Arshad Mansoor is Senior Vice President of the Research and Development Group for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), with executive responsibility for EPRIís portfolio of research, development and demonstration programs, spanning renewable, fossil, and nuclear generation; power delivery and utilization; and the environment. Previously he served as Vice President of EPRIís Power Delivery and Utilization sector where he led research, development, demonstration, and application of transmission and distribution and energy utilization technologies; as Vice President of the former EPRI subsidiary, EPRI Solutions; and as Vice President and Director of Engineering with the EPRI Power Electronics Application Center.
Mansoor has a strong technical background in power systems engineering with 15 years of experience in consulting and R&D related to the electricity industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and Master of Science (1992) and doctorate (1994) in electrical engineering focusing on power systems engineering from the University of Texas in Austin. He holds three U.S. patents in the area of power transformers and energy storage.
Mansoor is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Vice President of U.S. National Committee (USNC) of CIGRE, an International Council on Large Electric Systems, has published numerous papers in journals and conference proceedings and has given numerous talks as a panelist in various technical forums worldwide.