Dr. Yazan Alsmadi
Senior Lead Engineer, Advanced Transmission Studies & Technology, American Electric Power (AEP)
Yazan M. Alsmadi received the B.S. degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Electrical Power Engineering from Yarmouk University, Jordan, in 2010, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus, OH, USA, in 2012 and 2015, respectively. He is currently a Senior Lead Engineer in the Advanced Transmission Studies and Technology group at American Electric Power (AEP), Columbus, OH, USA. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Alsmadi has a wide international research and consulting experience in the area of sustainable energy and power system; modeling, advanced control and grid integration of renewable energy conversion systems; and smart power grids. Dr. Alsmadi also has a wide experience in engineering training and education, improving the effectiveness of higher education and STEM based training and teaching initiatives. He has served as a consultant to several international companies.
Dr. Alsmadi’s current research interests include modeling, advanced control and grid integration of renewable energy conversion systems; advanced control theory of distributed power and variable speed systems; the development of power electronics systems for renewable energy applications; and advanced analysis, operation and control of power systems.