Joydeep Mitra (Ph.D., FIEEE) is MSU Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Director of the Energy Reliability & Security (ERiSe) Laboratory, and Senior Faculty Associate at the Institute of Public Utilities. He received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, and a B.Tech.(Hons.) in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has five years of industry and consulting experience ranging from power system hardware installation to modeling and simulation of energy markets, and over twenty years of academic experience. Prof. Mitra has conducted research in power system modeling, analysis, stability, control, planning and simulation, and is known for his contributions to power system reliability analysis and reliability-based planning. He has over 200 publications and patents in the power systems area; he is co-author of the book, "Electric Power Grid Reliability Evaluation: Models and Methods," and of IEEE Standard 762, a standard on reliability reporting. Prof. Mitra's research has been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. National Laboratories, and several electric utilities.
Prof. Mitra is the recipient of the 2020 Merit Award from the International Society for Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS) and the 2019 IEEE-PES Roy Billinton Power System Reliability Award. Prof. Mitra is a Fellow of the IEEE and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He serves as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and Power Engineering Letters, and the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. In the past, he has served as Chair of the IEEE-PES Analytic Methods for Power Systems Committee, Chair of several IEEE-PES Subcommittees, and as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Prof. Mitra engages actively in several IEEE activities such as organizing conference tracks and contributing to the development of IEEE standards.