Sandia Energy > Programs > Electric Grid > Renewable Energy and Distributed Systems Integration > Key Personnel > Jimmy E. Quiroz Jimmy E. Quiroz Senior Member of Technical Staff Contact InformationJimmy Quiroz / 505-284-5391BiographyJimmy Quiroz is a Member of Technical Staff in the Renewable and Distributed Systems Integration department (8812). His work includes a diverse portfolio of project-level work in topics including grid resilience, distribution system power flow analysis, transmission electromagnetic pulse impacts, and other grid related studies. Recent work has focused on utilizing Sandia’s Microgrid Design Toolkit (MDT) to inform energy assurance for a variety of sectors including vulnerable communities and critical infrastructure. Jimmy received his Master’s in Electrical Engineering – Power Systems from New Mexico State University.Education Professional Engineer License – 2012 Masters of Science, Electrical Engineering, New Mexico State University – 2005 Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering, New Mexico State University – 2004 IEEExplore:Jimmy QuirozKey Publications2018 Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Jimmy E. Quiroz, Javier Hernández-Alvidrez, Jay Johnson, Eduardo I. Ortiz-Rivera, “Viability Assessment of a Real-Time Simulation Model for a Residential DC Microgrid Network to Compensate Electricity Disturbances in Puerto Rico,”IEEE, 2018. Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Adam Summers, Javier Hernández-Alvidrez, Jimmy E. Quiroz, Jay Johnson, Eduardo I. Ortiz-Rivera,“Exponential Phase-Locked Loop Photovoltaic Model for PHIL Applications,” IEEE, 2018. Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Jimmy E. Quiroz, Javier Hernández-Alvidrez, Jay Johnson, Eduardo I. Ortiz-Rivera, “Validation of a Real-Time Power Hardware-in-the-Loop Distribution Circuit Simulation with Renewable Energy Sources,”IEEE, 2018.