grid lab, in Rathbone Hall, includes power grid and network communication equipment to support undergraduate and graduate research projects. It is one of the first facilities to test how emerging software-defined networking technology can more efficiently manage, distribute, use and secure electrical power. Continue reading “An engineering test bed for electrical power”