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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

Kassy Buck

Kassy Buck

Project Coordinator

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James Nelson

James Nelson

Director of Technology and Innovation for LEAPS

Samantha Janko

Samantha Janko

Managing Director of LEAPS

Alexander Mobley

Alexander Mobley

Test Bed Manager

Gary Morris

Gary Morris

Senior Software Engineer

Graduate Research Assistants

Nathan Webster

Nathan Webster

GRA, Grid Modernization

Alex Kohnen

Alex Kohnen

GRA, Grid Modernization

Elena van Hove

Elena van Hove

GRA, Off-Grid Solutions

Shammya Saha

Shammya Saha

GRA, Grid Modernization/ Cybersecurity

Brandon Gorman

Brandon Gorman

GRA, Resilient Infrastructure

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Jake Burton

Jake Burton

Multimedia Developer

Mukhtar Hamzat

Mukhtar Hamzat

Energy Analyst

Rhiannon Salceda

Rhiannon Salceda

Software Developer

Austin Cameron

Austin Cameron

Modeler and Data Analyst

Vivek Kandel

Vivek Kandel

Statistics Analyst

Trey Smith

Trey Smith

Workforce Development Specialist

Justin Clark

Justin Clark

Software Developer

Romney Kellogg

Romney Kellogg

Test Engineer

John Vandyke

John Vandyke

Eletrical Integrator

Ari Faye

Ari Faye

Graphic Designer

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Nick Nelson

Nick Nelson

Workforce Development Specialist

Mac Wodicker

Mac Wodicker

Energy Analyst