Atsede Gualu is a power systems professional with a PhD in Electric Power Engineering. She has extensive experience in designing and analyzing large scale integration of renewables (wind, solar, hydro, etc.) and large power systems. She has worked as a research scientist at SINTEF Energy Research (Norway) for almost 9 years and produced more than 30 scientific publications from her research work. Her interests and specialization include power system analysis, control and dynamics, HVDC systems and renewable energy sources.