Dr. Greg Reed

Dr. Reed assisted in creating this program for students and led the program for a number of years.  He is currently at the National Science Foundation, serving as Director of the Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) Program.  He was the 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 as 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.

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