Ian Dobson

  • Arend J. and Verna V. Sandbulte Professor in Engineering

Main Office

1117 Coover Hall
Ames, IA 50011-3060
Phone: (515) 294-0922


PhD, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University (1989)

BA, Mathematics, Cambridge University (1978)


Interest Areas

Cascading failure and risk analysis, blackouts, phasor measurements, power grid stability, complex systems, self-organized criticality, oscillations, nonlinear dynamics, bifurcations

Core Research Area: Electric power and energy systems

Strategic Research Area: Energy infrastructure