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CIR Control Room Lab


Overview of Services


The CIR Control Room Lab

  • The CIR Control Room Lab is an innovative vision of a large-scale, seamlessly integrated Power System Control Center of the future, featuring an integrated training room and facilities that emulate end-to-end control systems.
  • Research activities include control center of the future; big data, particularly integration framework of GIS systems, applications of precise timing provided by GPS system of satellites; synchrophasors and synchronized sampling technology for T&D applications and ;cyber-physical security with emphasis on interactions between different critical infrastructures.
  • Capabilities are integrated training room and facilities emulating end-to-end control systems including substations and communication network and; ability to continuously monitor certain sites in various grids through actual or virtual substation equipment.
  • Currently, faculty/researchers/consultants can make reservations for:
    • Computers in control room
    • Display systems in control room
    • Training room (in combination with projector and computers)

Leadership

Tom Overbye|Lab Director/Professor
overbye@tamu.edu

Miroslav Begovic|Asso. Lab Director/Professor
begovic@tamu.edu

Location and hours of operation

Hours           Location

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

          Administration:

          TAMU, Wisenbaker Engineering,
          188 Bizzell St.
          College Station, TX, 77843

          Actual Facility Location:

          Texas A&M Center for Infrastructure Renewal (CIR),
          RELLIS Campus, Bryan TX 77807
          Room 3339

Links and Resources

  1. TAMU Smart Grid Center
  2. CIR Control Room Lab

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Ikponmwosa Idehen
Core Administrator
 
334-444-1816
 
iidehen@tamu.edu
 
TAMU, Wisenbaker Engineering, 188 Bizzell St. College Station, TX, 77843
 
Andrea Kishne
Administrator
 
979-847-9493
 
akishne@tamu.edu
 
TAMU, Wisenbaker Engineering, 188 Bizzell St. College Station, TX, 77843