Smart Grid Center has Inaugural Advisory Board Meeting

smart grid boardThe Smart Grid Center held the inaugural meeting of its advisory board at the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University on December 19th.
In 2012, the Texas Engineering Experiment Station established the Smart Grid Center to promote creation of interdisciplinary research teams for modernization of the electrical grid. The Center Director is Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, Eugene E. Webb professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The advisory board of the Smart Grid Center includes national leaders working in the smart grid area of industry, education and standardization. They include Dr. George Arnold, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Dr. Miroslav Begovic, GeorgiaTech, president-elect, IEEE Power & Engineering Society, Jorge A. Bermudez, president and CEO of the Byebrook Group, and Texas A&M former student; John D. McDonald, GE Energy Management, Digital Energy; Michael G. O’Quinn, vice president for government relations at Texas A&M; Dr. J. Martin Scholtz, executive associate vice president for research and professor of molecular and cellular medicine, biochemistry and biophysics; Dr. Le Tang, vice president and head of the US Corporate Research Center, ABB Inc.; and Pat Wood, III, principal of Wood3 Resources. The Board reviewed the achievements of the first year since the Smart Grid Center was established and discussed strategic future plans.
More about the Smart Grid Center can be found at