Dheepak Krishnamurthy is a member of the Transmission & Distribution Interactions Group in the Grid Planning and Analysis Center.

Areas of Expertise

Power system operation, optimization, and control
High-performance computing
Computer programming and software development

Research Interests

Transactive energy systems, power system co-simulation, wholesale power markets, and computational science


M.S., Iowa State University, 2017
B.E., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, SSNCE, 2010

Prior Work Experience

Research Appointment, Argonne National Laboratory on research and development on the application of energy storage for electricity market operations with high penetration of renewable energy (2014)

Research Assistant, Iowa State University for ARPA-e/DOE project on Improved Power System Operations using Stochastic Unit Commitment (20122014)

Design Engineer, Fichtner Consulting Engineers Pvt Ltd, Chennai, T.N., India (20102012)

Featured Publications

Krishnamurthy, D., W. Li, and L. Tesfatsion. 2015.  "An 8-Zone Test System Based on ISO New England Data: Development and Application." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 31, no. 1 (January): 234-246.

Krishnamurthy, D. , C. Uckun, Z. Zhou,  P. Thimmapuram, and A. Botterud.  2018. "Energy Storage Arbitrage Under Day-Ahead and Real-Time Price Uncertainty." IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 33, no.1 (January): 84-93.

Pratt, A., D. Krishnamurthy, M. Ruth, H. Wu, M. Lunacek, and P. Vaynshenk. 2016. "Transactive Home Energy Management Systems: The Impact of Their Proliferation on the Electric Grid." IEEE Electrification Magazine, 4, no. 4 (December): 8-14.

Krishnamurthy, D. "psst: An open-source power system simulation toolbox in Python." 2016. North American Power Symposium (NAPS), Denver, CO. pp. 1-6.

B. Palmintier, D. Krishnamurthy, and Hongyu Wu. 2016. Design flexibility for uncertain distributed generation from photovoltaics. 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), Minneapolis, MN. pp. 1-5. 

W. Li, D. Krishnamurthy, and L. Tesfatsion. 2015. Systematic testing and comparison of deterministic and stochastic unit commitment on an 8-zone test case based on ISO New England data. 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), Washington, DC. pp. 1-5. 

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