Dr. Dr. Milorad Papic: What’s Up with Rolling Blackouts?

This week’s speaker is Milorad Papic.  He will be speaking about Rolling Blackouts – What are they and what can be done to keep the power on?  Dr. Milorad is a consultant on power system planning, reliability, risk assessment, modeling and resilience.

Dr. Milorad Papic, (M’88, SM’05, F’19) is an independent consultant in the fields of power systems planning, reliability and cascading. After receiving his M.Sc. degree from Zagreb University and D.Sc. degree from Sarajevo University, Milorad worked in the System Planning department at Idaho Power for 25 years, until his retirement in April 2020. Prior to arriving at Idaho Power in 1996, Dr. Papic held an Associate Professor position at Sarajevo University; he is also an Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Idaho. His areas of expertise include power system planning, reliability modeling and evaluation of power systems, risk assessment in electric power systems, cascading, and resilience. To date, he has published more than 100 technical papers in Refereed Journals and Conference Proceedings in the aforementioned areas. He is recipient of the 2020 IEEE PES Roy Billinton Power System Reliability Award and the 2022 Distinguished Individual Service Award. Milorad is currently serving as an IEEE PES Region 6 Representative. Milorad has been a speaker, invited presenter, and panelist at numerous IEEE PES conferences and panels, presenting on a diverse range of topics in reliability and cascading in power systems.