The Math

Rare, high impact events, raise significant mathematical challenges in the areas of optimization, data analysis, stochastic processes, model reduction, and mathematical representations and frameworks. The MACSER team responds to these challenges by carrying out cutting-edge research in space-time statistics, rare event simulation, optimization under uncertainty, bilevel and nonconvex optimization, uncertainty quantification and model reduction.

The Environment

Environmental drivers, such as major storms or vegetation growth, are the drivers of the most significant disruptions in the electricity supply experienced in the US. It is the mission of MACSER to create the mathematical tools to understand the effects of these drivers on the electricity infrastructure at an unprecedented resolution.