Power Electronics for Utility Grid Edge Applications

Gary Rackliffe


Gary Rackliffe is the ABB Vice President for Smart Grids and Grid Modernization and the General Manager for the Smart Grid Center of Excellence located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Gary is a member of NEMA's Distribution Automation Technical Committee and Grid Modernization Leadership Committee. He is also a member of the DistribuTECH Advisory Committee, the Department of Commerce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, the Department of Energy ADMS Steering Committee, the IEC Smart Energy Systems Committee, and is the Technical Advisor for the IEC US National Committee's advisory group. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (Chairman), the GridWise Alliance (Outreach Committee Chair), the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), and the Texas A&M Smart Grid Advisory Board. Gary holds BS and ME degrees in Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and an IEEE Senior Member. He has co-authored a T&D planning book, and has written numerous technical papers and articles.


IP-2 » Invited Presentation (Chair: Denizar Martins) (09:30 - Wednesday, 27th June, Lakeshore III - IV)