Welcome to the ECS Lab website. I lead a group of student researchers with the vision of making electricity infrastructure sustainable for the planet and safe for all humans.

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the Oregon State University College of Engineering. I am part of the Energy Systems research group, housed at the Wallace Energy Systems and Renewables Facility, and mainly work in the following power system areas:

  • Cascading outages in power grids
  • Power system protection, resilience, and cybersecurity
  • Smart grids and microgrids
  • Wide-area power system data

Currently serving as President for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Oregon Chapter, and Secretary of the IEEE Working Group on Cascading Failures.