Sandia Energy > Programs > Electric Grid > Advanced Grid Modeling > Key Personnel > Ross Guttromson Ross Guttromson Principal Member of Technical Staff Contact Information Ross Guttromson / 505-284-6096 Biography Ross Guttromson received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from Washington State University, and his Executive MBA degree from the University of Washington. Ross is Principal Researcher in the area of Electric Power Systems at Sandia National Laboratories with focus on transmission operations and planning. Ross has held research and management positions at both Sandia National Labs and at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He was also with R.W. Beck and Westinghouse Power Corporation. Mr. Guttromson served on the nuclear submarine USS Tautog (SSN 639), is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Senior Member of the IEEE. Education Executive MBA degree, University of Washington Masters of Science, Electrical Engineering, Washington State University Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering, Washington State University IEEE Xplore: Ross Guttromson Key Publications 2018 Brian J. Pierre, Bryan Arguello, Andrea Staid, “Investment Optimization to Improve Power System Resilience,” IEEE, 2018. 2010 P. V. Etingov, N. Zhou, Y. V. Makarov, J. Ma, R. T. Guttromson, B. A. McManus, C. Loutan,“Possible improvements of the ACE diversity interchange methodology,” IEEE, 2010.