Two major efforts constitute the program:
Tom Overbye is Professor and holder of the Erle Nye ‘59 Chair for Engineering Excellence at Texas A&M University, as well as Director of the Smart Grid Center at Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. He received his B.S. Degree (1983), M.S. Degree (1988) and Ph.D. (1991) in Electrical Engineering all from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A former Fox Family Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he has a wealth of industry experience. Dr.Overbye is an expert in power system computational algorithms, operations, control, and visualization.