PEC 2023 Preliminary Program

Engineers (IEEE) and the current chairman of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) Supplier Participant Advisory Committee. For the last 35 years, Mr. Carritte has worked for MPR Associates, a mid-size engineering firm headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. At MPR, he has worked on a wide range of technically challenging engineering projects involving different types of facilities and technologies, including nuclear, coal, and gas fired power plants; large scale wind farms; high voltage switchyards, substations, and transmission lines; LNG facilities; petrochemical and steel facilities; and naval vessels. Since 2016, Mr. Carritte has served as a Principal Officer of MPR. In that role, he is responsible for defining and communicating a vision and direction for the business enterprise, one that provides opportunities for growth in a sustainable manner consistent with the company’s culture and values. 3. Dr. Calvin Zhang Eaton Corporation Topic: Technologies to Enable Distributed Energy Resources at the Grid Edge Bio: Liuxi (Calvin) Zhang, Ph.D., is Global Technology Director in Eaton Corporation, leading Eaton’s global Energy Systems Research organization reporting directly to EVP and Chief Technology Officer. Calvin is responsible for leading a global team of scientists and engineers and providing strategic direction in the field of Energy Systems Management (including Renewable and DER integration, Microgrid, Grid and Cyber Resiliency, as well as Transportation Electrification). In this role, Calvin manages strategic relationships with external customers, internal and external ecosystems to develop and implement technology and commercial strategies, and translate them into solutions across various applications and markets. Prior to joining Eaton, Calvin was with Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd)/Exelon, as Senior Manager of

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