Balaji V Venkatasubramanian, holds a Ph.D. in Power Systems from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India, and has 10 years of research and academic experience in power systems and renewable energy. He is a certified trainer for Engineer & Junior Engineer – Power Distribution and an IEEE Senior Member. Balaji is currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher at KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence. He has published research articles in high-impact journals, delivered invited presentations, and worked on various funded projects. He also developed a software tool on resilient capital investments for smart grids, which was selected among the top 12 innovative solutions in Europe in the 2022 Innovation Radar competition by the European Commission.