Dr. Alexander Apostolov received MS degree in Electrical Engineering, MS in Applied Mathematics and Ph.D. from the Technical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has 40+ years’ experience in power systems protection, automation, control and communications.
He is presently Principal Engineer for OMICRON electronics in Los Angeles, CA. He is IEEE Fellow and Member of the Power Systems Relaying and Control Committee He is past Chairman of the Relay Communications Subcommittee, serves on many IEEE PES Working Groups and is Chairman of Working Groups C2 “Role of Protective Relaying in Smart Grid”.
He is member of IEC TC57 working groups 10, 17, 18 and 19 and Convenor of CIGRE WG B5.53 ”Test Strategy for digital substation based on IEC 61850 applications”. He is Distinguished Member of CIGRE.
He holds 4 patents and has authored and presented more than 500 technical papers.
He is IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at CPUT, South Africa.
He is Editor-in-Chief of PAC World.