Haley Coutts

I’m a senior in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oregon State with a focus in Power Systems.

Contact Info



  • June 2019

    Bachelor of Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Oregon State University

  • Activities: Phi Sigma Rho Sorority, Vice President of Scholarship | Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Student Chapter | American Association of University Women, Oregon Chapter
  • Relevant Courses: Contemporary Energy Applications, Power Systems Analysis, SMART Grid, Power Electronics, Analysis of Algorithms, Electrical and Magnetic Fields, Electromechanical Energy Conversion, Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Minor: Computer Science

Work Experience

  • September 2018 - Present

    Oregon State University

    Undergraduate Research Assistant

    Analyze the status and the history of protective relays and power system protection. Contributed to a white paper in partnership with the Idaho National Laboratory related to gaps and vulnerabilities in protective relays.

  • April 2018 - September 2018

    Clean Water Services

    Electrical Engineering Intern

    Collaborated within the Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Division department investigating new projects, and updating records. Produced a report for preliminary design of a unit substation, including sizing calculations for low voltage and medium voltage feeders, and transformers. Composed documentation regarding the feasibility of adding VFDs to current medium voltage backwash pump system versus converting system to low voltage with VFDs.

  • May 2017 - Present

    Oregon State University

    College of Engineering Ambassador

    Lead campus tours of 50-200 prospective engineering students and their families. Support the College of Engineering in events regarding networking, outreach, and enrichment.

  • January 2017 - Present

    Oregon State University

    School of EECS Technical Assistant

    Teach three weekly classes of 25 students regarding introductory electrical engineering material, and digital logic design; including basic principles, System Verilog, and FPGA programming and utilization.