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1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies

May 19–20, 2016 | Liverpool, Great Britain



8:30 – 9:00


9:00 – 9:20

Opening Session

9:20 – 10:20

Keynote Speaker

'Load Control and Demand Side Management in Smart Grid'

Vincent Wong, The University of British Columbia

10:20 – 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 – 12:50

Paper Session 1

·         Mobility Incorporated Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Optimization for Uniform Utilization in Smart Grid based Power Distribution Network

Muhammad Hussain (Department of Electrical Engineering, The City College of New York), Myung Lee (Department of Electrical Engineering, The City College of New York)

·         A Cost Function based Prioritization Method for Smart Grid Communication Network           

Vahid Kouhdaragh (University of Bologna), Daniele Tarchi (University of Bologna), Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli (University of Bologna), Giovanni Emanuele Corazza (University of Bologna)

·         Clustering Power Consumption Data in Smart Grid

Kálmán Tornai (Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics), András Oláh (Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics)

·         Using a Cost Function to Choose the Best Communication Technology for fulfilling the Smart Meters Communication Requirements

Vahid Kouhdaragh ()


·   A Load Balanced Charging Strategy for Electric Vehicle in Smart Grid

Qiang Tang (Changsha University of Science and Technology), Ming-zhong Xie (Changsha University of Science and Technology), Kun Yang (University of Essex), Yuan-sheng Luo (Changsha University of Science and Technology), Ping Li (Changsha University of Science and Technology)

·   Optimized Energy-aware Window Control for IEEE 802.11ah Based Networks in Smart Grid Enabled Cities

Yanru Wang (Queen Mary University of London), Chao Liu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Kok Keong Chai (Queen Mary University of London), Yue Chen (Queen Mary University of London), Jonathan Loo (Middlesex University)

·     Smart Home System Network Architecture


·   Threat navigator: grouping and ranking malicious external threats to current and future urban smart grids

Alexandr Vasenev (University of Twente), Lorena Montoya (University of Twente), Andrea Ceccarelli (University of Florence), Anhtuan Le (Queen Mary University of London), Dan Ionita (Univeristy of Twente)

12:50 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:00

Paper Session 2

·         Assessing Loss Event Frequencies of Smart Grid Cyber Threats: Encoding Flexibility into FAIR Using Bayesian Network Approach

Anhtuan Le (), Yue Chen (Queen Mary University of London), Michael Chai (Queen Mary University of London), Alexandr Vasenev (University of Twente), Lorena Montoya (University of Twente)

·         Impact of Replay attack on Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

Bashar Alohali ()

·         D2Sketch: Supporting Efficient Identification of Heavy Hitters over Sliding Windows

Haina Tang (The University of Chinese Academy of Science, China), Yulei Wu (University of Exeter, UK), Tong Li (Chinese Academy of Science, China), Jingguo Ge (Chinese Academy of Science, China)

·         A Context-Aware Architecture for Personalized Elderly Care in Smart Environments

Obinna Anya (IBM Research), Hissam Tawfik (Leeds Beckett University), Emanuele Secco (Liverpool Hope University)


·         An ANN-based Energy Forecasting Framework for the District Level Smart Grids

Baris Yuce (Cardiff University, School of Engineering), Monjur Mourshed (Cardiff University, School of Engineering), Yacine Rezgui (Cardiff University, School of Engineering)

·         Future demand response services for blocks of buildings

Tracey Crosbie (Teesside University), Vladimir Vukovic (Teesside University), Michael Short (Teesside University), Nashwan Dawood (Teesside University), Richard Charlesworth (Siemens PLC), Paul Brodrick (Siemens PLC)

·         Use Cases and Business Models of Multi-Agent System (MAS) ICT Solutions for LV Flexibility Management

Juan Espeche (R2M Solution), Thomas Messervey (R2M Solution), Zia Lennard (R2M Solution), Riccardo Puglisi (R2M Solution), Mario Sissini (SMS), Meritxell Vinyals (CEA)

·         Combination of Standards to Support Flexibility Management in the Smart Grid, Challenges and Opportunities

Hisain Elshaafi (Waterford Institute of Technology), Meritxell Vinyals (CEA-LIST), Michael Dibley (Cardiff University), Ivan Grimaldi (Telecom Italia), Mario Sisinni (SMS plc.)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 19:00

Paper Session 3

·         The Nodal Load Observer - Development of a dynamic state estimator for sparsely instrumented MV and LV grids

Natallia Makarava (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin, Germany), Guosong Lin (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin, Germany), Sascha Eichstädt (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin, Germany), Clemens Elster (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

·         Short Term Load Forecasting for Residential Buildings

Carola Gerwig ()

·         Short-Term Electrical Load Forecasting based on Fuzzy Logic Control and Improved Back Propagation Algorithm

Lei Wan (Guangxi Normal University), Junxiu Liu (Guangxi Normal University), Senhui Qiu (Guangxi Normal University), Mingcan Cen (Guangxi Normal University), Yuling Luo (Guangxi Normal University)

·         On the Study of Secrecy Capacity with Outdated CSI

Tong Chen (), Guo Ding (Professor), Zhiguo Ding (Professor),Xuchu Dai (Professor)

·         The Role of Analog Beamwidth in Spectral Efficiency of Millimeter Wave Ad Hoc Networks

Pan Cao (The University of Edinburgh), John Thompson (The University of Edinburgh)

19:30 – 22:00

Social Dinner





9:00 – 9:30

Registration + Coffee Break

9:30 – 11:30


·         A New Dynamic Weight-based Energy Efficient Algorithm for Sensor Networks

Ahmed Al-Dubai (), Alsnousi Essa (Edinburgh Napier University), Imed Romdhani (Edinburgh Napier University), Mohamed Eshaftri (Edinburgh Napier University)

·         LTE Delay Assessment for Real-Time Management of Future Smart Grids

Haibin Zhang (), Ljupco Jorguseski (TNO), Manolis Chrysalos (TNO), Michal Golinski (TNO), Yohan Toh (TNO)

·         Big Data Processing to Detect Abnormal Behavior in Smart Grids

Bela Genge (Petru Maior University of Tirgu Mures), Piroska Haller (Petru Maior University of Tirgu Mures), Istvan Kiss (Petru Maior University of Tirgu Mures)

·         Native IP connectivity for Sensors and Actuators in Home Area Network

Edith Ngai (Uppsala University), Zhibo Pang (ABB Corporate Research), Gargi Bag (ABB Corporate Research), Victor Leung (UBC)

11:30 – 12:30


12:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:30

Closing Session & Coffee Break