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CSMART (Center for Smart Grid Applications, Research, and Technology)

CSMART is a center dedicated to researching, testing, and analyzing the latest Smart Grid technology innovations in a real-world environment.

CSMART addresses some of the most challenging issues facing the utility industry over the next decade in an open and collaborative manner. CSMART leverages the unique capabilities of academia, utilities, and private enterprise to determine the best ways to deploy and support advanced Smart Grid technologies in an effort to manage the growing amounts of renewables, energy storage, and microgrids in a secure and reliable environment.

WISER Seed Funding Grant (WSFG) Projects

"Energy Sustainable Wireless Acoustic Emission Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring" (2010)
Jafar Saniie (ECE), CoPIs: Erdal Oruklu (ECE), Jamshid Mohammadi (CAEE)

"Energy Efficiency Research for Large-Scale Data Centers" (2011)
PI: Kui Ren (ECE), CoPI: Zuyi Li (ECE), Xue Lin, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

For more information, contact:
Zuyi Li, Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation