Cody Newlun


Cody Newlun

Senior Member of the Technical Staff

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Cody Newlun / 505-284-7913


Cody J. Newlun is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff in the Electric Power Systems Research Department at Sandia National Laboratories. He received a B.A. in physics with a minor in mathematics from Hasting College. He received a M.Eng. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering with an emphasis in power and energy systems from Iowa State University. His research interests include power system expansion planning, power system optimization, power system resilience, and renewable energy and energy storage integration.

Research Interests

  • Power system expansion planning
  • Power system optimization
  • Power system resilience
  • Renewable energy and energy storage integration


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University (Ames, IA), 2022
  • M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University (Ames, IA), 2020
  • B.A. in Physics, Hastings College (Hastings, NE), 2017

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Recent Publications

  • C. J. Newlun, J. D. McCalley, R. Amitava, A. J. Ardakani, A. Venkatraman and A. L. Figueroa – Acevedo, “Adaptive Expansion Planning Framework for MISO Transmission Planning Process,” 2021 IEEE Kansas Power and Energy Conference (KPEC), 2021, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/KPEC51835.2021.9446221.