Sharma Kolluri is currently a technical Consultant to Entergy Services Inc. Prior to his retirement, he was the Manager of Technical Studies Group in Transmission Planning Department at Entergy. He has over 40 years of experience in Planning and Operations of Bulk Power Systems. His main areas of interest are power system planning and operations, voltage and dynamic stability, reactive power planning, and renewable energy integration. Sharma was selected as IEEE Fellow in 2010 for innovative contributions in the voltage stability area. He was the Chair of the IEEE PES working group on dynamic system modeling, Coordinator of the IEEE PES Corporate Engagement Program(CEP) and Past Chair of the IEEE PES Fellows Committee. Sharma is actively involved in the area of power systems and has published over 50 papers, articles and reports.