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Sid Sridhar

Sid Sridhar

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Sid Sridhar is a power systems engineer with research expertise in Electric Vehicle-Grid Integration (VGI). Topics of interest under VGI include fleet electrification, power grid planning and operations for Electric Vehicles (EVs), Vehicle-to-Grid technology, among others. At PNNL, he is currently leading and supporting research funded by the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation, and the U.S. Department of Energy's vehicle technologies and energy storage programs.

Sid Sridhar joined the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2014. Prior to this, he received his PhD in Computer Engineering for his thesis on "Cyber risk modeling and attack-resilient control for power grid" from Iowa State University in 2015.

Research Interests

  • EV charging infrastructure
  • Grid planning for EVs
  • Decarbonization of transportation
  • Advanced control applications for EV charging

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University (2015)
  • B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, India (2008)

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications


  • Xie J., M. Kintner-Meyer, S. Sridhar, X. Chen, T.E. McDermott, W. Du, and K.P. Schneider, et al. 2023. "Impact Analysis of Future Electric Vehicles Using Model of Real Distribution Feeders." In IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2023), January 16-19, 2023, Washington, DC, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-177809. doi:10.1109/ISGT51731.2023.10066428


  • Kintner-Meyer M., S.H. Davis, R.E. Murali, S. Sridhar, and Q.H. Nguyen. 2022. Deep Electrification Analysis: The Role of the U.S. Power Grid for Sustainable Transportation. PNNL-32933. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Deep Electrification Analysis: The Role of the U.S. Power Grid for Sustainable Transportation
  • Sridhar S., C. Holland, A. Singhal, M. Kintner-Meyer, K.E. Wolf, A.N. James, and J. Smith, et al. 2022. "Distribution System Planning for Growth in Residential Electric Vehicle Adoption." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM 2022), July 17-21, 2022, Denver, CO, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-168612. doi:10.1109/PESGM48719.2022.9917240


  • Pettet G.A., M. Ghosal, S.M. Mahserejian, S.H. Davis, S. Sridhar, A. Dubey, and M. Kintner-Meyer. 2021. "A Decision Support Framework for Grid-Aware Electric Bus Charge Scheduling." In IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2021), February 16-18, 2021, Washington DC, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-156679. doi:10.1109/ISGT49243.2021.9372174


  • Pal S., S. Biswas, S. Sridhar, A. Ashok, J. Hansen, and V.C. Amatya. 2020. "Understanding Impacts of Data Integrity Attacks on Transactive Control Systems." In IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), February 17-20, 2020, Washington DC, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-138041. doi:10.1109/ISGT45199.2020.9087734


  • Ashok A., S. Sridhar, T. Becejac, T.R. Rice, M. Engels, S.E. Harpool, and M.J. Rice, et al. 2019. "A Multi-level Fidelity Microgrid Testbed Model for Cybersecurity Experimentation." In 12th USENIX Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET 2019), August 12, Santa Clara, CA. Berkeley, California:USENIX Association. PNNL-SA-143817.
  • Veeramany A., W.J. Hutton, S. Sridhar, S.G. Gourisetti, G.A. Coles, and P.M. Skare. 2019. "A Framework for Development of Risk-Informed Autonomous Adaptive Cyber Controller." Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering 19, no. 4. PNNL-SA-129745. doi:10.1115/1.4043040


  • Samaan N.A., M.A. Elizondo, B. Vyakaranam, M.R. Vallem, X. Ke, R. Huang, and J.T. Holzer, et al. 2018. "Combined Transmission and Distribution Test System to Study High Penetration of Distributed Solar Generation." In IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D 2018), April 16-19, 2018, Denver, CO, 1-9. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-128517. doi:10.1109/TDC.2018.8440238


  • Ke X., R. Huang, M.R. Vallem, J.T. Holzer, N.A. Samaan, Y.V. Makarov, and M.A. Elizondo, et al. 2017. "A Three-Stage Enhanced Reactive Power and Voltage Optimization Method for High Penetration of Solar." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 16-20, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, 1 - 5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-122262. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2017.8274312
  • Sridhar S., A. Ashok, M.E. Mylrea, S. Pal, M.J. Rice, and S.G. Gourisetti. 2017. "A Testbed Environment for Buildings-to-Grid Cyber Resilience Research and Development." In Resilience Week (RWS 2017), September 18-22, 2017, Wilmington, Deleware, 12-17. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-126405. doi:10.1109/RWEEK.2017.8088641


  • Ashok A., S. Sridhar, A.D. McKinnon, P. Wang, and M. Govindarasu. 2016. "Testbed-based Performance Evaluation of Attack Resilient Control for AGC." In Proceedings REsilience Week (RWS 2016), August 16-18, 2016, Chicago, IL, 125-129. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-116515. doi:10.1109/RWEEK.2016.7573319

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