Shashwat Shekhar

Shashwat Shekhar, Engineer III, Protection & Control, is an Electrical Engineer with professional work experience in the power industry in the field of Power System Planning Studies and NERC Compliance Studies. His primary focus is on Power System Protection studies for transmission and distribution projects using CAPE, CYME, and ASPEN for modeling and coordination of protective devices and determination of relay settings. As a recent graduate, Shashwat has worked on the design of an inverse-time overcurrent relay and its simulation using Matlab and Simulink. He is responsible for assisting with project activities, review of technical documentation, modeling, simulation and analysis of protection, automation and control of power systems, and preparation of reports, proposals, presentations and papers.

 

 

Areas of Expertise

·     Power System Protection Studies: Modeling, Coordination, Industry Standards, and Codes

·     Transmission Planning Studies: Steady State and Dynamic Analysis

·     Transmission System Planning Performance Requirements: NERC TPL-001-4 Reliability Standards

·     Power Electronic Applications

·     CAPE, CYME, ASPEN, CAPE Macros, VBA macros, Siemens PSSE, SCADA, Java, C, C++, Python, Matlab/Simulink

 

Experience & Background

·     Years of experience in the electric power industry.............................................. 2013–Present

·     Intern, Protection & Control, Quanta Technology ............................................... 2017–2017

·     Transmission Planning Intern, Xcel Energy......................................................... 2015–2016

·     Load & Performance Test Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services........................ 2013–2014

 

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

·     Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.)

·     IEEE Certificate: Code of Ethics

·     IEEE Certificate: Introduction to Protection Engineering

·     Member: IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), IEEE Industry Applications Society

·     Excellent Trainee Award: Tata Consultancy Services

 

Education

·     MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2016

·      BTech, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, GITAM University, India, 2013

 

Shashwat can be contacted at SShekhar@Quanta-Technology.com