Pirathayini Srikantha


Assistant Professor

PhD (2017) University of Toronto
MASc (2013) University of Waterloo
BASc (2009) University of Waterloo
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Dr. P. Srikantha is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Western University. She received her B.A.Sc. degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2009 and her M.A.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the same institute in 2013. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2017. She is a certified Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario. Her main research interests are in the areas of large-scale optimization and distributed control for enabling adaptive, sustainable and resilient power grid operations. Her work has been published in premier smart grid journal and conference venues. Her research efforts have received recognitions that include the best paper award (IEEE Smart Grid Communications) and runner-up best poster award (ACM Women in Computing). She is also actively involved in professional and social activities. She has served as the Session Chair and Technical Program Committee member in IEEE conferences. She is a reviewer in numerous IEEE transactions journals.

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