MICRO RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

DANIEL GUGGENHEIM SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

ATLANTA GEORGIA 30332-0150


PAPERS FROM OUR LABORATORY



Komerath, N.M., and Komerath, P.P. Are Distributed Energy Systems Optimal In India? Proceedings of the
WAVES Conference, Houston, TX, July 2006


Komerath, N.M., Boechler, N., The Space Power Grid. IAC-C3.4.06, 57th International Astronautical Federation
Congress, Valencia, Spain, October 2006.


Komerath, N., Venkat, V. and Butchibabu, A., Parameter Selection for a Space Power Grid, Proceedings of
Space 2008, AIAA Paper 2008-7711, September 2008.


Komerath, N., A Campus-Wide Course on Micro Renewable Energy Systems. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual
Conference, College Park, TX June 2009.


Komerath, N.M., The Space Power Grid: Synergy Between Space, Energy and Security Policies Proceedings
of the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Atlanta, GA, October 2009.


Komerath, N.M., Venkat, V., Halka, M., Micro Renewable Energy Systems: Synergizing Technology, Economics
and Policy, Proceedings of the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Atlanta, GA, October 2009.


Chowdhury, G., Komerath, N., Policy Issues for Retail Beamed Power Transmission, Proceedings of the
Atlanta Conference on Science and Technology Policy, Atlanta, GA, Sep. 2009.


Komerath, N.M., Undergraduate Studies Of Supersonic Transport Development. Proceedings of the ASEE
Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, June 2010.


Komerath, N.M., Micro Renewable Energy Systems Ð International Education Aspects. Proceedings of the
ASEE Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, June 2010.


Komerath, N.M., Opportunities In Power Beaming For Micro Renewable Energy. Proceedings of the ASEE
Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 2011.


Komerath, N.M., Advanced Concept Development Of A Hydrogen Supersonic Airliner: Second Iteration .
Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 2011.


Forbes, A., Patel, A., Komerath, N., Drag Prediction for Supersonic Hydrogen-Fueled Airliners. AIAA
Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 2011.


Komerath, N., Venkat, V., Fernandez, J., Near-Millimeter Wave Issues for a Space Power Grid . Paper 2009-
081, Proceedings of the SPESIF Conference, American Physical Society, Huntsville, AL, February 2009


Forbes, A., Patel, A., Cone, C., Valdez, P., Komerath, N., A New Look at Supersonic Airliners . Proceedings of
the IMETI Conference, Orlando, FL June 2010.


Chowdhury, G., Komerath, N.M., Innovations Required for Retail Beamed Power Transmission Over Short
Range. Proceedings of the IMETI Conference, Orlando, FL June 2010.


Komerath, N.M., Chowdhary, G., Retail Beamed Power for a Micro Renewable Energy Architecture: Survey.
Proceedings of the IEEE ISED Conference, Bhubhaneshwar, India, Dec. 2010.


Komerath, N.M., Komerath, P.P., Implications of Inter-Satellite Power Beaming Using a Space Power Grid .
Paper 1696, Proceedings of the IEEE/AIAA Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2011.


Komerath, N.M., Terrestrial Micro Renewable Energy Applications of Space Technology . Paper 2011-024,
Proceedings of the Space Propulsion and Energy Science International Forum, College Park, MD, February 2011.


Forbes, A., Patel, A., Cone, C., Valdez, P., Komerath, N., An Opportunity for Hydrogen Fueled Supersonic
Airliners . To appear in the Journal of Cybernetics.


Komerath, N.M., Komerath, P.P., The Case for Millimeter Wave Power Beaming . Proceedings of the IMETI
Conference, July 2011


Komerath, N.M., Prediction and Validation of a Micro Wind Turbine for Family Use. Proceedings of the IMETI
Conference, July 2011


Komerath, N.M., Kar, A., Millimeter Wave Retail Beamed Power for a Micro Renewable Energy Architecture:
Survey . Invited paper, to appear in ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems, 2012.


Pant, R.K., Komerath, N.M., Application of Lighter-Than-Air Platforms for Power Beaming, Generation and
Communications . Proceedings of IEEE/ACM ISED 2011, Kochi, India December 2011.


Komerath, N.M., Pant, R.K., Kar, A., Antenna Considerations for Retail Beamed Power Delivery in India.
Proceedings of IEEE/ACM ISED 2011, Kochi, India December 2011.


Komerath, N.M., Pant, R.K., Kar, A., An Imaging, Communications and Beamed Power Architecture for First
Responders. Proceedings of ACWR2011 International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief,
Amritapuri, India, December 2011.


Srivastava, A., Pinder, M., Duran, D., Raghav, V., Komerath, N., Conceptual Design of a Thermoelectric
Edu-Kitchen System. Proceedings of IEEE EPSICON, Trissur, India January 2012.


McGowan, R., Komerath, N.M., Raghav, V., Vertical Axis Micro Wind Turbine Simulation and Control .
Proceedings of IEEE EPSICON, Trissur, India January 2012.


Dessanti, B., Zappulla, R., Picon. N., Komerath, N., Design of a MillimeterWaveguide Satellite for Space
Power Grid. Proceedings of the IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT March 2012


Komerath, N.M., Dessanti, B., Shah, S., Millimeter Wave Space Power Grid Architecture 2011 . Proceedings of
the IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT March 2012.


Komerath, N.M., Dessanti, B., Shah, S., A Gigawatt-level Solar Power Satellite Using Intensified Efficient
Conversion Architecture. Proceedings of the IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT March 2012.


Komerath, N., Pant, R.K., Kar, A., An Architecture Using Lighter-Than-Air Platforms for Retail Power Beaming
and Communications . Invited Paper, to appear in IEEE Journal of Low Power Electronics, 2012.


Srivastava, A., Komerath, N.M., Thermoelectric and Thermophotovoltaic Micro-Renewable Power Systems
for Home Use. 10th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), Atlanta, July 2012.


Dessanti, B., Shah, S., Komerath, N., Brayton Cycle Conversion For Space Solar Power. 10th International
Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), Atlanta, July 2012.


McGowan, R., Komerath, N., Optimization of a Micro Wind Turbine for Low Tip Speed. 10th International
Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), Atlanta, July 2012.