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The US COVID-19 pandemic in the flood season
Published: October 14, 2020

Researcher in the Eversource Energy Center recently quantified the compound risk of flooding and COVID-19 at the US county-level. See figure from Shen et al. 2020 (Science of the Total Environment, https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1bugWB8ccoNAZ) showing the compound risk accross the US. Hotspots of high risk for both types of hazards are concentrated along southern and eastern coastal […]

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Flood Inundation Map from Hurricane Laura derived from the Eversource Energy Center RAPID system
Published: August 31, 2020

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Vulnerable Trees, High Winds, Other Factors Combined for Unusually Severe Storm Damage from Isaias
Published: August 14, 2020

— Aug. 14, 2020 STORRS, Conn. – Gypsy moth infestations and drought conditions in recent years have weakened trees throughout Connecticut to such an extent that forests were particularly vulnerable when the remnants of Hurricane Isaias swept through on Aug. 4, causing extensive power outages related to tree damage. Those factors, along with the capricious […]

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EEC’s Cory Merow Interviewed by NY Times and Scientific American
Published: April 22, 2020

Dr. Cory Merow is an assistant research professor in UConn’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department and researcher for Eversource Energy Center. He was interviewed by both the New York Times and Scientific American for insight into climate change and its ecological impact. The New York Times article can be read here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/15/climate/wildlife-population-collapse-climate-change.htmlThe Scientific American Article […]

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EEC Welcomes Dr. Ha Nguyen
Published: April 22, 2020

Eversource Energy Center is pleased to announce the recent hire of Ha Thi Ngyuen, Ph.D., as an Assistant Research Professor to aid in our power engineering research. Dr. Nguyen will lead the Center’s newly acquired RTDS power grid test bed, and will support research projects related to integration of renewables in the power grid, cybersecurity and […]

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Robert Fahey Wins 2020 UConn-AAUP Excellence Award
Published: March 16, 2020

Eversource Energy Center Associate Director Robert Fahey has been named the early career recipient for Excellence in Research & Creativity Award. Each year the University of Connecticut works with AAUP, a faculty-based union, to recognize UConn faculty who have gone above and beyond in teaching. Congratulations to Professor Robert Fahey on behalf of the EEC!

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EEC Colloquium Series: Dr. Ha Nguyen
Published: March 6, 2020

Dr. Ha Nguyen will be giving a talk titled “Challenges and research opportunities of real-time simulation in modern power systems.” Real-time simulation application is well recognized as an effective approach for modeling, developing and testing components in power systems with high accuracy, low cost and more flexibility before field deployment. This talk first presents some […]

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EEC 2019 Annual Report Published
Published: March 5, 2020

Eversource Energy Center’s 2019 Annual Report has been published and can be viewed or downloaded as a PDF here. The Annual Report contains information on research, publications, and finances of the Eversource Energy Center. PDF Link: https://www.eversource.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EEC-Annual-Report-2019-Web-Version.pdf

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EEC Colloquium Series: Dr. Lei Wu on Feb 24th
Published: February 14, 2020

Associate Professor Lei Wu will be giving a talk on February 24th, 2020 at 1:30 pm in UConn building ITE 336. The talk is titled “Interdependency of Gas and Electricity Infrastructures for Enhancing Energy Efficiency and Security.” For a PDF version of the flyer, click here.

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EEC Colloquium Series: Dr. Hasan Ul Banna on Feb 10th
Published: January 31, 2020

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