Bill Flores Visited the Smart Grid Control Room Lab

Former Congressman Bill Flores, Vice Chair of Board of Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), visited the Smart Grid Control Room Lab Facilities on July 5, 2022. Mr. Flores was informed about the mission and vision of the facilities and current projects by Thomas J. Overbye, Ph.D., O’Donnell Foundation Chair III professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, TAMU, and director of TEES Smart Grid Center, the associate faculty and staff.

Faculty participating during the visit of Mr. Flores were the following:

  • Miroslav Begovic, Ph.D. (Moore Professor and Department Head at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, TAMU, Associate Director of TEES Smart Grid Center)
  • Kate Davis, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor at Electrical & Computer Engineering, TAMU, Assistant Director for Education of TEES Smart Grid Center)
  • Mladen Kezunovic, Ph.D., P.E. (Regents Professor, Eugene E. Webb Chair Professor at Electrical & Computer Engineering, TAMU), Site Director of “Power Engineering Research Center” consortium)
  • Thomas Overbye, Ph.D. (O’Donnell Foundation Chair III Professor at Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, TAMU, and Director of TEES Smart Grid Center)
  •  Le Xie, Ph.D. (Segers Family Dean’s Excellence Professor, Chancellor EDGES Fellow, and Presidential Impact Fellow in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, TAMU, Associate Director-Energy Digitization at Texas A&M Energy Institute, and Assistant Director for Research of TEES Smart Grid Center)