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Smart Grid Research Center

About the Center

The Smart Grid Research Center is a multidisciplinary center at Syracuse University. It includes faculty, students and researchers from the School of Information Studies, where the center is housed, as well as the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the School of Architecture, the College of Engineering and Computer Science and the School of Law. Research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Syracuse University and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (COE) Its mission is to advance scholarly knowledge and provide practical insights for industry, government and education through research, training of graduate and undergraduate students, and broad dissemination of research findings.

Center News

New Website Launches

iSchool Smart Grid Research Center Website launches.

Research Abstract Submitted

Paper abstract from Community Energy Project has submitted to Industry Studies Association (ISA) annual conference.

Research Abstract Submitted

Research abstract for the 2nd International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science has been submitted.

Research Poster Wins Second Prize

Community Energy; Technical and Social Challenges, and Integrative Solution Research Poster Won the 2nd Prize at, International Building Physics Conference (IBPC-2018), SyracuseCOE, Syracuse, NY.

 

Research Projects

Co-Principal investigators:
Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Elizabeth Krietemeyer, Syracuse University, School of Architecture
Tarek Rakha, Syracuse University, School of Architecture

Co-Principal investigators:
Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Jeffrey Stanton, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Murali Venkatesh, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies

Co-Principal investigators:
Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Jeffrey Stanton, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies

Co-Principal investigators:
Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Peter Wilcoxen, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Steve Chapin, College of Engineering and Computer Science Syracuse University

Co-Principal investigators:
Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Elizabeth Krietemeyer, School of Architecture, Syracuse University
Tarek Rakha, School of Architecture Syracuse University

PhD Dissertation: Ehsan Sabaghian, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Advisor: Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies

PhD Dissertation: You Zheng, PhD, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies
Advisor: Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies

Researchers & Collaborators

Current Researchers

Jason Dedric

Jason Dedrick

Professor
Murali Venkatesh

Murali Venkatesh

Associate Professor
Elizabeth Krietemeyer

Elizabeth Krietemeyer

Assistant Professor
Tarek Reka

Tarek Rakha

Assistant Professor
Steve Chapin

Steve Chapin

Associate Professor
Keli Perrin

Keli Perrin

Assistant Professor


Past Researchers

Akshat Sherma, M.S. Student
Priya Shivda Matnani, M.S. Student
Terrence W. Andersen, M.S. Student
Sheida Soleimani, M.S. Student
Wachiraphan Charoenwet, M.S. Student
Lakshya Mohan Bhat, M.S. Student
Rakesh Balakrishnan, M.S. Student
Mahin Haresh Sheth, M.S. Student
Camila Andino, M.S. Student
Sarah Ritchey, M.S. Student
Beilei Ren, M.S. Student

Collaborators

NSF logo
Sloan Foundation logo
Syracuse Architecture logo
Syracuse Engineering logo
Syracuse Law logo
Syracuse COE logo
Pecan Streeet logo
Maxwell School Logo

Publications

Below is the list of center publications, including research articles, conference posters and presentations, and PhD dissertation.

2018

Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal:

Integration of Smart Grid Technologies by Electrical Utilities: Patterns, Motivations and Challenges, Success Factors, Practices and Influence of the Field, (2 September 2018), Ehsan Sabaghian, Advised by; Jason Dedrick, iSchool, Syracuse University, Syracuse.

Conference Presentation:

* Won the 2nd Prize.

Community Energy; Technical and Social Challenges, and Integrative Solution, International Building Physics Conference (IBPC-2018), SyracuseCOE, Syracuse, NY.

Conference Poster:

Community Energy; Technical and Social Challenges, and Integrative Solution, SyracuseCOE Innovation Showcase (2018), Syracuse, NY.

2017

Conference Poster:

* Won the 1st Prize.

A Framework for Designing Neighborhood Energy Efficiency through Data Visualization and Calibrated Urban Building Energy Simulation (VIS-SIM), New York Green Building Conference (2017), SyracuseCOE, Syracuse, NY.

Ph.D. Dissertation:

Knowledge Requirements, Gaps and Learning Practices in Smart Grid Adoption: An Exploratory Study in U.S. Electric Utility Industry, (17 April 2017), You Zheng, Advised by: Jason Dedrick, iSchool, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.

2016

Conference Presentation:

Consumer Perception of Smart Meter Data Privacy, (30 October 2016), Jason Dedrick and Angela Usha Ramnarine-Rieks, Grid of Future Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

2015

Research Paper:

Dedrick, J., Venkatesh, M., Stanton, J. M., Zheng, Y., & Ramnarine-Rieks, A. (2015). Adoption of Smart Grid Technologies by Electric Utilities: Factors Influencing Organizational Innovation in a Regulated Environment, Electronic Markets, 25(1), 17-29.

Conference Presentation:

Adoption of Smart Grid Technologies; Results of a Survey of U.S. Electric Utilities, (11-13 October 2015), Jason Dedrick & You Zheng, Grid of Future Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Conference Presentation:

Learning Strategies in Smart Grid Adoption: an Exploration Study in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry, (March 2015), You Zheng, iConference, Newport Beach, CA.

2014

Brown-Bag Talk:

Smart Grid Adoption in a Regulated Industry; Comparative Case Studies of Electric Utilities, (2014), Jason Dedrick, Brown-Bag Talk, iSchool, Syracuse University.

2013

Conference Presentation:

Smart Grid Adoption in a Regulated Industry; Comparative Case Study of Electric Utilities, (30 May 2013), Jason Dedrick & You Zheng, Industry Studies Association (ISA) Conference, Kansas City, Kansas.


Contact

Interested in collaboration with smart grid research team?

Jason Dedrick (Director)
324, Hinds Hall
jdedrick@syr.edu
Ehsan Sabaghian (Manager)
205, Hinds Hall
esabaghi@syr.edu