Sabina Tomkins

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With the success and proliferation of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for college curricula, there is demand for adapting this modern mode of education for high school courses. Online and open courses have the potential to fill a much needed gap in high school curricula, especially in fields such as computer science, where there is shortage of trained(More)
With the success and proliferation of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for college curricula, there is demand for adapting this modern mode of education for high school courses. Online and open courses have the potential to fill a much needed gap in high school curricula, especially in fields such as computer science, where there is shortage of trained(More)
As advanced metering infrastructure(AMI) installations increase worldwide there is a pressing need to utilize the information they provide, by creating actionable feedback for consumers. Disaggregating a coarse, hourly energy reading, into the appliances which were on for that hour, and the amount of energy they consumed, would enable personalized(More)
Reducing household energy usage is a priority for improving the resiliency and stability of the power grid and decreasing the negative impact of energy consumption on the environment and public health. Relevant and timely feedback about the power consumption of specific appliances can help household residents reduce their energy demand. Given only a total(More)
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