Papers

Journal Papers

  1. J. W. Simpson-Porco. On Stability of Distributed-Averaging Proportional-Integral Frequency Control in Power Systems. IEEE Control Systems Letters, 2020. Note: Submitted. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  2. J. W. Simpson-Porco. Analysis and Synthesis of Low-Gain Integral Controllers for Nonlinear Systems with Application to Feedback-Based Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2020. Note: Submitted. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  3. M. Restrepo, C. A. Canizares, J. W. Simpson-Porco, P. Su, and J. Taruc Implementation and Testing of Energy Management Systems at the CANREL Microgrid Facility. Applied Energy. Note: Submitted. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  4. Y. Khayat, Q. Shafiee, R. Heydari, T. Dragicevic, M. Naderi, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, M. Fathi, F. Blaabjerg, and H. Bevrani. On The Secondary Control Architectures of AC Microgrids: A Survey. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 35(6) pp. 6482-6500, 2020. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  5. J. S. Gomez, D. Saez, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and R. Cardenas-Dobson. Distributed Predictive Control for Frequency and Voltage Regulation in Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 11(2) pp. 1319-1329, 2020. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  6. M. Farrokhabadi, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and C. A. Canizares. Optimal Design of Voltage-Frequency Controllers for Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Note: Submitted. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  7. L. S. P. Lawrence, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and E. Mallada. Linear-Convex Optimal Steady-State Control. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Note: Submitted. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  8. N. Karthikeyan, J. R. Pillai, B. Bak-Jensen, and J. W. Simpson-Porco. Predictive Control of Flexible Resources for Demand Response in Active Distribution Networks. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 34(4):2957-2969, 2019. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  9. J. Llanos, D. E. Olivares, J. W. Simpson-Porco, M. Kazerani, and D. Saez. A Novel Distributed Control Strategy for Optimal Dispatch of Isolated Microgrids Considering Congestion. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 10(6):6595 - 6606, 2019. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  10. M. Farrokhabadi, C. A. Canizares, J. W. Simpson-Porco, E. Nasr, L. Fan, P. A. Mendoza-Araya, R. Tonkoski, U. Tamrakar, N. Hatziargyriou, D. Lagos, R. W. Wies, M. Paolone, M. Liserre, L. Meegahapola, M. Kabalan, A. H. Hajimiragha, D. Peralta, M. Elizondo, K. P. Schneider, F. Tuffner, and J. Reilly. Microgrid Stability Definitions, Analysis, and Examples. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 35(1) pages 13-29, 2019. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  11. J. W. Simpson-Porco, B. K. Poolla, N. Monshizadeh, and F. Dörfler. Input-Output Performance of Linear-Quadratic Saddle-Point Algorithms with Application to Distributed Resource Allocation Problems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 65(5):2032-2045, 2020. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  12. J. W. Simpson-Porco. Equilibrium-Independent Dissipativity with Quadratic Supply Rates. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(4) pages 1440-1455, 2018. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  13. F. Dörfler, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and F. Bullo. Electrical Networks and Algebraic Graph Theory: Models, Properties, and Applications. Proceedings of the IEEE, 106(5):977-1005, 2018. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  14. K. Dvijotham, E. Mallada, and J. W. Simpson-Porco. High-voltage solution in radial power networks: Existence, properties and equivalent algorithms. IEEE Control Systems Letters, 1(2):322–327, 2017. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  15. J. W. Simpson-Porco. A Theory of Solvability for Lossless Power Flow Equations – Part I: Fixed-Point Power Flow. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 5(3):1373-1385, 2018. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  16. J. W. Simpson-Porco. A Theory of Solvability for Lossless Power Flow Equations – Part II: Conditions for Radial Networks. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 5(3):1361-1372, 2018. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  17. J. W. Simpson-Porco. Lossy DC Power Flow. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 33(3):2477-2485, 2017. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  18. M. Pirani, E. Hashemi, J. W. Simpson-Porco, B. Fidan, and A. Khajepour. A Graph Theoretic Approach to the Robustness of k-Nearest Neighbor Vehicle Platoons. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 18(11):3218-3224. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  19. M. Todescato, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, R. Carli, and F. Bullo. Voltage Stress Minimization by Optimal Reactive Power Control. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 5(3):1467-1478, 2018. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  20. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. Voltage Stabilization in Microgrids via Quadratic Droop Control. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62(3):1239-1253, 2017. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  21. J. W. Simpson-Porco and F. Bullo. Distributed Monitoring of Voltage Collapse Sensitivity Indices. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid: Special Issue on Theory of Complex Networks with Application to Smart Grid Operations, 7(4):1979–1988, 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  22. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. Voltage Collapse in Complex Power Grids. Nature Communications, 7(10790), 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  23. J. W. Simpson-Porco, Q. Shafiee, F. Dörfler, J. C. Vasquez, J. M. Guerrero, and F. Bullo. Secondary Frequency and Voltage Control in Islanded Microgrids via Distributed Averaging. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 62(11):7025-7038, 2015. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  24. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. On Resistive Networks of Constant Power Devices. IEEE Transactions on Systems & Circuits II: Express Briefs, 62(8):811-815, 2015. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  25. F. Dörfler, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and F. Bullo. Breaking the Hierarchy: Distributed Control & Economic Optimality in Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 3(3) 241-253, 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  26. J. W. Simpson-Porco and F. Bullo. Contraction Theory on Riemannian Manifolds. Systems & Control Letters, 65:74-80, 2014. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  27. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. Synchronization and Power Sharing for Droop-Controlled Inverters in Islanded Microgrids. Automatica, 49(9):2603-2611, 2013. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  28. D. C. McKay, D. Jervis, D. J. Fine, J. W. Simpson-Porco, G. J. A. Edge, and J. H. Thywissen. Low-temperature, high-density magneto-optical trapping of potassium using the open 4S-5P transition at 405 nm. Phys. Rev. A, 84:063420, Dec 2011. [BiBTeX]

Conference Papers

  1. T. Zheng, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and E. Mallada. Implicit Trajectory Planning for Feedback Linearizable Systems: A Time-varying Optimization Approach. American Control Conference, Denver, CO, USA, 2020. Note: To appear. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  2. J. Llanos, J. S. Gomez, D. Saez, D. E. Olivares, and J. W. Simpson-Porco. Economic Dispatch by Secondary Distributed Control in Microgrids. European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Genova, Italy, 2019, pp. 1-10. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  3. B. K. Poolla, J. W. Simpson-Porco, N. Monshizadeh, and F. Dörfler. Quadratic Performance of Secondary Frequency Controllers. In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019, pp . [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  4. M. Colombino, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and A. Bernstein. Towards robustness guarantees for feedback-based optimization. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019, pp. 6207-6214. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  5. F. Dörfler, S. Bolognani, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and S. Grammatico. Distributed control and optimization of autonomous power grids. European Control Conference, Naples, Italy. pages 2436-2453, 2019. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  6. M. H. Basiri, J. G. Thistle, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and S. Fischmeister. Kalman Filter Based Secure State Estimation and Individual Attacked Sensor Detection in Cyber-Physical Systems. American Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA. pages 3841-3848, 2019. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  7. M. Pirani, E. Hashemi, B. Fidan, J. W. Simpson-Porco, H. Sandberg, and K. H. Johansson. Resilient Estimation and Control on k-Nearest Neighbor Platoons: A Network-Theoretic Approach. In IFAC Conference on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, vol. 51, Groningen, Netherlands, 2018, pages 22-27. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  8. L. S. P. Lawrence, Z. E. Nelson, E. Mallada, and J. W. Simpson-Porco. Optimal Steady-State Control for Linear Time-Invariant Systems. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami Beach, FL, USA. pages 3251-3257, December 2018. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  9. J. W. Simpson-Porco. A Hill-Moylan Lemma for Equilibrium-Independent Dissipativity. In American Control Conference, Milwaukee, WI, USA. pages 6043-6048, June 2018. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  10. M. Pirani, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and B. Fidan. System-Theoretic Performance Metrics for Low-Inertia Stability of Power Networks. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia. pages 5106-5111, December 2017. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  11. M. Pirani, E. Hashemi, B. Fidan, and J. W. Simpson-Porco. H-Infinity Performance of Mechanical and Power Networks. In IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France. pages 5196-5201, July 2017. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  12. J. W. Simpson-Porco. Input/Output Analysis of Primal-Dual Gradient Algorithms. In Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, pages 219-224, September 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  13. N. Monshizadeh, C. De Persis, and J. W. Simpson-Porco. The Cost of Dishonesty on Optimal Distributed Frequency Control of Power Networks. In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, pages 7508-7513, December 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  14. J. W. Simpson-Porco, B. K. Poolla, N. Monshizadeh, and F. Dörfler. Quadratic Performance of Primal-Dual Methods with Application to Secondary Frequency Control of Power Systems. In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, pages 1840-1845, December 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  15. J. W. Simpson-Porco and N. Monshizadeh. Model-Free Wide-Area Monitoring of Power Grids via Cutset Voltages. In IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, pages 7508-7513, December 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  16. E. Tegling, M. Andreasson, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and H. Sandberg. Improving performance of droop-controlled microgrids through distributed PI-control. In American Control Conference, pages 2321-2327, July 2016. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  17. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. A Solvability Condition for Reactive Power Flow. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pages 2013-2017, December 2015. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  18. M. Todescato, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, R. Carli, and F. Bullo. Optimal Voltage Support and Stress Minimization in Power Networks. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pages 6921-6926, December 2015. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  19. F. Dörfler, J. W. Simpson-Porco, and F. Bullo. Plug-and-play control and optimization in microgrids. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, pages 211-216, December 2014. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  20. B. Gentile, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, S. Zampieri, and F. Bullo. On reactive power flow and voltage stability in microgrids. In American Control Conference., Portland, OR, USA, pages 759-764, June 2014. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  21. H. Bouattour, J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. Further results on distributed secondary control in microgrids. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pages 1514-1519, December 2013. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  22. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. Voltage stabilization in microgrids via quadratic droop control. In IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pages 7582-7589, December 2013. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  23. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, Q. Shafiee, J. M. Guerrero, and F. Bullo. Stability, power sharing, & distributed secondary control in droop-controlled microgrids. In IEEE Int. Conf. on Smart Grid Communications, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pages 672-677, October 2013. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

  24. J. W. Simpson-Porco, F. Dörfler, and F. Bullo. Droop-controlled inverters are Kuramoto oscillators. In IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, pages 264-269, September 2012. [Manuscript] [BiBTeX]

Technical Reports / Other

  1. M. Restrepo, C. A. Canizares, and J. W. Simpson-Porco. Development of a Diesel Genset Emulator and Energy Management Systems for the Canadian Renewable Energy Laboratory. Technical Report for Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. [BiBTeX]

  2. M. Farrokhabadi, C. A. Canizares, J. W. Simpson-Porco, E. Nasr, L. Fan, P. A. Mendoza-Araya, R. Tonkoski, U. Tamrakar, N. Hatziargyriou, D. Lagos, R. W. Wies, M. Paolone, M. Liserre, L. Meegahapola, M. Kabalan, A. H. Hajimiragha, D. Peralta, M. Elizondo, K. P. Schneider, F. Tuffner, and J. Reilly. Microgrid Stability Definitions, Analysis, and Modeling. IEEE-PES Task Force on Microgrid Stability Analysis and Modeling, PES-TR-66. Note: Available via PES Resource Center. [BiBTeX]




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