Researchers

UT AUSTIN

Ross Baldick
EV-TEC Director
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UT Austin
Research interests: optimization and economic theory applied to electric power systems, public policy and technical issues associated with electricity, restructuring, electric vehicles as grid resources, and robustness of the electric grid under interdiction.
Email:  baldick@mail.utexas.edu
URL: http://www.ece.utexas.edu/~baldick


Stephen D. Boyles
CAEE, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin
Research interests:network modeling, dynamic traffic assignment, transportation user behavior, infrastructure systems.
Email: sboyles@mail.utexas.edu
URL: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/faculty-directory/profiles/stephen-boyles.html

Jennifer Duthie
Center for Transportation Research, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin
Research interests: dynamic traffic assignment, uncertainty in long-range forecasts, environmental justice, non-motorized transportation.
Email: jduthie@mail.utexas.edu
URL: http://jenniferduthie.info

Kara Kockelman
CAEE, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin
Research interests: roadway pricing; land use-transportation-trade models & analysis of spatial data; travel demand; property valuation; traffic safety; vehicle distinctions; traffic flow; energy, carbon & other research.
Email: kkockelm@mail.utexas.edu
URL: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/kockelman/

TEXAS A&M/TAMU

Mladen Kezunovic
Deputy Director
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University
Research interests: power systems analysis, control, monitoring and maintenance; protective relaying and protection system modeling and evaluation; power engineering education; application of intelligent techniques, advanced graphical user interface (GUIs); embedded control systems.
Email: kezunov@ece.tamu.edu
URL: http://www.ece.tamu.edu/People/bios/bkezunov.html

Mehrdad “Mark” Ehsani
Site Director
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University
Research interests: power electronics, motor drives, electric and hybrid vehicles; superconductive magnetic storage (SMES); aerospace power systems; specialized power systems, control systems; energy storage systems; high voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission; applications of microcomputers to power control; pulsed power systems high voltage; engineering and electrical failures and hazards.
Email: ehsani@ece.tamu.edu
URL: http://www.ece.tamu.edu/People/bios/Ehsani.html

Ivan Damnjanovic
Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
Research interests: project development and finance, transportation infrastructure management, public-private partnerships, performance specifications, integrated risk management, innovative contracting methods.
Email: idamnjanovic@civil.tamu.edu
URL: http://ceprofs.civil.tamu.edu/idamnjanovic


Steve L. Puller
Department of Economics, Texas A&M University
Research interests: industrial organization, empirical microeconomics and regulation.
Email: puller@econmiail.tamu.edu
URL: http://econweb.tamu.edu/puller/

Arnold Vedlitz
Institute for Science, Technology & Public Policy; Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University
Research interests: science and technology policy, minority politics, public policy, inter-group conflict, American political behavior, urban politics, and political psychology.
Email: avedlitz@bushschoool.tamu.edu
URL: http://bush.tamu.edu/Faculty/avedlitz

Le Xie
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University
Research interests: modeling and control of electric energy systems; integration of renewable variable energy resources; Design and optimization of competitive power systems; theory and application of cyber-physical energy systems.
Email: lxie@mail.ece.tamu.edu
URL: http://www.ece.tamu.edu/People/bios/Xie.php