Alexandre Nassif is a specialist engineer and ATCO’s SME in power quality, micro-grid planning, and distributed energy resource integration, overseeing all planning activities related to DER interconnection. Before joining ATCO, he worked for Hydro One (Toronto) as a protection planning engineer, and simultaneously for Ryerson University as a post-doctoral research fellow, developing wind generator models for load flow integration. Alex has published more than 70 technical papers in international journals and conferences and is an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery. He is a professional engineer in the province of Alberta and a senior member of IEEE. He holds a PhD from the University of Alberta.