Narayanan Rajagopal is a Senior Scientist with the Research & Innovation wing at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. He has over 27 years of experience in the area of Power System. He has extensive work experience in Product Development, Research, System Application, Test system development, and Customer training areas of Substation and Distribution Automation systems (SA and DA), Major areas of his current research include development of new solutions meeting the challenges faced by electricity utilities including integration of distributed energy resources and microgrids. He completed his graduation from University of Madras and masters from Memorial University, Canada, in Electrical Engineering. He is a certified Smart Grid Maturity Model Navigator, Senior Member of IEEE, Member of IET, UK, and Member of Institution of Engineers, India.