Research Associates


Amir Sajadi

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute
Amirhossein Sajadi is a research faculty with the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) at University of Colorado Boulder. He also holds an academic appointment with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Systems and Control Engineering from the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. Prior to joining the RASEI, he worked as a Senior Engineer in Office of Regional...

Ph.D. Students

Matt Bossart

Matthew Bossart

Co-advised with Dragan Maksimovic
Department of Electrical • Computer & Energy Engineering
Matt Bossart is a first year PhD student in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. Matt ’s research goals are to aid in the transition to a renewable energy electric grid by examining the impact of power electronics on the system at large. Prior to coming to CU, Matt worked at a start-up company designing power electronics and test methods for diagnosing faults in Lithium-ion batteries. Matt enjoys playing basketball in...
Kate Doubleday

Kate Doubleday

Department of Electrical • Computer & Energy Engineering
Kate Doubleday is a Ph.D. student researcher in the Department of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering and the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is also a visiting researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO. Her research focus is the development of probabilistic solar power forecasts and their utilization in power systems operations. In past research lives, she has...

Richard Wallace Kenyon

Department of Electrical • Computer & Energy Engineering
Although a new participant in the field of power system, Rick Wallace Kenyon is a fully inspired researcher focused on the realization and associated challenges of a renewable energy dominated electric grid. Since acknowledging the urge to contribute in the ongoing energy transition, Wallace has received a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder, accompanied by the graduate renewable energy certificate from the RASEI program. Followed by...

Marija Markovic

Department of Electrical • Computer & Energy Engineering
PhD Student in Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, 2019-Present M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering (Power Systems), School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia, 2016-2017 B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering (Power Engineering), School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia, 2012-2016
Stefania Mitova

Stefania Mitova

Environmental Studies Program
Stefi is a 5 th year PhD student in Environmental Studies. Her research is on electric vehicle smart charging with renewable energy, storage, and the grid. The goal of this work is to optimize the integration of electric vehicles and solar panels: both individually owned technologies and shared ones. Methodologically, this is interdisciplinary research that bridges urban and energy systems as well as their environmental impact. Prior to her PhD,...

Anthony Sauter

Ph.D. Student
Electrical • Computer & Energy Engineering
A.J. Sauter is a first-year PhD student in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. A.J.'s research focuses on grid response solutions and control schemes for residential building loads in conjunction with the growing presence of distributed generation and electric vehicles in the modern power system. Prior to his PhD, A.J. received his BS/MS in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and spent two years working as an Aerospace Engineer and Test Director...

Undergraduate Students


Mason Huyge

Department of Electrical • Computer & Energy Engineering and Applied Mathematics
Mason Huyge is a junior undergraduate student studying Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. Mason is interested in the implementation of renewable energy systems and the beneficial effects this may have on the environment. He is excited to be gaining experience in this field by way of meaningful research, and he hopes to be able to use his knowledge in an impactful career to help preserve the environment. In his spare...

Simon Julien

Applied Mathematics and Engineering Physics
Simon Julien is a junior undergraduate engineering student studying Engineering Physics and Applied Math. Simon has grown up fascinated with renewable energy and designing various alternative energy systems, so he is now eager to be working on a real high level project using math, physics, and computer science application. Simon is a member of National Society of Black Engineers and the EHP RAP, yet in his free time you will...