Sid Suryanarayanan received the PhD in electrical engineering from Arizona State University in 2004. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU). He teaches and performs sponsored research in the area of modern electric power systems.
Suryanarayanan was the recipient of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) T. Burke Hayes Faculty Recognition Award in 2012 and 2009. He serves as the site director of the Center for Research and Education in Wind (CREW) at CSU. In 2011-2012 he was a Resident Faculty Fellow of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) at CSU. In June 2011, he was selected by the US National Academy of Engineering as one of 85 invited participants to the US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. A senior member of the IEEE, Suryanarayanan has over 70 publications in technical journals and conference proceedings, including best prize winning articles, and has delivered over 50 invited lectures at national and international venues.