Brett Olson

Columbus, NE

Hi. I live in Columbus Ne, where I work, eat, drink, play and sleep. My passion is technology and the wires that keep it all going. I love solving big problems and making a difference. I also enjoy golfing, music, podcasts, coffee, wine, spicy food and good people. Most importantly, devoted husband/father.

research interests include following:

Enterprise IT/Networking

Industrial Wireless Systems

Open Source Computing

Viruses, vulnerabilities and security holes

Energy and Power Data Management

Enterprise Database Experience sql/.net stack

Utility Systems Planning and Integration

Substation RTU & PLC Design and Implementation

Engineering of High Voltage Circuit Breakers, Transformers

High Voltage Switches, Motor Operations and Battery Systems

Photovoltaic (pv) solar electric systems

Electronic Circuit PCB Development

Open Embedded Automation (Arduino/Raspberry Pi)

SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition)

AMI/AMR comm architecture, protocols and topologies

Cyber Security/Power Delivery

Quantum Cryptography & QKD Protocols

NERC/CIP Researching Standards

EPRI IEEE/Comm Advisor (Electric Power Research Institute)

GridWise Architecture Council

certified in the following:

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

Network+ A+

MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)

CyberSecurity - (Certified Information Security Manager, CISM)

  • Work
    • Cornhusker Public Power District
  • Education
    • Bachelors in Information Systems Software Engineering
    • Network Secuirty
    • Masters in Computer Information Systems