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Lab Members

In our lab faculty, Research Scientists, Postdocs, PhD, Master and undergraduate students, high school interns and visitors from industry, are working on problems at the forefront of modeling and control of relevant automotive and grid-storage systems.

Degrees / Education

  • Newborn, 10/2019
  • Infant, 2019-present (conferral September 2020)
  • 03/12/2020 Certificate in "Bottle Holding"

Sleeping optimization, family entertainer, feeding control, SNOO pro

*Working from home

Degrees / Education

  • Ph.D. : Polytechnic University of Milan, Information Technology (2020)
  • M.S. : Polytechnic University of Milan, Automation and Control Engineering (2015)
  • B.S.: University of Padua, Information Engineering (2013)

Optimization and control, data analysis, energy management, propulsion systems modeling

PhD Students

Anirudh Allam
Degrees / Education

  • Ph.D. : Stanford University, Department of Energy Resources Engineering (2020, Expected)
  • M.S. : Clemson University, Department of Automotive Engineering (2015)
  • B.E. : University of Pune, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (2010)

Lithium-ion batteries, Electrochemical modeling, Model-based estimation and control
Degrees / Education

  • Ph.D. : Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2024, Expected)
  • B.Sc.: Howard University, Mechanical Engineering (2018)

Controls design and optimization for distributed energy systems and power networks, EV’s, Mechatronics.

Advisor: Arun Majumdar,  Co-advisors: Simona Onori and Ram Rajagopal
Degrees / Education

  • M.S.: Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2021, Expected)
  • B.S.: Institute of Space Technology, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2016)

Estimation and Control, Sensitivity analysis, Robotics, Machine learning
Degrees / Education

  • B.S.: Tsinghua University, Electrical Engineering (2021)
  • M.S.: Stanford University, Energy Resources Engineering (2023, Expected)

Modeling and control for energy storage systems, lithium-ion batteries, machine learning
Degrees / Education

  • Ph.D. : Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2025, Expected)
  • B.S. : UC Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering (2020)

modeling and optimization, grid-connected energy storage systems

Advisor: Ram Rajagopal, Co-advisors: Simona Onori
Degrees / Education

  • Ph.D. : Stanford University, Energy Resources Engineering (2019 - present)
  • M.S. : Stanford University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Atmosphere/Energy (2016)
  • B.S. : Stanford University, Engineering Physics, Renewable Energy (2014)

Grid applications of energy storage, Optimization and modelling, Energy storage systems

Visiting Scholars
Degrees / Education

  • M.S. : University of Pavia, Electrical Engineering (2021 expected)
  • B.S.: University of Pavia, Industrial Engineering (2018)

Lithium-ions batteries, sensitivity analysis, statistical methods

Advisors: Simona Onori and Davide Raimondo

Degrees / Education

  • B.Eng.: Cornell University, Chemical Engineering (Expected 2022)

Gasoline particulate filters, gasoline direct injection, multiphysics modeling
Degrees / Education

  • B.S.: UCLA, Mechanical Engineering (expected 2023)

Lithium ion batteries, renewable energies, statistical modeling

Alumni and Alumnae

  • Seongbeom Lee, Battery Engineer, Romeo Power
  • Andrew Chu, highschool student at Nueva High School
  • Bin Xu, Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma University, OK
  • Vahid Azimi, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, AL
  • Mauricio Sanchez, Cell Design Engineer at Tesla (2020-present)
  • Ziwang Lu, PhD student at Tsinghua University (2019-present) 
  • Federico Dettù, PhD student, Information Technology, Politecnico di Milano (2020-present)
  • Edoardo Catenaro, PhD student, Information Technology, Politecnico di Milano (2020-present)
  • Fredric Lam,  PhD student, Computtaional and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford Univeristy (2018-present)
  • Christian Jinwoong Tae, Schneider Fellow at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (2020-present)
  • Trey Weaver, Battery Engineer, FCA (2020-present)
  • Yigao Du, Visiting Scholar Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2019)
  • Lia Eggleston, Undergraduate Student, Yale University (2019)
  • Aki Takahashi, Highschool Intern, Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, 2018, now freshman at UCLA
  • Dr. Svyatoslav Korneev, Research Scientist (Stanford, 2018), now with PARC, Palo Alto, CA - 
  • Dr. Harikesh Arunachalam, Phd (Clemson, 2017) and Postdoctoral Fellow (Stanford, 2018) now with Rivian, Irvine, CA - goolge icon
  • Dr. Abdullah al-Mamun, Postdoctoral Fellow (Clemson/Stanford, 2017-18), now with FCA, Auburn Hills, MI - goolge icon
  • Dr. Zifan Liu, Postdoctoral Fellow (Clemson, 2017), now with Bosch LLC, Stuttgart, Germany - 
  • Simone Gelmini, Visiting Scholar (Clemson, 2016), now PhD student at Politecnico di Milano - 
  • Gabriele Pozzato, Visiting Scholar (Clemson, 2016), now PhD student at Politecnico di Milano