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Srijib Mukherjee

Electrical & Electronics Systems Research Division, ORNL


Dr. Mukherjee comes with 30 years of research, engineering, academic and management experience in Power Systems Operations, Transmission Planning, Energy Markets, Electrical Grid Resiliency and Distributed Generation of Power Systems. Srijib has an MBA in Finance from Duke University, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami. He has a Joint Faculty Professor appointment with the University of Tennessee's and ORNL's, Bredesen Center. Srijib's research interests are in the technologies surrounding autonomous cars, electric charging infrastructure and energy storage. His experience spans 14 years with US electric utilities (CP&L/Duke Energy, Nevada Power/NV Energy, and FP&L/NextEra Energy), 13 years with various technical and management energy consulting firms (Quanta Technology/Quanta Services, Pike Electric and Mott MacDonald), 10 years as an Adjunct Faculty (UNC, Charlotte and UTK, Bredesen Center) and 1 year with Government Agencies (NOAA and ORNL). Dr. Mukherjee in his career has successfully led high level R&D, Engineering and Executive Management teams in power dispatch operations, regulatory policy, energy risk management, and resource & transmission planning. He has published over 20 refereed research papers in various journals and conferences, has two patents and one invention disclosure. He is a veteran Program Evaluator for the Accreditation Board of Engineering Technology (ABET) and is an Alternate Board Member of the IEEE Committee on Engineering Accreditation Activities (IEEE COEAA). Additionally, he is licensed to practice engineering as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the States of NC, NV and CA and also licensed to operate the US Grid as a NERC Certified System Operator. Srijib has mentored and chaired 10 Ph.D. and Master’s students thesis committee’s in Energy Science and Power Systems research. He volunteers his time to tutor high school math (Algebra, Geometry and AP Calculus) to low income students in his school district. He is a parent with two college age children (one in medical school and the other a cadet for the US Air Force). He enjoys gardening, tennis and non-fiction books.

  • Joint Faculty Appointment, University of Tennessee, Bredesen Center
  • Alternate Board Member IEEE Committee on Engineering Accreditation Activities
  • ABET Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology - Program Evaluator, 2012 - Present
  • Duke University, Fuqua Alumni Council, 2004 - 2009
  • NC State University FREEDM Center, Education Advisory Board, 2009
  • University of Miami, College of Engineering, Industry Advisory Board, 2012 
  • Manipal University, Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2014
  • Quanta Technology, Service Award for Exceptional Dedication, 2011
  • IEEE Chair, PES Eastern NC, 2001-02
  • IEEE, Power Engineering Society Outstanding Engineer, 2001
  • IEEE, PICA System Restoration contest winner, 1999
  • IEEE, Senior Member, nominated in 2001
  • Inducted into Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society (Florida Beta), 1989
  • Inducted into Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society, 1990
  • Undergraduate: First Class with Distinction, Class Rank: 3rd , Electrical Engr. Manipal Institute of Technology, 1989


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