Alan McMorran


Open Grid Systems

Alan McMorran graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in Computer & Electronic System before joining Professor Sir Jim McDonald's Advanced Electrical Systems group as a research student, completing his Ph.D. in 2006. After three years as a post-doctoral research fellow Alan left the University in 2010 and founded Open Grid Systems, a company providing software and services to electrical utilities, vendors and consultants worldwide.

Alan is involved with all aspects of the business including the ongoing development of Open Grid Systems' software product portfolio covering customer facing mobile applications, mobile field crew applications, advanced data visualisation interfaces and enterprise-wide network model management systems. His technical work is focussed on the application of open data standards and model-driven architectures for data management, integration, analysis and visualisation.

Presentation: Standards Based Data Integration at Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks