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IEEE Power & Energy Society

Vision 2021

Shay Bahramirad

This is one of the Lectures of Global Bay Area Green Development Forum 2021 :
Global Climate Change, Low-Carbon Economy & New Energy Development

Shay Bahramirad is the Vice President of Climate and Resilience at Quanta Technology. She is responsible for assisting cities and utilities with climate change risk assessments for their assets, operations, and services and for developing mitigation strategies and investment strategies for adapting to climate change. Her work powers the planet by reducing carbon emissions, creating cleaner air for everyone, and making communities resilient. Dr. Bahramirad has held several positions in the Energy Sector, including Vice President of Engineering and Smart Grid at ComEd, the electric utility in Chicago, USA. In these roles, she has overseen and executed “grid of the future” visions, technical roadmaps, analytical frameworks, and investment strategies. Dr. Bahramirad is an editorial board member of the Electricity Journal, an adjunct professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the IEEE PES Vice President of New Initiatives and Outreach, overseeing the organization’s engagement with policymakers globally and developing strategies for the next generation of frameworks including smart cities. She is the founder of PES WiP (Women in Power).

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