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CURRICULUM VITAE
Kevin Tomsovic
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2100
Phone: 865 974-2693 FAX: 865 974-5483
email:tomsovic@utk.edu

CURRENT POSITION
CTI Professor: University of Tennessee - Knoxville from 2008
Research Emphasis: Intelligent systems and optimization methodologies applied to various power system problems, including wide area control, distribution systems, electricity markets, equipment diagnostics and maintenance, control of dispersed energy resources, power system control and production scheduling.

EXPERIENCE
CTI Professor: University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2008-present
Professor: Washington State University 1992-2008 (Associate Professor 1996; Professor 2002)
Kyushu Electric Endowed Chair for Advanced Technology for Electrical Energy: Kumamoto University (Japan) 1999-2000
Visiting Professor: Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) 1991-1992
Associate Professor: National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan) 1988-1991
Adjunct Professor: National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan) 1988-1991
Adjunct Professor: Boston University 1988
Systems Analysis Staff: MIT Lincoln Laboratory 1987-1988

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS
Director of CURENT:
University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2011 - present
Department Head: University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2008-2013
Program Director:
National Science Foundation, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, 2004-2006

OVERVIEW OF PROFESSIONAL/SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Editor: IEEE Power Engineering Letters, 2004-2013.
Editor: IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2003-2010.
IEEE: Power Engineering Society (PES), Chair of Power Systems Analysis Computing and Economics committee, 2009-2011, Chair of Intelligent Systems Applications subcommittee under PSACE Committee, 1999-2003.
President: Intelligent Systems Application in Power (ISAP) Council, 2007-2013.
Technical Program Committee: Power System Computations Conference 2008-2011, ICEEDT07, ISAP (since inception).
Leadership Advisory Committee: IEEE PES Women-in-Power.
Member: NERC Smart Grid Task Force
Member: Advisory Board Emanual E.W. Jones Electrical Engineering Foundation

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering University of Washington 1987; Thesis: "Development of Expert Systems as On-Line Operational Aids"; Advisor: C.C. Liu
M.S. Electrical Engineering University of Washington 1984; Thesis: "Analysis of a Non-Gyroscopic Inertial Measurement Unit"; Advisor: E. Noges
B.S. Electrical Engineering - High Honors Michigan Technological University 1982;  Emphasis: Control Theory and Computer Engineering

HONORS
Moses E. and Mayme Brooks Distinguished Professor Award, College of Engineering, UTK, 2016,  for distinguished teaching and engineering practice
Research Achievement Award, College of Engineering, UTK 2015
R&D 100 Award in 2014, for Continuously Variable Series Reactor
IEEE Fellow, Class of 2007, for contributions to intelligent systems in power engineering
Outstanding Researcher, School of EECS, WSU 2002, 2004 and 2005
Outstanding EE Teaching Faculty, School of EECS, WSU 1997 and 2003 (voted by students)
Kyushu Electric Endowed Chair for Advanced Technology for Electrical Energy 1999-2000

PERSONAL
Languages: English - native speaker; Chinese - spoken fluency in Mandarin, functional literacy; Japanese - minimal but still trying; Swedish - almost non-existent now and getting worse.


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