2019 TPEC Summary

The 2019 Texas Power and Energy Conference was successfully held on February 7-8, 2019, at Texas A&M University Campus, College Station, Texas.

This year the conference brought together scholars and professionals from more than 19 countries to represent and discuss the lasted technological development and challenges in power and energy industry. All the papers presented are included in the conference proceedings published through IEEEXplore. 

Conference directors Pooria Dehghanian and Hanyue Li, as well as other committee members from Texas A&M IEEE PES-IAS-PELS student chapter organized this conference, under the guidance from faculty advisors, Dr. Thomas Overbye, Dr. Le Xie, Dr. Robert Balog and Dr. Katherine Davis.


The keynote speakers of TPEC 2019 are:

  • Wei- Jen Lee, The IEEE IAS President Elect, Faculty of the Electrical Engineering Department and the director of the Energy Systems Research Center at the University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Don Morrow, Managing Director for Navigant’s Transmission Operation and Planning Group.
  • Tim Davis, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering Department at Texas A&M University.


Event photos can be found at the bottom of this page or, for more, check out our Facebook page.

TPEC 2019 Committee Members

Conference Directors: Hanyue Li and Pooria Dehghanian

Financial Chair: Christoph Seidl

Technical Chair: Milad Soleimani

Technical Committee: Tong Huang, Yijing Li, Minjeong Kim, Zeyu Mao, Jorge Cisneros Saldana, Amir Negahdari, Mohammad Sadegh Modarresi

Event Committee: Ana Ospina, Ogbonnaya Bassey, Yiqiu Zhang, Arun Kumar Karngala

Sponsorship Committee: Ceci Klauber, Gandhali Prakash Juvekar, Wei Trinh, Juhee Yeo, Ashly Bornsheuer

Publicity and Web Committee: Jessica Wert, Zeyu Mao

Additional Committee Members: Adam Birchfield, Ikponmwosa Idehen, Tamara Becejac, Raymund Lee

Academic Advisors: Dr. Thomas Overbye, Dr. Le Xie, Dr. Katherine Davis, Dr. Robert S. Balog

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