Mark McGranaghan


Mark McGranaghan
Fields of study
IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award


Mark McGranaghan’s expertise and dedication to power-engineering standards development have improved power quality worldwide. Mr. McGranaghan has been a pioneer in the advancement of power quality standards since the creation of IEEE Standards Coordinating Committee 22 in the early 1990s. He was a leading force in the development of industry standards for power system harmonics (IEEE 519) and has contributed to standards and industry guides in a variety of other power quality areas including flicker, voltage sags, and transients. He is also known for his contributions to IEEE Standard 1547 regarding the connection of distributed generation sources to the power grid, which is considered one of the most important power-engineering standards of the past decade.

An IEEE Fellow, Mr. McGranaghan is vice president of power delivery and utilization with the Electric Power Research Institute, Knoxville, TN, USA. McGranaghan was the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award.