Resilient Energy Systems

Research in this area explores decentralized energy for resilience in remote applications, often using hybrid techniques.

Meet the experts

Rui Bo

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Computation, optimization and economics in power system operation and planning, high performance computing and its application in power systems, electricity market simulation, evaluation and design

Fatih Dogan

Professor of Ceramic Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests

Multifunctional materials and composites; nanoscale science and engineering of ceramics, solidification and crystal growth; energy materials: high energy density capacitors, nanostructured dielectrics, high temperature superconductors, fuel cells and biomaterials

Fateme Rezaei

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Research Interests

Carbon capture and utilization, olefin/paraffin separation; hybrid separation processes; flue gas cleanup; methane storage

Jonathan Kimball

Dean's Scholar and Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Energy harvesting, switched-capacitor converters, microgrids, digital and nonlinear control methods for power converters

Joseph Smith

Laufer Endowed Energy Chair Professor
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Research Interests

Hybrid energy systems; fuels combustion and gasification, industrial gas flare design, operation, and regulation; process modeling, monitoring, control, and operation

Dr. Jeremy Maurer

Assistant Professor, Geological Engineering

Research Interests

Geodesy, earthquake and fault mechanics, induced seismicity, inverse problems and modeling, uncertainty quantification, crustal deformation, and geophysical methods.

For more information regarding Dr. Maurer's research, please visit his website, or select here for publications.

Daoru Han

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Plasma aerospace applications; Space propulsion; Plasma-material interactions; Plasma physics and rarefied gas dynamics; High-performance computing.

Suzanna Long

Department Chair and Professor

Research Interests

Critical Infrastructure Systems, Strategic Management, Sustainable Infrastructures, Management, Supply Chain and Transportation, Systems Management, Organizational Behavior, Sociotechnical Systems Analysis