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, Building Temperature Control with Active Occupant Feedback, Proceedings of 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, August 2014. (Extended version)
  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 compatible mechanism for coordinated temperature control in multi- occupant buildings, 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. 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.