Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Reed, Gregory F.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Reed, Gregory F.
Director, Center for Energy and the Grid Institute

Director, Electric Power Systems Laboratory

Professor, Electric Power Engineering

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Office: 815E Benedum Hall
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Dr. Gregory Reed is the Director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Energy and the Energy GRID Institute; Director of the Electric Power Systems Laboratory in the Swanson School of Engineering at Pitt; and Professor of Electric Power Engineering in the Swanson School’s Electrical & Computer Engineering Department. He is also the Director of the Grid Technologies Collaborative for the U.S. Department of Energy; and an inaugural member of the National Academies of Science and Engineering’s Energy Ambassador Program. In addition to these roles, he is the owner and principal consultant of Power Grid Technology Consulting, LLC, and serves as Chief Science Advisor on the Board of Directors for the E-Merge DC Alliance.

His research interests, teaching activities, and related pursuits include advanced electric power grid and energy generation, transmission, and distribution system technologies; power electronics and control technologies (FACTS, HVDC, and MVDC systems); micro-grids and DC infrastructure development, renewable energy systems and integration; smart grid technologies and applications; and energy storage.

Reed has 30 years of combined industry and academic experience in the electric power and energy sector, including positions in engineering, research & development, and executive management throughout his career with the Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, ABB Inc., Mitsubishi Electric Corp., and DNV-KEMA.  

He has authored or co-authored more than 80 published papers and technical articles in the areas of electric power system analysis, the applications of advanced power systems and power electronics technologies, and power engineering education. Reed has well over 100 media citations, credits and appearances – including regional and national print, radio, and television – on various topics related to energy and the power grid. He is also the recipient of several industry, academia, community, and professional society awards.

He is a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), including the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), Power Electronics Society (PELS), and Industrial Applications Society (IAS); and is also a member of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). Past IEEE positions include governing board member of the Power & Energy Society, as well as the president of the IEEE PES Pittsburgh chapter. He is also the founder and chair of the annual Pitt Electric Power Industry Conference (EPIC), established in 2006; and co-founder/co-chair of the DOE Grid Technologies Collaborative National Conference, established in 2013.  

Reed earned his PhD in electric power engineering from the University of Pittsburgh (1997); his M.Eng.in electric power from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1986), and his B.S.E.E. with electric power concentration from Gannon University (1985).

Reed is an avid triathlete and Ironman competitor – including participation with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) Team Challenge triathlon program – among many other athletic interests; and also enjoys landscape gardening, reading, and world travel. He and his wife, Chantal, reside in Gibsonia PA with their three children, all whom attend Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh.

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering/ Power, university of Pittsburgh, 1997

M.Eng. in Electric Power Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1986

BSEE in Electrical Engineering/ Power, Gannon University, 1985

PUBLICATIONS

2016

  • Lewis, P.T., Grainger, G.M.,  Al Hassan, H., Barchowsky, A., Reed, G.F., “Fault Section Identification Protection Algorithm for Modular Multilevel Converter Based High Voltage DC with a Hybrid Transmission Corridor,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016   
  • Reed, G.F., “Get Ready for a DC Future: with the evolution of power electronics technologies and the development of HVDC breakers and other supporting technologies, we are seeing DC evolving to challenge AC,” Transmission and Distribution World Magazine, June 15, 2016
  • Barchowsky, A., Kozak, J., Grainger, B., Reed, G.F., and Stanchina, W. “A 2kW, High Power Density (100W/in3), Gallium Nitride Based, Parallel Modular Multilevel Inverter”, Proc. of the 2016 ASNE Advanced Machinery Technology Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, USA, May 2016.
  • Barchowsky, W. Bulman, A., Grainger B., and Reed, G.F., “Improved Designs of High Power Density Inverters for 380Vdc Based Microgrid Architectures”, Proc. 2016 IEEE Intelec, Austin, TX, October 2016.
  • Barchowsky, A., Kozak, J., Grainger, B., Reed, G.F., and Stanchina, W.. “A GaN-Based Modular Multilevel DC-DC Converter for High-Density Anode Discharge Power Modules”, Proc. 2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 2017.
  • Grainger, B.M., Zhang, Q.H.,  Reed, G.F., and Mao, Z.H., "Modern controller approaches for stabilizing constant power loads within a DC microgrid while considering system delays," 2016 IEEE 7th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), Vancouver, BC, 2016, pp. 1-6.  DOI: 10.1109/PEDG.2016.7527001.
  • Kozak, J., Barchowsky, A., Grainger, B., Turner, C., Delancey, R., Reed, G.F., and Stanchina, W., "Design and Manufacturability of a High Power Density M2C Inverter," 2016 International Symposium on 3D Power Electronics Integration and Manufacturing (3D-PEIM), Raleigh, NC, USA, 2016, pp. 1-15.  DOI: 10.1109/3DPEIM.2016.7570559.
  • Reed, G.F., Grainger, B.M., Kempker, M., Bierer, P., Such, A., Grub, R., Sullivan, D., Shoup, D., Buterbaugh, B., Paramalingam, J., “Technical Requirements and Design of the Indianapolis Power & Light 138 kV Southwest Static Var Compensator,” IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Dallas TX, May 2-5, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2016.7519854.
  • Al Hassan, H.A., Grainger, B.M., McDermott, T.E., and Reed, G.F., "Fault Location Identification of a Hybrid HVDC-VSC System Containing Cable and Overhead line Segments Using Transient Data" Proc. 2016 IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, pp. 1-5. Dallas, TX, May 2-5, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2016.7519924.  
  • Grainger, B.M., Lewis, P.T., and Reed, G.F., “DC Circulating Fault Current Suppression using a Series Resonant Circuit for a 1000 MW, +/- 500 kV Modular Multilevel Converter Based HVDC System,” Proc. 2016 IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, pp. 1-5. Dallas, TX, May 2-5, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2016.7519954.
  • Barchowsky, A., Kozak, J., Grainger, B.M., Reed, G.F., and Stanchina, W.E., “A 2kW, High Power Density (100W/in3), Gallium Nitride Based, Parallel Modular Multilevel Inverter”, Proc. of the 2016 American Society of Naval Engineers Advanced Machinery Technology Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, USA, May 2016.

 

2015

  • Kounev, V., Tipper, D., Yavuz, A., Grainger, B. M., Reed, G.F., “A Secure Communication Architecture for Distributed Microgrid Control,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Issue 99, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 2484-2492, August, 2015, doi: 10.1109/TSG.2015.2424160
  • Reiman, A.P., McDermott, T.E., Reed, G.F., Enayati, B. “Guidelines for High Penetration of Single-Phase PV on Power Distribution Systems”, IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, CO, July 26-30, 2015
  • Grainger, B.M, Reed, G.F., Mao, Z.H., "Model Reference Controller Design for Stabilizing Constant Power Loads in an Offshore Medium Voltage DC Microgrid," 2015 IEEE 16th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Vancouver British Columbia pp.1-X, July 12-15, 2015, doi: 10.1109/COMPEL.2015.7236495.
  • Kounev, V., Tipper, D., Lévesque, M., Grainger, B.M,, McDermott, T.E., and Reed, G.F., "A Microgrid Co-simulation Framework," Proc. IEEE Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems (MSCPES), pp. 1-6. Seattle, WA (April 13-17, 2015). DOI: 10.1109/MSCPES.2015.7115398.
  • Zachary T. Smith, Michael R. Doucette, James D. Freeman, Ansel Barchowsky, Brandon Grainger, Gregory F. Reed, and Daniel J. Carnovale, “Surge Generator Design for Electric Power Systems Laboratory,” Ingenium: Undergraduate Research at the Swanson School of Engineering, vol. 1, pp 82-87, April 2015

 

2014

  • Barchowsky A., Lewis, P.T., Grainger, B.M., Reed, G.F., and Carnovale, D.J., “Design and Realization of an Innovative Workbench for Electric Power Systems Laboratories”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, November, 2014, doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2014.2371825 
  • Grainger, B.M., Scioscia, O., and Reed, G.F., “Bringing Down the Volume,” ANSYS Advantage, Volume 8, Number 3, pp. 1-4, November, 2014.
  • Khanna, Raghav, Hughes, Brian, Stanchina, William, Chu, Rongming, Boutros, Karim and Reed, Gregory, “Modeling and Characterization of a 300V GaN Based Boost Converter with 96% Efficiency at 1MHz,” Proceedings of the IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition 2014, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP14ECD-USB (ISBN: 978-1-4799-5698-2), 92-99, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2014.
  • Grainger, B.M., Reed G.F., Sparacino, A.R., Lewis, P.L., “Power Electronics for Grid Scale Energy Storage,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Energy Storage Technology for the Electric Grid, Volume 102 , Issue 6, pp. 1000-10013, June, 2014, doi: 10.1109/JPROC.2014.2319819.
  • Reed, G.F., Grainger, B.M., “Methods and Approaches for Developing the Future Leaders of the Electric Power and Energy Industries,” ASEE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Indianapolis IN, June 2014
  • Huang, S., Feron, E., Reed, G.F., Mao, Z.H., "Compact Configuration of Aircraft Flows at Intersections," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 15, Issue 2, April, 2014 doi: 10.1109/TITS.2013.2287205.
  • Reed, G.F., O’Connor, J., Sullivan, D., “Testing and Commissioning Experiences for the Duke Energy Progress Static Var Compensator at Jacksonville NC,” IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Chicago IL, April 2014.
  • Lewis, P.T., Grainger, B.M., Barchowsky, A., Reed, G.F., and Carnovale, D.J., “Electric Power Laboratory Workbench for Training the Next Generation of Engineering Professionals,” IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Chicago IL, April 2014.
  • Grainger, B.M., Kounev, V., Reed, G.F., McDermott, T.E., Tipper, D., and Mao, Z.H., “Analysis of an Offshore Medium Voltage DC Microgrid Environment – Part I:  Power Sharing Controller Design,” IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Chicago IL, April 2014.
  • V. Kounev, B. M. Grainger, G. F. Reed, and D. Tipper, “Analysis of an Offshore Medium Voltage DC Microgrid Environment – Part II:  Distributed Power Control Network Architecture,” IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, Chicago IL, April 2014. 
  • Khanna, R., Zhang, Q., Stanchina, W.E., Reed, G.F., Mao, Z.H., "Maximum Power Point Tracking Using Model Reference Adaptive Control," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp. 1490-1499, March, 2014, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2013.2263154.
  • Grainger, B.M., Scioscia, O.V., Lin, E., McDermott, T.E., Reed, G.F., “Prediction and Experimental Verification of Core Loss and Temperature Distribution for Geometrically Scaled FINEMET Toroid’s using Finite Element Analysis,”  Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, Fort Worth TX, March 2014

 

2013

  • Shoup, D.J., Reed, G.F., " STATCOM Application to Address Grid Stability and Reliability: Part I," CIGRE National Committee 2013 Grid of the Future Symposium, Boston MA, October 2013.
  • Korytowski, M.J., Fodiak, J., Daniel, J., Reed, G.F., Scott, N., “Integration of Offshore Wind Power to the U.S. Grid,” Wind Integration Workshop – International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind into Power Systems and Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants, London, UK, October 2013.
  • Reed, G.F., Al Hassan, H.A., Korytowski, M.J., Lewis, Grainger, B.M, "Comparison of HVAC and HVDC Solutions for Off Shore Wind Farms with a Procedure for Economic Evaluation," IEEE EnergyTech Conference, Cleveland OH, May 2013.
  • Khanna, R., Amrhein, A., Stanchina W.E., Reed, G.F., Mao, Z.H. “An Analytical Model for Evaluating the Influence of Device Parasitics on Cdv/dt Induced False Turn-on in SiC MOSFETs,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Long Beach CA, March 2013.
  • Willoughby, R., Reed, G.F., "Substation Automation and Protective Relaying – Primer," Clemson Power Systems Conference, Clemson SC, March 2013.
  • Reed, G.F., "Pittsburgh's Energy Partnerships: University and Industry Pursue Breakthroughs", EnergyBiz Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 2, March/April, 2013.
  • Reed, G.F., Honath W.A., McDermott, T.E., Mao, Z.H., Grainger, B.M., Lewis, P.T., Sparacino, A.S., Bossart, S., Dodrill K., Boroyevich, D., Cvetkovic, I., Famouri, P., Hug, G., Dobbs, G., et.al. of the DOE NETL Regional University Alliance Grid Technologies Collaborative, "Next Generation Power Converter Development – 2012 Research and Development Progress Report," DOE/NETL Innovative Process Technologies FWP: IPT_FY131415, Task 7.5 Grid Technologies, February 2013.
  • Daniel, J., Reed, G.F., Liu, S., Ibanez, E., Penncock, K.., Hanes, S., "National Off Shore Wind Energy Grid Integration Study, Interim Technical Report," U.S. Dept. of Energy, Ref. EE-005365, January 2013.

 

2012

  • Reed, G.F., Grainger, B.M., Sparacino, A.R., Mao, Z.H., "Ship to Grid: Medium Voltage DC Concepts in Theory and Practice," IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, Volume 10, No. 6, pp. 70-79, November/December 2012.
  • Reed, G.F., "DC Technologies: Solutions to Electric Power System Advancements," guest editorial of IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, Volume 10, No. 6, pp. 10-17, November/December 2012.
  • Reed, G.F., Grainger, B.M., Sparacino, A.R., Taylor, E.J., Korytowski, M.J., Mao, Z.H., "Medium Voltage DC Technology Developments, Applications, and Trends," CIGRE 2012 Grid of the Future Symposium, Kanas City MO, October 2012.
  • Sparacino, A., Grainger, B., Kerestes, R., Reed, G.F., “Design and Simulation of a DC Electric Vehicle Charging Station Connected to a Medium Voltage DC Infrastructure,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Raleigh NC, September 2012, pp. 1168-1175, doi: 10.1109/ECCE.2012.6342685.
  • Khanna, R., Stanchina W.E., Reed, G.F., “Characterizing the Effect of Parasitic Capacitances on High Power GaN HFET Devices,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition,, Raleigh NC, September 2012, pp. 1489-1496, doi: 10.1109/ECCE.2012.6342638.
  • Taylor, E., Korytowski, M., Reed, G.F., “Voltage Transient Propagation in AC and DC Datacenter Distribution Architectures” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Raleigh NC, September 2012, pp. 1998-2004, doi: 10.1109/ECCE.2012.6342567.
  • Kerestes, R., Reed, G. F.., Sparacino, A. “Economic Analysis of Grid Level Energy Storage for the Application of Load Leveling,” IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego CA, July 2012, pp.1-9,
    doi: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345072.
  • Sparacino, A., Reed, G.F., Kerestes, R., Grainger, B., Smith, Z., “Survey of Battery Energy Storage Systems and Modeling Techniques,” IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego CA, July 2012, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6345071.
  • Reed, G. F., Grainger, B. M., Sparacino, A. R., Kerestes, R. J., Korytowski, M. J.,  “Advancements in Medium Voltage DC Architecture Development with Applications for Powering Electric Vehicle Charging Stations,” IEEE EnergyTech Conference, Cleveland OH, May 2012, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/EnergyTech.2012.6304641.
  • Reed, G. F., O’Connor, J., Varadan, S., “Power System Planning Analysis and Functional Requirements of the Progress Energy Carolinas Jacksonville Static Var Compensator,” IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference, Orlando FL, May 2012, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/TDC.2012.6281557.
  • Chen, H., Reed, G.F., Kusic, G.L., “Comparative PSCAD and Matlab/Simulink Simulation Models of Power Losses for SiC MOSFET and Si IGBT Devices,” IEEE PELS/PES Power and Energy Conference at Illinois, Chicago IL, February 2012, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/PECI.2012.6184589.
  • Barchowsky, A., Parvin, J. P., Reed, G. F., Korytowski, M. J., Grainger, B.M., “A Comparative Study of MPPT Methods for Distributed Photovoltaic Generation,” IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington, D.C., January 2012, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/ISGT.2012.6175798.

 

2011

  • Reed, G. F., Nelson, J., Unione, A., Ortiz, D., Zitney, S., Dodrill, K., Rahman, S., Hug, G., McHenry, M., Dobbs, G., Sneckenberger, E., Islander, W.; DOE NETL‐RUA Strategic Growth Area Initiative White Paper, “Power Grid Technologies for the Energy Ecosystem of the Future,” June, 2011.
  • Reed, G. F., Grainger, B. M., Korytowski, M. J., Taylor, E. J., “Modeling, Analysis, and Validation of a Preliminary Design for a 20 kV Medium Voltage DC Substation,” IEEE EnergyTech Conference, Cleveland OH, May 2011, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/EnergyTech.2011.5948526.
  • Reed, G. F., Larsson, D., Rasmussen, J., Rosenberger, T., El Faki, R., “Advanced Control Methods and Strategies for the Oncor Electric Delivery Renner SVC,” IEEE Power Systems Conference & Exposition (PSCE), Phoenix AZ, March 2011, pp. 1-9, doi: 10.1109/PSCE.2011.5772591.
  • Reed, G. F., Kusic, G.L, Wang, Z., Svesson, J., “A Case for Medium Voltage DC for Distribution Circuit Applications,” IEEE Power Systems Conference & Exposition (PSCE), Phoenix AZ, March 2011, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/PSCE.2011.5772478.
  • Barchowsky, A., Parvin, J. P., Reed, G. F., Korytowski, M. J., Grainger, B.M., “Central and Distributed MPPT Systems Under Varying Weather Conditions,” Proceedings of the IASTED Power & Energy Systems & Applications, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011, Paper No. 756-068, doi: 10.2316/P.2011.756-068.

 

2010

  • Reed, G. F., Solomon, L. A., Grainger, B. M., “Prototype Development of a Full‐Bridge Isolated Boost Converter for Solar Photovoltaic Systems Integration,” IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe, Gothenburg, Sweden, October 2010, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ISGTEUROPE.2010.5638954.
  • Reed, G. F., Philip, P. A., Barchosky, A., Lippert, C. J.; Sparancino, A. R., “Sample Survey of Smart Grid Approaches and Technology Gap Analysis,” IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe, Gothenburg, Sweden, October 2010, pp. 1-10, doi: 10.1109/ISGTEUROPE.2010.5638893.
  • Reed, G.F., Grainger, B. M., “High Voltage Power Electronics Technologies for Integrating Renewable Resources into the Grid,” Carnegie Mellon University RenewElec Workshop, Pittsburgh PA, October, 2010.
  • Reder, W., Bose, A., Flueck, A., Lauby, M,, Niebur, D., Randazzo, A., Ray, D., Reed, G., Sauer, P., Wayno, F., “Engineering the Future – A Collaborative Effort to Strengthen the U.S. Power and Energy Workforce,” IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 4, July/August, 2010.
  • Reed, G. F., Stanchina, W., “Smart Grid Education Models for Modern Electric Power System Engineering Curriculum," IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2010, doi: 10.1109/PES.2010.5589617.
  • OʹConnor, R., Reed, G., Mao, Z., Jones, A.K., ʺImproving Renewable Resource Utilization through Integrated Generation Management,ʺ IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2010, doi: 10.1109/PES.2010.5589530.
  • Reed, G.F., Grainger, B., Bassi, H., Taylor, E., “Analysis of High Capacity Power Electronic Technologies for Integration of Green Energy Management,” IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2010, doi: 10.1109/TDC.2010.5484374.
  • Reed, G.F., Stanchina, W., “The Power and Energy Initiative at the University of Pittsburgh: Addressing the Aging Workforce Issue through Innovative Education, Collaborative Research, and Industry Partnerships,” IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2010, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/TDC.2010.5484264.
  • Vilcheck, W.S., Stinson, R., Gates, G., Kemp, D., Reed, G.F., “Eaton and the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering Collaborate to Train Students in Electric Power Engineering,” IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2010, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/TDC.2010.5484205.
  • Reed, G.F., “The Smart Grid Technology Revolution: Links to Sustainability and Opportunities for Workforce and Technology Development.” Engineering Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP), Pittsburgh Engineer Magazine, April 2010.

 

2009

  • Reed, G.F., “Advances in Energy Storage Technologies and Applications for Renewable Energy Integration,” Engineering Sustainability Conference, MCSI, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, April 2009.
  • Bose, A., Fluek, A., Lauby, M., Niebur, D., Randazzo A., Ray, D., Reder, W., Reed, G.F., Sauer, P., Wayno, F., “Preparing the U.S. Foundation for Future Electric Energy Systems: A Strong Power and Energy Engineering Workforce,” IEEE Power & Energy Society, April, 2009.

 

2008

  • Reed, G.F., “Two Solutions to Aging Workforce Issues (Pitt Power & Energy Initiative and KEMA Operations & Planning Knowledge Tools),” Power Engineering Mag., Vol. 112, No. 8, August 2008.
  • Reed, G.F., Lovell, M., Shuman, L., Stanchina, W., “A Renewed Power and Energy Initiative Development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering,” IEEE PES General Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 2008, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/PES.2008.4596377. 
  • Reed, G.F., “The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Power & Energy Initiative: Building Engineering Education and Research Partnerships through Academic‐Industry Collaboration,” IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 2, March/April, 2008.

 

2007

  • Reed, G.F., Brydges, A., “The Utility as a Driver for Community‐Based Sustainable Power and Growth,” Engineering Sustainability Conference, MSI, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, April 2007.

 

2006

  • Kusic, G.L., Reed, G.F., “Parameters for Three‐Phase Transmission Lines,” IEEE PES Power System Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, October/November 2006, pp. 2221-2224, doi: 10.1109/PSCE.2006.296308.
  • Sullivan, D.J., Paserba, J.J., Reed, G.F., Croasdaile, T., Westover, R., Pape, R., et. al., “Voltage Control in Southwest Utah with the St. George Static Var System,” IEEE PES Power System Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, October/November 2006, pp. 459-465, doi: 10.1109/PSCE.2006.296355.
  • Sullivan, D.J., Paserba, J.J., Reed, G.F., Croasdaile, T., Pape, R., Shoup, D.J., et. al., “Design and Application of a Static VAR Compensator for Voltage Support in the Dublin, Georgia Area,” FACTS Panel Session, Proceedings of the IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, Dallas, Texas, May 2006. pp. 1399-1406, doi: 10.1109/TDC.2006.1668724. 
  • Reed, G.F., “Value Proposition of Advanced Reactive Power Technologies,” Super Session on Reactive Power, IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, Dallas, Texas, May 2006.

 

2005

  • Reed, G.F., “Resolving Transmssion Gridlock – The Case for Implementing Power Electronics Control Technologies,” North American T&D Conference and Exposition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 2005.

 

2004

  • Reed, G.F., Paserba, J.J., Salavantis, P., “The Key to Resolving Transmission Gridlock – Implementing Power Electronics Control Technologies,” Electricity Transmission Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, December 2004.

 

2003

  • Reed, G.F., Paserba, J.J, Salavantis, P., “The FACTS on Resolving Transmission Gridlock,” IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, Vol. 1, No.5, September/October, 2003.
  • Reed, G.F., Hellested, R, Takeda, M., et. al., “Applications and Development Concepts for a New Transformer‐less FACTS Device – the Multimode Static Series Compensator (MSSC),” Proceedings of the IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, Dallas, Texas, September 2003, pp. 1138-1142, doi: 10.1109/TDC.2003.1335110.
  • Reed, G.F., Pape, R.A., Takeda, M., “Advantages of Voltage Sourced Converter (VSC) Based Design Concepts for FACTS and HVDC‐Link Applications,” IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July, 2003, vol. 3, doi: 10.1109/PES.2003.1267437.

 

2002

  • Reed, G.F., Paserba, J.J, et al, “SDG&E Talega STATCOM Project ‐System Analysis, Design, and Configuration,” Proceedings of the IEEE PES T&D‐Asia Conference and Exposition, Yokahama, Japan, October 2002.

 

2001

  • Reed, G.F., Paserba, J., Croasdaile, T., Takeda, M., Morishima, N., Hamasaki, Y., Thomas, L., Allard, W., “STATCOM Application at VELCO Essex Substation,” Proceedings of the IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, October/November 2001.
  • Reed, G.F., “An Introduction to Voltage Source Converter (VSC) Based STATCOM Technology for FACTS and Custom Power Applications,” Power Quality Magazine, September/October 2001.
  • Reed, G.F., Takeda, M., Jochi, S., Aritsuka, T., “Custom Power Technologies for Power Quality Applications,” PQA 2001 Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 2001.
  • Reed, G., Paserba, J., Croasdaile, T., Takeda, M., Hamasaki, Y., Aritsuka, T., Morishima, N., Jochi, S., Iyoda, I., Nambu, M., Toki, N., Thomas, L., Smith, G., LaForest, D., Allard, W., Haas, D., “The VELCO STATCOM‐Based Transmission System Project,” Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE PES Winter Power Meeting, Columbus, OH, January/February 2001.

2000

  • Reed, G., Croasdaile, T., Paserba, J., Williams, R., Takeda, M., Jochi, S., Morishima, N., Aritsuka, T., Hamasaki, Y., Yonehata, Y., Amakasu, S., Takamiya, K., “Application of Voltage Source Inverter (VSI) Technology for FACTS and Custom Power Installations,” PowerCon 2000, Perth, Australia, December 2000.
  • Reed, G.F., et al., “Application of a 5MVA, 4.16 kV D‐STATCOM System for Voltage Flicker Compensation at Seattle Iron & Metals,” IEEE/PES 2000 Summer Meeting, Seattle, Washington, July 2000.
  • Paserba, J., Reed, G.F., Takeda, M., Aritsuka, T., “FACTS and Custom Power Equipment for the Enhancement of Power Transmission System Performance and Power Quality,” Symposium of Specialists in Electric Operational and Expansion Planning (VII SEPOPE), Curitiba, Brazil, May 2000.
  • Yonezawa, H., Shimato, T., Tsukada, M., Matsuno, K., Iyoda, I., Paserba, J.J., Reed, G.F., “Study of a STATCOM Application for Voltage Stability Evaluated by Dynamic PV Curves and Time Simulations,” Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE PES Winter Meeting, Singapore, January 2000.

 

1999

  • Suzuki, H., Takeda, M., Reed, G.F., “Application of Voltage Source Converter Technology to a Back‐to‐Back DC Link System,” IEEE/PES 1999 Summer Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 1999.
  • Reed, G.F., Takeda, M., Iyoda, I., Murakami, S., Aritsuka, T., Tokuhara, K., “Improved Power Quality Solutions Using Advanced Solid‐State and Static Compensation Technologies,” IEEE/PES 1999 Winter Meeting, New York, New York, February 1999.
  • Reed, G.F., Takeda, M., Yamamoto, H., Kamiyama, I., Aritsuka, T., “Development of a Novel Hybrid Switch Device and Application to a Solid‐State Transfer Switch,” IEEE/PES 1999 Winter Meeting Conference Paper, New York, New York, February 1999

 

1998

  • Reed, G.F., Takeda, M., Yamamoto, H., Kamiyama, I., Aritsuka, T., “Advanced Solid‐State Switching Using a Novel Hybrid Switch Device.” Power Systems World Conference, Power Quality Section, Santa Clara, CA, November 1998. 

 

PRESENTATIONS

2017


2016

  • Northeast Ohio Energy Storage Cluster Meeting, Invited Speaker, The Pitt Center for Energy and the Energy GRID Institute Industry Collaboration Successes, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, October 26, 2017
  • National Manufacturing Day, Eaton Workshop on Careers in the Power Sector, Invited Panelist, Opportunities for New Graduates in Electric Power Sector Engineering and Manufacturing, Benedum Hall, Pittsburgh PA, October 7, 2016
  • University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering, Lunch n Learn Invited Seminar, The Pitt Center for Energy and Establishing the Energy GRID Institute, Benedum Hall, Pittsburgh PA, October 6, 2016
  • City of Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan, Energy Consensus Workshop, Invited Speaker, Grid Modernization University Club, Pittsburgh PA, October 3, 2016
  • IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) Monthly Meeting, Invited Seminar Speaker, The Pitt Energy GRID Institute Westinghouse RD Center, Pittsburgh PA, August 24, 2016
    http://sites.ieee.org/pittsburgh/event/electric-power-grid-reliability-in-a-new-era-of-energy-development-and-an-introduction-to-the-pitt-energy-grid-institute/
  • US Dept. of Energy TD Component Workshop, Opening Remarks Bendedum Hall, Pittsburgh PA, August 17, 2016
  • National Academies Energy Ambassador Program, Keynote/Panelist, Getting to Green Pittsburghs Distributed Energy Future Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh PA, July 14, 2016
  • S. Dept. of Energy Mission Innovation, Mid-Atlantic Regional Grid Modernization Workshop, Program Chair Energy Innovation Center, Pittsburgh PA, June 24, 2016
  • OnDemandEnergy Annual Meeting, Invited Keynote Speaker, Electric Power Grid Reliability in a New Era of Energy Development Old Stonewall, Cranberry Twp. PA, May 24, 2016
  • S. Dept. of Transportation, Smart City Round Table, Invited Participant Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh PA, May 16, 2016
  • S. Dept. of Energy, Microgrid Program National Review Meeting, Invited Guest Speaker, Pittsburghs Microgrid and District Energy Programs AEP Dolan Center, Columbus OH, April 27, 2016
  • Pittsburgh Earth Day Sustainability Conference, Invited Speaker/Panelist, Pitt-Ohio Hamar DC Renewable Microgrid Project David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh PA, April 22, 2016
  • WJ College Energy Institute Lecture Series, Invited Speaker, Grid Academy Session IV WJ College, Washington PA, March 30, 2016
  • CMU Energy Week, Innovation Round Table, Invited Panelist CMU, Pittsburgh PA, March 16, 2016
  • American Chemical Society Monthly Meeting, Invited Seminar Speaker, The Power Grid Spaghetti Warehouse, Pittsburgh PA, March 8, 2016
  • WJ College Energy Institute Lecture Series, Invited Speaker, Grid Academy Session III WJ College, Washington PA, February 17, 2016
  • Pittsburgh Regional Alliance and the Consulate General of Canada, Invited Speaker/Panelist North Americas Energy Triangle Pittsburgh-Calgary-Houston Cooperation and Partnership in Challenging Times, Allegheny Conference, Pittsburgh PA, February 12, 2016
  • Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Region 7 Science Fair, Judge and Pitt Center for Energy Special Awards Presentation Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA, February 6, 2016
  • Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh, High School Career Day Seminar, An Introduction to Engineering and Energy Aquinas Academy, Gibsonia PA, February 1, 2016
  • Grid Academy II, keynote speaker, session moderator, and technical content leader throughout a 4-session series program in collaboration with the National Academies of Science Engineering Energy Ambassador Program and Washington Jefferson College (Sept. 11, 2015 through March 19, 2016)
    http://wjenergy.org/event/todays-grid-a-system-under-pressure/

 

2015

  • The Emergence of Direct Current Electric Power Infrastructure and Microgrid Developments, Invited Keynote Address, Electro-Federation Canada, 2015 Annual Electric-Channel Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 27, 2015
    http://www.electrofed.com/conference2015/files/2012/01/FULL_Final-2015-Conf-brochure1.pdf
  • New Opportunities for Business Growth through Direct Current (DC) Technologies, Invited Keynote Address, National Association of Electrical Distributors, 2015 National Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 17, 2015.
  • Electric Power Grid Reliability in a New Ear of Energy Development, Invited Seminar, U.S. Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 13, 2015.
  • The Grid Academy, keynote speaker, session moderator, and technical content leader throughout a 4-session program in collaboration with the National Academies of Science Engineering Energy Ambassador Program and the Allegheny Conference on Community and Economic Development, Pittsburgh PA, (October 23, 2015 through February 19, 2015)
    http://alleghenyconference.org/ElectricGrid.php
  • Opportunities for the Power Grid in the New Energy Economy, Invited Featured Speaker, The National Academies of Science and Engineering, Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) meeting, Cross-Sector Impact of the Smart Grid, Washington, D.C., February 10, 2015.
    https://sites.google.com/site/guirrmeetings/
    http://sites.nationalacademies.org/cs/groups/pgasite/documents/webpage/PGA_156581.pdf

 

2014

http://www.americanmei.org/Oasis.html

http://www.americanmei.org/2014_Speaker_Biographies.html

  • Todays Power Grid, The Grid Academy Program of the National Academies of Engineering and Sciences and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Pittsburgh, PA, October 23, 2014.
    http://alleghenyconference.org/ElectricGrid.php
    http://alleghenyconference.org/PDFs/Misc/TodaysGrid.pdf
  • DC Architecture for Modern Systems, Invited Panelist, 2014 7x24 Exchange, Borgata Resort, Atlantic City, NJ, September 16, 2014
  • The Evolution of the Electric Power Grid in an Environment of Energy Resource Transition, Conference Keynote Address, 2014 Emerson Process Management, Power Water Solutions Ovation Users Group Conference, Westin Hotel and Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, July 28, 2014.
  • Innovations in Electric Power Technologies A Greener Grid and the Promise of DC Technology, Keynote Address, 2014 Sustainable Pittsburghs Green Workplace Challenge Awards Ceremony, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA, June 25, 2014.
    http://gwcpgh.org/images/GWC_Finale_results062614.pdf
  • Power Electronics Technologies FACTS and HVDC Systems, Dominion Virginia Power Professional Development Seminar Series, Richmond, VA, June 14, 2014.
  • The Pitt Electric Power Initiative Partnering to Meet Industry Needs through Innovative Education and Collaborative Research, 2014 Spring Meeting of the National Academies University-Industry Demonstration Project (UIDP), Pittsburgh, PA, April 22, 2014.
  • Electric Power Grid Infrastructure Development, the Evolution of AC and DC Micro-grid Concepts, and the Role of On-Site Power Solutions, 2014 Electric Generator Systems Association Spring Convention Savannah, GA, March 24, 2014.

http://www.egsa.org/Portals/13/Documents/Presentations/S14_Gregory_Reed.pdf

http://www.egsa.org/spring/CONVENTION/Speakers.aspx

  • Pioneering Research Endeavors in Electric Power and Energy Technologies at the University of Pittsburgh, U.S.-Japan Industry-Academia Collaboration Fair, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan (via video-conference), March 4, 2014.

 

2013

  • Innovations for Americas Electric Grid Back to the Future (the Promise of DC Technology in the 21st Century), National Academies of Science and Engineering, Energy Ambassador Program event at Phipps Conservatory Pittsburgh, PA, December 13, 2013 https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B2uWq8s4CqTzbmNhNEVxWVM3ZU0/edit
    http://phippsscienceeducation.org/2013/11/25/innovations-for-americas-electricity-grid-talk-with-the-national-academy-of- sciences-and-national-academy-of-engineering-science-ambassadors/
  • The 21st Century Energy Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities for Technological Leadership in the Electric Power and Energy Sector, IEEE Erie Section Annual Member Banquet, Keynote Address Erie, PA, November 14, 2013.
  • The Impact of Changing Energy Generation Portfolios in the U.S. on Electric Power Grid Modernization, and the Role of Advanced Grid Technologies for Energy Sustainability, University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC), Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), Invited Seminar Charlotte, NC, October 29, 2013.
  • Challenges for the U.S. Electric Power Grid and the Impacts of Large-Scale Electricity Blackouts, National Academies of Science and Engineering, Energy Ambassador Program event at Carnegie Science Center Pittsburgh, PA, September 3, 2013.

    Video #1: http://youtu.be/c4msyhkI7DM ; Video #2: http://youtu.be/T8nKbyXm7kQ
    Video #3: http://youtu.be/0nlrVE59BvQ ; Video #4: http://youtu.be/LqpiHM3V0uA

  • "The Impact of a Rapidly Changing Energy Economy in the U.S. on Electric Power Grid Modernization, and the Role of Advanced Grid Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability", Keynote Address, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2013 Energy Law and Policy Institute Pittsburgh, PA, August 1, 2013.
    http://www.law.pitt.edu/events/2013/08/university-of-pittsburgh-school-of-law-2013-energy-law-policy-institute
  • Development of a Novel K-12 Middle School Curriculum on Energy and Electricity, 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Panel Session on 'Hands-on Activities for Pre-Engineering Outreach', Vancouver, BC, July 23, 2013
  • "The 21st Century Energy Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities in the Electric Power and Energy Sector," IEEE Region 2 Student Banquet, Keynote Address Morgantown WV, April 20, 2013
  • "The War of the Currents: AC vs. DC Electricity and the Role of Advanced Electronics-Based Grid Technologies for a Sustainable Energy Future, Carnegie Science Center, Café Scientifique Pittsburgh PA, April 8, 2013
    http://carnegiesciencecenter.podomatic.com/entry/2013-04-09T13_16_18-07_00
  • "Advances in Energy Storage Technologies and Applications for Renewable Energy Integration," US-China Workshop: Identification of Challenges and Opportunities for Large Scale Deployment of the Smart Grid, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Virginia Tech University Arlington VA, February 28, 2013.
    http://www.ari.vt.edu/US-ChinaWorkshop/program.php

 

2012

  • "The Grand Challenges for Energy," Aquinas Academy High School Seminar Gibsonia PA, December 12, 2012.
  • "The DOE NETL RUA Grid Technologies Collaborative," 2nd Annual Energy Innovation Conference Canonsburg PA, November 28, 2012.
  • "The DOE NETL RUA Grid Technologies Collaborative," DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Review Meeting with NETL Washington DC, October 25, 2012.
  • "The DOE NETL RUA Grid Technologies Collaborative," Swanson School of Engineering Board of Visitors Meeting Pittsburgh PA, October 20, 2012.
  • "Overview of the Pitt Electric Power Initiative's DC-based Research and the DOE NETL RUA GTC," Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium Annual Meeting Milwaukee WI, September 27, 2012.
  • "Electric Power Grid System Infrastructure and the Role of Advanced AC and DC Power Electronics Based Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability Applications," Oncor Electric Delivery, Executive Board Meeting Dallas TX, August 21, 2012.
  • Smart Grids - The Role of Universities in Meeting Our Energy Infrastructure Needs, 2012 APLU Conference on Energy Challenges - Columbus OH, April 30, 2012.
  • Power Electronics Based Grid Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability Applications, Case Western Reserve University, Great Lakes Energy Institute Cleveland OH, April 18, 2012.
  • Power Electronics Based Smart Grid Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability Applications, Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Society of Chemical Engineers (ASCE) Pittsburgh PA, April 17, 2012.
  • NETL-RUA Grid Technologies Collaborative Overview, DOE NETL RUA Spring Meeting Morgantown WV, March 9, 2012.
  • Local Energy Initiatives: Power Grid Infrastructure and Integration, Pitt Law Energy and Sustainability Symposium, Phipps Conservatory Pittsburgh PA, February 13, 2012
  • Emerging Technologies in the Electric Power Sector, Google strategic planning meeting to members of Googles Renewable Energy Project Business Mountain View CA, January 19, 2012.
  • Electric Power Transmission and Distribution System Infrastructure, and the Role of Advanced AC and DC Power Electronics Based Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability, Altec Industries Inc., Operations Planning Meeting, Keynote Address Atlanta GA, January 30, 2012.
  • Power Electronics Based Smart Grid Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability Applications, West Virginia University, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources Seminar Morgantown WV January 27, 2012.

 

2011

  • AC and DC Power Electronics Grid Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech), University Seminar Blacksburg VA, December 8, 2011.
  • AC and DC Power Electronics Grid Technologies, North Carolina State Univ. FREEDM Center Graduate Seminar Raleigh NC, November 30, 2011
  • AC/DC Back to the Future, 2011 TEDx Pittsburgh Conference Nemacolin Woodlands, PA, November 19, 2011
    http://www.tedxpittsburgh.com/presenters/ReedGregory.asp
  • Advanced Power Electronics Based Grid Technologies for Future Energy Sustainability Applications, Keynote Address, IASTED 2011 Power Energy Systems and Applications Conference Pittsburgh, PA, November 7, 2011
    http://www.iasted.org/conferences/speaker3‐html
  • Advanced AC and DC Power Electronics Based Grid Technologies for the Energy Ecosystem of the Future, Keynote Address, Marcus Evens 2011 Transmission Distribution Summit Chicago, IL, November 3, 2011
    http://www.slideshare.net/MarcusEvansEnergy/greg-reed
  • Grappling with Nuclear Power: Perspectives from the Grid, University of Pittsburgh Engineers for a Sustainable World and Students for Nuclear Energy; Grappling with Nuclear Power A Town Hall Meeting Pittsburgh, PA, October 19, 2011
    http://youtu.be/wFo3iG3igv0
  • Advanced AC and DC Power Electronics Based Grid Technologies for the Energy Ecosystem of the Future, Renew, Recycle Innovative Energy Solutions, Spotlight Panel Session, University of Pittsburgh SCIENCE 2011 Next Gen Pittsburgh, PA, October. 7, 2011
  • University and Federal Lab Technology Readiness. panel session moderator and presenter, Catalyst Connection T‐RIC PA Manufacturers Energy Innovation Forum Cranberry Township, PA, September 7, 2011
  • The Impact of Japans Electric Power Network in Relation to Recovery Efforts in the Aftermath of March 11, 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster. Special Panel Session Organizer, Moderator, and Panelist (along with Peter Fairly, energy editor of IEEE Spectrum and Dan Sullivan, principal engineer at Mitsubishi Electric) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, April 11, 2011. http://mediasite.cidde.pitt.edu/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=b05cea6e401d40c6bd528d50300c3ba9
  • Energy, Electricity, Engineering, Economics and the Environment E5, Aquinas Academy High School and Middle School, K‐12 Outreach Program (Pi‐Day Seminar) Gibsonia PA, March 14, 2011.

 

2010

  • Regional Workforce and Technology Development‐The Pitt Power Energy Initiative, Leadership Pittsburgh XXVII Meeting (Session on Energy and Our Regional Economy, Critical Ingredient: Workforce) Cranberry Township, PA, November 18, 2010.
  • Power Quality and Energy Savings Solutions, with Dan Carnovale‐Eaton Corp.; Eastern Regional Association of Physical Plant Administrators (ERAPPA) Annual Meeting Pittsburgh PA, October 5, 2010.
  • DC Technology Application Developments, Eaton DC Technology Roadmap Conference Moon Township PA, September 8, 2010.
  • Comparative Analysis of SVC and STATCOM Technologies, ERCOT CREZ Regional Planning Meeting Austin TX, August 23, 2010.
  • Opportunities for Regional Energy Collaboration, Allegheny Conference Regional Investors Summit Meeting Pittsburgh PA, June 10, 2010.
  • Industry‐University Collaborations in the Energy Sector Leading to Regional Growth Nashville Chamber of Commerce Leadership Mission Meetings Pittsburgh PA, April 27, 2010.
  • Future Challenges and Opportunities in the Electric Power Energy Sector; and Applications of High Capacity Power Electronic Technologies (FACTS and HVDC) for Green Energy Resource Integration and Management, University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee School of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Milwaukee WI, February 5, 2010.
  • Perspectives on Major U.S. Transmission Infrastructure and Renewable Energy Integration Projects, ERCOT CREZ Project Technical Conference Taylor TX, January 26, 2010.
  • Energy Efficiency and Climate Change, with Eaton Corp., Bayer Corp., and DOE FEMP; National Press Club Newsmakers Panel (aired on CSPAN‐3) Washington D.C., January 5, 2010.
    http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/291080-1

 

2009

  • Future Challenges and Opportunities in the Power Energy Industries Quaker Valley High School Outreach Program Sewickley PA, December 16, 2009.
  • The Pittsburgh Regions Role in Leading the Nations Energy Economy: Opportunities and Partnerships for Workforce, Technology, and Economic Development, Energy Inc. Conference (keynote address) Pittsburgh PA, September 22, 2009.
  • Preparing the U.S. Foundation for Future Electric Energy Systems: A Strong Power and Energy Engineering Workforce, IEEE PES General Meetings (Super Session Panel on Training the Future Workforce for the Electric Power and Energy Industry) Calgary AB, Canada, July 28, 2009.
  • Advances in Energy Storage Technologies and Applications for Renewable Energy Integration, University of Pittsburgh MCSI Engineering Sustainability Conference Pittsburgh PA, April 20, 2009.
  • Power Energy Opportunities in Education and Business, Pine‐Richland High School Outreach Program Gibsonia, PA, April 1, 2009.
  • Overview of the Pitt Center for Energy and the Power Energy Initiative, Heinz Endowments Energy Technology Development Meeting Pittsburgh PA, January 29, 2009.
  • The Pitt Power Energy Initiative, IEEE PES/IAS Pittsburgh Chapter Seminar Series Pittsburgh PA, January 27, 2009.

 

2008

  • Standardization Concepts for Turnkey Large Scale Power Electronics Project Installations, EPRI FACTS Users Group Meeting #11 Hicksville, Long Island NY, October 11, 2008.
  • Current Market Developments and State‐of‐the‐Art Applications of FACTS Technologies, Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) World FACTS Technology Marketing Meeting (keynote address) Stockholm, Sweden, September 17, 2008.
  • Identifying the Utility of the Future in the Present Day Marketplace, with Ralph Masiello‐KEMA Inc.; 4th Annual Electricity Transmission Conference, Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA, March 11, 2008.

 

2007

  • Electric Power Energy Industry Review and Important Trends, Susquehanna International Group Annual Energy Conference (keynote address) Philadelphia, PA, December 4, 2007.
  • Power Electronics Laboratory Facilities and Activities at KEMA, with Siri Varadan‐KEMA Inc.; EPRI FACTS Users Group Meeting #10 New Orleans, Louisiana, November 16, 2007.
  • The Utility as a Driver for Community‐Based Sustainable Power and Growth, with Andrew Bridges‐KEMA, Inc.; University of Pittsburgh MCSI Engineering Sustainability Conference Pittsburgh PA, April 17, 2007.
  • Reactive Power Technologies Value Proposition and Policy, 3rd Annual Electricity Transmission Conference, Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA, March 14, 2007.

 

2006

  • FACTS Technologies for Urban Grid Solutions, EPRI FACTS Users Group Meeting #9 Montreal, QC, Canada, September 2006.
Publication Role 
IEEE Power Electronics Society Letters Associate Editor