Blog rebranding & more…​

It has been a while since I have blogged but today I decided to rebrand my blog to fit more closely to what my research is -- computational sustainability and more specifically non-intrusive load monitoring (NILM). NILM def. tries to discern what appliance are running (and how much they consume) within a building or house just using … Continue reading Blog rebranding & more…​

A competition for energy disaggregation algorithms | Jack Kelly

A message from my good friend and colleague Jack Kelly: Source: A competition for energy disaggregation algorithms | Jack Kelly Now that I've (finally!) submitted my PhD thesis, I can focus on designing and implementing a competition for energy disaggregation algorithms. EDF Energy have kindly given me post-doc funding from now until the end of … Continue reading A competition for energy disaggregation algorithms | Jack Kelly

Disaggregated Homes: Announcing EPRI EU NILM 2016

(Source: Disaggregated Homes: Announcing EPRI EU NILM 2016) We’re pleased to announce that the European Workshop on Non-intrusive Load Monitoring will be held on the 17-18th October 2016 in London, UK. This year’s workshop is a collaborative effort between the organisers of EU NILM 2014 and EU NILM 2015 and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). The aim of the … Continue reading Disaggregated Homes: Announcing EPRI EU NILM 2016

Load Disaggregation Based on Aided Linear Integer Programming

Today I found out that a journal paper I helped co-author with colleagues Md. Zulfiquar Ali Bhotto and Ivan V. Bajić was accepted for publication. Titled Load Disaggregation Based on Aided Linear Integer Programming it will be published in journal IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs. Here is the paper abstract: Load disaggregation based on aided linear integer programming … Continue reading Load Disaggregation Based on Aided Linear Integer Programming

Electricity, water, and natural gas consumption of a residential house in Canada from 2012 to 2014

Today my latest journal paper was published in Nature's Scientific Data. Titled Electricity, water, and natural gas consumption of a residential house in Canada from 2012 to 2014 it discusses the release of AMPds v2. Thanks to my co-authors Bradley Ellert, Ivan V. Bajic, and Fred Popowich for all their contributions and feedback. Here is the paper … Continue reading Electricity, water, and natural gas consumption of a residential house in Canada from 2012 to 2014

NILM 2016 – Workshop Proceedings

Just an another quick note: I just released the final program and proceedings for NILM 2016. All accepted papers for presentations and posters can now be downloaded and read. The TPC has accepted 13 papers for presentation and will the have a poster session with 11+ posters. George W. Hart (credited as being the founder of NILM research) … Continue reading NILM 2016 – Workshop Proceedings

NILM 2016 – Workshop Program

Just a quick note: The program for NILM 2016 has now been posted at http://nilmworkshop.org/2016/NILM2016_Program.pdf. The TPC has accepted 13 papers for presentation and will the have a poster session with 12+ posters. George W. Hart (credited as being the founder of NILM research) and Lyn Bartram (world renowned eco-visualization researcher) will be our keynote speakers. The 3rd … Continue reading NILM 2016 – Workshop Program

SFU Postdoc Research Day to showcase cutting-edge research & technology

SFU's Postdoc Research Day to showcase cutting-edge research & technology  SFU postdoctoral fellows are inventors, philosophers, writers, scientists, teachers, engineers and designers. To celebrate their accomplishments, SFU will host Postdoc Research day on March 31 at the Burnaby campus. It’s a full day of conversation, networking and discovery with postdocs who are changing the world. SFU alumna Jennifer Gardy, … Continue reading SFU Postdoc Research Day to showcase cutting-edge research & technology

Investigating the Switch Continuity Principle Assumed in Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

My paper about the Switch Continuity Principle in NILM has been accepted at the 29th Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2016). Here is the abstract: Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) researchers have always assumed the switch continuity principle (SCP), which assumes that only one appliance ever changes state at any given point in … Continue reading Investigating the Switch Continuity Principle Assumed in Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

NILM 2016 – Submit Your Paper & Register

The 3rd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) will be held in Vancouver, Canada from May 14 to 15, 2016. This year's venue will be the beautiful mountain top campus of Simon Fraser University (SFU) which is located in the neighbouring municipality of Burnaby. Last workshop was held June/ 2014 at the University of … Continue reading NILM 2016 – Submit Your Paper & Register