Publications

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Working Papers

  1. Akhil Shetty, Sen Li, Hamidreza Tavafoghi, Junjie Qin, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Impact of Labor Regulations on Transportation Network Companies”, Manuscript in preparation, 2021

  2. Junjie Qin, Jared Porter, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Spatial pricing of transportation and electricity services in electrified TNCs,” Manuscript in preparation, 2020

  3. Junjie Qin, Rongxin Yin, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Peaks in building electricity consumption: Spatial-temporal statistics and community demand management,” Manuscript in preparation, 2020

Jounral Publications

  1. Junjie Qin, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Mobile storage for demand charge reduction,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, forthcoming, 2021 [Paper]

  2. Junjie Qin, Insoon Yang, and Ram Rajagopal, “Submodularity of storage placement optimization in power networks,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 3268–3283, 2019 [Paper]
    Conference version is selected as a Best Student Paper Finalist at IEEE CDC 2016

  3. Junjie Qin, Ram Rajagopal, and Pravin Varaiya, “Flexible market for smart grid: coordinated trading of contingent contracts,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1657–1667, 2018 [Paper]
    Featured in Felix Wu Distinguished Lecture in Power Systems

  4. Rishee K Jain, Junjie Qin, and Ram Rajagopal, “Data-driven planning of distributed energy resources amidst socio-technical complexities,” Nature Energy, vol. 2, no. 8, p. 17112, 2017 [Paper]
    Featured by an editorial in Nature Energy and by articles in ArsTechnica and Stanford Engineering Magazine

  5. Junjie Qin, Yin-Lam Chow, Jiyan Yang, and Ram Rajagopal, “Online modified greedy algorithm for storage control under uncertainty,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 1729–1743, 2016 [Paper]

  6. Junjie Qin, Yin-Lam Chow, Jiyan Yang, and Ram Rajagopal, “Distributed online modified greedy algorithm for networked storage operation under uncertainty,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 1106–1118, 2016 [Paper]
    Third place in Poster Competition at IEEE PES General Meeting 2015

  7. Junjie Qin, Shai Vardi, and Adam Wierman, “The make-or-buy decision in sequential procurement,” Submitted to INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2020, Extended abstract appeared in the Workshop on Mathematical Performance Modeling and Analysis (MAMA) 2018

  8. Yue Zhao, Junjie Qin, Ram Rajagopal, Andrea Goldsmith, and H Vincent Poor, “Wind aggregation via risky power markets,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 1571–1581, 2015 [Paper]

  9. Jianxiao Wang, Junjie Qin, Haiwang Zhong, Ram Rajagopal, Qing Xia, and Chongqing Kang, “Reliability value of distributed solar+storage systems amidst rare weather events,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 4476–4486, 2019 [Paper]

  10. Jianxiao Wang, Haiwang Zhong, Junjie Qin, Wenyuan Tang, Ram Rajagopal, Qing Xia, and Chongqing Kang, “Incentive mechanism for sharing distributed energy resources,” Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 837–850, 2019 [Paper]

  11. Huimiao Chen, Zechun Hu, Haocheng Luo, Junjie Qin, Ram Rajagopal, and Hongcai Zhang, “Design and planning of a multiple-charger multiple-port charging system for PEV charging station,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 173–183, 2019 [Paper]

  12. Hatef Monajemi, Sina Jafarpour, Matan Gavish, David L Donoho et al., “Deterministic matrices matching the compressed sensing phase transitions of gaussian random matrices,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 110, no. 4, pp. 1181–1186, 2013 [Paper]

  13. Qingrong Kong, Chunbo Jiang, Junjie Qin, and Bin Guo, “Sediment transportation and bed morphology reshaping in yellow river delta,” Science in China Series E: Technological Sciences, vol. 52, no. 11, pp. 3382–3390, 2009 [Paper]

Conference Proceedings

  1. Utkarsha Agwan, Junjie Qin, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Marginal value of mobile energy storage in power network,” Accepted by IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2021

  2. Junjie Qin, Jared Porter, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Piggyback on TNCs for electricity service: Spatial pricing and synergetic value,” in Proc. American Control Conference (ACC), 2020 [Paper]

  3. Akhil Shetty, Sen Li, Hamidreza Tavafoghi, Junjie Qin, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Impact of driver classification regulations on transportation network companies,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2020 [Paper]
    Best Student Paper (First Place)

  4. Sen Li, Junjie Qin, Yang Hai, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, "Off-Street parking for TNC vehicles to reduce cruising traffic,” in Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2020 [Paper]

  5. Junjie Qin, Sen Li, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Distributed storage investment in power networks,” in Proc. American Control Conference (ACC), 2019 [Paper]
    2020 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award

  6. Sen Li, Junjie Qin, Akhil Shetty, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Data-driven capacity bidding for frequency regulation,” in Proc. American Control Conference (ACC), 2018 [Paper]

  7. Junjie Qin, Jonathan Mather, Jhi-Young Joo, Ram Rajagopal, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Automatic power exchange for distributed energy resource networks: fexibility scheduling and pricing,” in Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2018 [Paper]

  8. Junjie Qin, Kameshwar Poolla, and Pravin Varaiya, “Direct data-driven methods for risk limiting dispatch,” in Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2018 [Paper]

  9. Jiafan Yu, Junjie Qin, and Ram Rajagopal, “On certainty equivalence of demand charge reduction using storage,” in Proc. American Control Conference (ACC). IEEE, 2017, pp. 3430–3437 [Paper]

  10. Junjie Qin, Insoon Yang, and Ram Rajagopal, “Submodularity of energy storage placement in power networks,” in Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2016, pp. 686–693 [Paper]
    Best Student Paper Finalist

  11. Ana Radovanovic, Anand Ramesh, Ross Koningstein, David Fork et al., “Powernet for distributed energy resource networks,” in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM). IEEE, 2016 [Paper]

  12. Anthony Kim, Vahid Liaghat, Junjie Qin, and Amin Saberi, “Online energy storage management: an algorithmic approach,” in Proc. Approximation, Randomization, and Combinatorial Optimization Algorithms and Techniques (APPROX/RANDOM), vol. 60, 2016 [Paper]

  13. Wenyuan Tang, Junjie Qin, Rahul Jain, and Ram Rajagopal, “Pricing sequential forward power contracts,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm). IEEE, 2015, pp. 563–568 [Paper]

  14. Junjie Qin, Yin-Lam Chow, Jiyan Yang, and Ram Rajagopal, “Modeling and online control of generalized energy storage networks,” in Proc. International Conference on Future Energy Systems (E-Energy). ACM, 2014, pp. 27–38 [Paper]

  15. Junjie Qin and Ram Rajagopal, “Price of uncertainty in multistage stochastic power dispatch,” in Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2014, pp. 4065–4070 [Paper]

  16. Yin-Lam Chow and Junjie Qin, “Weighted difference approximation of value functions for slow-discounting markov decision processes,” in Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2014, pp. 1085–1090 [Paper]

  17. Junjie Qin, Baosen Zhang, and Ram Rajagopal, “Risk limiting dispatch with ramping constraints,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm). IEEE, 2013, pp. 791–796 [Paper]

  18. Yue Zhao, Junjie Qin, Ram Rajagopal, Andrea Goldsmith, and H Vincent Poor, “Risky power forward contracts for wind aggregation,” in Proc. Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing. IEEE, 2013, pp. 54–61 [Paper]

  19. Junjie Qin, Han-I Su, and Ram Rajagopal, “Storage in risk limiting dispatch: Control and approximation,” in Proc. American Control Conference (ACC). IEEE, 2013, pp. 4202–4208 [Paper]

  20. Junjie Qin and Ram Rajagopal, “Dynamic programming solution to distributed storage operation and design,” in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM). IEEE, 2013 [Paper]

  21. Junjie Qin, Raffi Sevlian, David Varodayan, and Ram Rajagopal, “Optimal electric energy storage operation,” in Proc. IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM). IEEE, 2012 [Paper]