University of state of Sao Paulo (UNESP)

UNESP, the university of the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, is the new partner in smart grid related activities with SMIL.  Dr. Kulatunga is working with UNESP faculty to setup a new research facility and streetlight projects in Gurantingueta, This partnership will be further strengthen by the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the Purdue College of Technology and UNESP in October, 2013. Dr. Kulatunga conducted course in energy management in Guarantingueta campus of UNESP in AUgust, 2013.  He is invited to visit Ilha Solteira campus of UNESP in March of 2014. The collborations with UNESP will include:

  • AMI integration and demonstration (Prof. Daniel Sampaio, Prof. Dionizio Paschoareli Junior )
  • Street lighting (Prof. Oscar Maldonado)
  • Micro grids fro remote locations (Prof. Daniel Sampaio)