Publications

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Scientific Publications

Journal Publications

  • B. Yang, K. V. Katsaros, W. K. Chai, G. Pavlou, Cost-efficient Low Latency Communication Infrastructure for Synchrophasor Applications in Smart Grids, IEEE Systems Journal, 2016
  • M. Pignati, L. Zanni, P. Romano and M. Paolone, Fault Detection and Faulted Line Identification in Active Distribution Networks using Synchrophasors-based Real-Time State Estimation, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 2016
  • Styliani Sarri, Lorenzo Zanni, Miroslav Popovic, Jean-Yves Le Boudec, Mario Paolone, Performance Assessment of Linear State Estimators Using Synchrophasor Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2016
  • Yue Cao, Ning Wang, George Kamel, and Young-Jin Kim, An Electric Vehicle Charging Management Scheme Based on Publish/Subscribe Communication Framework, IEEE Systems Journal, 2015
  • W. K. Chai, N. Wang, K. V. Katsaros, G. Kamel, G. Pavlou, S. Melis, M. Hoefling, B. Vieira, P. Romano, S. Sarri, T. Tesfay, B. Yang, F. Heimgaertner, M. Pignati, M. Paolone, M. Menth, E. Poll, M. Mampaey, H. Bontius and C. Develder, An Information-centric Communication Infrastructure for Real-time State Estimation of Active Distribution Networks, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2015
  • Konstantinos V. Katsaros, W.K. Chai, N. Wang, G. Pavlou, H. Bontius and M. Paolone, Information-Centric Networking for Machine-to-Machine Data Delivery – A Case Study in Smart Grid Applications, IEEE Network, Special Issue on Information-Centric Networking Beyond Baseline Scenarios: Research Advances and Implementation, Vol.28, no.3, 2014
  • Paolo Romano, Mario Paolone, Enhanced Interpolated-DFT for Synchrophasor Estimation in FPGAs: Theory, Implementation, and Validation of a PMU Prototype, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2014
  • Kevin Mets, Juan Aparicio Ojea, Chris Develder, Combining Power and Communication Network Simulation for Cost-Effective Smart-Grid Analysis, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, special issue on Energy and Smart Grid, 2014, pp. 1-26

Conference Publications

  • Wei Koong Chai, Vaios Kyritsis, Konstantinos V. Katsaros, George Pavlou, Resilience of Interdependent Communication and Power Distribution Networks against Cascading Failures, in Proceedings of IFIP Networking 2016, 17-19 May 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Michael Hoefling, Florian Heimgaertner, and Michael Menth, Advanced Communication Modes for the Publish/Subscribe C-DAX Middleware, accepted for the IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on the Management of Fog Computing and the Internet of Things (ManFIoT) collocated with the IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), 29 April 2016.
  • Yue Cao, Ning Wang, Young Jin Kim, and Change Ge, A Reservation Based Charging Management for On-the-move EV Under Mobility Uncertainty, in Proceedings of the IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications, 10-12 November 2015.
  • Michael Hoefling, Florian Heimgaertner, Daniel Fuchs and Michael Menth, jOSEF: A Java-Based Open-Source Smart Meter Gateway Experimentation Framework, in Proceedings of the D-A-CH Conference on Energy Informatics (Energieinformatik 2015), November 2015, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • W.K. Chai, K.V. Katsaros, M. Strobbe, P. Romano, C. Ge, C. Develder, G. Pavlou and N. Wang, Enabling Smart Grid Applications with ICN, in Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking (ICN 2015), 30 September - 2 October 2015, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Fabian van den Broek, Erik Poll, and Barbara Vieira, Securing the information infrastructure for EV charging, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Communication Applications in Smart Grid (CAGS 2015) collocated with the 7th EAI International Conference on Wireless and Satellite Systems (WISATS 2015), July 2015, Bradford, UK
  • Styliani Sarri, Marco Pignati, Paolo Romano, Lorenzo Zanni and Mario Paolone, A Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Platform for the Performance Assessment of a PMU-based Real-Time State Estimator for Active Distribution Networks, in Proceedings of PowerTech 2015, 29 June - 2 July 2015, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Florian Heimgaertner, Michael Hoefling, Barbara Vieira, Erik Poll, and Michael Menth, A Security Architecture for the Publish/Subscribe C-DAX Middleware, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Security and Privacy for Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (IoT/CPS-Security 2015) collocated with the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015), June 2015, London, UK
  • Michael Hoefling, Florian Heimgaertner, Daniel Fuchs, Michael Menth, Paolo Romano, Teklemariam Tesfay, Mario Paolone, Jimmie Adolph, and Vidar Gronas, Integration of IEEE C37.118 and Publish/Subscribe Communication, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015), June 2015, London, UK
  • Michael Hoefling, Florian Heimgaertner, Michael Menth, and Herman Bontius, Traffic Estimation of the PowerMatcher Application for Demand Supply Matching in Smart Grids, in Proceedings of the ITG/GI Workshop on Middleware for a Smarter Use of Electric Energy (MidSEE) colocated with the ITG/GI International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys 2015), March 2015, Cottbus, Germany.
  • Michael Hoefling, Florian Heimgaertner, Michael Menth, Konstantinos V. Katsaros, Paolo Romano, Lorenzo Zanni, and George Kamel, Enabling Resilient Smart Grid Communication over the Information-Centric C-DAX Middleware, in Proceedings of the ITG/GI International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys 2015), March 2015, Cottbus, Germany.
  • Yue Cao, Ning Wang and George Kamel, A Publish/Subscribe Communication Framework for Managing Electric Vehicle Charging, in Proc. of the Third International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE 2014), Vienna, Austria, November 3-7, 2014.
  • Konstantinos V. Katsaros, Binxu Yang, Wei Koong Chai and George Pavlou, Low Latency Communication Infrastructure for Synchrophasor Applications in Distribution Networks, in Proc. of the IEEE 5th International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Venice, Italy, November 3-6, 2014.
  • Paolo Romano and Mario Paolone An Enhanced Interpolated-Modulated Sliding DFT for High Reporting Rate PMUs, in Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Applied Measurements for Power Systems, Aachen, Germany, September 24-26, 2014.
  • Konstantinos V. Katsaros, Wei Koong Chai, Barbara Vieira and George Pavlou, Supporting Smart Electric Vehicle Charging with Information-Centric Networking, in proc. of the International Workshop on Quality, Reliability, and Security in Information-Centric Networking (Q-ICN), co-located with the 10th International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness, Rhodes, Greece, August 20, 2014
  • M. Pignati, L. Zanni, S. Sarri, R. Cherkaoui, J-Y. Le Boudec and M. Paolone, A Pre-Estimation Filtering Process of Bad Data for Linear Power Systems State Estimators using PMUs, in Proc. 18th International Conference on Power Systems Computation, Wroclaw, Poland, August 18-22, 2014.
  • L. Zanni, S. Sarri, M. Pignati, R. Cherkaoui and M. Paolone, Probabilistic Assessment of the Process-Noise Covariance Matrix of Discrete Kalman Filter State Estimation of Active Distribution Networks, in Proc. 13th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, Durham, July 7-10, 2014.
  • Michael Hoefling, Cynthia G. Mills, Michael Menth, Distributed Load Balancing for Resilient Information-Centric SeDAX Networks, in Proc. IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), Krakow, Poland, May 5-9, 2014.
  • Michael Hoefling, Florian Heimgaertner, Benjamin Litfinski, Michael Menth, A Perspective on the Future Retail Energy Market, in Proc. Workshop on Demand Modeling and Quantitative Analysis of Future Generation Energy Networks and Energy Efficient Systems (FGENET) collocated with 17th International GI/ITG Conference on "Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computing Systems" and "Dependability and Fault-Tolerance" (MMB & DFT 2014), Bamberg, Germany, March 17-19, 2014.
  • Barbara Vieira, Erik Poll, A Security Protocol for Information-Centric Networking in Smart Grids, in Proc. SEGS 2013: Smart Energy Grid Security Workshop, Berlin, Germany, November 8, 2013.
  • Michael Hoefling, Cynthia G. Mills, Michael Menth, Analyzing Storage Requirements of the Resilient Information-Centric SeDAX Architecture, in Proc. IEEE 4th International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Vancouver, Canada, October 21-24, 2013.
  • M. Paolone, M, Pignati, P. Romano, S. Sarri, L. Zanni, R. Cherkaoui, A Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Platform for the Real-Time State Estimation of Active Distribution Networks using Phasor Measurement Units, in Proc. Cigré Colloquium, Yokohama, Japan, October 6-9, 2013.
  • P. Romano, M. Paolone, J. Arnold and R. Piacentini, An Interpolated-DFT Synchrophasor Estimation Algorithm and Its Implementation in an FPGA-based PMU Prototype, in Proc. of the 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, July 21-25, 2013.
  • Michael Hoefling, Florian Heimgaertner, Michael Menth, C-DAX: A Secure and Resilient Communication and Information Infrastructure for Power Grids, in Proc. 2012 Workshop on Renewable Energies, Smart Grid and Green ICT, Stuttgart, Germany, November 2012.

Other Dissemination Activities

  • Presentation on the IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on the Management of Fog Computing and the Internet of Things (ManFIoT) of the paper Advanced Communication Modes for the Publish/Subscribe C-DAX Middleware, 29 April 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Closing workshop on C-DAX as part of Energycon 2016, 4 April 2016, Leuven, Belgium. Agenda and slides can be retrieved here.
  • Presentation on C-DAX on the IEEE symposium, 24 March 2016, Heverlee, Belgium.
  • Presentation on C-DAX field trial and final results on the second FP7 SUNSEED workshop, 8 March 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Presentation on C-DAX at the Dagstuhl Seminar on Privacy and Security in Smart Energy Grids, 18-20 January 2016, Wadern, Germany.
  • Presentation on C-DAX at the National Control System Security Center (CSSC) in Tagajo, Japan, 13 November 2015.
  • Presentation on the IEEE Online GreenCom conference of the paper A Reservation Based Charging Management for On-the-move EV Under Mobility Uncertainty, 10-12 November 2015.
  • Presentation on C-DAX on NI Days Eindhoven, 10 November 2015
  • Demonstration of the C-DAX middleware and live view on the C-DAX field trial on the European Utility Week, 3-5 November 2015, Vienna, Austria.
  • Presentation on the D-A-CH Conference on Energy Informatics (Energieinformatik 2015) of the paper jOSEF: A Java-Based Open-Source Smart Meter Gateway Experimentation Framework, November 2015, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Publication of a case study on C-DAX - Building the Smart Grid - Secure Monitoring and Controlling of Power Grids Over the Internet - on the website of National Instruments, October 2015.
  • Demonstration of the C-DAX middleware and live view on the C-DAX field trial on the iMinds Superminds event, 20 October 2015, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Presentation of a poster on the C-DAX concept and the video of the C-DAX laboratory demo at the official handover of the grant approval for the project "Demonstrator Virtuelles Kraftwerk Neckar-Alb" (demonstration project of the virtual power plant for the region Neckar-Alb in Swabia, Germany), October 16, 2015, Reutlingen, Germany.
  • Presentation on the NASPI Working Group meeting: Real-time monitoring of active distribution network using PMUs: requirements and real test cases, 14 October 2015, Chicago, USA
  • Presentation of a poster for the paper Enabling Smart Grid Applications with ICN and demo of the C-DAX middleware and live view on the C-DAX field trial on the 2nd ACM Conference on Information Centric Networking, 30 September - 2 October 2015, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Presentation on the SGTech Europe 2015 conference of the C-DAX communication middleware and real-time state estimation and monitoring of distribution grids with PMUs, 22-24 September 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Presentation on Information Technology Society (ITG) Specialists Group 5.2.2 Workshop on New Challenges in Network Security (ITG-NHNS): The C-DAX Security Architecture for Smart Grids, September 24, 2015, Tuebingen, Germany
  • Presentation on Information Technology Society (ITG) Specialists Group 5.2.1/5.2.4 Workshop on Cloud Networking: Resilience Levels for Reliable Smart Grid Communication over the C-DAX Cloud, September 24, 2015, Tuebingen, Germany.
  • Article on Cyber-Security in Power Grids in Horizon, the EU Research & Innovation Magazine, presenting the results from two EU projects: C-DAX and SESAME, 18 September 2015
  • Keynote by Prof. Mario Paolone on Real-Time State Estimation and the Internet of Substations on the NIWeek, August 6, 2015, Austin, Texas, USA.
  • Presentation of the C-DAX concept during the ICNRG (Information-Centric Networking Group) working group meeting at 93rd IETF 2015), July 19-24 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Presentation on the International Workshop on Communication Applications in Smart Grid (CAGS 2015) of the paper Securing the information infrastructure for EV charging, July 2015, Bradford, UK.
  • Presentation on the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015) of the paper Integration of IEEE C37.118 and Publish/Subscribe Communication, June 2015, London, UK.
  • Presentation on the IEEE International Workshop on Security and Privacy for Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (IoT/CPS-Security 2015) collocated with the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015) of the paper A Security Architecture for the Publish/Subscribe C-DAX Middleware, June 2015, London, UK.
  • Presentation on PowerTech 2015 of the paper A Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Platform for the Performance Assessment of a PMU-based Real-Time State Estimator for Active Distribution Networks, 29 June - 2 July 2015, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • Short presentation of the C-DAX concept at AMA-SYSTEMS, May 4, 2015, Pforzheim, Germany.
  • Presentation of the C-DAX concept at the workshop organized by the FP7 Sunseed project, March 25, 2015, Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Presentation of the C-DAX concept at the NASPI workshop, March 2015, Burlingame, California, USA.
  • Presentation of the C-DAX concept at the i-PCGRID conference, March 2015, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Presentation on the ITG/GI International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys 2015) of the paper Enabling Resilient Smart Grid Communication over the Information-Centric C-DAX Middleware, March 2015, Cottbus, Germany.
  • Presentation on the ITG/GI Workshop on Middleware for a Smarter Use of Electric Energy (MidSEE 2015) collocated with the ITG/GI International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys 2015) of the paper Traffic Estimation of the PowerMatcher Application for Demand Supply Matching in Smart Grids, March 2015, Cottbus, Germany.
  • Presentation on the 3rd International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE 2014) of the paper A Publish/Subscribe Communication Framework for Managing Electric Vehicle Charging, November 3-7, 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  • Short presentation of the C-DAX concept during a main conference discussion panel at IEEE SmartGridComm 2014, November 4-6, Venice, Italy.
  • Presentation on the IEEE 5th International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2014) of the paper Low Latency Communication Infrastructure for Synchrophasor Applications in Distribution Networks, November 4-6, 2014, Venice, Italy.
  • Presence on the booth of Alliander on the European Utility Week, November 4-6, 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Two technical presentations on the Managing Heterogeneous and Secure Communication Networks for Smart Grids workshop, part of IEEE SmartGridComm 2014, and participation in the roundtable discussion in the same workshop, November 3, Venice, Italy.
  • Presentation of C-DAX and discussion with participants on the National Sustainability Congress, November 4, Den Bosch, The Netherlands.
  • Presentation on the IEEE Workshop on Applied Measurements for Power Systems of the paper An Enhanced Interpolated-Modulated Sliding DFT for High Reporting Rate PMUs, September 24-26, 2014, Aachen, Germany.
  • Security analysis conducted by RUN for Enexis and E laad: following contacts with the Dutch DSO Enexis and the foundation E-laad (an initiative of the joint Dutch DSOs to introduce public EV charge spots in the Netherlands), researchers from the Radboud University are carrying out a security analysis of the "Smart Charging" scheme being trialled in the Netherlands, incl. an analysis of various business models and the OCPP and OSCP protocols involved. As part of this analysis, the use of the C-DAX architecture is also investigated. Within C-DAX this already sparked off the investigation of ICN solutions for EV charging, presented in the publication at Q-ICN 2014 and in deliverable D3.3.
  • Presentation on the International Workshop on Quality, Reliability, and Security in Information-Centric Networking (Q-ICN) of the paper Supporting Smart Electric Vehicle Charging with Information-Centric Networking, August 20, 2014, Rhodes, Greece.
  • Presentation on the 18th Power Systems Computation Conference of the paper A Pre-Estimation Filtering Process of Bad Data for Linear Power Systems State Estimators using PMUs, August 18-22, 2014, Wroclaw, Poland.
  • Presentation on the 18th Power Systems Computation Conference of the tutorial Information-Centric Communication Infrastructure for Real-Time State Estimation of Distribution Networks using Synchrophasor Measurements, August 18, 2014, Wroclaw, Poland.
  • Presentation on the C-DAX project and the PMU-RTSE use case by Mario Paolone (EPFL) at the IEEE Dynamic Measurements Working Group, July 28, 2014.
  • Presentation on the 13th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems of the paper Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, July 7-10, 2014, Durham, United Kingdom (Winner of the Best Paper Award).
  • Presentation of the C-DAX project and platform at the EnBW headquarter, June 4, 2014, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Presentation on IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS) 2014 conference of the paper Distributed Load Balancing for Resilient Information-Centric SeDAX Networks, May 7, 2014, Krakow, Poland
  • Presentation on the C-DAX project and the PMU-RTSE use case by Mario Paolone (EPFL) on the Cigre Working Group C4.34 "Application of Phasor Measurement Units for Monitoring Power Systems" meeting, April 21, 2014.
  • Presentation on the Workshop on Demand Modeling and Quantitative Analysis of Future Generation Energy Networks and Energy Efficient Systems (FGENET) of the paper A Perspective on the Future Retail Energy Market, March 17-19, 2014, Bamberg, Germany
  • Presentation of the C-DAX project and the use of C-DAX for virtual power plants at the kick-off meeting for the cooperation network "Virtuelles Kraftwerk Neckar-Alb" (virtual power plant for the region Neckar-Alb in Swabia, Germany), January 21, 2014, Reutlingen, Germany.
  • Presentation on SEGS 2013 workshop of the paper A Security Protocol for Information-Centric Networking in Smart Grids, November 8, 2013, Berlin, Germany
  • Presentation on IEEE SmartGridComm 2013 conference of the paper Analyzing Storage Requirements of the Resilient Information-Centric SeDAX Architecture, October 22, 2013, Vancouver, Canada
  • Keynote Speech by George Pavlou on the IFIP/IEEE 9th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) 2013: Information-centric Networking and In-network Cache Management: Overview, Trends and Challenges, October 14-18, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Presentation on Siemens SCADA user group conference: Cyber-Secure Data and Control Cloud for Power Grids, October 9, 2013, Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Presentation on the Cigré Colloquium of the paper A Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Platform for the Real-Time State Estimation of Active Distribution Networks using Phasor Measurement Units, 6-9 October 2013, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Overview presentation of the C-DAX project on the Smart Grid Conference, September 11, 2013, Trondheim, Norway
  • Presentation on the 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting of the paper An Interpolated-DFT Synchrophasor Estimation Algorithm and its Implementation in an FPGA-based PMU Prototype, July 21-25, 2013, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Article in Projects Magazine describing several Smart Grids project where iMinds is involved, including C-DAX.
  • Presentation on Information Technology Society (ITG) Specialists Group 5.2.1 Workshop on Future Network Architectures: Storage Requirements for the Resilient Publish/Subscribe SeDAX Architecture, February 22, 2013, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Presentation on 2012 Workshop on Renewable Energies, Smart Grid and Green ICT of the paper C-DAX: A Secure and Resilient Communication and Information Infrastructure for Power Grids, November 26, 2012, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Presentation on the C-DAX project by Marcel Mampaey (Alcatel-Lucent) during the iMinds Conference in Ghent, Belgium (November 8, 2012).