Robert Uluski, an IEEE member, has over 35 years of electric utility experience, with a focus on planning and implementing distribution automation systems. He currently leads the distribution automation and distribution management systems consulting practice at Utility Integration Solutions (UISOL). Prior to joining UISOL, he managed EPRI’s “Smart Distribution” project set, which included developing a detailed guidebook on Fault Location Isolation and Service Restoration (FLISR), Dynamic Impacts of Distributed Renewables and integration of smart inverters. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of IEEE’s smart distribution working group, chair of the task force on DMS and Vice Chair of the volt-VAR task force. In 2010, he was awarded IEEE’s Douglas M. Staszesky Distribution Automation Award for significant contributions in the field of distribution automation. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1973with an M.S.E.E. degree in electric power systems.