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Don Hammerstrom

Don Hammerstrom

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Don Hammerstrom is a senior research engineer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where he has worked for 10 years. Earlier, he developed microelectromechanical systems, aerosol collectors, and power electronic converters. More recently, he has become nationally known for his leadership of Smart Grid field demonstrations and development of innovative methods to control distributed power grid assets. From 2004 through 2007, Mr. Hammerstrom led U.S. Department of Energy GridWise® field demonstrations, including the Grid Friendly™ Appliance and Olympic Peninsula projects. Presently, Don is Principal Investigator for the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration.

Research Interests

  • Smart Grid field demonstrations
  • Development of autonomous controllers, Grid Friendly Appliance controls
  • Simple, demand-response interfaces to appliances
  • Demand response
  • Microfabrication
  • Power conversion
  • Power electronic power conversion
  • Power systems
  • Transactive, price-based control of energy systems
  • Sensors, electronics
  • Embedded digital control
  • Simulation
  • Product development, commercialization

Education and Credentials

  • 1994 Montana State University, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
  • 1991 Montana State University, MS Electrical Engineering
  • 1984 Eastern Montana College, BS Secondary Chemistry and Mathematics Education
  • 1982 St. Olaf College, BA Chemistry

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Veeramany A., J.T. Woodward, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2018. "An Approach to Uncertainty Identification in the Valuation of Transactive Energy Systems." ASCE - ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B. Mechanical Engineering 4, no. 4:Article No. 041005; Paper No: RISK-17-1064. PNNL-SA-126349. doi:10.1115/1.4039465

2017

  • Agalgaonkar Y.P., and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2017. "Evaluation of Smart Grid Technologies Employed for System Reliability Improvement: Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Experience." IEEE IEEE Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal 4, no. 2:24-31. PNNL-SA-123152. doi:10.1109/JPETS.2017.2683502
  • Makhmalbaf A., D.J. Hammerstrom, Q. Huang, and Y. Tang. 2017. "Valuation Diagramming and Accounting of Transactive Energy Systems." In IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech 2017), November 12-14, 2017, Phoenix, Arizona, 1-7. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-127555. doi:10.1109/SusTech.2017.8333520
  • Veeramany A., D.J. Hammerstrom, J.T. Woodward, and J.G. O'Brien. 2017. "Addressing Risk in the Valuation of Energy Systems." In Proceedings of the ASME 2017 Power and Energy Conference, June 26-30, 2017, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2, V002T10A002; Paper No. POWER-ICOPE2017-3526. New York, New York:ASME. PNNL-SA-122514. doi:10.1115/POWER-ICOPE2017-3526
  • Widergren S.E., D.J. Hammerstrom, Q. Huang, K. Kalsi, J. Lian, A. Makhmalbaf, and T.E. McDermott, et al. 2017. Transactive Systems Simulation and Valuation Platform Trial Analysis. PNNL-26409. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Transactive Systems Simulation and Valuation Platform Trial Analysis

2016

  • Hammerstrom D.J., A. Makhmalbaf, and M.C. Marinovici. 2016. Diagramming Transactive Building Business Cases: Using Principles of e3 Value to Document Valuation Studies. PNNL-26127. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Diagramming Transactive Building Business Cases: Using Principles of e3 Value to Document Valuation Studies
  • Hammerstrom D.J., C.D. Corbin, N. Fernandez, J.S. Homer, A. Makhmalbaf, R.G. Pratt, and A. Somani, et al. 2016. Valuation of Transactive Systems. PNNL-25323. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Valuation of Transactive Systems
  • Hammerstrom D.J., S.E. Widergren, and C. Irwin. 2016. "Evaluating Transactive Systems: Historical and Current U.S. DOE Research and Development Activities." IEEE Electrification Magazine 4, no. 4:30-36. PNNL-SA-120597. doi:10.1109/MELE.2016.2628259

2011

  • Kondoh J., N. Lu, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2011. "An Evaluation of the Water Heater Load Potential for Providing Regulation Service." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 26, no. 3:1309-1316. PNNL-SA-70568. doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2010.2090909

2010

  • Hammerstrom D.J. 2010. "Results of the Grid Friendly Appliance Project." In 18th National Energy Services Conference. Phoenix, Arizona:Association of Energy Services Professionals. PNNL-SA-61439.
  • Hammerstrom D.J., T.V. Oliver, R.B. Melton, and R. Ambrosio. 2010. "Standardization of a Hierarchical Transactive Control System." In Grid Interop 2009 Conference, November 17-19, 2009, Denver, CO. Richland, Washington:GridWise Architecture Council. PNNL-SA-71178.
  • Huang P., J. Kalagnanam, R. Natarajan, M. Sharma, R. Ambrosio, D.J. Hammerstrom, and R.B. Melton. 2010. "Analytics and Transactive Control Design for the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project." In Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), October 4-6, 2010, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 449-454. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNWD-SA-9160. doi:10.1109/SMARTGRID.2010.5622083
  • Melton R.B., and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2010. "Getting Grid Smart in the United States' Pacific Northwest." Metering International 3, no. online. PNWD-SA-9026.

2009

  • DeSteese J.G., and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2009. Resource Form Factor and Installation of GFA Controllers. PNNL-18966. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Resource Form Factor and Installation of GFA Controllers
  • Hammerstrom D.J. 2009. "PinBus Interface for Interoperable, Grid-Responsive Devices." In Grid-Interop Forum 2009. Richland, Washington:Gridwise. PNNL-SA-69662.
  • Hammerstrom D.J., and C. Sastry. 2009. Progress toward Producing Demand-Response-Ready Appliances. PNNL-19075. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Progress toward Producing Demand-Response-Ready Appliances
  • Hammerstrom D.J., J.D. Adgerson, C. Sastry, R.M. Pratt, and R.G. Pratt. 2009. PinBus Interface Design. PNNL-19001. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PinBus Interface Design
  • Lu N., D.J. Hammerstrom, and S.N. Patrick. 2009. Grid FriendlyTM Device Model Development and Simulation. PNNL-18998. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Grid FriendlyTM Device Model Development and Simulation
  • Makarov Y.V., B. Yang, J.G. DeSteese, P. Nyeng, C.H. Miller, J. Ma, and S. Lu, et al. 2009. "Wide-Area Energy Storage and Management System to Balance Intermittent Resources in the Bonneville Power Administration and California ISO Control Areas." In Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems, October 14-15, 2009, Bremen, Germany, edited by U Betancourt and T Ackermann. Langen:Energynautics GmbH. PNNL-SA-68121.

2008

2007

  • Hammerstrom D.J. 2007. "AC versus DC distribution systems- Did we get it right?." In IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2007., 3997-4001. Piscataway, New Jersey:Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. PNNL-SA-55073. doi:10.1109/PES.2007.386130
  • Hammerstrom D.J., J. Brous, D.P. Chassin, G.R. Horst, R. Kajfasz, P. Michie, and T.V. Oliver, et al. 2007. Pacific Northwest GridWise™ Testbed Demonstration Projects; Part II. Grid Friendly™ Appliance Project. PNNL-17079. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Pacific Northwest GridWise™ Testbed Demonstration Projects; Part II. Grid Friendly™ Appliance Project
  • Hammerstrom D.J., N. Zhou, and N. Lu. 2007. "Controller Design of Power Quality-Improving Appliances." In 2007 IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 1164-1169. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-54975. doi:10.1109/PESC.2007.4342157
  • Hammerstrom D.J., N. Zhou, and N. Lu. 2007. "Controller Design of Power Quality-Improving Appliances." In IEEE 38th Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC 2007), June 17-21, 2007, Orlando, Florida, 1164-1169. Piscataway, New Jersey:Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. PNNL-SA-51167. doi:10.1109/PESC.2007.4342157
  • Huang Z., B. Lesieutre, S. Yang, A. Ellis, A. Meklin, B. Wong, and A. Gaikwad, et al. 2007. Load Monitoring CEC/LMTF Load Research Program. PNNL-17110. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Load Monitoring CEC/LMTF Load Research Program

2006

  • Hammerstrom D.J., and J.M. Gephart. 2006. "Smart Technology Brings Power to the People." Power Engineering International 14, no. 10:45-46. PNNL-SA-52658.
  • Hammerstrom D.J., R.T. Guttromson, N. Lu, P.A. Boyd, D. Trudnowski, D.P. Chassin, and C.A. Bonebrake, et al. 2006. Detection of Periodic Beacon Loads in Electrical Distribution Substation Data. PNNL-15854. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Detection of Periodic Beacon Loads in Electrical Distribution Substation Data
  • Katipamula S., D.P. Chassin, D.D. Hatley, R.G. Pratt, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2006. Transactive Controls: A Market-Based GridWiseTM Controls for Building Systems. PNNL-15921. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Transactive Controls: A Market-Based GridWiseTM Controls for Building Systems
  • Lu N., and D.J. Hammerstrom. 2006. "Design Considerations for Frequency Responsive Grid Friendly Appliances." In 2005/2006 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exhibition, 21-24 May 2006, Dallas, TX, USA, 647-652. Piscataway, New Jersey:Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. PNNL-SA-44892.

2000

  • DeSteese J.G., D.J. Hammerstrom, and L.A. Schienbein. 2000. Electric Power From Ambient Energy Sources. PNNL-13336. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Electric Power From Ambient Energy Sources

1999

  • Martin P.M., D.W. Matson, W.D. Bennett, Y. Lin, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 1999. "Laminated Plastic Microfluidic Components for Biological and Chemical Systems." Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A--Vacuum, Surfaces and Films 17, no. 4:2264-2269. PNNL-SA-30444.

1998

  • Matson D.W., P.M. Martin, W.D. Bennett, D.E. Kurath, Y. Lin, and D.J. Hammerstrom. 1998. "Fabrication Processes for Polymer-Based Microfluidic Analytical Devices." In Micro total analysis systems '98: proceedings of the [Mu] TAS '98 Workshop, held in Banff, Canada, 13-16 October 1998, edited by DJ Harrison & A Van den Berg, 371-374. Dordrecht:Kluwer Academic. PNNL-SA-30104.

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