Curriculum Vitae

Experience Summary:  

  • Over 8 years of experience, in providing technical support to ERCOT operations engineers, operators, and EMMS applications engineers in various areas of State Estimation and Real-time Contingency Analysis; Testing of new application functions such as Topology Consistency Analyzer, Critical Measurements, Forced Outrage Detection, Transmission Congestion Manager, Outage Evaluation and Voltage Support Service, providing training to new operations engineers for the ERCOT Nodal System and mentoring summer interns in the group.
  • Over 1 year of experience in providing technical support to operation engineers and control room operators in the area of Advanced Network Applications such as State Estimation, Real-Time Contingency Analysis, Forced Outage Detection, Remedial Action Schemes (RAS), RMTNET, STNET, etc., at PEAK Reliability which is the Reliability Coordinator for the Western Interconnection, USA.
  • Over 3 years of experience in interaction with Market Operations at ERCOT in validating EMS data that is sent for Day Ahead Studies.
  • Over five years of experience in Wide Area Visualization using PMU data and Synchrophasor Technology
  • Over 8 years of experience, in architecture, design, development, testing and implementation of Applications Functions for Energy Management Systems (EMS) and Distribution Automation Systems (DAS)
  • Over 7 years of experience in the area of shipboard power system.
  • Lead a team that was responsible for designing, developing, testing and field implementation of application functions for EMS and DA System
  • Was actively involved in setting up ISO Procedures and conducting Internal Auditing
  • Has specific domain experience in the areas of Utility Power Systems and Naval Shipboard Power Systems
  • Over 3 years of experience as Associate Professor and Head of the Power Systems Research Center and developed new curriculum for a graduate level program in ‘IT Applications to Power’
  • Published several papers in top Journals and conferences
  • Organized and Chaired several special panel sessions at the IEEE PES General Meetings
  • Gave several seminars/presentations in the areas of SCADA, EMS, DA and Shipboard Power Systems at various conferences, organizations and Universities in US, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Nepal and India
  • Served as Secretary (2004-2005) and Vice Chair(2006-2007) of the IEEE PES Distribution Automation Working Group
  • Initiated and lead a IEEE Task Force on ‘State Estimation Concepts and Terminologies’, July 2009 – July 2014
  • Initiated and leading an IEEE Task Force on ‘Real-Time Contingency Analysis’, since Aug 2014.
  • Guest Editor along with Dr. Arun Phadke for the September/October 2015 Issue of the IEEE PES Magazine with a theme on ‘Synchrophasor Technology for Managing Power Grids’
  • Editor for the book on ‘Power System Grid Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology’ by Springer, June 2018
  • Member of the NERC Standard Authorization Request (SAR) Drafting Team on ‘Project 2009-02 Real-Time Monitoring and Analysis Capabilities’, April 2015 – May 2016.
  • Member of the NERC Synchronized Measurement Subcommittee (SMS) – Since August 2015
  • IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in the IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP), since November, 2015.
  • Recognized as an Expert in the area of Synchrophasor Technology, Was given North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI) Control Room Solutions Task Team (CRSTT) Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, October 2015 and CRSTT Volunteer of the Year Award, April 2018, by Department of Energy, USA.
  

PhD, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.                                                          August 1996

   Dissertation: Network Reconfiguration in Electrical Distribution Systems

M Tech, Regional Engineering College, Warangal, India.                                                 November 1986

   Specialization: Power Systems Engineering

   Thesis: Design of Telemetering Configuration and RTU Placement for EMS Systems

B Tech. Regional Engineering College, Warangal, India.                                                  October 1983

   Specialization: Electrical Engineering

 
 
Activities in Professional Societies: 
  • 1993-1995: Secretary for the IEEE Hyderabad Section, Joint Chapter of PES/IAS.
  • 1996-1997: Vice Chairman for the IEEE Hyderabad Section, Joint Chapter of PES/IAS. The Chapter has won the 1996 PES Outstanding Chapter Award from PES.
  • 1999-2000: Vice Chairman for the IEEE Hyderabad Section, Joint Chapter of PES/IAS. The Chapter has won the 1999-2000 Outstanding Small Joint Chapter Award from IAS and was presented at the IAS Annual Conference at Rome in October 2000.
  • 2004-2005: Chairman for the IEEE Hyderabad Section, Joint Chapter of PES and IAS. The Chapter has won 2006 Outstanding Small Joint Chapter Award from IAS for its activities in 2005 and was presented at the IAS Annual Meeting held at Tampa in October 2006.
  • January 1995: Organizing Secretary, IEEE/IAS 1995 International Conference on Industrial Automation and Control held in Hyderabad.
  • October 2001: Organizing Committee Member, 33rd North American Power Symposium, College Station, Texas, USA, 15-16 October, 2001.
  • 2004-2005: Secretary of the IEEE PES Distribution Automation Working Group
  • 2006-2007: Vice Chairman of the IEEE PES Distribution Automation Working Group
  • 2004-Present : Organizing and Chairing Several Special Panel Sessions at the IEEE PES General Meetings
  • 2009-2014 : Led the IEEE Task Force on ‘SE Concepts and Terminologies’
  • 2014-Present : Leading an IEEE Task Force on ‘Real-Time Contingency Analysis’
  • 2014-Present : Corresponding Member of the CIGRE Working Group B2.59 on ‘Forecasted Line Ratings’
  • 2014-Present: Member of the IEEE Task Force on Predicting Overhead Line Thermal Ratings.
  • 2014-Present : Member of North American SynchoPhasor Initiative (NASPI) Control Room Solutions Task Team
  • April 2015 – Present : Member of the NERC SAR Drafting Team on ‘Project 2009-02 Real-Time Monitoring and Analysis Capabilities’
  • August 2015 – Present: Member of the NERC Synchronized Measurement Subcommittee (SMS)

Honors and Awards: 
  • 1979-83: Andhra Pradesh State Merit Scholarship, while doing B.Tech at Regional Engineering College Warangal, AP, India.
  • 1983: 3rd Prize at the National Student Design Competition. Organized by the Visveswarayya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore, India.
  • 1984-86: Scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resources, Govt. of India, while studying M.Tech at Regional Engineering College, Warangal, India.
  • 1986: 2nd prize in the Post Graduate Category at the All India Level Student Paper Contest. IEEE India Council.
  • 1989-91: Scholarship from the Union Grants Commission, Govt. of India, while studying Ph.D. at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.
  • February 1993: Awarded Best Application paper award at the 16th National Systems Conference, Madras, India.
  • November 2000: Senior Member, IEEE, USA.
  • ERCOT Thanks Award: October 2008
  • ERCOT Team Player Award: Dec 2008, Dec 2011, Oct 2013, Nov 2015
  • ERCOT Excellence Award: April 2011, May 2012
  • ERCOT Nodal Award: October 2011
  • ERCOT Certification of Appreciation for Volunteering 2011-12, May 2012
  • ERCOT Performance Award: Feb 2014
  • North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI) Control Room Solutions Task Team Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, October 2015: Citation: ‘Sarma Nuthalapati, ERCOT – Sarma has been a leading organizer and contributor to the CRSTT and the NERC Synchronized Measurement Subcommittee and a public champion for synchrophasor technology’
  • Group Award: October 2015, ERCOT was given NASPI ‘Outstanding Utility of the Year Award’. Citation: ‘ERCOT has been a leader in using synchrophasor technology for a variety of operating and planning functions, particularly for wind integration and baselineing to set alarms and alerts’.
  • IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in the IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP). DLP provides lectures worldwide to present topics of current interest for chapter meetings. The lecturers are well-known engineers who have been working in the selected areas for long time. This program brings experts otherwise not available to the chapters, and enhances technical activities. November, 2015.
  • North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI) Control Room Solutions Task Team ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award, April 2018: Citation: ‘NDR has been a huge contributor to the CRSTT’s efforts to help control room operators understand and use PMU data.  He has led development of the Oscillation Detection and Phase Angle Alarming papers and contributed to the video event library and other papers.  His knowledge and enthusiasm encourage others to do better'.
Panel Session Organized: 
  •  “Economic Justification of Distribution Automation”, IEEE 2007 PES General Meeting, 24-28 June 2007, Tampa.e
  • “Utility Experiences with DSM and AMI Implementations”, IEEE 2008 PES General Meeting, 20-24 July 2008, Pittsburgh
  • “Trends in Distribution System Analysis and Design”, IEEE 2008 PES General Meeting, 20-24 July 2008, Pittsburgh.
  • “Impact of Wind Generation on Control Centers Operations and New Tools to Mitigate Risks”, IEEE 2009 PES General Meeting, 26-30 July 2009, Calgary.
  • “Operational Experiences in Handling Contingencies in Control Centers”, IEEE 2009 PES General Meeting, 26-30 July 2009, Calgary.
  • “Experiences of Using State Estimation to Identify Parameter/Model Errors in Control Centers”, IEEE 2010 PES General Meeting, 26-29 July 2010, Minneapolis.
  • Experiences of Using Pseudo Measurements in State Estimation in Control Centers”, IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011, Detroit.
  • Experiences of Using Voltage Support Services/Applications in Control Centers”, IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011, Detroit.
  • Experiences of Load Modeling in State Estimation in Control Centers”, IEEE 2012 PES General Meeting, 22-27 July 2012, San Diego.
  • Tools to Handle Wind Generation for Power System Operation in Control Centers”, IEEE 2012 PES General Meeting, 22-27 July 2012, San Diego
  • “The Pathways for Synchrophasors into Control Centers”, 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting, 28-30, July, 2015, Denver.
  • “Experiences of Identifying Model and Parameter Errors Using State Estimation in Control Centers”, 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting, 28-30, July, 2015, Denver.
  • "Best Practices of Real-Time Contingency Analysis in Control Centers", 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting, 17-21, July, 2016, Boston.
Public Speaking (Listed only for the last three years): 
  • Held two-day training sessions at the National Load Dispatch Center (NLDC) and all the five Regional Load Dispatch Centers, India on Importance of State Estimation and EMS Functions in Control Centers. This was attended by Engineers of NLDC/NRLDC and engineers from the constituent State Load Dispatch Centers, December 2014 – January 2015.
  • Discussions with engineers of Arunachal Pradesh State Load Dispatch Center Arunachal Pradesh State Transmission Corporation Engineers on importance of Dynamic Ratings for Transmission Lines in Managing the grid, December 17, 2014.
  • Delivered a Plenary Talk on ‘Use of Synchrophasor Technology for Managing Power Grid’ at the 18th National Power Systems Conference, Guwahati, India, December 19, 2014.
  • Talk on ‘Applications of Dynamic ratings in Real-Time Operations of Grid’, Organized by IEEE PES/IAS/PELS Joint Chapter, Hyderabad, 12th December 2014.
  • One of the two key speakers at the One-day Workshop on ‘Application of Synchrophasors for Power Grid Operation and Control’, Central Power Research Institute, Bengaluru, and IEEE Bengaluru Section, 6th January, 2015.
  • Presentation on ‘Using PMU data to validate a State Estimator’, NASPI Technical Workshop, San Mateo, 25th March 2015.
  • Presentations at CAISO on ‘Dynamic ratings, Synchrophasors and State Estimation performance Evaluation at ERCOT’, 26 March, 2015.
  • Talk on ‘Applications of Dynamic ratings in Real-Time Operations of Grid’, Organized by IEEE PES Delhi Section, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, 23rd June, 2015.
  • Presentations at ISO-New England on ‘Dynamic ratings and State Estimation performance Evaluation at ERCOT’, 29th July, 2016.
  • Presentations at New York ISO on ‘Use of Synchrophasor Technology at ERCOT’, 29th July, 2016.
  • IEEE Distinguished Lectures at IEEE PES Chapters at Singapore, Philippines and Hyderabad, July, 2017
  • Western Interconnection Regional Activities Board Webinar on 'Introductions to Remedial Action Schemes', Sept 29, 2017.
  • IEEE Distinguished Lectures at IEEE PES Chapter at Boston, Oct, 2017

 

Publications: 
 

Books

  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Editor, "Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology', Springer, June 2018.

Book Chapters

  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Chapter on ‘Demand Side Management’, IEEE Tutorial Book on Distribution Automation, IEEE PES General Meetings at Tampa, June 2007.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Chapter on ‘Demand Side Management’, IEEE Tutorial Book on Distribution Automation, IEEE PES General Meetings at Pittsburgh, July 2008.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Resmi Surendran, Diran Obadina, John Adams, Chapter on "Independent System Operators in Deregulated Power Utilities", Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 16th Edition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2012.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Lead for the Chapter on ‘Integrated Power Grid’, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 17th Edition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2018.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Spencer Burks, Kristian M. Koellner, ‘Integrated Power Grid in North America’, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 17th Edition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2018.
  • Sidharth Rajagopalan, Patrick Gravois, Bill Blevins, Wei Liu, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Oscillation Detection in Real-Time Operations at  ERCOT”, Book on ‘Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology’, Springer, June 2018.
  • Prashant C Palayam, Sidharth Rajagopalan, Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Identification of Signature Oscillatory Modes in ERCOT by Mining of Synchrophasor Data”, Book on ‘Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology’, Springer, June 2018.
  • Sidharth Rajagopalan, Patrick Gravois, Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Post Event Analysis in the ERCOT System Using Synchrophasor Technology”, Book on ‘Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology’, Springer, June 2018.
  • Co-author of the Chapter on "Independent System Operators in Deregulated Power Utilities", published in the Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 16thEdition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2012, with Resmi Surendran, Diran Obadina, John Adam.

Journals

  • NDR Sarma, V. Veera Raju, KS Prakasa Rao, "Design of Telemetering Configuration for Energy Management Systems", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol 9, No. 1, 1994, pp 381-387.
  • NDR Sarma, Soumen Ghosh, KS Prakasa Rao, Manda Srinivas, "Real Time Service Restoration in Distribution Networks - A Practical Approach", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol 9, No. 4, October 1994, pp 2064 -2070.
  • NDR Sarma, VC Prasad, KS Prakasa Rao, V Sankar, "A New Reconfiguration Technique for Service Restoration in Distribution Networks", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol 9, No. 4, October, 1994, pp 1936 -1942.
  • NDR Sarma, KS Prasaka Rao, “a New 0-1 Integer Programming method of Feeder Reconfiguration for Loss Minimization in Distribution Systems, Journal of Electric Power Systems Research, Vol 33, No. 2, 1995, pp 125-131.
  • NDR Sarma, "Rapid Growth Leads to System Automation Efforts", Transmission and Distribution World, Sept, 1997.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, C.A. Whitcomb, H.J. DoCarmo and H. Zhang, "Shipboard Systems Deploy Automated Protection", IEEE Computer Applications in Power, Vol. 11, No.2, April 1998, pp. 31-36.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, VR Prasad, "Network Reconfiguration for Service Restoration in Shipboard Power Systems", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 16, No.4, Nov 2001, pp. 653-661.
  • Sanjeev K Srivastava, KL Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Shipboard Power Restored for Active Duty”, IEEE Computer Applications in Power, Vol. 15, No.3, July 2002, pp. 16-23.
  • Karen L Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, IV Hicks, "Service Restoration in Shipboard Power Systems", IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol 151, No.1, Jan 2004, pp 95-102.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, "Self-Healing Reconfiguration Naval Shipboard Power Systems", IEEE Transactions in Power Systems, vol. 19, no. 2, May 2004, pp 754-762.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, "Geographical Information Systems for Automation of Shipboard Power Systems", Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 118, No.1, Winter 2006, pp 63-75.
  • Kyeon Hur, Murali Boddeti, NDR Sarma, John Dumas, John Adams, Soon-Kin Chai, “High-Wire Act”,  IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol 8, No 1, Jan/Feb 2010, pp 37-45.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Jian Chen, Prakash Shrestha, Shun-Hsien Huang, John Adams, Diran Obadina, “Use of Synchronized Phasor Measurements for Model Validation in ERCOT”, International Journal of Emerging Power Systems, Vol 14, Issue 1, May 2013, pp 87-94.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Arun Phadke, “Managing the Grid Using Synchrophasor Technology”, Guest Editorial, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol 13, No 5, Sept/October, 2015, pp 10-11.
  • Kristian M. Koellner, Spencer Burks, Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, Sidharth Rajagopalan, Milton L. Holloway,  “Synchrophasors Across Texas”, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol 13, No 5, Sept/October, 2015, pp 36-40.
  • JD Moseley, NV Mago, NDR Sarma, WM Grady, S Santoso, “Extending CIM Standards to Support Exchange of ratings on Dynamically Rated Equipment”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 31, Issue 1, Jan 2016, pp296-303. 

Conferences

  • NDR Sarma and V. Veera Raju, "Distribution SCADA and Load Management ", Proceedings of Seminar on Load   Management: Present Practices and Future Trends, Semi Annual Paper Meeting of Institution of Engineers (India), Lucknow, 12-13 June, 1992.
  • M.V. Krishna Rao, Ch. Narasimha Murthy, N. Sreekumar, NDR Sarma, Krishna V Prasad, "Development of Distribution Automation Systems for Indian Utilities - Experiences", Proceedings, DA/DSM Asia '96, New Delhi, India, 17-19 Sept. 1996, Vol 5, pp 11-18.
  • NDR Sarma, PS Nagendra Rao, VC Prasad, KS Prakasa Rao, “A New and and Efficient Method of Feeder Reconfiguration for Load Balancing in Distribution Systems”, Proceedings of the American Power Conference, 1998, pp 1097-1102.
  • P Palmer-Buckle, KL Butler, NDR Sarma, “Characteristics of Transformer Parameters during Internal Winding Faults based on Experimental Measurements”, Proceedings of the IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference, Nov 1999.
  • K. L. Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Intelligent Network Reconfiguration of Shipboard Power Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2003 General Meeting, 13-17 July, 2003. Toronto, Canada.
  • KL Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Visualization for Shipboard Power Systems”, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, June 2003.
  • K. L. Butler-Purry, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Self Healing Reconfiguration for Restoration of Naval Shipboard Power Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2004 General Meeting, 6-10 June, 2004. Denver, USA.
  • Kl Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Preventive Self-healing shipboard Power Distribution Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2005 General Meeting, 12-16 June, 2005, San Francisco.
  • B Satish, NDR Sarma, “A Fuzzy BP Approach for Diagnosis and Prognosis of Bearing Faults in Induction Motors”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2005 General Meeting, 12-16 June, 2005, San Francisco.
  • KL Butler-Purry, GR Damle, NDR Sarma, F Uriate, D Grant, “test bed for Studying real-time simulation and control for Shipboard Power Systems”, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, 2007.
  • J. Rexline Terese, A. Thiagarajan, Krishna V. Prasad, Ranjeet Vaishnav, NDR Sarma, “City Distribution Automation Projects - Economic Justification Aspects”, Proceedings of  the IEEE 2007 PES General Meeting, 24-28 June 2007, Tampa. USA.
  • Murari Hari Babu, K. Niranjan Reddy, Vishal Garg, N.R. Shiva Kumar, NDR Sarma, “Communication System for Distribution Transformer Monitoring’, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE TENCON Conference, 19-21 Dec 2008, Hyderabad.
  • Vishal Garg, K. Niranjan Reddy, Murari Hari Babu, N.R. Shiva Kumar, NDR Sarma, “Monitoring of Distribution Transformer Using Cellular Communication Technology: A Case Study”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Power System Analysis and Optimization (PSACO-2008), 13-15 March, 2008.
  • Chad Thompson, Ken McIntyre, Sarma Nuthalapati, A. Garcia, E.A. Villanueva, “Real-Time Contingency Analysis Methods to Mitigate Congestion in the ERCOT Region”, Proceedings of  the IEEE 2009 PES General Meeting, 26-30 July 2009, Calgary. Canada.
  • Jian Chen, N. D. R. Sarma, Freddy Garcia, Alex Sills, Prakash Shrestha, Thinesh Mohanadhas, Joe  Weatherly, Tim Mortensen, John Dumas, “ERCOT’s Experience in Identifying Parameter and Topology Errors using State Estimator”, Proceedings of  the IEEE 2010 PES General Meeting, 26-29 July 2010, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Murali Boddeti, Diran Obadina, Freddy Garcia, N. D. R. Sarma, Yang Wu, Venkata Kanduri, “ERCOT’s Experiences in Using Pseudo Measurements in State Estimation”, Proceedings of the IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011, Detroit, Michigan.
  • John Adams, Sandip Sharma, Shun-Hsien Huang, NDR Sarma, Chad Thompson, Tim Mortensen, Elias A. Villanueva, “ERCOT’s Experiences in Handling Voltage Related Issues in the Control Center”, Proceedings of the IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Sandip Sharma, Shun-Hsien Huang and NDR Sarma, “System Inertial Frequency Response Estimation and Impact of Renewable Resources in ERCOT Interconnection”, Proceedings of the IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Murali Boddeti, Thinesh Devadhas Mohanadhas, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Subhadarshi Sarkar, “SE Performance Requirements for the ERCOT Nodal Market”, 2010 AREVA’s User Group Conference, Technical Symposium on ‘State Estimator Quality/Performance Metrics ’ , 6-10 June 2010, Bellevue.
  • Murali Boddeti, Boza Avramovic, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Jian Chen, “ERCOT Dynamic Ratings Application”, 2010 AREVA User Group Conference Technical Symposium on State Estimator Quality/Performance Metrics, 6-10 June 2010, Bellevue.
  • Bill Blevins, Diran Obadina, Venkata Kanduri, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Freddy Garcia, “Real-Time Contingency Analysis in the ERCOT Nodal Market”, 2011 AREVA User Group Conference Technical Symposium, June 201, Bellevue.
  • Bill Blevins, Diran Obadina, Venkata Kanduri, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, “ERCOT Nodal Project – EMS Enhancements”, 2011 AREVA User Group Conference Technical Symposium, June 2011, Bellevue.
  • Sandip Sharma, Claudine D’Annunzio, Sreenivas Badri, Shun-Hsien Huang, NDR Sarma, Isabel Flores, Bill Blevins and Resmi Surendran “ERCOT Tools Used to Handle Wind Generation”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Jian Chen, Prakash Shrestha, Shun-Hsien Huang, N.D.R. Sarma, John Adams, Diran Obadina, John Balance, “Use of Synchronized Phasor Measurements for Dynamic Stability Monitoring and Model Validation in ERCOT”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Venkata Kanduri, N. D. R. Sarma, Freddy Garcia, Diran Obadina, Sujatha Kotamarty, Joe Weatherly,” ERCOT’s Experiences of  Load Modeling in State Estimation”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Freddy Garcia, NDR Sarma, Venkata Kanduri, Greeshma Nissankala, Karthik Gopinath, Jithender Polusani, Tim Mortensen, Isabel Flores,” ERCOT Control Center Experience in Using Real-Time Contingency Analysis in the new Nodal Market”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Claudine D’Annunzio, V. Betanabhatla, J Koepke, L. Soto Reyes, Isabel Flores, NDR Sarma and Bill Blevins, “ERCOT’s Review of the February 2011 Cold Weather Event”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, “Utilization of Dynamic Ratings Application in ERCOT for increasing Trans Utilization”, Super Session, 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, July 2013.
  • Nitika Mago, John Moseley, NDR Sarma, “A Methodology for Modeling Telemetry in Power Systems Models Using IEC-61968/61970”, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE innovative Smart Grid Technologies – Asia Conference, Bangalore, Nov 10-13, 2013.
  • Ben Stevens, Sarma Nuthalapati, “ERCOT’s Experiences with Model and Parameter Error Identification Using State Estimation’, Alstom User Group Conference, 2-5 June, 2015, Bellevue.
  • Garcia, Freddy; Betanabhatla, Vijay; Wu, Jian; Nuthalapati, Sarma; Mortensen, Tim, “Handling Load Distribution Factors in State Estimation for Market Operations in ERCOT”, 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington D.C., July 2014.
  • Sidharth Rajagopalan, Sarma Nuthalapati, Tim Mortensen, Bill Blevins, “Post-Event Analysis of a Compound Event in the ERCOT System using Synchrophasor Data”, Proceedings of the CIGRE 2014 Grid of the Future Symposium, 19-21 October, 2014, Houston.
  • Tip Goodwin, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Integrated Enhanced Dynamic Line Rating into Operation of a Transmission Grid”, IEEE Technical Meeting, Orange Grove, CA, 12th Jan, 2015.
  • Rajagopalan Sidharth, Sarma Nuthalapati, Bill Blevins and Prashant Chandrasekhar, “Data mining for oscillations from wind generators in ERCOT Interconnection using archived synchrophasor data”, NASPI Working Group Meeting, 23-24 March 2015.
  • Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, Sidharth Rajagopalan, Patrick Gravois, Wei Liu and Isabel Flores, ”Pathways of PMUs into ERCOT Control Center’, Panel on Pathways for Synchrophasors into Control Centers’, 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, July 2015.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, “State Estimation Performance Monitoring’, NERC 3rd Annual Monitoring and Situational Awareness Conference, 29-30, Sept 2015, Austin.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Michael Cassiadoro, ‘NASPI Control Room Solutions Task Team Paper: Using Synchrophasor Data for Phase Angle Monitoring’, NASPI Working Group Meeting, Seattle, October 2016.
  • Ryan D. Quint, Ken Martin, Sarma Nuthalapati, ‘PMUs & Critical Infrastructure Protection’, NASPI Working Group Meeting, Seattle, October 2016.

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