Siddhartha Khaitan

Research Assistant Professor

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

Office: 1121 Coover Hall
Mailing Address:
2215 Coover Hall,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ames, IA, 50011-1041, USA

Ph.: 515-294-5499
Fax: 515-294-4263

Email: skhaitan AT iastate.edu

Research Interests

Power Systems, Cyber Physical Systems, High Performance Computing, Energy Storage, Data Mining, Numerical Methods, Infrastructure Systems

Education

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. 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).

  2. 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).

  3. 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).

  4. 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).

  5. 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).

  6. 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).

  7. 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).

  8. 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).

  9. 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, 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}
    }
  2. S. K. Khaitan and J. D. McCalley, “SCALE: A hybrid MPI and multithreading based work stealing approach for massive contingency analysis in power systems,” Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 114, pp. 118–125, 2014. [url] [bib]

    @article{khaitan2014scale,
      title = {SCALE: A hybrid MPI and multithreading based work stealing approach for massive contingency analysis in power systems},
      author = {Khaitan, Siddhartha Kumar and McCalley, James D},
      journal = {Electric Power Systems Research},
      volume = {114},
      pages = {118--125},
      year = {2014},
      publisher = {Elsevier}
    }
  3. S. K. Khaitan and J. D. McCalley, “Design Techniques and Applications of Cyber Physical Systems: A Survey,” IEEE Systems Journal, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1–16, 2014. [url] [bib]

    @article{uKhaitanCPSsurvey2,
      author = {Khaitan, S K and McCalley, J D},
      title = {Design Techniques and Applications of Cyber Physical Systems: A Survey},
      journal = {IEEE Systems Journal},
      volume = {PP},
      number = {99},
      pages = {1-16},
      year = {2014}
    }
  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}
    }