Mark McGranaghan is Vice President of the Power Delivery and Utilization (PDU) Sector for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). He leads the teams responsible for EPRI’s research involving technologies, systems, and practices for the power delivery system from the generator to the plug and for the devices and technologies that use the electricity.
From 2003 to 2010, Mark was Director of Research in the Distribution and Smart Grid areas for EPRI.
Priorities during this period were restructuring of the distribution research program, coordinating the EPRI research in the smart grid area with government and industry efforts, creating the smart grid demonstration initiative, and increasing the technical strength of the EPRI research team.
Prior to joining EPRI, Mark was Vice President at Electrotek Concepts (1998-2003), where he helped
develop a new business area around power quality and power system studies into a world leader.
From 1978 to 1988 – Mark was a Manager at McGraw-Edison/Cooper Power in Canonsburg, PA. Mark managed studies for the utility industry and internal studies for application of McGraw-Edison products (power transformers, circuit breakers, arresters, distribution switchgear, capacitors) and
directed a wide range of power system studies.
Mark has BSEE and MSEE from Univ. of Toledo and an MBA from the Univ. of Pittsburgh. He has taught
seminars and workshops around the world and is very active in standards development and industry activities (IEEE, CIGRE, IEC). He is a member of the NIST SGIP Governing Board and he is the Vice-Chairman of the CIRED US National Committee.