Program 2020


VIRTUAL Program Schedule (subject to change)

Paper Sessions & Keynotes – Friday & Saturday April 24-25

Note: Times are Pacific Time zone

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Time Friday, April 24 Time Saturday, April 25
8:00 am – 9:00 am Welcome + Keynote 1
Dong Tan, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Grid Modernization
8:00 am – 8:40 am Keynote 3
Kay Das, Life Member IEEE
Challenges of the Connected Vehicle Revolution
9:00 am –  10:00 am Session 1 Intelligent Transportation Systems
8:40 am –  10:20 am Session 7 Sustainable Electronics II
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break 10:20 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 11:50 am Session 2 Sustainable Electronics I 10:30 am – 11:50 am Session 8 Energy Efficiency II
11:50 am – 12:20pm Lunchtime 11:50 am – 12:20pm Lunchtime
12:20pm – 1:00 pm Keynote 2
Glenn Roquemore, Chancellor, California Southern University
Lessons learned from the July 2019 Ridgecrest, CA earthquakes, changes how we determine seismic risk in buildings
12:20pm – 1:00 pm Keynote 4
Seth D. Potter, Ph.D, SDP Space Systems
Orbit Options for Near-Term Space Solar Power
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Session 3 Smart Grid I 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Session 9 Smart Grid II
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Break 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm –  3:50 pm Session 4 Energy Efficiency I 2:30 pm –  3:50 pm Session 10 Internet of Things II
Societal Implications /
Quality of Life I
3:50 pm – 4:00 pm Break 3:50 pm – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm – 5:20pm Session 5 Internet of Things I 4:00 pm – 5:20pm Session 11 Societal Implications /
Quality of Life II
5:20pm –  5:30pm Break 5:20pm –  5:30pm Break
5:30pm –  6:50pm Session 6 Water Resources Management 5:30pm –  6:50pm Session 12 Sustainable Electronics III
Renewable/Alternative Energy


SusTech 2020 Accepted Papers by Session

Energy Efficiency I
1570598430AC Vs DC Power Efficiency Comparison of a Hybrid Wind/Solar Microgrid
1570597838Optimal Seasonal Wind Curtailment for Islanded Provisional Microgrid Operation
1570604747Sensor Node Design for Energy Savings in Building Energy Management Systems
1570604786Clean Air with a Mongolian Ger
Energy Efficiency II
1570604807UAV Power Management, Generation, and Storage System Principles and Design
1570605061How the Fluorescent and LED Lamps Affect the DC Home Nanogrids
1570605119Non-Linear Control Strategy for a Two Body Point Absorber Wave Energy Converter Using Q Actor-Critic Learning
1570599329A Better Policy for Electric and Low-Emission Cars Using Systems Thinking
Intelligent Transportation Systems & eWaste
1570594836Electric Vehicle Charge Management for Lowering Costs and Environmental Impact
1570597065Thermal Control Compensation of Induction Motor Drive in Electrified Powertrain
1570604340Acceptance of E-waste Recycling Among Young Adults: An Empirical Study
Internet of Things (IOT) for sustainability I
1570604722Implementing an IoT Energy Monitoring System Using the Challenge-based Learning Model
1570605087Hybrid Environment IOT-Mapping of Over-Tourism and Air Pollution in the Azores Archipelago
1570605147The Potential of New Data Sources in a Data-Driven Transportation, Operation, Management and Assessment System (TOMAS)
1570596776A Modular, Scalable Automation System for a Distribution Substation
Smart Grid I
1570597209Optimal PID Parameters Tunning for a DC-DC Boost Converter: A Performance Comparative Using Grey Wolf Optimizer, Particle Swarm Optimization and Genetic Algorithms
1570597326Comparison of Short-Term Load Forecasting Techniques
1570604794Implementation of Critical Care Customer Within a Small-Scale Model of a Smart Grid
Smart Grid II
1570605057A New Model to Analyze Power and Communication System Intra-and-Inter Dependencies
1570605139Disaggregation of Behind-the-Meter Solar Generation in Presence of Energy Storage Resources
1570627076Real Time Indoor Positioning System for Smart Grid Based on UWB and Artificial Intelligence Techniques
Internet of Things (IOT) for sustainability II
1570605167Mitigation of Grid Susceptibility Caused by Behind-the-Meter Solar Generation
Societal Implications / Quality of Life I
1570596866Electric Utilities' Role in Promoting and Advancing Smart City Initiatives
1570605173Toward Smart and Sustainable Infrastructure Solution: Assessment and Modelling of Qualitative Factors Affecting Productivity in Microtunneling Projects
1570604811MiSA - A System for a Microlending Service to Assist Edge Communities
Societal Implications / Quality of Life II
1570605168The Community Human Development Index (CHDI): Localizing Sustainable Development Goals Across Scales
1570605177Expert-based Risk Level Assessment Model for Microtunneling Projects
1570602883Big Charging: The Large Power Demanding Future of Electric Vehicles
1570599262Tile Arrays for Space Based Solar Power Satellites
Sustainable Electronics I
1570598361Extracting Clean Energy Through the Design of a Mesoscopic Low-Power Hydrokinetic Turbine
1570604810Power System Protection in RTDS
1570605096A LoRa-based Dual-CPU Core Salton Sea Environmental Monitoring Wireless Sensor System
1570605121Power Quality Evaluation of Six-Step Commutation Brushless DC Motor Implemented on 32-Bit ARM Cortex Microcontroller
Sustainable Electronics II
1570593440Auto-Configurable Feature in Universal Remote Terminal Unit (uRTU)
1570605113Sustainability Driven Performance Evaluation of Underground Smart Grid Conversion
1570575113A Solar-Based Stand-Alone Family House for Energy Independence and Efficiency
1570605114Effect of Printing Technology to Electricity and Environment
1570629960Event Flow Measurements in Remote Tropical Watersheds in the Philippines: The Need for Automated Weather-proof Devices
Sustainable Electronics III
1570624538A Luminous-free Remote Surveillance System with Inherent Video Overlay and IP Encoder
Renewable/Alternative Energy - Solar/Wind/Other
1570605180Optimal Energy Storage Schedules for Load Leveling and Ramp Rate Control in Distribution Systems
1570586045Gender Considerations in Load Estimation for Rural Electrification
1570591482A Tool for Modernizing the Grid
Water Resources Management
1570605137Toward Sustainable Clean Water: Water Failure Prediction Model in Water Distribution Networks
1570624445Assessment of the Existing Drainage System in Infanta, Quezon Province for Flood Hazard Management Using Analytical Hierarchy Process
1570624451Application of Artificial Neuro-Fuzzy Interference System in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling at Imus River, Cavite
1570598212Smart Watershed Monitoring for near Real-time Hydrologic Modeling in a Tropical Environment: The Case of Magat River Basin in Luzon, Philippines



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