Birkir Heimisson

Birkir Heimisson has a BSEE degree from University of Iceland in 2011 and a master’s degree in electric power engineering from Chalmers University in 2014. He joined Landsnet as a system operator in 2014. Together with system operations, he has led smart grid development with a focus on wide area measurements and control. Additionally, Heimisson was the work-package leader for Landsnet in the EU Horizon 2020 MIGRATE project. In 2019, he moved to research and development, where he focuses on digital substation implementation and smart grid development.