Ahsan Mirza is manager of system protection maintenance at SDG&E. He manages a team of relay technicians and supervisory control and data acquisition technicians responsible for the utility’s T&D relay construction and maintenance. Prior to his current role, Mirza was a team lead in system protection automation and control engineering for five years. He joined SDG&E in 2009 after receiving his BSEE degree from University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered professional engineer in California.