Research

Research Interest

I have a broad interest in applying forecasting and optimization techniques to solve real-world problems in energy, retail and manufacturing industries.
My primary interest falls in the applications of analytics in the energy industry:
   - Energy forecasting
   - Power systems planning and operations
   - Renewable integration
   - Risk management
   - Trading strategy
Energy forecasting is an area I've been working on since 2008. Specifically I'm interested in:
   - Very short and short term load forecasting
   - Medium and long term load forecasting
   - Spatial load forecasting
   - Demand response forecasting
   - Wind power forecasting
   - Solar generation forecasting
In terms of forecasting methodologies:
   - Hierarchical forecasting
   - Ensemble forecasting

Current Projects

  • Delivery point level load and weather data analysis (North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation), 2017 - present
  • Short term load forecasting (U.S. Department of Energy through Brookhaven National Laboratory), 2016 - present

Completed Projects

  • Short-term probabilistic load forecasting (North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation), 2016
  • Hierarchical load forecasting (North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation), 2015
  • Analysis of the application of advanced data analytics techniques for power system operation and planning support (Electric Power Research Institute), 2015
  • Demand response forecasting using smart meter data (Pacific Gas & Electric through DNV GL), 2014 - 2015
  • Eastern Interconnection States Planning Council - Load forecasting case study (U.S. Department of Energy through National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, award number: DE-OE0000316), 2014 - 2015
  • AREVA Executive Education Program (AREVA), 2014 - 2015
  • Integrated load forecasting (North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation), 2014
  • Water demand forecasting (Tacoma Public Utilities through Raftelis Financial Consultants), 2014
  • Short term load forecasting (Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation), 2013 - 2014