Mr. Austria has been with Pterra since 2007 as a student intern, junior engineer and presently as adjunct Consultant. His areas of expertise include power flow, transfer analysis and transient modeling, and has applied his skills to studies involving the integration of new generation, primarily solar and wind, as well as the transmission studies of large interconnected networks. His recent work involved power exchange capacities among South Asian countries of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal, as well as between the various Indian states. He has also been active in studies of transient and temporary overvoltages and voltage flicker of solar inverters. He is proficient in the power system applications of software such as PSCAD, PSLF and Matlab. Mr. Austria is a 2009 graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering.