Michael Baca

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Michael Baca Ph.D.

Senior Member of Technical Staff

Contact Information

Michael Baca Ph.D. / 505-284-8041

Biography

Michael Baca has fifteen years’ experience at Sandia, specializing in power system modeling, energy resilience analysis, and microgrid design specification and analysis for numerous community and military customers and has done research in neuroscience as well. He has 13 years’ previous industry experience working on electric power transmission and distribution systems.

Education

    Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, University of New Mexico – 2013
    Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering, New Mexico State University – 1989
    Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico – 1987

Key Publications

    2020

    Jeffers, Robert F, Baca, Michael J., Wachtel, Amanda M, De Rosa, Sean, Staid, Andrea, Fogleman, William, Outkin, Alexander, Currie, Frank, Analysis of Microgrid Locations Benefitting Community Resilience for Puerto Rico, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2018-11145, 2018, Unlimited Release

    Jeffers, Robert Fredric, Hightower, VanderMey, Carissa, Kalaeoloa Energy System Redevelopment Options Including Advanced Microgrids, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2017-2216, 2017, Unlimited Release

    Baca, Michael, Hightower, Mike, Brodsky, Nancy S., Baca, Michael J., Wachtel, Amanda, Aamir, Munaf Syed, Fogleman, William Ernest, Peplinski, William John, Vugrin, Eric D., A Grid Modernization Approach for Community Resilience: Application to New Orleans, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND2017-11959, 2017, Unlimited Release

    Stamp, Jason, Baca, Michael, Eddy, John, Guttromson, Ross, Henry, Jordon, Jensen, Richard, Munoz-Ramos, Karina, Schenkman, Ben, Smith, Mark, City of Hoboken Energy Surety Analysis: Preliminary Design Summary, SAND2014-17842, 2014, Unlimited Release