When Situational Awareness, Mental Models, and Adaptive Capacity Meet Control Room Surprises

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Mike Legatt, PhD

CEO and Founder, ResilientGrid, Inc.


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At ResilientGridMike Legatt focuses on ensuring control room operators and IT/cyber analysts are set up for success from normal through to emergency situations, combining his PhDs in Energy Systems and Neuropsychology. Mike also co-founded and leads the Human Performance Community of Practice.


In addition to technical factors, human factors are critical for the grid. This ensures the primary source of grid resilience - humans - are successful in emergencies, keeping the lights on. This talk discusses real-time grid operations' human factors and resilience engineering aspects.

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Date and Time
Sept. 26, 2023, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs
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UT Energy Symposium