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Surya Chandan Dhulipala

Researcher III-Electrical Engineering

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Surya Chandan Dhulipala is in the Grid Systems Group within the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. His research interests include power system planning, operation, monitoring, dynamics and distribution system operation and control with increased renewable energy penetration.

Research Interests

Power system planning and dynamics

Volt/ volt ampere reactive control

Power system state estimation


Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida

M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida

B.Tech., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University

Professional Experience

Graduate Intern-III, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2018-2019)

Associations and Memberships

Member, IEEE and IEEE PES

Member, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society)

Featured Work

Distributed Model-Predictive Control Strategy for Distribution Network Volt/VAR Control: A Smart-Building-Based ApproachIEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (2019)

Improvement in Vulnerability and Error Analysis: A Synthetic Measurement Approach, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (2019)

Considerations for AMI-Based Operations for Distribution Feeders, NREL Conference Paper Preprint (2019)

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Distribution Network Phase Identification, U.S. Patent No. 62/862,877 (2019)