Vasudev Gharpure

Dr. Vasudev Gharpure, Principal Advisor, Automation & Testing, is the lead developer for synchrophasor based wide-area situation awareness application software and specifications. He is also involved in PMU (Phasor Measurement Unit) and PDC (Phasor Data Concentrator) applications, qualification, performance testing and standards development.

Areas of Expertise

  • Protection and automation of power systems
  • Power electronic based utility applications
  • Embedded control applications

Experience and Background

  • Number of years of experience in the electric power industry 25
  • Consulting Design Engineer, ABB 1999 - 2009
  • Principal Design Engineer, Basler Electric 1994 - 1999
  • Research Associate, Virginia Tech 1991 - 1994
  • Development Associate, Tata Electric Companies, Mumbai, India 1982 - 1987

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

  • Member of the IEEE
  • Member of C37.118 synchrophasor standard working group
  • Member of the phasor data concentrator working group


  • Ph. D - Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India - 1983
  • B. Tech - Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India - 1977


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