Personal Profile

Clayton Barrows is the Group Manager of the Grid Operations Planning Group in the Grid Planning and Analysis Center. 

Research Interests

Power system modeling

Complex system optimization

Network science

Modeling software design

Professional Experience

Senior Researcher, NREL (2017–Present)

Special Detail, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Policy and Innovation (2015)

Researcher, NREL (2014–2017)

Postdoctoral Researcher, NREL (2013)

Teaching Assistant, Penn State University (2007–2012)

Research Assistant, Penn State University (2007–2012)

Graduate Intern, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2011)

Software Application Engineer, Carel USA (2007)

Student Engineer, University of Wyoming, Motor Testing Facility (2004–2006)

Education/Academic Qualification

PhD, Energy and Mineral Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor, Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming


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