Gerardo Sanchez-Ayala

Dr. Gerardo Sánchez Ayala has a career of over 20 years in the power systems industry and academia, and has occupied positions in electric power utilities, engineering contractors, consulting, and research laboratories. His fields of expertise include integration of distributed energy resources, spatial load forecasting, power systems stability and control, operation security of power systems, and electrical installations. In academia he has lectured numerous courses on power systems and control, and has published research on power systems stability, wide area monitoring systems, phasor measurement units, and control of electrical machines.

Areas of Expertise

·        Power systems modeling and analysis

·        Spatial load forecasting

·        DER integration

·        Power systems stability and control

·        Control of electrical machines

Experience and Background

·        14 years of experience in the electric power industry 1996 – 1998,  2001 – 2010, 2014 – 2017

·        Senior/Principal Engineer, Quanta Technology .......................................................2017 – 2017

·        Operation Engineer, National Utility of Electric Power (ENEE)................................ 2001 – 2010

·        Project Manager, CIMELSA......................................................................................1997 – 1998

·        Electrical Engineer, National Utility of Electric Power (ENEE)...................................1996 – 1997

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

·        IEEE member. Power and Energy Systems.

·        Fulbright – LASPAU  Scholarship 2010 – 2012

·        MUTIS Scholarship 1998 – 2000

·        Published numerous journal and conference papers

Education

·        PhD Electrical Engineering – Virginia Tech.........................................2014

·        MSc Control Systems – Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina...... 2005

·        BS Electrical Engineering. UNAH. Honduras......................................1995

Contact Details

·        gsanchez@quanta-technology.com