Arshad Mansoor is Senior Vice President, Research and Development for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), with executive responsibility for EPRI's 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 EPRI's 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 20 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 a Master of Science (1992) and doctorate (1994) in electrical engineering focusing on power systems engineering from the University of Texas in Austin. He has completed the MIT Reactor Technology Course. He holds five U.S. patents in distributed energy resources.
Mansoor is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and is a member of the Board of The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC Charlotte. He served as Vice President of U.S. National Committee of CIGRE, the International Council on Large Electric Systems. He has published numerous papers in journals and conference proceedings, has been cited and quoted extensively as an expert in power systems by national media, and has given numerous talks as a panelist in technical forums worldwide.