Orkun Karabasoglu

Assistant Professor – JIE Visiting Professor – ECE
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering
Office 250 Roberts Engineering Hall
Telephone (412)-608-5231
Website http://www.karabasoglu.com

Research Interests

Professor Karabasoglu`s research interests are optimal design and control problems of electrified vehicles, smart-grid, and energy storage systems. <p> Professor Karabasoglu received his Ph.D and M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in 2013. Later on, he worked at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a postdoctoral research associate in Mechatronics Research Laboratory. Currently, he is an assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering. His expertise is in the fields of control, optimization and machine learning with an applied focus on electrified vehicles and smart grid. His team at MIT won the “Innovative Research Analysis Award” with a project on the control of smart grid. He teaches "Optimization in Energy Networks" with Prof. Gabriella Hug and Prof. Daniel Xu at Carnegie Mellon University. His work was featured in Bloomberg, Reuters, Fox42 News, Green Car Congress, Environmental Leader, The Wall Street Journal, EV World and etc. <p> <b>Current Research Topics:</b> <ul> <li>Optimal design and control of electrified vehicles</li> <li>Control systems & machine learning for energy systems</li> <li>Smart grid applications</li> <li>Design automation and wearable mechatronics</li> </ul>

 Orkun  Karabasoglu

Carnegie Mellon, 2013


Design and control optimization, machine learning, electric vehicles, smart grid, and renewable energy systems.