George Gross

George Gross' major research activities are in power system analysis, economics, and control and electric utility regulatory policy. He has a keen interest in the interdisciplinary aspects of these areas. Gross has numerous publications in international refereed journals and has lectured at many universities around the world. Gross has introduced new courses into the curriculum and has organized national annual conferences on regulatory issues. He participated in the establishment and direction of the annual Edison Electric Institute School for Power System Operations and Planning, and has actively participated in industry restructuring forums, including appearances before FERC, NARUC and state regulatory agencies.

Former Experience

Prior to coming to the University of Illinois in 1993, Gross held several management and policy positions at Pacific Gas & Electric Company in San Francisco for nearly two decades.

Professional Appointments

Expert, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Technical Missions

Director, Transmission Business School


PhD, MS in EECS: University of California at Berkeley, 1974, 1971

Undergraduate in Electrical Engineering (Honours): McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1969

IGPA Research By George Gross