The Role of Storage in an Electrified Carbon Free Grid


By Dr. Ralph Masiello, Industry Advisor, Quanta Technology

The IEEE Northern Nevada Section, the Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering University of Nevada Reno, the IEEE UNR Student Branch, and the IEEE IAS and PES UNR Student Chapters
are pleased to jointly sponsor a seminar by

Dr. Ralph Masiello

Industry Advisor

Quanta Technology

  Date and Time




  • Date: 27 Oct 2021
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-08:00) US/Pacific
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Dr. Ralph Masiello of Quanta Technology


The Role of Storage in an Electrified Carbon Free Grid


Dr. Ralph Masiello (Life Fellow, IEEE) received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering. He is an Industry Advisor at Quanta Technology. He worked on early applications of modern control and estimation theory for electric power systems and developments of the first state estimators for transmission operations. He also led the teams that developed the early commercial ISO systems for market and reliability operations. He chaired the US DOE Energy Advisory Committee Storage Subcommittee 2009-2013 and has been responsible for the development of analytical solutions for applying energy storage to wholesale, transmission, and distribution applications. Dr. Masiello developed Smart Grid and automation roadmaps for several US ISOs as well as early storage requirements for the California Energy Commission. Dr. Masiello also served as the General Manager of ABB Systems Control and has been involved with energy deregulation projects in Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, the UK, Canada. Dr. Masiello is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, and a member of the US National Academy of Engineering. He received the 2009 IEEE Power Engineering Concordia award for Power System Engineering.

Address:United States


Time: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 11:00 AM PST.

Location: SEM 326, University of Nevada, Reno.

Live Webinar through zoom via


  • Mohammed Ben-Idris, Chair of the IEEEE Northern Nevada Section
  • Michael Abdelmalak, Chair of IEEE PES Student Chapter
  • Mukesh Gautam, Chair of IEEE IAS Student Chapter
  • Noah Calvert, Chair of IEEE Student Branch