Dr. Leigh S Tesfatsion In the News
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor emerita, gave the keynote address at the Social Simulation Conference (Virtual), sponsored by the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA) Sept. 20-24, 2021.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor emerita, has two new working papers. They are:
Leigh Tesfatsion (2021), Agent-Based Computational Economics: Overview and Brief History, WP #21004, Economics Working Paper Series, ISU Digital Repository, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Leigh Tesfatsion, research professor and professor emerita, has had a new book published.
A New Swing-Contract Design for Wholesale Power Markets
By Leigh Tesfatsion, 20 Chapters, 288pp., Wiley/IEEE Press, c. 2021
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor emerita, had a paper published recently: Swathi Battula, Leigh Tesfatsion, and Zhaoyu Wang (2020), “A Customer-Centric Approach to Bid-Based Transactive Energy System Design,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 11, Issue 6, pp. 4996-5008.
The Society for Computational Economics (SCE) has awarded the David A. Kendrick Distinguished Service Award in 2020 to Leigh Tesfatsion for her pioneering contributions to different areas of Computational Economics, in particular to Agent-based Computational Economics.
Leigh Tesfatsion, research professor, has had a new book published by Wiley/IEEE Press.
Leigh Tesfatsion, research professor, had a paper published in a recent issue of the journal Applied Energy.
Leigh Tesfatsion, emeritus professor, has been elevated to the grade of Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Senior Member is the highest grade of the IEEE for which a member may apply.
Auswin G. Thomas and Leigh Tesfatsion, "Braided Cobwebs: Cautionary Tales for Dynamic Pricing in Retail Electric Power Markets," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 33, Issue 6, 2018, pp. 6870-6882.
Leigh Tesfatsion, research professor, gave the Keynote Address: "Agent-Based Modeling Support for Institutional Design," CSS 2018, Computational Social Science Society of the Americas Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Oct. 25-28, 2018.
Leigh Tesfatsion, research professor, has been elevated to the grade of Senior Member in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). IEEE Senior Membership is an honor bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession.
Leigh Tesfatsion, "Electric Power Markets in Transition: Agent-Based Modeling Tools for Transactive Energy Support," Chapter 13 (pp.
Leigh Tesfatsion, emeritus professor, has been appointed Research Professor by Iowa State University, effective March 1, 2018.
Dr. Junjie Sun ('06 PhD economics) was recently promoted to Deputy Directory of the Market Risk Analysis Division at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an independent bureau within the US Department of the Treasury.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, gave an invited presentation, "Agent-Based Modeling Tools for Electric Power Market Design: Implications for Macro/Financial Policy."
Leigh Tesfatsion, "Modeling Coupled Natural and Human Systems as Locally-Constructive Sequential Games,'' Discussion session position paper, Agent-Based Modeling Symposium (ABM 17), sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, CA, April 20-22, 2017.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, recently made the presentation, "Modeling Economic Systems as Locally-Constructive Sequential Games," Social Behavioral Modeling and Simulation Workshop, Sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, April 3-4, 2017.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, has recently published "Modeling Economic Systems as Locally-Constructive Sequential Games," Economics Working Paper No. 17022, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, February 18, 2017.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, has reported that she has received final contract forms signed by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and ISU's OSPA confirming PNNL support (in the amount of $210,252) for her ongoing electric power market design project work.
Wanning Li and Leigh Tesfatsion, "An 8-Zone ISO-NE Test System with Physically-Based Wind Power," Economics Working Paper No. 17017, Department of Economics, Iowa State University, January 2017.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, with Chris R. Rehmann, Diego S. Cardoso, Yu Jie, and William J.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, delivered the keynote address, "Economies as Constructively Rational Games: Oh, the Places We Could Go!" at Duke Forest Conference, Durham, NC, November 11-13, 2016.
Leigh Tesfatsion, professor, has recently been awarded two grants from the Department of Energy and Iowa Energy Center totaling $557,633 to undertake a careful study of a new “swing” contract design.