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Vishvas Chalishazar

Vishvas Chalishazar

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-2747

Biography

Vishvas H. Chalishazar joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as a Power System Research Engineer in 2019. He received his Bachelors of Engineering (Hons.) in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani-Dubai Campus, Dubai, UAE in 2011 and his Masters of Science in the Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oregon State University (OSU), Corvallis, OR, USA in 2016 where his thesis was on Designing of Nanostructured Optical Devices for Biosensing Applications. Vishvas received his Doctors of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from OSU in 2019 where his thesis was focused on Evaluating the Seismic Risk and Resilience of an Electrical Power System.

Research Interests

  • Power System Resilience
  • Microgrid Resilience
  • Transactive Energy Systems Program
  • Hydropower operations and its linkages with Environmental outcomes
  • Probabilistic Risk Analysis
  • Probabilistic modeling of power systems and impacts of renewable energy generation, etc.

Education and Credentials

  • B.E. (Honors), Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Dubai-Campus, 2011
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 2016
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 2019

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • IEEE Power and Energy Society

Awards and Recognitions

  • Laurel’s Scholarship for pursuing his Masters of Science at OSU
  • Graduate Research Showcase for two consecutive years 2017 and 2018 for the most impactful researcher at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at OSU.

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