• Professor
  • TEES Eminent Professor
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
Thomas Overbye

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1991
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1988
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1983

Research Interests

    • Power system analysis and simulations
    • Visualization of power system information
    • Big data and cyber security applied to power systems
    • Power system aspects of geomagnetic disturbances and EMP

Awards & Honors

  • IEEE Fellow
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, University Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering
  • IEEE Third Millennium Medal

Selected Publications

  • S. Dutta, T.J. Overbye, "Feature Extraction and Visualization of Power System Transient Stability Results," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 29, pp. 966-973, March 2014.
  • K.S. Shetye, T.J. Overbye, S. Mohapatra, R. Xu, J.F. Gronquist, T.L. Doern, "Systematic Determination of Discrepancies across Transient Stability Software Packages," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol 31, pp. 432-441, January 2016
  • S. Kim, T.J. Overbye, "Mixed Transient Stability Analysis Using AC and DC Models," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, pp. 942-948, March 2016
  • A.B. Birchfield, K.M. Gegner, T. Xu, K.S. Shetye, T.J. Overbye, "Statistical Considerations in the Creation of Realistic Synthetic Power Grids for Geomagnetic Disturbance Studies," to appear IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • M. Kazerooni, H. Zhu, T.J. Overbye, D. Wojtczak, "Transmission System Geomagnetically Induced Current Model Validation," to appear IEEE Transactions on Power Systems