Faculty

Dennice Gayme

Assistant Professor; Carol Croft Linde Faculty Scholar

Research Interests

Dynamics and control of nonlinear, networked and spatially distributed systems such as the electric power grid, and wind farms.  Modeling of turbulence and transition to turbulence in wall bounded shear flows and wind farms. Grid integration of renewable energy sources.

Education
  • Ph.D. June 11, 2010, California Institute of Technology
  • M.S. December 17, 1998, University of California, Berkeley
  • Other Bachelor's Degree (B.Eng.& Society) June 3, 1997, McMaster University
Experience
  • 1999 - 2003:  Senior Research Scientist, Honeywell Laboratories
Research Areas
Awards
  • 2017:  Carol Croft Linde Faculty Scholar
  • 2015:  Keynote address: International Colloquium on Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction Control and Integration (Windfarms2015)
  • 2015:  Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award
  • 2013:  Selected Partipant Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
  • 2013:  Best Session Presentation Award
  • 2012:  Best Session Presentation Award
  • 2011:  Best Session Presentation Award
  • 2007:  P. E. O. Scholar Award
  • 2003:  James Irvine Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Journal Articles
  • Farrell, B. F., Gayme, D. F., Ioannou, P. J. (2017).  A Statistical State Dynamics Approach to Wall- Turbulence.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.  375(2089).  16.
  • Shapiro, C. R., Bauweraerts, P., Meyers, J., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. F. (2017).  Wind Farms Providing Secondary Frequency Regulation: Evaluating the Performance of Model-Based Receding Horizon Control.  Wind Energy.
  • Stevens, R. J., Gayme, D. F., Meneveau, C. (2016).  Generalized Coupled Wake Boundary Layer Model: Applications and Comparisons with Field and LES Data for Two Real Wind-Farms.  Wind Energy.  19(11).
  • Chandra, S., Gayme, D., Chakrabortty, A. (2016).  Time-Scale Modeling of Wind-Integrated Power Systems.  IEEE Trans. on Power Systems.  31(6).  4712- 4721.
  • Grunberg, T., Gayme, D. (2016).  Performance Measures for Coupled Oscillator Networks over Arbitrary Graphs.  IEEE Trans. on Control of Network Systems.
  • Stevens, R. J. A. M.., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2016).  Effects of turbine spacing on the power output of extended wind-farms.  Wind Energy.  19(2).  359-370.
  • Thomas, V., Farrell, B., Ioannou, P., Gayme, D. (2015).  A minimal model of self-sustaining turbulence.  Phys. of Fluids.  27.  105104.
  • Stevens, R. J. A. M.., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2015).  Coupled wake boundary layer model of wind-farms.  J. Renewable and Sustainable Energy.  7.  023115.
  • Stevens, R. J. A. M.., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2015).  Generalized coupled wake boundary layer model: Applications and comparisons with field and LES data for two real wind-farms.  Wind Energy.
  • Bretheim, J. U., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Standard logarithmic mean velocity distribution in a band-limited restricted nonlinear model of turbulent flow in a half-channel.  Phys. of Fluids.  27.  011702.
  • Tegling, A. E., Bamieh, B., Gayme, D. (2015).  The Price of Synchrony: Evaluating the Resistive Losses in Synchronizing Power Networks.  IEEE Trans. of Control of Network Systems.  2(3).  254 – 266.
  • Wogrin, S., Gayme, D. (2015).  Optimizing Storage Siting, Sizing and Technology Portfolios in Transmission-Constrained Networks.  IEEE Trans. on Power Systems.  30(6).  3304 – 3313.
  • Bose, S., Gayme, D., Chandy, K., Low, S. (2015).  Quadratically Constrained Quadratic Programs on Acyclic Graphs With Application to Power Flow.  IEEE Trans. on Control of Network Systems.  2(3).  278-287.
  • Wang, B., Gayme, D., Liu, X., Wang, K. (2015).  Optimal Siting and Sizing of Demand Response in a Transmission Constrained System with High Wind Penetration.  International J. of Electrical Power and Energy Systems.  68.  71-80.
  • Stevens, R. J. A. M.., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2015).  Using the Coupled Wake Boundary Layer Model to Evaluate the Effect of Turbulence Intensity on Wind-Farm Performance.  Journal of Physics: Conference Series.  625.  012004.
  • Wang, B., Gayme, D. F., Liu, X., Wang, K. (2015).  Optimal Siting and Sizing of Demand Response in a Transmission Constrained System with High Wind Penetration.  International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems.  68.  71-80.
  • Stevens, R., Gayme, D. F., Meneveau, C. (2015).  Effects Of Turbine Spacing on the Power Output Of Extended Wind-Farms.  Wind Energy.
  • Wogrin, S., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  Optimizing Storage Siting, Sizing and Technology Portfolios in Transmission-Constrained Networks.  IEEE Trans. on Power Systems.
  • Stevens, R. J. A. M.., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2014).  Large Eddy Simulation studies of the effects of alignment and wind farm length.  J. of Renewable and Sustainable Energy.  6(2).  023105.
  • Thomas, V., Lieu, B., Jovanovic, M. R., Farrell, B., Ioannou, P., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  Self-sustaining turbulence in a restricted nonlinear model of plane Couette flow.  Phys. of Fluids.  26.  105112.
  • Castillo, A., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  Grid-scale energy storage applications in renewable energy integration: A survey.  Energy Conversion and Management .  87.  885 - 894.
  • Bose, S., Gayme, D. F., Chandy, K. M., Low, S. (2014).  Quadratically Constrained Quadratic Programs on Acyclic Graphs with Application to Power Flow.  IEEE Trans. on Control of Network Systems .  IEEE.
  • Tegling, A. E., Bamieh, B., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  The Price of Synchrony: Evaluating the Resistive Losses in Synchronizing Power Networks.  IEEE Trans. on Control of Network Systems .  IEEE.
  • Gayme, D., Chakrabortty, A. (2014).  A Spatio-Temporal Framework for Spectral Analysis and Control of Interarea Oscillations in Wind-Integrated Power Systems.  IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Technology.  22(4).  1658 - 1665 .
  • Chandra, S., Weiss, M. D., Chakrabortty, A., Gayme, D. (2014).  Impact Analysis of Wind Power Injection on Time-Scale Separation of Power System Oscillations .  Proc. of IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting .  IEEE.  5.
  • Chandra, S., Gayme, D., Chakrabortty, A. (2014).  Coordinating Wind Farms and Battery Management Systems for Inter-Area Oscillation Damping: A Frequency-Domain Approach.  IEEE Trans. on Power Systems .  29(3).  1454 - 1462.
  • Gayme, D., Topcu, U. (2013).  Optimal Power Flow with Large-Scale Storage Integration.  IEEE Trans. on Power Systems.  28(2).  709-717.
  • Yeh, H., Gayme, D., Low, S. (2012).  Adaptive VAR Control for Distribution Circuits With Photovoltaic Generators.  IEEE Trans. on Power Systems.  27(3).  1656-1663.
  • Gayme, D., Doyle, J., McKeon, B. J., Bamieh, B. (2011).  Amplification and Nonlinear Mechanisms in Plane Couette Flow.  Physics of Fluids.  23.  065108.
  • Chandra, F., Gayme, D., Chen, L., Doyle, J. C. (2011).  Robustness, Optimization, and Architectures.  European Journal of Control .  17(5-6).  472-482.
  • Gayme, D., McKeon, B. J., Papachristodoulou, A., Bamieh, B., Doyle, J. C. (2010).  Streamwise ConstantModel of Turbulence in Plane Couette Flow.  J. Fluid Mech..  665.  99-119.
Other Publications
  • Farrell, B., Ioannou, P., Nikolaidis, M., Lozano-Duran, A., Jimenez, J., Gayme, D., Thomas, V. (2015).  A Restricted Nonlinar Model of Wall-Bounded Shear Flow Turbulence.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  60(21).
  • Bretheim, J. U., Porté-Agel, F., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Dynamic Gaussian wake meandering in a restricted nonlinear simulation framework.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  60(21).
  • Thomas, V., VerHulst, C., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Dynamic Mode Decomposition Analysis of Wind Turbine Wakes.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  60(21).
  • R. J. A. M. Stevens., Gayme, D., Meyers, J., Meneveau, C. (2015).   LES Studies of Wind Farms Including Wide Turbine Spaces and Comparisons with the CWBL Engineering Model .  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  60(21).
  • Shapiro, C., Bauweraerts, P., Meyers, J., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Optimal Control of WindFarms for Power Tracking using a Simplified One-Dimensional Convection-Diffusion Equation .  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  60(21).
  • Gayme, D., Bretheim, J., Meneveau, C. (2015).  Restricted Nonlinear Large Eddy Simulations of Wall-Turbulence.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  60(21).
  • Hameduddin, I., Zaki, T., Gayme, D. (2015).  Scaling of Energy Amplification in the Weak and Strong Elastic Limits of Viscoelastic Shear Flows.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  60(21).
  • R. J. A. M. Stevens., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2015).  Testing the Coupled Wake Boundary Layer Model with LES of Turbulent Flow in Widely Spaced Wind Farms.  Proc. 15th European TurbulenceConf..
  • Bretheim, J., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Developing a Large Eddy Simulation Variant ofthe Restricted Nonlinear Model for Wall-Bounded Turbulent Flow.  Book of Abstracts for the Int’l Colloquium on Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction Control and Integration (Windfarms2015).
  • Thomas, V., VerHulst, C., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Dynamic Mode Decomposition Analysis of LES Data from WindFarm Simulations.  Book of Abstracts for the Int’l Colloquium on Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction Control and Integration (Windfarms2015).
  • Thomas, V., VerHulst, C., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Dynamic Mode Decomposition Analysis of LES Data from WindFarm Simulations.  Book of Abstracts for the Int’l Colloquium on Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction Control and Integration (Windfarms2015).
  • Shapiro, C., Martinez-Tossas, L. A., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Frequency Regulation Controllers for Wind Farms? Preliminary Findings from Large-Eddy Simulations.  Book of Abstracts for the Int’l Colloquium on Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction Control and Integration (Windfarms2015).
  • R. J. A. M. Stevens., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2015).  Testing the Coupled Wake Boundary Layer Model with LES of Turbulent Flow in Widely Spaced Wind Farms.  Book of Abstracts for the Int’l Colloquium on Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction Control and Integration (Windfarms2015).
  • Shapiro, C., Martinez-Tossas, L. A., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2015).  Studying Wind Farm Frequency Regulation Using High Fidelity Wind Farm Simulations.  Book of Abstracts for the North American Wind Energy Academy Symposium.
  • Thomas, V., Gayme, D. F., Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J. (2014).  A Minimal Support for Turbulence in a Restricted Nonlinear (RNL) Model Nonlinear Model.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Stevens, R., Gayme, D. F., Meneveau, C. (2014).  Coupled Wake Boundary Layer Model of Windfarms.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. F., Thomas, V., Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J. (2014).  Structure and Spectra of Self-Sustaining Turbulence in a Restricted Nonlinear Model.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J., Thomas, V., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  Using Synchronization to Study the Self-Sustaining Process in Plane Couette Flow Turbulence.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. F., Thomas, V., Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J. (2013).  A Minimal Representation of Turbulence in Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Hameduddin, I., Gayme, D. F. (2013).  A “Resonant” Spanwise Perturbation Frequency in Streamwise-Constant Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Thomas, V., Gayme, D. F., Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J. (2013).  Self-sustaining Turbulence in a Restricted Nonlinear (RNL) Model of Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. F., Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J., Lieu, B., Jovanović, M. (2012).  Dynamics of Streak and Roll Structures in Turbulent Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. F., Bamieh, B., McKeon, B., Doyle, J. C. (2011).  Nonlinear Mechanisms in Streamwise Constant Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. F., McKeon, B., Bamieh, B., Doyle, J. C., Papachristodoulou, A. (2010).  Forced Solutions of Streamwise Constant Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. (2010).  A Robust Control Approach to Understanding Nonlinear Mechanisms inShear Flow Turbulence.  California Institute of Technology.
  • Gayme, D. F., McKeon, B., Bamieh, B., Papachristodoulou, A., Doyle, J. C. (2009).  Streamwise Constant Dynamics in Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. F., McKeon, B., Papachristodoulou, A., Doyle, J. C. (2008).  Streamwise Constant Model of Turbulence Statistics in Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Gayme, D. F., McKeon, B., Papachristodoulou, A., Bamieh, B., Doyle, J. C. (2007).  Using DNS Data to Validate the Steady-State 2D/3C Model of Turbulence in Plane Couette Flow.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Div. of Fluid Dynamics.  American Physical Society.
  • Adelstein, B. D., Gayme, D., Ho, P., Kazerooni, H. (1998).  Three Degree of Freedom Haptic Interface for Precision Manipulation.  Proc. of the ASME, Dynamic Systems and Control Division.  ASME.
Conference Proceedings
  • Gayme, D. (2017).  Determining Collision Potential as a Measure of Robustness in Vehicular Networks.  Proc. of the American Control Conference.
  • Shapiro, C., Meyers, J., Meneveau, C., Gayme, D. (2017).  Model-Based Receding Horizon Control of Wind Farms for Secondary Frequency Regulation.  Proc. of the American Control Conference.
  • Nikolaidis, M., Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J., Gayme, D. F., Lozano-Durán, A., Jiménez, J. (2016).  A POD-based Analysis of Turbulence in the Reduced Nonlinear Dynamics System.  Journal of Physics: Conference Series.  708.  012002.
  • Gayme, D. (2016).  Wind farms providing secondary frequency regulation: Evaluating the performance of model-based receding horizon control.  Journal of Physics: Conference Series.  753(5).  052012.
  • Tegling, E., Gayme, D., Sandberg, H. (2015).  Performance metrics for droop-controlled microgrids with variable voltage dynamics.  IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control .  7502 - 7509.
  • Grunberg, T., Gayme, D. (2015).  Nodal Performance Measures for Oscillator Networks with Local and Global Damping.  Proc. of the American Control Conf..  3434 - 3439.
  • Grunberg, T. W., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  Minimizing Interactions in Mixed Oscillator Networks.  53nd Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC).  IEEE.
  • Magar, K., Balas, M. J., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  Adaptive Suppression of Inter-Area Oscillation using Multiple Wind Power Systems in a Distributed Parameter Control Methodology.  Proc. of the 2014 World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control.
  • Magar, K., Balas, M. J., Gayme, D. (2014).  Adaptive control of inter-area oscillations in wind-integrated power systems using distributed parameter control methods.  Proc. of the American Control Conf..  IEEE.  903-907.
  • Castillo, A., Jiang, X., Gayme, D. (2014).  Lossy DCOPF for Optimizing Congested Grids with Renewable Energy and Storage.  Proc. of the American Control Conf..  IEEE.  4342 - 4347.
  • Sjödin, A. E., Gayme, D. F. (2014).  Transient Losses in Synchronizing Renewable Energy Integrated PowerNetworks.  Proc. of the American Control Conf. .  IEEE.  5217 - 5223.
  • Bose, S., Gayme, D., Chandy, K., Low, S. (2014).  Solving quadratically constrained quadratic programs on acyclic graphs with application to optimal power flow.  48th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).  IEEE.  5.
  • Castillo, A., Gayme, D. (2013).  Profit Maximizing Storage Allocation in Power Grids.  52nd Annual Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC).  IEEE.  429 - 435 .
  • Stevens, R., Gayme, D., Meneveau, C. (2013).  Effect of Turbine Alignment on Average Power Output of Wind-Farms.  Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Aerodynamics of Offshore Wind Energy System.
  • Bamieh, B., Gayme, D. (2013).  The price of synchrony: Resistive losses due to phase synchronization in power networks.  Proc. of the American Control Conf..  IEEE.  5815-5820.
  • Topcu, U., Gayme, D., Low, S., Khargonekar, P. (2013).  Towards smart, flexible and efficient power systems: Vision and research challenges.  Proc. of the American Control Conf. (Tutorial Article).  IEEE.  5237-5244.
  • Chandra, S., Gayme, D., Chakrabortty, A. (2013).  Using battery management systems to augment inter-area oscillation control in wind-integrated power systems.  Proc. of the American Control Conf. .  5809-5814.
  • Farrell, B. F., Gayme, D., Ioannou, P., Lieu, B., Jovanovic, M. R. (2012).  Dynamics of the Roll and Streak Structure in Transition and Turbulence.  Proc. of the 2012 Summer Program.  Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University.  34–54.
  • Bose, S., Gayme, D., Topcu, U., Chandy, K. (2012).  Optimal placement of energy storage in the grid.  51st Annual Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC).  IEEE.  5605-5612.
  • Gayme, D., Chakrabortty, A. (2012).  Shaping power system inter-area oscillations through control loops of grid integrated wind farms.  51st Annual Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC).  IEEE.  5004-5009.
  • Yeh, H. G., Doan, S., Gayme, D. (2012).  Performance of VAR controls for distribution lines with photovoltaic cells and batteries.  Proc. of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting.  IEEE.
  • Gayme, D., Chakrabortty, A. (2012).  Impact of wind farm placement on inter-area oscillations in large power systems.  Proc. of the American Control Conf. .  IEEE.  3038-3043.
  • Sjödin, A. E., Gayme, D., Topcu, U. (2012).  Risk-mitigated Optimal Power Flow for Wind Powered Grids.  Proc. of the American Control Conf. .  4431 - 4437.
  • Bose, S., Gayme, D., Low, S., Chandy, K. M. (2011).  Optimal power flow over tree networks.  49th Annual Allerton Conf. on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton).  IEEE .  1342-1348.
  • Gayme, D., Topcu, U. (2011).  Optimal power flow with distributed energy storage dynamics.  Proc. of the American Control Conf. .  IEEE.  1536-1542.
  • Gayme, D. F., McKeon, B., Papachristodoulou, A., Doyle, J. (2009).  2D/3C Model of Large Scale Structures in Turbulence in Plane Couette Flow.  Proc. Int’l Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomenon.  I.  283–288.
  • Gayme, D., Fazel, M., Doyle, J. (2006).  Complexity in Automation of SOS Proofs: An Illustrative Example.  45th Annual Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC).  IEEE.  5851 - 5856 .
  • Fazel, M., Gayme, D., Chiang, M. (2006).  Transient Analysis for Wireless Power Control.  Proc. of the Global Telecommunications Conf. GLOBECOM ’06.  IEEE.  6.
  • Shi, L., Ko, C., Jin, Z., Gayme, D., Gupta, V., Waydo, S., Murray, R. (2005).  Decentralized control across bit-limited communication channels: an example.  Proc. of the American Control Conf. .  IEEE.  3348-3353.
  • Gayme, D., Menon, S., Ball, C., Mukavetz, D., Nwadiogbu, E. (2003).  Fault detection and diagnosis in turbine engines using fuzzy logic.  22nd International Conf. of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society.  IEEE.  341-346.
  • Gayme, D., Menon, S., Ball, C., Mukavetz, D., Nwadiogbu, E. (2003).  Fault diagnosis in gas turbine engines using fuzzy logic.  Proc. of the IEEE Int’l Conf. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics.  IEEE.  4.  3756-3762.
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