Atri Bera


Atri Bera, Ph.D.

Electrical Engineer

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Atri Bera, Ph.D. / (505) 553-5302


Atri Bera is a Senior Member of Technical Staff in the Energy Storage Technology and Systems Department at Sandia National Laboratories. He received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India, in 2015, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University in 2021. His research interests include optimization of grid-level energy storage systems, grid integration of renewable energy resources, energy storage analytics, power system reliability, power system planning, and machine learning techniques applied to power and energy systems.

Research Interests

Modeling of grid-scale energy storage

Energy storage analytics

Grid integration of renewable energy resources

Power system reliability

Power system planning


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, 2021

B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, 2015

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Key Publications

A. Bera, B. Chalamala, R.H. Byrne, J. Mitra Sizing of Energy Storage for Grid Inertial Support in Presence of Renewable Energy IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2021.3134631.

A. Bera, S. Almasabi, Y. Tian, R.H. Byrne, B. Chalamala, T.A. Nguyen, J. Mitra Maximizing the Investment Returns of a Grid-Connected Battery Considering Degradation Cost IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Vol. 14, No. 21, pp. 4711 – 4718, Sep. 2020, DOI: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2020.0403.

N. Nguyen, S. Almasabi, A. Bera, J. Mitra Optimal Power Flow Incorporating Frequency Security Constraint IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 6508-6516, Nov.-Dec. 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2019.2938918.

N. Nguyen, A. Bera, J. Mitra, Energy Storage to Improve Reliability of Wind Integrated Systems Under Frequency Security Constraint IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 4039-4047, Sept.-Oct. 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2018.2838558.

Y. Tian, A. Bera, M. Benidris, J. Mitra Stacked Revenue and Technical Benefits of a Grid-Connected Energy Storage System IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 3034-3043, July-Aug. 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2018.2825303.