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Malini Ghosal

Malini Ghosal

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-6612

Biography

Malini Ghosal came to the PNNL in 2018 and joined Electricity Infrastructure group in 2018. Prior to joining Electricity Infrastructure, she worked in the Texas Tech University as a PhD student. Her research interests include power systems dynamic state estimation, balancing reserve calculation under uncertainty, system theoretic approaches for anomaly detection and grid impacts study for transportation electrification.

For the past one year she has been supporting hardware in the loop implementation of the coordinative real-time sub transmission volt-var control, developing and adapting reserve calculation and day ahead ramping calculation tool for the Central America, analyzing impact of electrification of transportation on the electric grid, and machine learning application for composite load modeling, etc.

Research Interests

  • Power systems data analytics and decision making under uncertainty
  • Systems theoretic approaches for anomaly detection in the power systems
  • Dynamic state estimation
  • Transportation electrification and its impacts on grid

Education and Credentials

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2017
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2015
  • Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering, West Bengal University of Technology, India, 2010

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • IEEE
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES)

PNNL Publications

2020

2018

  • Elizondo M.A., R. Fan, H. Kirkham, M. Ghosal, F. Wilches-Bernal, D. Schoenwald, and J. Lian. 2018. "Interarea Oscillation Damping Control Using High-Voltage DC Transmission: A Survey." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 33, no. 6:6915-6923. PNNL-SA-130052. doi:10.1109/TPWRS.2018.2832227

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