Preprints

  1. Y. Chen, Y. Wang, D. Kirschen, and B. Zhang, “Model-Free Renewables Scenario Generation Using Generative Adversarial Networks,” Submitted to IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2017.
  2. B. Zhang, R. Johari, and R. Rajagopal, “Cournot Games with Uncertainty: Coalitions, Competition, and Efficiency,” Submitted to IEEE Transaction on Control of Networked Systems, 2017.
  3. Y. Weng, R. Rajagopal, and B. Zhang, “Geometric Understanding of Power Flow Equations and its Applications in Power Systems,” Submitted to IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2017.
  4. C. Tang, Y. Wang, J. Xu, Y. Sun, and B. Zhang, “Economic Dispatch Considering Spatial and Temporal Correlations of Multiple Renewable Power Plants,” Submitted to IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2017.
  5. P. Li and B. Zhang, “Linear Estimation of Treatment Effects in Demand Response: An Experimental Design Approach,” Submitted to IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2017.
  6. Q. He, Y. Yang, and B. Zhang, “Information Management for Decentralized Energy Storages under Market Uncertainties,” Submitted to IEEE Transaction on Control of Networked Systems, 2017.
  7. S. Patel, R. Sevlian, B. Zhang, and R. Rajagopal, “Pricing Residential Electricity Based on Individual Consumption Behaviors,” submitted to IEEE Transaction On Power Systems, 2016.

Journal articles

  1. Y. Shi, B. Xu, D. Wang, and B. Zhang, “Using Battery Storage for Peak Shaving and Frequency Regulation: Joint Optimization for Superlinear Gains,” To Appear in IEEE Transaction on Power Systems, 2017.
  2. J. E. Contreras-Ocaña, M. A. Ortega-Vazquez, and B. Zhang, “Participation of an Energy Storage Aggregator in Electricity Markets,” To Appear in IEEE Transactions on Smargrid, 2017.
  3. P. Li, H. Wang, and B. Zhang, “A Distributed Online Pricing Strategy for Demand Response Programs,” To Appear in IEEE Transactions on Smartgrid, 2017.
  4. P. Li, B. Zhang, Y. Weng, and R. Rajagopal, “A Sparse Linear Model and Significance Test for Individual Consumption Prediction,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2017.
  5. B. Zhang, R. Johari, and R. Rajagopal, “Competition and Coalition Formation of Renewable Power Producers,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 1624–1632, May 2015.
  6. B. Zhang, A. Lam, Domı́nguez-Garcı́a Alejandro D, and D. Tse, “An optimal and distributed method for voltage regulation in power distribution systems,” Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1714–1726, 2015.
  7. B. Zhang, R. Rajagopal, and D. Tse, “Network Risk Limiting Dispatch: Optimal Control and Price of Uncertainty,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 2442–2456, Sep. 2014.
  8. J. Lavaei, D. Tse, and B. Zhang, “Geometry of power flows and optimization in distribution networks,” Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 572–583, 2014.
  9. B. Zhang and D. Tse, “Geometry of injection regions of power networks,” Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 788–797, 2013.
  10. S. B. Kuntze, B. Zhang, L. Pavel, and J. S. Aitchison, “Impact of Feedback Delay on Closed-Loop Stability in Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Control Circuits,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 27, no. 9, pp. 1095–1107, May 2009.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Y. Chen, Y. Shi, and B. Zhang, “Modeling and Optimization of Complex Building Energy Systems with Deep Neural Networks,” in Asilomar Conference, 2017.
  2. C. Dowling, T. Fiez, L. Ratliff, and B. Zhang, “How Much Urban Traffic is Searching for Parking?,” in submitted to ICCPS, 2017.
  3. C. Riquelme, R. Johari, and B. Zhang, “Online Active Learning Via Thresholding,” in Proceedings of AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2017.
  4. C. Dowling, T. Fiez, L. Ratliff, and B. Zhang, “Optimizing Curbside Parking Resources Subject to Congestion Constraints,” in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017.
  5. Y. Shi, B. Xu, Y. Tan, and B. Zhang, “Optimal Battery Control Under Cycle Aging Mechanisms,” in Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2017.
  6. B. Xu, Y. Shi, D. Kirschen, and B. Zhang, “Optimal Regulation Response of Batteries Under Cycle Aging Mechanisms,” in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017.
  7. Y. Shi, B. Xu, Y. Tan, and B. Zhang, “A Convex Cycle-based Degradation Model for Battery Energy Storage Planning and Operation,” in Submitted to IEEE ACC, 2017.
  8. P. Li and B. Zhang, “Distribution System Voltage Control under Uncertainties,” in Asilomar Conference, 2017.
  9. P. Li and B. Zhang, “An Optimal Treatment Assignment Strategy to Evaluate Demand Response Effect,” in Proceedings of the Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, 2016.
  10. L. J. Ratliff, C. Dowling, E. Mazumdar, and B. Zhang, “To Observe or Not to Observe: Queuing Game Framework for Urban Parking,” in Submitted to IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2016.
  11. Y. Shi, B. Xu, B. Zhang, and D. Wang, “Leveraging energy storage to optimize data center electricity cost in emerging power markets,” in ACM E-Energy 2016, 2016.
  12. P. Li and B. Zhang, “Estimating treatment effects in demand response,” in Proc. IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (SSP), 2016, pp. 1–5.
  13. P. Li, B. Zhang, Y. Weng, and R. Rajagopal, “Autoregressive model for individual consumption data - Sparsity recovery and significance test,” in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2016, pp. 1–5.
  14. H. Hosseini, S. Kannan, B. Zhang, and R. Poovendran, “Learning Temporal Dependence from Time-Series Data with Latent Variables,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA), 2016, pp. 253–262.
  15. G. Cezar, R. Rajagopal, and B. Zhang, “Stability of interconnected DC converters,” in Proc. 54th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control (CDC), 2015, pp. 9–14.
  16. Y. Yu, B. Zhang, and R. Rajagopal, “Do wind power producers have market power and exercise it?,” in Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting | Conf. Exposition, 2014, pp. 1–5.
  17. S. Patel, R. Sevlian, B. Zhang, and R. Rajagopal, “Aggregation for load servicing,” in PES General Meeting| Conference & Exposition, 2014 IEEE, 2014, pp. 1–5.
  18. B. Zhang, R. Rajagopal, and D. Tse, “Risk limiting dispatch in congested networks,” in Decision and Control (CDC), 2013 IEEE 52nd Annual Conference on, 2013, pp. 7568–7575.
  19. J. Qin, B. Zhang, and R. Rajagopal, “Risk limiting dispatch with ramping constraints,” in Proc. IEEE Int Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm) Conf, 2013, pp. 791–796.
  20. B. Zhang, A. D. Dominguez-Garcia, and D. Tse, “A local control approach to voltage regulation in distribution networks,” in Proc. North American Power Symp. (NAPS), 2013, pp. 1–6.
  21. R. Rajagopal, D. Tse, and B. Zhang, “Risk limiting dispatch in congested networks,” in Proc. 50th Annual Allerton Conf. Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), 2012, pp. 1900–1907.
  22. J. Lavaei, D. Tse, and B. Zhang, “Geometry of power flows in tree networks,” in Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2012 IEEE, 2012, pp. 1–8.
  23. A. Lam, B. Zhang, and D. N. Tse, “Distributed algorithms for optimal power flow problem,” in Decision and Control (CDC), 2012 IEEE 51st Annual Conference on, 2012, pp. 430–437.
  24. B. Zhang and D. Tse, “Geometry of feasible injection region of power networks,” in Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), 2011 49th Annual Allerton Conference on, 2011, pp. 1508–1515.
  25. Y. Kanoria, A. Montanari, D. Tse, and B. Zhang, “Distributed storage for intermittent energy sources: Control design and performance limits,” in Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), 2011 49th Annual Allerton Conference on, 2011, pp. 1310–1317.
  26. B. Zhang and M. D. Trott, “Reference-free audio matching for rendezvous,” in Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2010 IEEE International Conference on, 2010, pp. 3570–3573.
  27. B. Zhang, S. B. Kuntze, L. Pavel, and J. S. Aitchison, “Delay-tolerant control design for Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers,” in American Control Conference, 2008, 2008, pp. 4154–4160.

Thesis

  1. B. Zhang, “Control and Optimization of Power Systems with Renewables: Voltage Regulation and Generator Dispatch,” PhD thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 2013.