Akhlesh Kaushiva

Akhlesh Kaushiva , P.E. is in the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability with the Department of Energy. He has been actively involved in the Smart Grid Investment Grant projects sponsored by DOE as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. He is also involved in the Smart Grid Cybersecurity aspect of the projects. Prior to joining DOE he had a long career in the electric utility industry and served in various capacities in the area of System Planning, Power Distribution, Outage Management, Mobile Dispatch, and GIS. He has a BSEE with Honors from the University of Maryland and a MS degree in Computer Science from the George Washington University. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is also a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu Association.