Dr. Siddharth (Sid) Suryanarayanan obtained his Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 2004 from Arizona State University. His research and teaching interests lie broadly in the area of modern electric power systems, with specific focus on design, operation, and economics of finite-inertia systems and integration of renewable energy systems to electric grids.
He has over 50 publications in journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and was the recipient of the IEEE Power and Energy Society's T. Burke Hayes Faculty Award in 2009. Suryanarayanan also serves as an adjunct researcher in the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC), as the site director of the Center for Research and Education in Wind (CREW), and as a 2011-2012 Resident Faculty Fellow of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) at CSU. In June 2011, he was selected by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering as an invited general participant at the U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.