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Ke Ma

Ke Ma

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Ke Ma received his B.E. degree in automation from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2012. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA in 2018. He is currently an electrical engineer at the Optimization and Control Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA, USA. His research interests include dynamic mechanism design and its application in electricity market, and market-based (transactive) coordination and control of distributed energy resources (DERs).

Research Interests

  • Market-based (transactive) coordination and control
  • Dynamic mechanism design

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX – 2018
  • B.S. in Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China – 2012

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member, IEEE, 2014 – present
  • Member, IEEE Control System Society, 2017 – present
  • Member, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2018 – present

PNNL Publications

2020

  • Wang D., K. Ma, P. Wang, J. Lian, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2020. "Frequency-domain Flexibility Characterization of Heterogeneous End-use Loads for Grid Services." In IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2020), February 17-20, 2020, Washington DC, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-147265. doi:10.1109/ISGT45199.2020.9087674

2019

  • Ma K., J. Lian, P. Wang, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2019. "Transactive Coordination of Flexible Loads with Energy Storage through Day-ahead Scheduling." In Proceedings of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2019), August 4-8, 2019, Atlanta, GA. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-139401. doi:10.1109/PESGM40551.2019.8973491
  • Ma K., P. Wang, T. Ramachandran, J. Lian, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2019. "Optimal Iterative Method for Network Utility Maximization with Intertemporal Constraints." In 3rd IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA 2019), August 19-21, 2019, Hong Kong, China, 543-548. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-138370. doi:10.1109/CCTA.2019.8920423
  • Wang P., B.P. Bhattarai, J. Lian, D.J. Hammerstrom, and K. Ma. 2019. "A Unified Virtual Battery Model for Responsive Assets." In Proceedings of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2019), August 4-8, 2019, Atlanta, GA. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-139440. doi:10.1109/PESGM40551.2019.8974107

Selected Publications

2018

  • Ke Ma, P. R. Kumar, “The Strategic LQG System: A Dynamic Stochastic VCG Framework for Optimal Coordination” to appear in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2018 invited session), December 17-19, 2018, Miami, FL.

2015

  • Rahul Singh, Ke Ma, Anupam Thatte, P. R. Kumar, Le Xie, “A Theory for the Economic Operation of a Smart Grid with Stochastic Renewables, Demand Response and Storage,” Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2015 invited session), December 15-18, 2015, Osaka, Japan.

2014

  • Ke Ma, Le Xie and P. R. Kumar, “A Layered Architecture for EV charging stations Based on Time Scale Decomposition,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (IEEE SmartGridComm), November 3-6, 2014, Venice, Italy.

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