Sandia Energy > Programs > Electric Grid > Advanced Grid Modeling > Key Personnel > Adam Summers Adam Summers Member of Technical Staff Contact Information Adam Summers / 505-401-1562 Biography Adam K. Summers is a Senior 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. Education 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 Digital Twin Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS) and Methods. Non-Provisional Patent Application Number 17/193175 Proactive Intrusion Detection and Mitigation System. Non-Provisional Patent Application Number 17/217702 Systems and Methods for Interfacing a Grid Forming Inverter to a Power Hardware-in-the-Loop Testbed. Provisional Patent Application Number 63/184701 Google Scholar 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).