10 Year Celebration: GRAPES Fall IAB Meeting - November 7-8, 2019

Our GRAPES Fall 2019 Semi-Annual Industrial Advisory Board Meeting will be held on
November 7-8, 2019 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
All GRAPES IAB members, faculty, students and guests are invited to attend.
Guests will be required to sign a nondisclosure agreement prior to attending the meeting.

Meeting begins: Thursday, November 7th, 8:00 am
Meeting ends: Friday, November 8th, 1:00 pm

Registration Fee: $50

If you have any questions regarding the meeting, please contact Karin Alvarado, [email protected], 479-575-4958.

Agenda coming soon.

Register HERE

Discounted rate of $104.
**For reservations made after October 27th, contact Collin Brunner, Senior Sales Manager, 479-442-1504, [email protected]
If you have trouble getting a room, please let me know rather than booking elsewhere.
Email me here.  Karin Alvarado

Hotel Meeting Room Layout
The Chancellor Hotel
70 North East Avenue | Fayetteville, AR 72701

Booking Link: GRAPES November 2019 Booking Link
Group Name: 1911GRAPES

How to Get There:

Meeting Facility:

Hotel Meeting Room Layout
The Chancellor Hotel
70 North East Avenue | Fayetteville, AR 72701

Researcher Deadlines & Templates:

Thursday, October 17th – Project Proposals due to Karin Alvarado, [email protected]
Monday, October 28th – Posters due to Karin Alvarado, [email protected]
Sunday, November 3rd – Presentations due to Karin Alvarado, [email protected]

Project Proposal Templates – Click here
Poster Templates – Click here
Presentation Templates – Click here
Presentation Time Limits – Click here


GRAPES Webinars

GRAPES project updates are offered to our members, faculty, and students as webinars.  If you are a member, faculty or student and would like to be added to the email list for the webinar links, please email Beth Benham, [email protected].  If you are not yet a member and would like to become one, please contact Dr. Shannon Davis, GRAPES Managing Director, [email protected].

Date Project PI
Wednesday, September 16, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm CST
GR-18-07 DER/Demand Side Resource Mgmt-Power Dense, Grid Compatible Extreme Fast Charging Stations Rob Cuzner, (Willy Sedano)
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm CST
GR-18-03: Distributed Energy Resources-Highly Efficient and Compact Medium Voltage Solar PV Inverter Lingfeng Wang
Thursday, December 12, 2019
2:00 pm-3:00 pm CST
GR-18-06 Analysis, Visualization, and Mitigation of Cyber Risks in Grid-connected Power Electronic Systems Lingfeng Wang
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
11:00 am– 12:00 pm CST
GR-19-01: Optimization of Power Modules with Paralleled Devices Alan Mantooth
Xingchen Zhao
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm CST
GR-18-08 DER/Fault Detection-Medium Voltage Solid State Circuit Breaker Rob Cuzner
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm CST
GR-17-11 Multi-Port Solid State Transformer Design and Implementation for Microgrids and Distribution Systems Adel Nasiri
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm CST
GR-18-01: High Voltage Encapsulatios and Their Applications in Power Module Simon Ang
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
1:00 pm-2:00 pm CST
GR-19-02: DER Interfaces: Medium Voltage Ultrafast Charging-Development of a Compact Direct Medium Voltage Batter Charger Adel Nasiri
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm CST
GR-18-02: Methods for Achieving >75% Instantaneous Inverter-Based Generation Capacity in Transmission Systems Roy McCann, Lingfeng Wang, Andrea Benigni
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
11:00 am-12:00 pm CST
GR-19-08: A Grid-Integrable Medium-voltage Hybrid DC Circuit Breaker Fang Luo