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Ron Melton

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Senior Power Systems Engineer
Dr. Melton is the Team Lead for Electricity Infrastructure Integration, a Senior Power Systems Researcher and Project Manager in the Electricity Infrastructure Group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He is the Principal Investigator for the DOE Advanced Grid Research project for an ADMS Open Source Platform and a member of the core team for the DOE Grid Architecture project. He was the Administrator of the GridWise® Architecture Council from 2009 - 2017 and the Project Director of the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration that concluded in June 2015.  He has 10 years of experience in cyber security for critical infrastructure systems and over 30 years of experience applying computer technology to a variety of engineering and scientific problems. Dr. Melton is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery. Dr. Melton received his BSEE from University of Washington and his MS and PhD in Engineering Science from the California Institute of Technology.