Current Personnel

Postdoctoral Researchers

Olaoluwapo (Olaolu) Ajala

Olaolu is from Lagos, Nigeria. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Lagos in 2010, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 and 2018 respectively. His research interests include microgrids modeling, analysis and control, and hardware implementation of microgrid control architectures.

 

 

 

Ph.D. Students

Siddhartha Nigam

Siddhartha is from Delhi, India. He received his B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology, India. in 2014, and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2017. His research interests include microgrid modeling, operations, and control.

 

 

 

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. 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.