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Advisory board

Thomas Duever
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, Ryerson University

 Chair

Tom Chapman
Senior Manager, Market Development and Strategy, Independent Electricity System Operator

Dino Priore
Executive Vice-President and Chief Engineering and Construction Officer, Toronto Hydro

Steven Liss

Steven Liss
Vice President, Research and Innovation, Ryerson University

Neetika Sathe
Vice President, Green Energy & Technology (GRE&T) Centre, Alectra

Hari Subramanian
Chief Strategic Growth and Polciy Officer, Opus One

Susan Uthayakumar
Country President, Schneider Electric Canada

Bala Venkatesh
Academic Director, Centre for Urban Energy

Administration

Bala Venkatesh
Academic Director

Karen Ho-Cespedes
Manager, Research Projects

Matthew Kerry
Marketing and Communications Manager

Lalitha Subramanian
Project Manager

IESO research fellows

Amr Adel
IESO Research Fellow

Jessie Ma
IESO Research Fellow

Carlos Sabillon
IESO Research Fellow

Honorary fellows

Sean Conway
Visiting Professor, Ryerson University

Pratap Revuru
Senior Manager, IoT Solutions and Partnerships, Schneider Electric

Gary Thompson
Supervisor, Engineering, Generation Planning and System Studies, Toronto Hydro

Visiting researchers

Marina Lavorato de Oliveira
Associate Professor, Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, Brazil

Marcos J. Rider
Assistant ProfessorSchool of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas, Brazil

Research assistants

Abdelrahman Aldik
PhD Student, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University

Ayman Elkasrawy
PhD Candidate, Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Ryerson University

Pascoal Rigolin
PhD Graduate, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Principal investigators

Umberto Berardi
Associate Professor, Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University

Alan Fung   
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University

David Xu        
Asscoiate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University

Amirnaser Yazdani  
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, Ryerson University

Zaiyi Liao
Professor, Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University

Jennifer McArthur 
Assistant Professor, Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University

Bala Venkatesh
Academic Director, Centre for Urban Energy

Richard Ford
Senior Project Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines

Tony Orsi
Patent Agent and Partner, Bereskin & Parr LLP

Ivette Vera-Perez
Account Manager Team Lead, Mitacs

Phil Walsh
Associate Professor, Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University