New thinking about reliable and efficient data center power
Ehsan NasrLead Engineer and Program Manager - Data Center Advanced Development, Microsoft
Ehsan Nasr, PhD, P.Eng., is a senior infrastructure engineer and program manager at the Data Center Advanced Development department in Microsoft Corporation, US, leading several Energy Research projects. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada, 2014. Ehsan has worked in various electrical engineering positions since 2006. His current technical activities include renewable energy, microgrid, and advanced energy storage system, artificial intelligence, and advanced technologies in data centers. He has worked at Canadian Solar Inc from 2014 to 2018, leading various hybrid renewable energy solutions and microgrid projects such as Canadian Renewable Energy Laboratory, a unique testbed for microgrids in Canada. His works concentrated on power system, modeling, and design of hybrid system and he is actively involved in several IEEE smart grid, microgrid, and electrical system standard development, IEEE working groups and Task Forces and he is currently a member of IEEE power system dynamic performance (PSDP) committee and technical committee program chair of the PSDP committee. Ehsan has published several technical journal/conference papers.