ACM e-Energy
2014
June 11-13, Cambridge, UK
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Conference Program - Draft

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • 9:00-9:30

    Session Chair: Jon Crowcroft

  • Opening Remarks

  • 9:30-10:30 Keynote

    Session Chair: Jon Crowcroft

  • Keynote #1: Carbon Capture and Sequestration

    Berend Smit, UC Berkeley

  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

  • 11:00-13:00 Session 1: Energy Storage and Renewables

    Session Chair: Krithi Ramamritham

  • An EROI-Based Analysis of Renewable Energy Farms with Storage

    Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal (University of Waterloo); Srinivasan Keshav (University of Waterloo); Catherine Rosenberg (University of Waterloo)

  • Control of Systems that Store Renewable Energy

    Neda Edalat (National Universty of Singapore, ECE); Mehul Motani (National Universty of Singapore, ECE); Jean Walrand (University of California Berkeley, EECS); Longbo Huang (Tsinghua University, IIIS)

  • Modeling and Online Control of Generalized Energy Storage Networks

    Junjie Qin (Stanford University); Yinlam Chow (Stanford University); Jiyan Yang (Stanford University); Ram Rajagopal (Stanford University)

  • Windy with a chance of profit - Bid strategy and analysis for wind integration

    Sagar Kurandwad (TATA Consultancy Services); Chandrasekar Subramanian (TATA Consultancy Services); Venkata Ramakrishna P (TATA Consultancy Services); Arunchandar Vasan (TATA Consultancy Services); Venkatesh Sarangan (TATA Consultancy Services); Vijaysekhar Chellaboina (TATA Consultancy Services); Anand Sivasubramaniam (The Pennsylvania State University)

  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch

  • 14:00-15:30 Session 2: Data centers Energy Management

    Session Chair: Anand Sivasubramaniam

  • Reducing Electricity Demand Charge for Data Centers with Partial Execution

    Hong Xu (City University of Hong Kong); Baochun Li (University of Toronto)

  • A Measurement-based Analysis of the Energy Consumption of Data Center Servers

    Jordi Arjona (UC3M); Angelos Chatzipapas (Institute IMDEA Networks/UC3M); Antonio Fernandez Anta (Institute IMDEA Networks); Vincenzo Mancuso (Institute IMDEA Networks/UC3M)

  • Balance your Bids before your Bits: The Economics of Geographic Load-Balancing

    Jose Camacho (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid); Ying Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); Minghua Chen (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); Dah Ming Chiu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

  • 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

  • 16:00-17:30 Session 3: Energy in communication networks

    Session Chair: Hermann de Meer

  • Understanding the environmental costs of fixed line networking

    Louise Krug (BT PLC); Mark Shackleton (BT PLC); Fabrice Saffre (BT PLC)

  • When Mice Consume Like Elephants: Instant Messaging Applications

    Ekhiotz Jon Vergara (Linköping University); Simon Andersson (Linköping University); Simin Nadjm-Tehrani (Linköping University)

  • Experimental Evaluation and Comparative Study on Energy Efficiency of the Evolving IEEE 802.11 Standards

    Stratos Keranidis(University of Thessaly and CERTH); Giannis Kazdaridis(University of Thessaly and CERTH); Nikos Makris(University of Thessaly and CERTH); Thanasis Korakis (University of Thessaly and CERTH); Iordanis Koutsopoulos (Athens University of Economics and Business); Leandros Tassiulas (University of Thessaly and CERTH)

  • Thursday, June 12, 2014

  • 9:00-10:00 Keynote

    Session Chair: Jean-Yves Le Boudec

  • Keynote #2: Renewable renergy, demand forecast, hyper-localised weather forecast…

    Mathieu Sinn, IBM Research

  • 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

  • 10:30-12:30 Session 4: Building Energy Management

    Session Chair: David Hutchison

  • Hot, Cold and In Between: Enabling Fine-Grained Environmental Control in Homes for Efficiency and Comfort

    Neil Klingensmith (University of Wisconsin); Joseph Bomber (University of Wisconsin); Suman Banerjee (University of Wisconsin)

  • An Occupant-participatory Approach for Thermal Comfort Enhancement and Energy Conservation in Buildings

    Lam Abraham Hang-yat (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University); Yuan Yi (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University); Dan Wang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

  • An In-depth Study of Forecasting Household Electricity Demand using Realistic Datasets

    Chien-Yu Kuo (National Taiwan Normal University); Ming-Feng Lee and Chia-Lin Fu (Industrial Technology Research Institute); Yao-hua Ho (National Taiwan Normal University); Ling-Jyh Chen (Academia Sinica)

  • The cost of virtue: Reward as well as feedback are required to reduce user ICT power consumption

    Yi Yu (University of St Andrews); Saleem N. Bhatti (University of St Andrews)

  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch

  • 13:30-15:00 Session 5: Smart Grid

    Session Chair: Sebastian Lehnhoff

  • Impact of Demand-Response on the Efficiency and Prices in Real-Time Electricity Markets

    Nicolas Gast (EPFL); Jean-Yves Le Boudec (EPFL); Dan-Cristian Tomozei (EPFL)

  • iDR: Consumer and Grid Friendly Demand Response System

    Vikas Chandan (IBM Research India); Tanuja Ganu (IBM Research India); Tri Kurniawan Wijaya (EPFL, Switzerland); Marilena Minou (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); George Stamoulis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); George Thanos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Deva P. Seetharam (IBM Research India)

  • Cascading Failures in Power Grids - Analysis and Algorithms

    Saleh Soltan (Columbia University); Dorian Mazauric (Laboratoire d’Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille); Gil Zussman (Columbia University)

  • 15:00-15:30 One Minute Madness

    Session Chair: Prashant Shenoy

  • One minute pitches from authors of posters/ demos

  • 15:30-17:30 Coffee with Demo and Poster session

  • SoftUPS: Eliminating the need and cost of battery backups in the developing world

    Zohaib Sharani (National Univ. of Computer & Emerging Sciences); Khushboo Qayyum (National Univ. of Computer & Emerging Sciences); Noman Bashir (National Univ. of Sciences and Technology); Affan Syed (National Univ. of Computer & Emerging Sciences)

    Demo

  • Reducing the Electricity Consumption of Large LED Advertising Walls

    Frank Englert (TU Darmstadt); Daniel Burgstahler (TU Darmstadt); Alaa Alhamoud (TU Darmstadt); Ahmad El’Hindi (TU Darmstadt); Ralf Steinmetz (TU Darmstadt)

    Poster

  • METIS: a Two-Tier Intrusion Detection System for Advanced Metering Infrastructures

    Vincenzo Gulisano (Chalmers University of Technology); Magnus Almgren (Chalmers University of Technology); Marina Papatriantafilou (Chalmers University of Technology)

    Poster

  • SmartD: Smart Meter Data Analytics Dashboard

    Aylin Jarrah Nezhad (EPFL); Tri Kurniawan Wijaya (EPFL); Matteo Vasirani (EPFL); Karl Aberer (EPFL)

    Demo

  • A Social Approach for Predicting Distance-to-Empty in Vehicles

    Chien-Ming Tseng(Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates); Sohan Dsouza (Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates); Chi-Kin Chau (Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates)

    Poster

  • Self-configurable and Scalable Utility Communications Enabled by Software-Defined Networks

    Young Jin Kim (Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent); Keqiang He (University of Wisconsin); Marina Thottan (Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent); Jayant G. Deshpande (Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent)

    Poster

  • NITOS Mobile Monitoring Solution: Realistic Energy Consumption Profiling of Mobile Devices

    Stratos Keranidis (University of Thessaly); Giannis Kazdaridis (University of Thessaly); Virgilios Passas (University of Thessaly); Giannis Igoumenos (University of Thassaly); Thanasis Korakis (University of Thessaly); Iordanis Koutsopoulos (Athens University of Economics and Business); Leandros Tassiulas (University of Thessaly)

    Demo

  • Predicting Peak-Demand Days in the Ontario Peak Reduction Program for Large Consumers

    Yuheng Jiang(University of Waterloo); Ryan Levman(University of Waterloo); Lukasz Golab (University of Waterloo); Jatin Nathwani (University of Waterloo)

    Poster

  • Comparing apples to oranges: Benchmarking geographically diverse supermarkets with limited data

    Maathangi Sankar (Tata Consultancy Services); Venkata Ramakrishna P (Tata Consultancy Services); Shiva R Iyer (Tata Consultancy Services); Venkatesh Sarangan (Tata Consultancy Services); Arunchandar Vasan (Tata Consultancy Services);Anand Sivasubramaniam (Pennsylvania State University)

    Poster

  • SURF and SURF-PI: A File Format and API for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Public Datasets

    Lucas Pereira (Madeira-ITI); Nuno Nunes (Madeira-ITI; University of Madeira); Mario Bergés (Carnegie Mellon University)

    Poster

  • Efficient PMU Data Dissemination in Smart Grid: Algorithms and Performance

    Kedar Khandeparkar (IIT Bombay); Swadesh Jain (IIT Bombay); Pratik Patre (IIT Bombay); Rajeev Gupta (IBM Research); Krithi Ramamritham (IIT Bombay)

    Poster

  • Designing Sensor Sets for Capturing Energy Events in Buildings

    Tom Lovett(University of Bath); Elizabeth Gabe-Thomas(University of Bath); Sukumar Natarajan(University of Bath); Matthew Brown(University of Bath); Julian Padget (University of Bath)

    Poster

  • A Novel Heuristics-based Energy Management System for a Multi-Carrier Hub enriched with Solid Hydrogen Storage

    Rosario Proietto (Onyx Technology s.r.l.); Diego Arnone (Engineering I.I. S.p.A.); Massimo Bertoncini (Engineering I.I. S.p.A.); Alessandro Rossi (Engineering I.I. S.p.A.); Diego La Cascia(Università degli Studi di Palermo); Rosario Miceli (Università degli Studi di Palermo); Eleonora Riva Sanseverino (Università degli Studi di Palermo)

    Poster

  • Household Electricity Demand Forecasting - Benchmarking State-of-the-Art Methods

    Andreas Veit(Technische Universtät München); Christoph Goebel(Technische Universtät München); Rohit Tidke(Technische Universtät München); Christoph Doblander(Technische Universtät München); Hans-Arno Jacobsen (Technische Universtät München)

    Poster

  • Appliance Usage Profiling for Energy Management and Healthcare

    Simeng Jia (University of Bristol); Ayomi Bandara (Toshiba Research Europe Ltd); Tim Lewis (Toshiba Research Europe Ltd); Mahesh Sooriyabandara (Toshiba Research Europe Ltd)

    Poster

  • Putting Smart Meters to Work — Beyond the Usual

    Kartik Palani (IIT Bombay); Nabeel Nasir (IIT Bombay); Vivek Chil Prakash (IIT Bombay); Amandeep Chugh (IIT Bombay); Rohit Gupta (IIT Bombay); Krithi Ramamritham (IIT Bombay)

    Poster

  • Unobtrusive Power Proportionality for HPC frameworks

    Arka Bhattacharya (UC Berkeley); David Culler (UC Berkeley)

    Poster

  • 18:30 Conference Banquet, Cambridge City Hotel

  • 18:30 Drinks Reception (Directions)

  • 19:00 Dinner

  • Friday, June 13, 2014

  • 9:00-10:00 Session 6: Electric Vehicles

    Session Chair: S. Keshav

  • Is The Grass Greener? Mining Electric Vehicle Opinions

    Tommy Carpenter (University of Waterloo); Lukasz Golab(University of Waterloo); Sohail Javaad Syed (University of Waterloo)

  • Online Welfare Maximization for Electric Vehicle Charging with Electricity Cost

    Zizhan Zheng (The Ohio State University); Ness B. Shroff (The Ohio State University)

  • 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

  • 10:30-12:30 Session 7: Energy Monitoring and Sensing

    Session Chair: Nicolas Gast

  • NILMTK: An Open Source Toolkit for Non-intrusive Load Monitoring

    Nipun Batra (IIIT Delhi); Jack Kelly (Imperial College, London); Oliver Parson (University of Southampton); Haimonti Dutta (Columbia University); William Knottenbelt (Imperial College, London); Alex Rogers (University of Southampton); Amarjeet Singh (IIIT Delhi); Mani Srivastava (UCLA)

  • EnergyLens: Combining Smartphones with Electricity Meter for Accurate Activity Detection and User Annotation

    Manaswi Saha (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology - Delhi (IIITD)); Shailja Thakur (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology - Delhi (IIITD)); Amarjeet Singh (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology - Delhi (IIITD)); Yuvraj Agarwal (Carnegie Mellon University (CMU))

  • Deltaflow: Submetering by Synthesizing Uncalibrated Pulse Sensor Streams

    Meghan Clark (University of Michigan); Bradford Campbell (University of Michigan); Prabal Dutta (University of Michigan)

  • Algorithms for upgrading the resolution of aggregate energy meter data

    Harshad Khadilkar (IBM India Research Lab); Tanuja Ganu (IBM India Research Lab); Zainul Charbiwala (IBM India Research Lab); Lim Chee Ming (Universiti Brunei Darussalam); Sathyajith Mathew (University of Brunei Darussalam); Deva P Seetharam (IBM India Research Lab)

    Best Paper

  • 12:30 Closing Remarks and Best Paper Award

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