The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member; Scientific Adviser of Melentiev Energy Systems Institute; Corresponding Member of The Russian Academy of Sciences.
He graduated from Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Polytechnic Institute in 1966. N. Voropai received his PhD degree from Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in 1974 and the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences from the Siberian Energy Institute in 1990. He has been with Melentiev Energy Systems Institute since 1966. He was Director of this Institute within 1997-2016. He is Professor and Head of Department at Irkutsk Technical University now
His research interests include: modeling of power systems, operation and dynamics performance of large power grids; emergency protection and control of power grids; reliability and security of energy systems, power industry restructuring. N. Voropai is Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, IEEE Fellow, CIGRE Member, IFAC Member, Member of Electrotechnical Academy of the Russian Federation. N. Voropai is a Member of Editorial Boards of Scientific Journals: Review of Russian Academy of Sciences, Energy; Energy Policy, Russia; Electricity, Russia; Energy Problems, Azerbaijan; International Journal on Global Energy Interconnection; International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering. He is a Member of International Steering Committee of IEEE Power Tech Conference. He was the Chair of 2005 IEEE St. Petersburg Power Tech Conference and the Member of International Program Committees of many International Conferences. He is Advisory Board Member of Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre, Technical Committee Member of Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization. He is the author of more than 600 scientific publications.