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Software Control and Sensors; Electronics, Control Devices

Iowa State University
The University of Iowa
University of Northern Iowa

Iowa State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Monitoring and the security of the energy grid
  • Sensor networks and protocols
  • Sensor data management and control
  • Rapid development of self-adaptable, auto-update software
  • Active and passive technologies for noise and vibration damping and control, dynamic and transient modeling of the control system

The University of Iowa

Areas of Expertise

  • Control systems and control theory
  • Innovation in the wind power industry
  • Performance optimization of wind farms
  • Predictive engineering
  • Sensor technologies
  • Controls and robotics
  • Software Engineering

Special Facilities

  • Intelligent Systems Laboratory is involved in research on wind turbine performance, fault monitoring and avoidance, prediction of wind farm power at different time horizons, and integration of electric power from renewable resources.

University of Northern Iowa

Areas of Expertise

  • Real-time, embedded systems
  • Software engineering, software testing

Special Facilities