2015 North America Modelica Users' Group Meeting

Where: University of Connecticut, Storr, CT

When: November 11th-12th, 2015


November 11th, 2015

Time Activity
9:00am-noon Tool-specific hands-on training
An opportunity for you to gain first-hand experience of a range of products with experts from all the major tool suppliers. Participating vendors will host independent sessions during this time to discuss their tools.
10:30am-10:45am Coffee Break
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-1:35pm Keynote 1
Dr. Scott Bortoff
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
"Using Modelica in Industrial R&D"
1:35pm-3:10pm Recent advances in:
  • Modelica
  • FMI
  • Tools
3:20pm-3:40pm Snack and Coffee Break
3:40pm-6:15pm Modelica and FMI Tutorials (held in parallel)
7:00pm- Dinner:
Reservations will be made on behalf of all attendees interested in getting together for dinner Monday evening.

November 12th, 2014

Time Activity
8:30am-9:00am Registration and Coffee
9:00am-9:35am Peter Denno (NIST)
"A metamodel of Modelica and its potential uses"
9:35am-10:10am Yaoyu Li (U of T Dallas)
"Modelica based Detailed Modeling & Model-free Control for Building HVAC Systems: Paradox or Harmony?"
10:10am-10:45am Jiazhen Ling (University of Maryland)
Hongtao Qiao (MERL)
Vikrant Aute (University of Maryland)
"Reducing Environmental Impact and Improving Performance of HVAC Systems using Transient Modeling with Modelica"
10:45am-11:00am Snack and Coffee Break
11:00am-11:35am Richard Hale (ORNL)
Sacit Cetiner (ORNL)
"TRANSFORM: End-to-End Reactor Simulation Tool for Control and Trade Studies"
11:35am-12:10pm Thierry S. Nouidui (LBNL)
"CyPhySim: An Open Source and free master algorithm for Functional Mock-up Unit for Co-Simulation and Model Exchange"
12:10pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-1:35pm Keynote 2
Luigi Vanfretti (KTH)
"Wanted! ­ Open M&S Standards and Technologies for the Smart Grid"
1:35pm-2:10pm Chris Laughman (MERL)
"Mass Conserving Models of Vapor Compression Systems"
2:10pm-2:45pm Hongtao Qiao (MERL)
"Dynamic simulation of a flash tank vapor injection heat pump under frosting condition"
2:45pm-3:00pm Snack and Coffee Break
3:00pm-3:35pm Brian Baillie (UCONN)
George Bollas (UCONN)
"Development, Validation, and Assessment of a High-Fidelity Chilled Water Plant Model"
3:35-4:10pm Kyle Palmer (UCONN)
Fredrik Magnusson (Lund University)
William Hale (UCONN)
George Bollas (UCONN)
"Dynamic Parametric Sensitivity Optimization Using Simultaneous Discretization in JModelica.org"
4:10pm-5:00pm Panel Discussion
5:00pm-5:15pm Wrap-up and Closing


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