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Michael T Swearingen

Michael T Swearingen

Class of 1986

I am married for 19 years and have a son who currently is attending college to become a Geophysicist. I am recently retired due to the progression of Parkinson's Disease but the following is a summary of what I have done since high school.

Eastern New Mexico University
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Computer Science and Mathematics

Community College of the US Air Force
Electrical, Electronics and Space Engineering

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Robert I Kabat Management Internship Program, Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

Engineering Assistant
Farmers Electric Cooperative Inc.

Engineering Coordinator
Farmers Electric Cooperative Inc.

Manager of Engineering and Operations
Tri-County Electric Cooperative

Manager of NERC Compliance
Tri-County Electric Cooperative

Speaker at ICS Cybersecurity Conference 2013

Speaker ACI Energy Trading Compliance and Regulatory Enforcement Topic Cybersecurity

Worked with Navy Services and Dahlgren Labs on Cybersecurity and AURORA

Speaker at NRECA TechAdvantage 2009 and 2012

Member of NERC Voltage and Reactive Control (VAR) Standard Drafting Team

Co-Author of article on Cybersecurity and AURORA in Power Magazine September Issue

Member of Subcommittee 5 of the development of the National Electric Safety Code 2017 (NESC 2017)

Published and presented two IEEE papers "Regulatory Evolution and its Effect on System Operation and Security" and "Real Time Evaluation and Operation of the Smart Grid Using Game Theory"

Have three articles published by Transmission and Distribution World
"Power Quality and Wind" June 2010, "Sine of the Times" October 2012, "At the Cyber Crossroads" September 2013

Worked on IEEE Power Quality Committee and Power Quality Standards

Worked with Centre for Energy Advancement through Technological Innovation (CEATI) Power Quality Interest Group (PQIG)

Technical Advisor to National Electric Energy Testing Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC)

Former Chair of the NRECA Power Quality Subcommittee

Worked on Space Equipment in Australia in the U.S.A.F. Space Command

Actively contributed to the Department of Energy Gridtech Grid Integration team, the DOE Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) as an Independent Merit Reviewer and DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in establishing transmission and distribution system R&D roadmap.

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