TEAM DIRECTORY BY LAB/GROUP
Dr. Vidya Vankayala is the Director of Grid Modernization at Powertech. With more than 25 years of experience in the utility and hi-tech sectors, Dr. Vankayala has helped several utilities in grid modernization, distribution automation, smart energy program management and system integration. He has extensive experience in management consulting for electric utility transmission and distribution and also worked for two large technology vendors that provide grid modernization technologies to the global utility sector.
Mr. Roham Bazarjani is a senior engineer in the Distribution Grid Management section of the Grid Modernization sector at Powertech Labs. He has more than eleven years’ experience leading teams and successfully executing projects safely for clients in several industries, including electrical utilities, pulp and paper, oil and gas, chemical and mining.
With expertise in electrical and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems engineering, as well as strong knowledge in communications, Roham is a valuable asset to the Grid Modernization sector at Powertech Labs.
Mr. Eugene Crozier is a Wireless Specialist for the Grid Modernization sector at Powertech Labs. His work is focused on use of wireless systems such as WiMAX and LTE for critical infrastructure industries, and 4G based wireless and wireline solutions for backhaul and relay systems.
Mr. Stephen Allen is an Electrical Technologist with Powertech’s Grid Modernization team. He performs complex testing and applied research of advanced telecommunications networks through detailed analysis, implementation and installation, integration, management and maintenance. His responsibilities also include performing data analysis of results and writing detailed test reports explaining test findings and providing recommendations as needed.