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Engineering  |  Laboratory for Energy And Power Solutions (LEAPS)

Team

Dr. Nathan Johnson

Dr. Nathan Johnson

Director

Dr. Nathan Johnson is an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University and the Director of the Laboratory for Energy And Power Solutions (LEAPS). His 20-person research team takes energy innovations from concept to construction with a focus on distributed energy resources, smart networks, micro-grid controls, and off-grid solutions. Dr. Johnson manages a one-acre micro-grid test bed to combine simulation-based design with hands-on fabrication and testing to create next-generation solutions to current market needs. Before joining ASU, he spent ten years in industry and academia on energy sector business development projects. Dr. Johnson is also an active educator with training and capacity building programs both inside and outside standard university curricula. 

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Staff

Samantha Janko

Samantha Janko

Managing Director

Gary Morris

Gary Morris

Senior Software Engineer

James Nelson

James Nelson

Director of Technology and Innovation

Kassy Buck

Kassy Buck

Project Coordinator

Alexander Mobley

Alexander Mobley

Test Bed Manager

Graduate Researchers

Shammya Saha

Shammya Saha

Focus: Grid Modernization

Elena van Hove

Elena van Hove

Focus: Off-Grid Solutions

Undergraduate Researchers

Jake Burton

Jake Burton

Multimedia Developer

Mukhtar Hamzat

Mukhtar Hamzat

Energy Analyst

John Vandyke

John Vandyke

Eletrical Integrator

Kevin Campos

Kevin Campos

Interactive Educational Content Designer

Vivek Kandel

Vivek Kandel

Statistics Analyst

Matthew Witkowski

Matthew Witkowski

Energy Analyst

Andrew Crouch

Andrew Crouch

Energy Analyst

Romney Kellogg

Romney Kellogg

Test Engineer

Mac Wodicker

Mac Wodicker

Energy Analyst

Ari Faye

Ari Faye

Graphic Designer

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Trey Smith

Trey Smith

Workforce Development Specialist