Principal Consultant, Scitor Corporation
Erfan is a well-known engineer, speaker, and executive who is widely recognize as a smart energy thought leader. Erfan has over 26 years of experience in the Energy, Telecommunications and Software industries with specialties in demand response, home area networks, dynamic pricing, smart networks, cyber security, standards development, product management, business development, and entrepreneurship.
Today Erfan serves as the Principal Consultant for the Energy Sector Practice at Scitor Corporation building their energy sector practice and developing an educational program for workforce development for the utility sector; and as the Strategic Innovations Director for the GridSTAR project at Penn State University. GridSTAR is a $10 million DoE funded project that Penn State is leading for workforce development and education in the electric sector. GridSTAR is based at the Philadelphia Navy with a microgrid facility connected to an unregulated grid with a Smart Home, Electric Storage, Electric Vehicle charging station and solar panels.