Dr. Soorya is an associate director in the Energy practice’s operation and performance engineering group. She provides technical expertise to clients in areas of transmission and generation expansion planning, renewable energy integration, and wholesale power markets. She has deep experience advising clients on integrate resource plan assessment with renewables, interconnection studies, expansion planning, strategic plan development for utilities, and NERC TPL standard assessment for transmission owner certification. Dr. Soorya provides guidance on ISO markets and models from time to time for Navigant reference case development and market reports.
Prior to joining Navigant, Dr. Soorya held various positions within market operations and transmission planning departments of MISO. While at MISO she was subject matter expert in generation retirement/suspension reliability analysis, market design, and wholesale power market modeling.
PhD, Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology