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CURENT Seminar Series: Dr. Tao Xia, Integrated Power Engineering

Date:  Friday, December 15, 2017

Time:  12:20 - 1:10pm EST

Location: Room 124 Min H. Kao Building, Knoxville, TN

Title: Entrepreneurship - How to be a Sucessful Entrepreneur

Presenter: Dr. Tao Xia, Integrated Power Engineering

Abstract: Dr. Tao Xia is the founder of Integrated Power Engineering, Inc. (IPE), a technology firm that provides products and services in system modeling/simulations, engineering support, grid visualization and data analytics to the electric power industry and other related business spaces. IPE’s flagship product GridPortal is a big data visualization, management and analysis tool and a grid information presentation framework for electric utilities and other connected industries in across the United States and around the Globe.

In this seminar, Dr. Xia will start with sharing his perspectives on the status of the electric power industry and the major players in the power system technology space as well as his understanding on the innovations that have driven the power system development in the past a few decades and the potential technologies that may impact the electric power industry in the coming decades. He then will pivot to discussing some specific challenges to the power industry and how they can open up great opportunities for entrepreneurship. He will conclude the seminar with his point of view on entrepreneurship and how the graduate student at University of Tennessee get prepared for becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Bio: Tao Xia received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2009. He is the founder of Integrated Power Engineering, Inc. (IPE) and is currently also a consulting engineer at Dominion Energy in Virginia. His professional career has covered a wide spectrum of technical activities, including electric network modeling, system simulations, equipment design and monitoring, asset health assessment, 3D electromagnetic simulations, synchrophasor technology development, protective relay designs, electric utility enterprise level artificial intelligence, grid visualization, data analytics, etc. Dr. Tao Xia is also a professional engineer licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia, an IEEE senior member and actively involved in CIGRE.

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Date: Friday, December 15, 2017 
Time: 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm EST 
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