Michael McIntyre

Assoc Professor

Dr. McIntyre is a native of Nelson County KY and received his B.S. and M. Eng degrees in 1997 and 2000, respectively, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Louisville, Louisville KY. From 1995 to 1998, he was with Phillip Morris USA as a process controls engineer. He received a Ph. D. in 2006 from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson SC. He was with General Electric as a senior electronic design engineer from 1998 to 2003 and then again from 2006 to 2007. He was the Kerr-Greulich Chair of Energy Systems at Western Kentucky University, Department of Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor from 2007 to 2011. In August of 2011, he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Louisville, Louisville KY, as an Assistant Professor. He teaches courses in power electronics, and control systems, and does research in the area of electrical energy systems.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Clemson University, 2006
  • M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, University of Louisville, 2000
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Louisville, 1997


Smart Appliances Energy Study- 2014

The purpose of this paper is to discuss an in-depth demand side management (DSM) study being performed by General Electric (GE) in conjunction with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and the Glasgow Electric Plant Board (GEPB) of Glasgow, Kentucky. GE has contracted the University of Louisville to perform data analysis for this study. The study is separated into multiple phases each of which is approximately three (3) months in length. Different demand response (DR) strategies are tested during these phases and energy consumption is measured. The study is ongoing, but this paper will be focused on completed phases and their results. These results include the energy performance of ENERGY STAR smart appliances, as well as the effects of two demand response schemes and their implications on residential appliance power demand.

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