Arshad Mansoor is Senior Vice President of Research and Development for EPRI. He is responsible for EPRI’s portfolio of R&D and demonstration programs, spanning all sources of generation, power delivery and utilization, and the environment.
Mansoor’s thought leadership drives a broad convergence of energy sector trends, electricity sector strategy, technological development, and the integrated deployment of systems and technologies. Beginning in 2007, he directed EPRI’s Energy Efficiency Initiative to facilitate smarter power delivery and end-use. His leadership includes the global expansion of EPRI’s nuclear generation R&D portfolio, which is instrumental in extending and enhancing the operation of the world’s nuclear generation fleet and in the development and deployment of advanced nuclear technologies.
Mansoor holds five U.S. patents in power electronics and distributed energy resources. He is a senior member of the IEEE and served as vice president of the U.S. National Committee of CIGRE, the international council on large electric systems, and as a member of the board for the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He has published numerous papers in journals and conference proceedings and has given talks and participated in panels at leading technical forums worldwide.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Master of Science and doctorate in electrical engineering focusing on power systems engineering from the University of Texas in Austin, and completed the MIT Reactor Technology Course and Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program (AMP).
Senior Vice President, Research and Development
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