Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

Dennice Gayme


Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
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Latrobe Hall 229 (office)
410-516-5784 (office)
dennice@jhu.edu (primary)
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Education

Ph.D. 2010, California Institute of Technology
M.S. 1998, University of California at Berkeley
B.Eng. & Society 1997, McMaster University

Experience

2010-2011: Postdoctoral Scholar, Computing and Mathematical Sciences, California Institute of Technology
1999-2003: Senior Research Scientist (2001 – 2003) Research Scientist (1999 – 2001) Systems & Control Technology Lab, Honeywell Laboratories, Minneapolis, MN

Research Areas

Dynamics analysis, modeling and control of nonlinear, networked and spatially distributed systems. Applications include: the power grid, wall turbulence, wind farms, and the power grid.
Grid integration of renewable energy sources.
Modeling of turbulence and transition to turbulence. Applications include wall bounded shear flows and wind farms.

Journal Articles

Yeh, H.G., Gayme, D.F., Low, S.H. (2012). Adaptive VAR control for distribution circuits With photovoltaic generators. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 27(3). 1656 - 1663.
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Gayme, D., Topcu, U. (2012). Optimal power flow with large-scale storage integration. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.
Chandra, F., Gayme, D.F., Chen, L., Doyle, J.C. (2011). Robustness, optimization, and architectures. European Journal of Control. 17(5-6). 472-482.
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Gayme, D.F., Mckeon, B.J., Bamieh, B., Papachristodoulou, A., Doyle, J.C. (2011). Amplification and nonlinear mechanisms in plane Couette flow. Physics of Fluids. 23(6).
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Gayme, D.F., Mckeon, B.J., Papachristodoulou, A., Bamieh, B., Doyle, J.C. (2010). A streamwise constant model of turbulence in plane Couette flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 665. 99-119.
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Conference Proceedings

Yeh, H.G., Doan, S., Gayme, D.F. "Performance of VAR controls for distribution lines with photovoltaic cells and batteries", Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 26-22, 2012, pp.1-6.
DOI » 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6344867
Gayme, D., Mckeon, B., Papachristodoulou, A., Doyle, J.C. "2D/3C model of large scale structures in turbulent plane Couette flow", Proc. of the 6th Int’l Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomenon, 2009.
Gayme, D., Menon, S., Ball, C., Mukavetz, D., Nwadiogbu, E., Walker, E. "Fault detection and diagnosis in turbine engines using fuzzy logic", Proc. of the 22nd Int'l Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFFIPS), 2003, pp.341-346.
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Awards & Honors

2012 - 2012: Best Session Presentation Award, American Control Conference
2011 - 2011: Best Session Presentation Award, American Control Conference
2007 - 2009: P.E.O. Scholar Award, 2007
2003 - 2008: The James Irvine Foundation Graduate Fellowship
1996 - 1997: Molson Scholarship in Environmental Studies
1996 - 1997: McMaster University Senate Scholarship
1992 - 1993: McMaster Merit Award
1992 - 1993: Canada Scholarship for Science and Engineering

Presentations

D. F. Gayme and A. Chakrabortty, Shaping Power System Inter-area Oscillations through Control Loops of Grid Integrated Wind Farms, IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (Invited Session), Maui, HI, 2012., December 12, 2012
D. F. Gayme, B. Farrell, P. Ioannou, B. Lieu and M. Jovanović, "Dynamics of Streak and Roll Structures in Turbulent Plane Couette Flow," 66th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics, San Diego, CA., November 18, 2012
"Toward Renewable and Efficient Power Systems." Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics Seminars in Engineering Science, Lehigh University (Invited), November 9, 2012
"Toward Renewable and Efficient Power Systems," Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series, Portland State University (Invited), October 19, 2012
D. F. Gayme and A. Chakrabortty, "Impact of Wind Farm Placement on Inter-area Oscillations in Large Power Systems," American Control Conference, Montreal, PQ., June 28, 2012
"Toward Renewable and Efficient Power Systems." Discrete Math and Complex Systems Group Seminar, Sandia National Laboratory (Invited), June 18, 2012
"Toward Renewable and Efficient Power Systems." Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seminar Series, Princeton University (Invited), May 4, 2012
"Management of energy resources for grid integration of renewables." Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics Seminar Series, Johns Hopkins University (Invited), April 25, 2012
"Risk-mitigation and resource placement for grid integration of wind power." Symposium on Wind Farms Underperformance & Partnerships: An Industrial Perspective, the National Wind Resource Center at Texas Tech University (Invited), March 29, 2012
"Toward Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources." Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of New Mexico (Invited), March 21, 2012
"Toward Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources." Center for Nonlinear Studies Smart Grid Seminar Series, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Invited), March 20, 2012
"A Robust Control Approach to Understanding Nonlinear Mechanisms in Shear Flow Turbulence." Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Fluid Physics Seminar, University of California at Santa Barbara (Invited), December 7, 2011
D. Gayme, B. Bamieh, B. McKeon and J. C. Doyle, "Nonlinear Mechanisms in Streamwise Constant Plane Couette Flow", 64th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, MD., November 22, 2011
D. Gayme and U. Topcu, "Optimal Power Flow with Distributed Energy Storage Dynamics," The American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA,, June 29, 2011
Distinguished Post-Doctoral and Doctoral Student Speaker Series (NSF Advance Program), California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Invited), June 1, 2011
"Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources." Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering Special Seminar, University of Southern California (Invited), April 27, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Department of Engineering Special Seminar, Loyola University Maryland (Invited), April 6, 2011
"A Robust Control Approach to Understanding Nonlinear Mechanisms in Shear Flow Turbulence." School of Engineering and Applied Science Special Seminar, Harvard University (Invited), April 4, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Special Seminar, Drexel University (Invited), April 4, 2011
"A Robust Control Approach to Understanding Nonlinear Mechanisms in Shear Flow Turbulence." Mechanical Engineering Faculty Candidate Seminar, San Francisco State University (Invited), March 21, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Thermo/Fluids Research Seminar Series, University of California, Los Angeles (Invited), March 4, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Engineering Special Seminar, Harvey Mudd College (Invited), February 28, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics Seminar, Johns Hopkins University (Invited), February 25, 2011
"A Robust Control Approach to Understanding Nonlinear Mechanisms in Shear Flow Turbulence." Weapons & Systems Engineering Department Special Seminar, United States Naval Academy (Invited), February 22, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Special Seminar, University of Southern California (Invited), February 18, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Special Seminar, University of Southern California (Invited), February 18, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Electrical Engineering Department Colloquia, University of California, Riverside (Invited), February 14, 2011
"Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems." Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Candidate Seminar, Georgia Institute of Technology (Invited), February 8, 2011
D. Gayme, B. McKeon, B. Bamieh, J.C. Doyle and A. Papachristodoulou, "Forced Solutions of Streamwise Constant Plane Couette Flow", 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics, Long Beach, CA., November 23, 2010
"A Robust Control Approach to Understanding Nonlinear Mechanisms in Shear Flow Turbulence." Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering TECH Talk Seminar sponsored by the Woodruff School Graduate Women, Georgia Institute of Technology (Invited), October 28, 2010
D. Gayme, B. McKeon, B. Bamieh, A. Papachristodoulou, and J.C. Doyle, Streamwise Constant Dynamics in Plane Couette Flow, 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics, Minneapolis, MN., November 23, 2009
D. Gayme, B. McKeon, A. Papachristodoulou, and J.C. Doyle, 2D/3C Model of Large Scale Structures in Turbulence in Plane Couette Flow, 6th Int’l Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomenon, Seoul, Korea, June 22, 2009

Committees

2013: Renewable Energy Subcommittee Member: American Meteorological Society
2012: Mechanical Engineering (Fluids) Faculty Search Committee
2012: Technical Program Committee: Symposium on Smart Grid Services and Management Models, IEEE Int’l Conf. on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), to be held in Vancouver, Canada, October, 2013
2012: Workshop Chair: 53rd Annual Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC), to be held in Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 2014
2012: Technical Program Committee: 2nd Virtual Control Conference on Smart Grid Technology (VCC-13), to be held on Sept. 25, 2012
2011: Member of IEEE Control System Society’s Technical Committee on Smart Grids Contributing to the IEEE Smart Grid Vision Project for Control Systems Report
2012 - 2012: Technical Program Committee: Symposium on Architectures and Models for the Smart Grid, IEEE Int’l Conf. on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Tainan City, Taiwan, Nov. 2012
2012 - 2012: Session Chair: Uncertainty Management in Electric Power Systems and the Grid, Invited Session at the American Control Conference, June 2012.
2011 - 2012: Co-organizer: Uncertainty Management in Electric Power Systems and the Grid, Invited Session at the American Control Conference, June 2012.
2010 - 2011: Co-organizer, Controls for Society: Transitioning to a Sustainable Infrastructure Special Sessions/Workshops at the American Control Conference, June 2011.