Tomo Popovic

Tomo Popovic, Ph.D., has over 20 years of experience in software development and consulting for power and energy sector. He participated in several development projects and customization of tools for protection testing and evaluation using transients. He was a lead engineer in several projects including various substation data integration and analytics solutions, systems for automated fault analysis, and fault location calculation. He is an author of 70+ papers published in journals and proceedings of conferences and professional meetings.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agile software development, project management, and software integration
  • System modeling, fault and disturbance simulation, and equipment testing with transients
  • Intelligent systems for fault analysis and fault location calculation
  • Substation data integration, interoperability, application of industry standards
  • Use of Open Source Software (OSS) in development and deployment of industry applications

Professional Experience

  • More than 15 years of experience as developer and consultant in utility industry
  • Over 20 years of experience in software and hardware design and implementation
  • 10 years of research and development experience

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

  • IEEE Senior Member, Member of CIGRE and ACM
  • Oracle (Sun) Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)
  • ScrumAlliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • ISTQB Certified Software Tester


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, 2014
  • M.E., Electrical Engineering, 2005
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, 1994


  • Open source operating systems, applications, and development tools
  • Computer history, retro computing, vintage computers
  • Volleyball, cycling