Dharshana Muthumuni

Dharshana Muthumuni, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Manitoba HVDC Research Centre
Managing Director

Dharshana Muthumuni is the Managing Director of the Manitoba HVDC Research Centre, a division of Manitoba Hydro International. Dharshana has been participating in ESAM for the last 2 years in his current role.

He has over 20 years of experience in engineering studies using a variety of simulation products, including PSCAD™ and PSS/E. His expertise is regularly sought out by clients around the world for his strong and wide ranging technical knowledge on power system behavior, model development, and simulation studies. He has lead the technical team to solve challenging problems, including HVDC and generation interconnections, wind integration into weak grids, FACTS based solutions, SSR screening techniques, and power quality and harmonics.

Dharshana has worked extensively and closely with equipment vendors to develop simulation models and techniques to address difficult interconnection problems. He has developed many customized models and simulations techniques for specific studies, including working closely with equipment vendors to address their simulation study requirements.

In addition to his engineering study experience, Dharshana has been a key developer of the PSCAD simulation tool and has conducted training workshops on a variety of power system topics for our global clients.

In his current position, Dharshana is responsible for overseeing the development and deployment of all MHRC’s products and services including PSCAD™, HVDC Line Fault Locator System, Engineering Consulting, Training, and Research & Development.  Dharshana has traveled to several countries around the world to meet with Clients and execute proejcts.

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