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Manish Mohanpurkar, Ph.D.

Power and Energy Systems Scientist

Research Areas:
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells; Energy Systems Research; Power and Energy Systems


Dr. Mohanpurkar works broadly in the area of power and energy systems. Specific research interests include power systems analysis, probabilistic and steady state analysis, real time digital simulation, hardware-in-the-loop, dynamic and transient analysis, power markets, assimilation of renewable energy, and energy resource planning studies. Past research related to wind energy, hydroelectric power generation, energy storage technologies such as pumped storage hydro, electrolyzers, microgrids, and electric vehicles. He has also published and performed reviews for a number of technical journals and leading conferences.  He holds a doctorate in electrical engineering from Colorado State University, a master’s in electrical engineering from Oklahoma State University and a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.


​Ph.D., Electrical Engineering - Colorado State University

M.S., Electrical Engineering - Oklahoma State University

B.E., Electrical, Electronics, and Power - Government College of Engineering (Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India)


E. Muljadi, M. Singh, V. Gevorgian, M. Mohanpurkar, R. Hovsapian, V. Koritarov, “Dynamic Modeling of Adjustable-Speed Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant,” IEEE PES General Meeting, July 2015, pp. 6.


M. Panwar, M. Mohanpurkar, J. D. Osorio, R. Hovsapian, “Significance of Dynamic and Transient Analysis in the Design and Operation of Hybrid Energy Systems,” in Proc. of 9th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human, North Carolina, February 2015, pp. 8.


M. Mohanpurkar, S. Suryanarayanan, “Regression Modeling for Accommodating Unscheduled Flows in Electric Grids,” IEEE Trans. of Power Systems, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 2569-2570, 2014.


M. Mohanpurkar, S. Suryanarayanan, “Accommodating Unscheduled Flows in Electric Grids Using the Analytical Ridge Regression,” IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 3507–3508, 2013.


M. Mohanpurkar, S. Suryanarayanan, “A Case Study on the Effects of Predicted Wind Farm Power Outputs on Unscheduled Flows in Transmission Networks,” 5th Annual Green Technologies Conf., April 2013, Colorado, pp. 277-284.


M. Mohanpurkar, H. Valdiviezo, and S. Suryanarayanan, “An Application of Geographical Information Systems Technique in the Estimation of Loop Flows in Wide Area Transmission Networks with High Wind Penetration,” 45th Proc. of Frontiers of Power Conf., Oklahoma, October 2012, pp. VI-1 - VI-8.


M. Mohanpurkar, R. G. Ramakumar, “Probability Density Functions for Power Output of Wind Electric Conversion Systems”, IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, July 2010, pp. 1–7.


M. Mohanpurkar, R. G. Ramakumar, “Probabilistic Assessment of the Output Characteristics of Wind Electric Conversion Systems”, 42nd Proc. of Frontiers of Power Conf., Oklahoma, October 2009, pp. 8.


​“Computation of Loop Flows in Electric Grids with Large Wind Energy Penetration,” IEEE Eastern Idaho Section, Brew with the Crew Event, 17th July, 2014.

“A Mathematical Framework to Accommodate Variable Unscheduled Flows in Electric Grids,” Panel Session at Electric Fellows Institute, 9th October, 2013.


Penetration on Unscheduled Flows in Bulk Interconnections,” Center for Research and Education in Wind, Fall 2012 seminar series, University of Colorado, 28th September 2012. Link:

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