John W. Simpson-Porco

John W. Simpson-Porco 

John W. Simpson-Porco, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Control Systems Group
Affiliate, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy

University of Waterloo

Email: jwsimpson [at] uwaterloo [dot] ca
Office: EIT 3112

I am looking for talented and highly motivated M.Sc./P.hD. students for research projects in control and optimization of smart power grids, cyber-physical systems, and distributed control. Those with a strong background in control, optimization, physics or applied math are especially encouraged to apply.

Students: Please click here for more information.

Research Interests

  • Control, monitoring and optimization for smart grids

  • Decentralized and distributed control systems

Recent Papers

Graph Theory Article Dissipative Systems Article
Electrical Circuits and Graph Theory Proc IEEE, 2018, (pdf), (bib) Equilibrium-Independent Dissipativity, IEEE TAC, 2017 (pdf), (bib)

Fixed Point Power Flow Article Lossy DC PF Article
Theory of Power Flow IEEE TCONS, 2017 (Part 1,Part 2), (bib1, bib2) Lossy DC Power Flow, IEEE TPWRS, 2017 (pdf), (bib)


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