In the field of smart grids, MERGE group is leading research on distributed/renewable power generation, utility power conversion, microgrid energy management/storage, hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrains, and HVDC systems.
- Power Conversion and Distribution
- Electromechanics and Applied Magnetics
- Subsurface Mechatronics
- Formation Evaluation
- Drilling Optimization
- Well Integrity
- Drilling Data Analytics
- Downhole Equipment
- Downhole Sensors
The group is also working on several issues that are related to petroleum engineering. During drilling operations, there are several uncertainties regarding the physical properties of the formation ahead, the wear state of the bit, etc.