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Faculty Profile

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Name: Peter B. Luh
Title: Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor & SNET Professor of Communications & Information
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
E-Mail: Peter.Luh@uconn.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/msl/
Program/Department Website: http://www.ee.uconn.edu/faculty-staff-students/faculty/fac_luh/
Office Telephone: (860) 486-4821

Keywords | Categories: Electrical and Computer Engineering, energy efficient and safe buildings, microgrid, smart power systems

Professional Summary

Dr. Luh’s research areas include (1) Energy Efficient and Safe Buildings – optimized energy management, HVAC fault detection and diagnosis, emergency crowd guidance, and eco communities; (2) Smart Power Systems and Microgrids – smart grid, electricity markets, effective wind and solar integration to the grid, load and price forecasting, and micro grid; and (3) Intelligent Manufacturing Systems – planning, scheduling, and coordination of design, manufacturing and service activities. Behind the above are computationally efficient optimization methods for large and complicated problems. Professor Luh received the 2013 Pioneer Award of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society for his contributions.