Robert Lasseter

Professor Emeritus of Electrical & Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

The general area of Robert Lasseter’s research is power electronics, its application to power systems and restructuring of the electrical power system. His research interests focus on the application of power electronics to utility systems. This work includes microgrids, FACTS controllers, use of power electronics in distribution systems and harmonic interactions in power electronic circuits. Professor Lasseter is the technical lead of the CERTS Microgrid Project, a Life Fellow of IEEE, past chair of IEEE Working Group on Distributed Resources and IEEE distinguished lecturer in distributed resources.

  • Distributed resources
  • Restructuring of electrical power system
  • Application of power electronics to utility systems
  • Simulation methods
  • Power electronic circuits and control
  • HVDC, SVC, FACTS and custom power applications