1.      Mani Vadari, “Distributed Energy Resources: The Challenge of Integrating Supply/Demand Diversity”, Reference Article doi: 10.1049/etr.2016.0034, ISSN 2056-4007, Jan, 2017, Engineering and Technology Reference,

2.      Mani Vadari, “Distribution Automation: The Path to a Self-Healing Grid”, Reference Article doi: 10.1049/etr.2015.0106, ISSN 2056-4007, July 2016, Engineering and Technology Reference,

3.      Mani Vadari, “Smart Grid Redefined”, Reference Article doi: 10.1049/etr.2015.0064, ISSN 2056-4007, November, 2015, Engineering and Technology Reference,

4.      Mani Vadari, “Skills Sets for the Utility of the Future” T&D World, September 16th, 2015. This article was published as a part of an interview of Dr. Vadari “Make Things Real”, also published by T&D World.

5.      Alan Rose, Mani Vadari, Lorie Wigle, “How the Internet of Things Will Transform Energy Efficiency and Energy Services”, Proceedings of the 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

6.      Mani Vadari, “A New Architecture for Distributed Energy Management”, IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter June 2014.

7.      “Reinventing the Grid – How to find a future that works”, Public Utilities Fortnightly, March 2014. Dr. Vadari was one of 11 industry-wide experts interviewed for and quoted in this article.

8.      Ramesh Saligamé and Dr. Mani Vadari, “Life Extensions for Grid Automation Products: What Utilities Want and How Equipment Vendors Can Deliver”, Feature Article, Utility Horizons Quarterly – Automation Rising, 4Qtr2013.

9.      Mani Vadari, “2013, A Year in Review”, Guest editorial Electricity Today, December 2013

10.   Mani Vadari, “Smart Grid, System Operations and the Management of Big Data to drive Utility Transformation”, CIO Review Magazine - Technology for the Utility sector, November 2013.

11.   Mani Vadari, Gerry Stokes, “Utility 2.0 and the Dynamic Microgrids”, Public Utilities Fortnightly, November 2013.

12.   Mani Vadari, “Smart Grid and Aging Infrastructure – Why Technologies are Important to Modernization”, Feature article, Electricity Today, Jun 2013

13.   Mani Vadari, “The Intelligent Workforce Meets the Utility of the Future”, Feature Article, Utility Horizons Quarterly – Automation Rising, 2Qtr2013.

14.   Mani Vadari, “2013, A look at the Year Ahead”, Guest editorial Electricity Today, December 2012

15.   Mani Vadari, “Integrating Renewables – Opportunity for advancement or exercise in futility?”, Public Utilities Fortnightly, March 2010

16.   Mani Vadari, “Active Demand Management – A system approach to managing customer demand”, Public Utilities Fortnightly, November 2009

17.   Robert Spencer, Mani Vadari, “Smart Grid – A customer Challenge. Consumers hold the key to technology’s benefits”, Public Utilities Fortnightly, October 2009

18.   Mani Vadari, “One-size-fits-none: Smart solutions must take into account regional differences”, Intelligent Utility, October 2009.

19.   Mani Vadari, Mike Davis, “Investigating Smart Grid Solutions to Integrate Renewable Sources of Energy into the Electric Transmission Grid”, Presented at UHV 2009 conference in Beijing, China.

20.   Mani Vadari, Casey Wells, Jeff Taft and Wade Malcolm “Networks for High Performance in Utilities: the Journey to a Smarter Grid” An Accenture White paper presented at Distributech 2008.

21.   Monica Benner, Mani Vadari, “Transforming the System Operator – A Talent Management Approach”, Public Utilities Fortnightly, March 2008.

22.   Mark Lauby, Wade Malcolm, Mani Vadari, “Resolving Intelligent Network Interoperability Challenges” Proceedings of the Grid Interoperability Forum, GridWise Architecture Council, November 2007.

23.   Mani Vadari, Mike Burck, “Why Electronic Maps are Essential to Electric Operations” Utility Automation and Engineering T&D, Nov 2006.

24.   Mani Vadari, “Demystifying Intelligent Networks – Why the Next Wave of Transformation is already upon us”, Public Utilities Fortnightly, Nov 2006.

25.   Mani Vadari, Todd Bessemer, “Reliability, Regions and RTOs” Accenture white paper analyzing the North American Blackout of August 2003, Electric Light and Power, June 2004.

26.   Paul Daugherty, Joel Osman and Subramanian Vadari, et. al. “Telematics: Providing New Paths for Transmission Reliability”, Electric Light and Power, Nov 2003

27.   S.V. Vadari, “Power Marketing Applications – An Evaluation of the Market-Place”, Accenture White Paper, Aug 1997.

28.   S.V. Vadari, J.D. Hammerly, “New Faces and functions in a Competitive Market”, IEEE Computer Applications in Power, Jan 1997, PP 47-52.

29.   S.V. Vadari, D. Sun, D. Streiffert, “Constrained Dynamic Dispatch”, EPRI report, Dec 1996.

30.   S.V. Vadari, J.T. Ma, “Application of Object Oriented Techniques to Software Development in an EMS Environment”, Proc. PICA’95, Salt Lake City, UT, May 1995.

31.   S.V. Vadari, D.J. Lubash, L.W. Morris, F. Arsanjani, “Training Session Evaluation - A System Level Perspective Using a Dispatcher Training Simulator”, Proc. PICA’95, Salt Lake City, UT, May 1995

32.   S.V. Vadari, M.J. Montstream, H.B. Ross, “An On-line Dispatcher Training Simulator Function For Real-Time Analysis and Training”, Presented at IEEE Power Engineering Society Winter Meeting, 1995.

33.   N Zhu, S.V. Vadari, D. Hwang, “Analysis of Static VAR Compensator Using the Dispatcher Training Simulator”, Presented at IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, 1994.

34.   S.V. Vadari et. al., "Open Systems for the Electric Utility Industry - What, Why, and How?” Proc. PICA'93, Scottsdale, AZ, May 1993.

35.   S.S. Venkata, Z. Sumic, S.V. Vadari, C.C. Liu, "Applying AI Systems in the T&D Arena", IEEE Computer Applications in Power, April 1993.

36.   Storey, G.L. Miller, S.V. Vadari, K.L. Brewer., "Experiences Using the Dispatcher Training Simulator as a Training Tool", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, August, 1993.

37.   S.V. Vadari, et. al., "An Architecture for AI Implementations in an EMS Environment", Proc. Fourth Symposium on Expert Systems Applications to Power Systems, Melbourne, Australia, Jan 1993.

38.   S.V. Vadari, et. al., "Evolving Architectures in an EMS Environment - An Investigation", Proc. PSCC'93, Avignon, 1993.

39.   S.V. Vadari, et. al., "A Hybrid Artificial Neural Network/Artificial Intelligence Approach for Voltage Stability Enhancement", Proc. First International Forum for Applications of Neural Networks to Power Systems, Seattle, July 1991

40.   S.V. Vadari, et. al., "On-line Assessment of Power System Dynamic Security Using Modular Neural Networks", Proc. Fourth Symposium on Applications of Expert Systems to Power Systems, Melbourne, 1993

41.   S.V. Vadari, et. al., "An On-line Implementation of Transient Stability in a Dispatcher Training Simulator", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Feb 1991, PP 135-144

42.   S.V. Vadari, et. al., "A Load Management Expert System in the EMS/DA Environment", Proc. Third Symposium on Expert Systems Applications to Power Systems, Tokyo, April 1991.

43.   M.E. Aggoune, S.V. Vadari, "Use of Artificial Neural Networks in a Dispatcher Training Simulator for Power Systems Dynamic Security Assessment", Proc. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Los Angeles, Nov. 1990.

44.   B. Jeyasurya, S.S. Venkata, S.V. Vadari, J. Postforoosh, "Fault Diagnosis Using Substation Computer", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Apr 1990, pp 1195-1201.

45.   S.V. Vadari, S.S. Venkata,  "Expert Load Shedding:  A Real-Time Load Shedding Expert System in the On-line EMS Environment",  Proc. Tenth PSCC, Graz, Austria, Aug, 1990.

46.   S.S. Venkata, Z. Sumic, S.V. Vadari, H. Males-Zumic, "Applications of Artificial Intelligence Based Methodologies to Automated Distribution Systems", Proc. 6th National Power Systems Computational Conference, New Delhi, India, July, 1990.

47.   M.E. Aggoune, S.V. Vadari, "Large Scale Power Systems Static Security Assessment Using Neural Networks",  Proc. NEURONET' 90,  Prague, Czechoslovakia, Sep., 1990.

48.   M.A. EL-Sharkawi, M.L. Chen, S.V. Vadari, G.W. Fissel, S.S. Venkata, "Development and Field Testing of a Closed-Loop Adaptive Power Factor Controller." IEEE trans. on energy conversion, June 1988, pp 235-240.

49.   S.V. Vadari,  S.S. Venkata, "The issues of Languages Versus Shells for Expert System Applications to Power System", Proc. Second Symposium on Expert Systems Applications to Power Systems, Seattle, July 1989.

50.   An Adaptive Power Factor Controller. A report submitted to Bonneville Power Administration for project #BP22849, 1987.

51.   Reactive Power Management - A Device Assessment.  EPRI Report for project #1590-8, Rep AP-5210, 1987.


52.   M.A. EL-Sharkawi, S.S. Venkata, S.V. Vadari, M.L. Chen. "Development and Field Testing of an Adaptive Power Factor Controller." IEEE Trans. on energy conversion, Dec 1987, pp 520-525.