Research Associates

Mohsen S. Pilehvar

Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: pilehvar@gatech.edu

Dr. Mohsen S. Pilehvar received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Ferdowsi University, in 2011, and his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Shiraz University of Technology, in 2013. Dr. Pilehvar received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University in 2020. He received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award from Kansas State University in 2017. Dr. Pilehvar is currently working at the PSCAL Research Group at Georgia Institute of Technology as a Postdoctoral Fellow. His research interests include power systems, microgrids, and application of power electronics in power systems.

Gad Monga Ilunga

Ph.D. Student

Email: gilunga1@gatech.edu

Gad Monga Ilunga received a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in 2017 and 2019, respectively. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology as part of the PSCAL Research Group. His research interests are in power system automation and control, power system optimization, and energy markets.  Mr. Ilunga received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award from Georgia Tech in the Spring of 2018.

Kaiyu Liu

Ph.D. Student

Email: kennyliu@gatech.edu

Kaiyu Liu received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2016. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, as part of the PSCAL Research Group at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include modelling of power electronic devices and protection issues related to the interconnection of power electronic systems.

Siyao Cai

Ph.D. Student

Email: scai37@gatech.edu

Siyao Cai received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2016 and 2018, respectively. In 2020, he started pursuing his PhD studies in Electrical Engineering as part of the PSCAL Research Group at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focus is on grid integration of distributed energy resources. He is also interested in other renewable energy related topics.

Osamuyi Success

Ph.D. Student

Email: osamuyi@gatech.edu

Osamuyi Success Obadolagbonyi received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Benin, Edo state, Nigeria, in 2014, and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, USA in 2018. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. studies in Electrical Engineering with Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA, as part of the PSCAL Research Group. His research interests include time domain simulation of power system, renewable energy integration, and machine learning.

Mohammad Hasan Jalal

Master Student

Email: mjalal8@gatech.edu

Mohammad Hasan Jalal received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2019. He is currently pursuing an M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, as part of the PSCAL Research Group. His research interests include the integration of renewable energy in the power grid and the use of power electronic devices.

Matthew Lau

Undergraduate Student

Email: mlau40@gatech.edu

Matthew Lau is an undergraduate student pursuing his B.S. in Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. His research interests include developing machine learning algorithms for anomaly detection in cyber-physical systems and mathematical modelling for optimization.

Sicheng Zou

Undergraduate Student

Email: sicheng.zou@gatech.edu

Sicheng Zou is a senior undergraduate student studying Electrical Engineering at Georgia Tech. From 2017-2019, He was a member of Georgia Tech Solar Racing team and an Aux System Team Lead for the second year. He did an exchange at TU München during the Fall 2020 semester and a research intern at TUM Center for Combined Smart energy Systems (CoSES) lab.