Peter W. Sauer
Peter W. Sauer obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla in 1969, the Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 1974 and 1977 respectively. From 1969 to 1973, he was the electrical engineer on a design assistance team for the Tactical Air Command at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. From August 1991 to August 1992 he served as the Program Director for Power Systems in the Electrical and Communication Systems Division of the National Science Foundation in Washington D.C. He is a cofounder of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center and the PowerWorld Corporation. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia and Illinois, a Fellow of the IEEE, and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering. He is currently the Grainger Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at Illinois.