Ashok Sundaram is an Executive Consultant with Excergy’s Grid Modernization systems practice. His key focus is with Distribution Systems of electric utilities, with specialization in grid modernization technology applications such as Distribution Automation, ADMS, DER, Power Electronics Controllers, Smart Inverters and Microgrids.
He has 25 years of R&D project managment/consulting experience with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Accenture’s Smart Grid practice, working with utility clients domestic and overseas, to design and execute cutting edge research & development, demonstration and consulting projects/services to serve their needs.
He holds an MSEE from the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and was awarded an IR 100 award for his work on the Super Gate Turn-Off Thyristor (SGTO) for use in military and utility applications. He serves on the advisory board of DistribuTECH for the Distribution Automation track.