Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and The New Economy Energy

Dr. Kuilin Zhang, an assistant professor of transportation systems in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and the newest faculty member as the University’s Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiatives (SFHI) in future transportation systems, will chair a panel session on the “Impact of Electric Vehicles Charging on Energy and Transportation Systems” in the 3rd Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and The New Energy Economy (, September 22 to 25, 2013, Chicago, IL. The Symposium is sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society and will feature keynote and plenary sessions, technical presentations, and tutorials by international experts on smart grid applications. He is on the technical committee of the Symposium. He will present his research work on Modeling Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Behavior in an Integrated Activity-Based Demand and Dynamic Network Modeling Framework.