Autonomous Thermal Control in Smart Buildings

Selection of research papers I have written on this topic are:

  1. S. Gupta, K. Kar, S. Mishra and J. T. Wen, Singular Perturbation Method For Smart Building Temperature Control Using Occupant Feedback, To appear in Asian Journal of Control, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 1-17, May 2018. (A shorter version appeared in Proceedings of 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, August 2014.)
  2. S. Gupta, K. Kar, S. Mishra and J. T. Wen, Distributed Consensus Algorithms for Collaborative Temperature Control in Smart Buildings, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol.12, no.4, pp.1285-1296, Oct. 2015. (A shorter version appeared in American Control Conference (ACC) 2015.) (Winner of the 2015 IEEE T-ASE Best Paper Award )
  3. S. Gupta, K. Kar, S. Mishra, and J.T. Wen, Incentive Mechanism for Truthful Occupant Comfort Feedback in Human-in-the-loop Building Thermal Management, Extended version of a paper that appeared in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2015), Gothenberg, Sweden.
  4. S. K. Gupta, S. Atkinson, I. O'Boyle, J. Drogo, K. Kar, S. Mishra, J. T. Wen, BEES: Real-Time Occupant Feedback and Environmental Learning Framework For Collaborative Thermal Management in Multi-Zone, Multi-Occupant Buildings, Energy and Buildings, Volume 125, August 2016, Pages 142-152.
  5. S. K. Gupta and K. Kar, Human-in-the-loop Thermal Management for Smart Buildings, To appear as a book chapter in Intelligent Building Control Systems, J.T. Wen and S. Mishra (eds.).
  6. S. Bhattacharya, K. Kar and J. H. Chow, Optimal Precooling of Thermostatic Loads under Time-varying Electricity Prices, To appear in American Control Conference (ACC) 2017, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

Flow Control in Thermal Grids

Selection of research papers I have written on this topic are:

  1. S. Bhattacharya, V. Chandan, V. Arya, K. Kar, Thermally-fair Demand Response for District Heating and Cooling (DHC) Networks, Proceedings of ACM e-Energy 2016, Waterloo, Canada, June 2016.
  2. S. Bhattacharya, V. Chandan, V. Arya, K. Kar, Fairness based Demand Response in DHC Networks using Real Time Parameter Identification, Proc. IEEE SmartGridComm 2016 (Workshop on Efficient, Intelligent and Economic District Heating and Cooling Systems), Sydney, Australia, Nov. 2016.
  3. S. Bhattacharya, V. Chandan, V. Arya, K. Kar, DReAM: Demand Response Architecture for Multi-level District Heating and Cooling Networks, Proceedings of ACM e-Energy 2017, Hong Kong, China, May 2017.