Areas Of Expertise
Dr. Ron Wasley has broad as well as in-depth experience in the electric utility industry as practiced globally. This includes power systems research and development, electric utility operations and planning, participation as project manager and/or subject matter expert in numerous utility control system and smart grid projects, and associated teaching and training.
His expertise encompasses:
Power System Operations
Design, Specification, Bid Evaluation, Implementation, and Testing of SCADA, EMS, DMS, OMS, and DTS Systems (including specialist knowledge of their Generation, Network Analysis, and Simulation Functions)
System, Communication, Field Device, and Networking Equipment
Technologies specific to Substation Automation, Distribution Automation, Distributed Energy Resources, Microgrids, and Advanced Metering Infrastructures
Cyber Security measures and standards
Synchrophasor and WAMS Technology
International competitive bidding practices and bid evaluation methodologies
Within this context, Dr. Wasley has completed many current and future technology assessment studies, including Gap and Cost/Benefit Analyses, aimed at the procurement of new systems and devices with enhanced capabilities and features leading to operational improvements and future-proofing. He has also conducted corresponding seminars and workshops.
Years of Experience
Over 48 years
Countries of Work Experience
USA, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Colombia, Turkey, and Mauritius.
Ph.D. / Electrical Engineering / University of Manchester, U.K. (1968)
M.S. / Electrical Engineering / University of Manchester, U.K. (1965)
B.S. / Electrical Engineering (1st Class Honors) / University of Manchester, U.K. (1964)