Chris Ruckman

Chris Ruckman

Energy Storage Directory, Burns & McDonnell

Chris Ruckman is the Energy Storage Director for Burns and McDonnell’s Energy Division where he oversees the development of energy storage solutions to meet growing electrical grid challenges. An electrical engineer with more than 24 years of experience, Chris combines a passion for sustainable solutions with his deep technical understanding of the utility industry to develop safe, reliable, and cost-effective energy storage solutions. Chris is an active member of the IEEE PES Power System Relaying Committee, served as Vice Chairman for the Synchronous Generator Protection Tutorial and currently serves as Chairman for a working group investigating black start generation protection complexities. Chris is a graduate of William Jewell College with a B.A. in Physics and The University of Kansas with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.  He is a registered professional engineer in ten states.