Siddhartha Khaitan

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering
Iowa State University

Office: 1124 Coover Hall
Mailing Address:
2215 Coover Hall,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ames, IA, 50011-1041, USA

Ph.: 515-294-0906 Fax: 515-294-4263

Email: skhaitan AT iastate.edu

Research Interests

Power Systems, Smart Grids, Renewable Energy Integration, Microgrids, Digital Control, Smart Living Environments, Cyber Physical Systems, High Performance Computing, Energy Storage, Data Mining, Numerical Methods, Infrastructure Systems

Professional Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, August 2013 - present.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, August 2008 - July 2013.
  • Research Assistant, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, August 2005 - July 2008.

Research Grants

  1. PI, PIs: Khaitan, S. and Ajjarapu, V., “Development of Integrated Software to Study the Impact of DGs on Grid Reliability”, Electric Power Research Center (EPRC), $80,000 (1/1/2015-12/31/2015).

  2. Co-PI, PIs: McCalley, J. and Khaitan, S., “Time Domain Transient Stability Simulation of Large Interconnected Power Systems”, Department of Energy (DOE) and LLNL, $50,000 (1/1/2014-12/31/2014).

  3. Co-PI, PIs: J. McCalley, V. Ajjarapu, I. Dobson, C. Christy, Khaitan, S., “The MidAmerica Regional Microgrid Education and Training (MARMET) Consortium”, Department of Energy (DOE), $4.3 million (award made to MST, M. Crow principal investigator, by U.S. Department of Energy), $1.05M(ISU share) (10/1/2013-9/31/2018).

  4. Co-PI, PIs: McCalley, J. and Khaitan, S., “High Speed Time Domain Simulation on Parallel Computers”, Department of Energy (DOE) and LLNL, $50,000 (4/1/2012-3/31/2013).

  5. Research Participant, PI: McCalley, J., “Risk-based security assessment and decision”, Department of Energy (DOE) – CERTS/NSF, $240,000 (9/1/2009 – 9/1/2011).

  6. Research Participant, PIs: Dobson, I. Talukdar, S. Liu, C., McCalley, J., “Fast simulation, monitoring, and mitigation of cascading failure”, Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC), $196,000, (6/1/2007-6/1/2009).

  7. Research Participant, PI: McCalley, J., “Risk-based security assessment and decision”, Department of Energy (DOE) – CERTS/NSF, $240,000, (9/1/2007 – 9/1/2009).

  8. Research Participant, PI: McCalley, J., Vittal, V., “Next generation on-line dynamic security assessment”, Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC), $140,000, (06/1/2009- 08/31/2011).

  9. Research Participant, PIs: Dobson, I. Talukdar, C., McCalley, J., “Risk of Cascading Outages”, Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC), $120,000, (6/1/2005-6/1/2007).

  10. Research Participant, PIs: McCalley, J. D., Ajjarapu, V., Liu, C. C., “Wind Energy Penetration”, Electric Power Research Center (EPRC), (6/1/2007-6/1/2009).

  11. Research Participant, PIs: Vittal, V. Ajjarapu, McCalley, J.D., Hiskens I., Shanbhag U., “Impact of Increased DFIG Wind Penetration on Power System Reliability and Consequent Market Adjustments”, Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC), $190,000, (6/1/2007-6/1/2009).

  12. Research Participant, PI: McCalley, J. D., “Analysis of Low Frequency Oscillations”, Electric Power Research Center (EPRC), (7/1/2009-12/1/2010).

Selected Publications

  1. S. K. Khaitan and M. Raju, “Detailed system level simulation of compressed air energy storage,” in Computational Models for CO2 Geo-sequestration and Compressed Air Energy Storage, CRC Press, 2014, pp. 499–521. [bib]

    @inbook{khaitan2014caes,
      title = {Detailed system level simulation of compressed air energy storage},
      author = {Khaitan, S. K. and Raju, M.},
      booktitle = {Computational Models for CO2 Geo-sequestration and Compressed Air Energy Storage},
      pages = {499--521},
      year = {2014},
      publisher = {CRC Press}
    }
    
  2. S. K. Khaitan and J. McCalley, “PARAGON: An Approach for Parallelization of Power System Contingency Analysis Using Go Programming Language,” International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 2014. To Appear. [bib]

    @article{khaitan2014paragon,
      title = {PARAGON: An Approach for Parallelization of Power System Contingency Analysis Using Go Programming Language},
      author = {Khaitan, S. K. and McCalley, J.},
      journal = {International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems},
      year = {2014},
      note = {To Appear}
    }
    
  3. S. K. Khaitan, J. McCalley, and C. C. Liu, Cyber Physical Systems Approach to Smart Grid Power Systems. Springer, 2014. [bib]

    @book{khaitan2014CPSbook,
      title = {Cyber Physical Systems Approach to Smart Grid Power Systems},
      author = {Khaitan, S K and McCalley, J and Liu, C C},
      year = {2014},
      publisher = {Springer},
      series = {Power System Series}
    }
    
  4. S. K. Khaitan and J. D. McCalley, “Dynamic load balancing and scheduling for parallel power system dynamic contingency analysis,” in High Performance Computing in Power and Energy Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, pp. 189–209. [url] [bib]

    @inbook{khaitan2013dynamic,
      title = {Dynamic load balancing and scheduling for parallel power system dynamic contingency analysis},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and McCalley, James D},
      booktitle = {High Performance Computing in Power and Energy Systems},
      pages = {189--209},
      year = {2013},
      publisher = {Springer Berlin Heidelberg}
    }
    
  5. S. K. Khaitan and A. Gupta, High Performance Computing in Power and Energy Systems, vol. XIV. Springer, 2013. [url] [bib]

    @book{khaitan2013high,
      title = {High Performance Computing in Power and Energy Systems},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and Gupta, Anshul},
      year = {2013},
      publisher = {Springer},
      series = {Power System Series},
      volume = {XIV}
    }
    
  6. S. K. Khaitan, J. D. McCalley, and A. Somani, “Proactive task scheduling and stealing in master-slave based load balancing for parallel contingency analysis,” Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 103, pp. 9–15, 2013. [url] [bib]

    @article{khaitan2013proactive,
      title = {Proactive task scheduling and stealing in master-slave based load balancing for parallel contingency analysis},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and McCalley, James D and Somani, Arun},
      journal = {Electric Power Systems Research},
      volume = {103},
      pages = {9--15},
      year = {2013},
      publisher = {Elsevier}
    }
    
  7. S. K. Khaitan and M. Raju, “Dynamic simulation of air storage–based gas turbine plants,” International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 37, no. 6, pp. 558–569, 2013. [url] [bib]

    @article{khaitan2013dynSimAirStorage,
      title = {Dynamic simulation of air storage--based gas turbine plants},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and Raju, Mandhapati},
      journal = {International Journal of Energy Research},
      year = {2013},
      volume = {37},
      number = {6},
      pages = {558–569},
      publisher = {Wiley Online Library}
    }
    
  8. S. K. Khaitan and M. Raju, “Discharge dynamics of coupled fuel cell and metal hydride hydrogen storage bed for small wind hybrid systems,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 2344–2352, 2012. [url] [bib]

    @article{khaitan2012discharge,
      title = {Discharge dynamics of coupled fuel cell and metal hydride hydrogen storage bed for small wind hybrid systems},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and Raju, Mandhapati},
      journal = {International Journal of Hydrogen Energy},
      volume = {37},
      number = {3},
      pages = {2344-2352},
      year = {2012},
      publisher = {Elsevier}
    }
    
  9. S. K. Khaitan and J. D. McCalley, “A class of new preconditioners for linear solvers used in power system time-domain simulation,” Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 1835–1844, 2010. [url] [bib]

    @article{khaitan2010class,
      title = {A class of new preconditioners for linear solvers used in power system time-domain simulation},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and McCalley, James D},
      journal = {Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on},
      volume = {25},
      number = {4},
      pages = {1835--1844},
      year = {2010},
      publisher = {IEEE}
    }
    
  10. S. K. Khaitan, J. D. McCalley, and M. Raju, “Numerical methods for on-line power system load flow analysis,” Energy Systems, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 273–289, 2010. [url] [bib]

    @article{khaitan2010numerical,
      title = {Numerical methods for on-line power system load flow analysis},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and McCalley, James D and Raju, Mandhapati},
      journal = {Energy Systems},
      volume = {1},
      number = {3},
      pages = {273--289},
      year = {2010},
      publisher = {Springer}
    }
    
  11. S. K. Khaitan, J. D. McCalley, and Q. Chen, “Multifrontal solver for online power system time-domain simulation,” Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 1727–1737, 2008. [url] [bib]

    @article{khaitan2008multifrontal,
      title = {Multifrontal solver for online power system time-domain simulation},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and McCalley, James D and Chen, Qiming},
      journal = {Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on},
      volume = {23},
      number = {4},
      pages = {1727--1737},
      year = {2008},
      publisher = {IEEE}
    }