TEES Eminent Professor
Tom Overbye is a Distinguished Research Professor with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. He received his BSEE (’83), MSEE (’88) and Ph.D. (’91) all from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A former Fox Family Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he has a wealth of industry experience. Dr. Overbye’s is the original developer of the PowerWorld software and co-founder of PowerWorld Corporation. Prior to PowerWorld, Dr. Overbye spent time at the Madison Gas and Electric Company (’83-’91). Dr. Overbye was also one of the principal DOE investigators following the August 14, 2003, U.S. blackouts.
Dr. Overbye’s Google Scholar Page: [Scholar Page Link]
Associate Research Engineer – Faculty
Kate Davis is a Lead PI and Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas, Austin (2007). She has received her Master of Science Degree (2009) and Ph. D. (2011) from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Power and Energy Systems, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.