Seth Blumsack

Profile Photo
Image
Cofunded Faculty Member
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

Research Summary

Energy and electric power systems; regulation and deregulation of network industries; congestion pricing and management; complex systems and network theory; green design of products, processes, and systems; antitrust economics and the measurement of market power; and infrastructure management and investment.

In the News

Research Keywords

 These keywords and phrases come from the publications and other research output of this person. See other researchers related to these topics by clicking on any keyword.

Recent Publications

Could on-site fuel storage economically reduce power plant-gas grid dependence in pipeline constrained areas like New England?

Freeman, G. M., Apt, J., Blumsack, S. & Coleman, T., Jun 2021, In: Electricity Journal. 34, 5, 106956.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Integrating embedded resources and network analysis to understand food-energy-water nexus in the US

Mahjabin, T., Mejia, A., Blumsack, S. & Grady, C., Mar 20 2020, In: Science of the Total Environment. 709, 136153.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A real options approach to production and injection timing under uncertainty for CO2 sequestration in depleted shale gas reservoirs

Tayari, F. & Blumsack, S., Apr 1 2020, In: Applied Energy. 263, 114491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Estimating loadability region of natural gas system via monotone inner polytope sequence

Wu, D., Nie, T., Turitsyn, K., Blumsack, S. & Blumsack, S., Jun 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems. 7, 2, p. 660-672 13 p., 8811592.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Security, Sustainability, and Systems Perspectives

Grady, C. A., Blumsack, S., Mejia, A. & Peters, C. A., Jul 2019, In: Environmental Engineering Science. 36, 7, p. 761-762 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Weather or not? Welfare impacts of natural gas pipeline expansion in the northeastern U.S.

Kleit, A., Lo Prete, C., Blumsack, S. & Guo, N., Aug 1 2019, In: Energy Systems. 10, 3, p. 593-633 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Electricity rates for the zero marginal cost grid

Lo, H., Blumsack, S., Hines, P. & Meyn, S., Apr 2019, In: Electricity Journal. 32, 3, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Joint Electricity and Natural Gas Transmission Planning with Endogenous Market Feedbacks

Bent, R., Blumsack, S., Van Hentenryck, P., Borraz-Sanchez, C. & Shahriari, M., Nov 2018, In: IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 33, 6, p. 6397-6409 13 p., 8395045.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Impacts of the retirement of the Beaver Valley and Three Mile Island nuclear power plants on capacity and energy prices in Pennsylvania

Blumsack, S., Jul 2018, In: Electricity Journal. 31, 6, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The capacity value of optimal wind and solar portfolios

Shahriari, M. & Blumsack, S., Apr 1 2018, In: Energy. 148, p. 992-1005 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review