Sandia Energy > Programs > Electric Grid > Advanced Grid Modeling > Key Personnel > Ryan T. Elliott Ph.D. Ryan T. Elliott Ph.D. Senior Member of Technical Staff Contact Information Ryan T. Elliott /505-844-8663 Biography Ryan T. Elliott received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2020 from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, where he studied in the Renewable Energy Analysis Lab (REAL). He is currently a Senior Member of Technical Staff with the Electric Power Systems Research Department at Sandia National Laboratories. In 2017, he earned an R&D 100 Award for his contributions to a real-time damping control system using phasor measurement unit (PMU) feedback. His research interests include renewable energy integration, wide-area measurement systems, and power system dynamics and control. Education Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Washington Google Scholar: Ryan T. Elliott Key Publications 2020 R. T. Elliott, P. Arabshahi and D. S. Kirschen, “A Generalized PSS Architecture for Balancing Transient and Small-Signal Response,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 1446–1456, March 2020. 2019 R. T. Elliott et al., “Sharing Energy Storage Between Transmission and Distribution,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 152–162, Jan. 2019. B. J. Pierre, H.N Villegas Pico, R. T. Elliott et al., “Bulk Power System Dynamics with Varying Levels of Synchronous Generators and Grid-Forming Power Inverters,” in Proc. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Chicago, IL, USA, 2019, pp. 0880–0886. B. J. Pierre, F. Wilches-Bernal, D. A. Schoenwald, R. T. Elliott et al., “Design of the Pacific DC Intertie Wide Area Damping Controller,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 3594–3604, Sept. 2019.