Distributed Energy and Grid Management
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Yilu Liu
Adedasola Ademola, a.k.a ‘Das’, joined the Energy Science and Engineering doctoral program at the Bredesen Centre of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville (UTK) in the Fall of 2019. His research interests are in the study of high-impact, low-frequency events in the electric power system, electric grid integration of renewable energy, and deployment of artificial intelligence in power systems.
He received a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where he was also a leader in the student branches of IEEE and Engineers Without Borders. He obtained an M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy Systems from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and was also a Commonwealth Scholars Ambassador. Prior to joining UTK, he worked as a Project Engineer and Data Analyst at an electric distribution company in Nigeria. He has since completed two summer internships with Dominion Energy and he is proudly a Dominion Energy research fellow.
His interests beyond research are in engineering management and entrepreneurship, and he is currently a Graduate Student Senator and a member of the Bredesen Centre SAC.
Power Systems, Artificial Intelligence
BSc Electrical & Electronic Engineering - The University of Ibadan, Nigeria; MSc Sustainable Energy System - The University of Edinburgh, UK
Awards and Recognitions
CURENT Exemplary Research Award; Dominion Energy Research Fellowship