Bala Kameshwar Poolla
M.Eng, Ph.D. Student
Automatic Control Laboratory
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Physikstrasse 3, ETL K 26
8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 632 2842
Fax: +41 44 632 1211
Brief BackgroundI completed my Dual Degree (5 year Bachelor and Master) in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, with a Master's specialization in Control Systems Engineering. I am currently pursuing a Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Florian Dörfler.
Research IneterestsLow-inertia Power Grids, Distributed Control and Optimization, Energy Markets
|(J3)|| J. W. Simpson-Porco, B. K. Poolla, N. Monshizadeh, and F. Dörfler, "Input-Output Performance of Linear-Quadratic Saddle-Point Algorithms with Application to Distributed Resource Allocation Problems".|
Under review. [arXiv]
|(J2)|| B. K. Poolla, S. Bolognani, L. Na, and F. Dörfler, "A market mechanism for virtual inertia".|
Under review. [arXiv]
|(J1)|| B. K. Poolla, S. Bolognani, and F. Dörfler, "Optimal placement of virtual inertia in power grids".|
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 62 (12), pp. 6209 - 6220, 2017. [link]
|(C3)|| D. Gross, S. Bolognani, B. K. Poolla, and F. Dörfler, "Increasing the resilience of low-inertia power systems by virtual inertia and damping". |
Proceedings of the IREP Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control Symposium, 2017 [link]
|(C2)|| J. W. Simpson-Porco, B. K. Poolla, N. Monshizadeh, and F. Dörfler, "Quadratic performance of primal-dual methods with application to secondary frequency control of power systems". |
Proceedings of the IEEE Control and Decision Conference, pp. 1840‐1845, 2016. [link]
|(C1)|| B. K. Poolla, S. Bolognani, and F. Dörfler, "Placing rotational inertia in power grids". |
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 2314‐2320, 2016. [link]
(Best Student Paper Award Finalist)
|(B1)|| B. K. Poolla, D. Gross, T. Borsche, S. Bolognani, and F. Dörfler, "Virtual inertia placement in electric power grids".|
Energy Markets and Responsive Grids, Springer, 2017.
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both dispense with the necessity of reflection.
If you torture the data long enough, it will confess.
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