Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez

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Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez

Associate Professor | Associate School Head for Graduate Programs
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

3023 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States


Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oregon State University. He earned the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Vermont in 2009 and 2012, respectively. His primary field of research is electrical infrastructure resilience and protection, in particular, the study of cascading outages. His power system modeling work includes modern loads, microgrids, remedial action schemes, and cyber security. Cotilla-Sanchez is the secretary of the IEEE Working Group on Cascading Failures and president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Oregon Chapter.

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

2019 Celebrate Excellence Awards, Graduate Mentoring Award
2018 OREGON STATE ADVANCE Faculty Fellow
2018 EECS Students Innovative Teaching Award
ECE 433/533 Power Systems Analysis
ECE 536 Power System Protection
ECE 437/537 Smart Grid