Assistant Researcher
Saeed Sepasi

Saeed joined HNEI in 2015 as a postdoctoral research associate after earning his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii in December, 2014. While pursuing his graduate studies, he was a Research Assistant with the Mechanical Engineering Department from 2011 to 2014, during which he developed adaptive methods for estimation of state of charge and state of health for battery packs, specifically Li-ion batteries, and jointly developed control algorithms for a grid-scale energy storage system deployed on the Maui Electric Company power system. Prior to pursuing his doctoral degree, he worked in industry developing electronic control boards for home appliances from 2009 to 2011 as a quality engineer. His current research interests include optimization of energy storage in smart grids, renewable energy, large-scale renewable power integration into power grids and sustainability.

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