ECE: Electrical & Computer Engineering
ECE Faculty

Robert P. Broadwater

Photograph of Robert P. BroadwaterOffice: 349 Durham
Mailing Address: 302 Whittemore (0111)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Tel: (540) 231-3771
Fax: (540) 231-3362 Email: dew

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Title: Professor

Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 1977
M.S., Virginia Tech, 1974
B.S., Virginia Tech, 1971

Teaching Interests:
Graph Trace Analysis, Software Design, Electric Power Systems

Research Interests:
Software Systems, Cloud Computing, Power, Control

Selected Publications:
  • Kevin Russell, Robert Broadwater, “Graph Trace Analysis Based Interdependent System Recoverability Analysis Criteria, Constraints and Measures,” Naval Engineers, 2011.
  • Jaesung Jung, Haukur Asgeirsson, Thomas Basso, Joshua Hambrick, Murat Dilek, Richard Seguin, and Robert Broadwater, “Evaluation of DER Adoption in the Presence of New Load Growth and Energy Storage Technologies,” 2011 IEEE PES General Meeting, 2011.
  • Josh Hambrick, Robert Broadwater, “Configurable, Hierarchical, Model-based Control of Electrical Distribution Circuits,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2010.
  • Y. Liang, K. S. Tam, R. Broadwater, “Load Calibration and Model Validation Methodologies for Power Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2010.
  • D. Kleppinger, R. Broadwater, “Generic Reconfiguration for Restoration,” Electric Power Systems Research Journal, 2010.
  • Lynn R. Feinauer, Molly E. Ison, and Robert P. Broadwater, “Generic Algorithms for Analysis of Interdependent Multi-Domain Network Systems,” International Journal on Critical Infrastructures, 2010.
  • D. Cheng, D. Zhu, R. Broadwater, S. Lee, “A Graph Trace Based Reliability Analysis of Electric Power Systems with Time Varying Loads and Dependent Failures,” , Electric Power Systems Research Journal, 2009.
  • M. Dilek, Francisco de Leon, R. Broadwater, “A Robust Multi-phase Power Flow for General Distribution Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2009.
  • Lynn R. Feinauer, Kevin J. Russell and Robert P. Broadwater, “Graph Trace Analysis and Generic Algorithms for Interdependent Reconfigurable System Design and Control,” Naval Engineers Journal, 2008.
  • Dan Zhu, Danling Cheng, Robert Broadwater, Charlie Scirbona, “Storm Modeling for Prediction of Power Distribution System Outages,” Electric Power Systems Research, 2007.