Welcome and Stage Setting - 2021 Virtual Energy Access Workshop and EBL-2

13 views
Download
  • Share

Deepak Divan, EBL Global Steering Chair 

Presentations from EBL-I teams:

Chetan Singh Solanki - Team SouLS and Olusegun Odunalya - Team Havenhill 

 

 

Deepak Divan is Professor, John E Pippin Chair, GRA Eminent Scholar, and  

Director of the Center for Distributed Energy at the Georgia Institute of  

Technology in Atlanta, GA. His research is in power electronics, power  

systems, smart grids, and distributed control of power systems. He works  

with utilities, industry and is involved in research, teaching, entrepreneurship  

and starting new ventures. 

Dr. Divan has founded or seeded several new ventures including Soft  

Switching Technologies, Innovolt, Varentec and Smart Wires, which together  

have raised >$160M in venture funding. Dr. Divan is an elected Member of the  

US National Academy of Engineering, member of the National Academies  

Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, a Fellow of the IEEE, past  

President of the IEEE Power Electronics Society, and is a recipient of the IEEE  

William E Newell Field Medal and was Global Chair of the first Empower a  

Billion Lives global competition. He has 40 years of academic and industrial  

experience, 75 issued and pending patents, and over 400 refereed  

publications. He received his B. Tech from IIT Kanpur, and his M.S. and Ph.D.  

degrees from the University of Calgary, Canada.

 

Deepak Divan, EBL Global Steering Chair 

Presentations from EBL-I teams:

Chetan Singh Solanki - Team SouLS and Olusegun Odunalya - Team Havenhill 

 

Advertisment

Advertisment