Adam Summers


Adam Summers

Member of Technical Staff

Contact Information

Adam Summers / 505-284-4113


Adam K. Summers is a Member of the Technical Staff in the Electric Power Systems Research Department at Sandia National Laboratories. He holds a Master’s in electrical engineering from The University of New Mexico focused on electric power systems. He is a Member of IEEE and Sigma XI. His research interests and expertise include power system modeling, machine learning, real-time simulations, power system resilience, power system protection, and renewable energy integration.


    Masters of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico
    Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico
    Bachelors of Arts, Economics, University of New Mexico

U.S. Patents

    “Maximum Power Point Tracking Through Load Management,” patent application in progress.

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Adam Summers

Recent Publications

    Summers, A.; Johnson, J.; Darbali-Zamora, R.; Hansen, C.; Anandan, J.; Showalter, C. A Comparison of DER Voltage Regulation Technologies Using Real-Time Simulations. Energies 2020,13, 3562.

    Darbali-Zamora, R.; Johnson, J.; Summers, A.; Jones, C.B.; Hansen, C.; Showalter, C. State Estimation-Based Distributed Energy Resource Optimization for Distribution Voltage Regula- tion in Telemetry-Sparse Environments Using a Real-Time Digital Twin. Energies 2021, 14, 774.

    A. K. Summers, T. Patel, R. C. Matthews and M. J. Reno “Prediction of Relay Settings in an Adaptive Protection System,” 2022 IEEE Photovoltaic Innovation Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT).