Current Personnel

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dariush Fooladivanda

Dariush received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo, in 2014, and a B.S. degree from the Isfahan University of Technology, all in electrical engineering. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include theory and applications of control and optimization in large scale networked systems.

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Ph.D. Students

Olaoluwapo Ajala

Olaolu is from Lagos, Nigeria. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineer ing from the University of Lagos. in 2010, and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2014. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Professor Alejandro Domínguez-García and Professor Peter Sauer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UIUC. His research interests include microgrids modeling, analysis and control, and hardware implementation of microgrid control architectures.

 

 

Hanchen Xu

Hanchen is from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. He received the B.E. and M.S. degrees both in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2012 and 2014, respectively. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Professor Alejandro Domínguez-García and Professor Peter Sauer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. His research interests include distributed control and optimization of power system, data-driven applications, and electricity markets.

 

 

Madi Zholbaryssov

Madi received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 2011 and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering in 2014, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is currently pursuing the Ph.D.degree in electrical engineering. His current research interests include distributed control, distributed optimization and their application to electric power systems.

 

 

 

M.S. Students

Samuel Utomi 

Sammy received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2016. He is currently working towards his M.S. degree in electrical engineering with Professor Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia as his adviser. His current research work is focused towards building up the implementation of a distributed control architecture for microgrids through the use of microprocessors with wireless communication capabilities.