Emmanuel Balogun is a Mechanical Engineering PhD student from Nigeria with research focus in controls, co-ordination and optimization of distributed energy systems, including storage. He attained his BSc.(Summa Cum Laude) Mechanical Engineering in 2018 from Howard University, Washington DC. After graduating, he worked at ChargePoint in Silicon Valley, designing and developing future AC and DC fast charging products for Electric Vehicles and Fleets, helping shape the future of transportation. He is always excited about opportunities to guide humanity into a future that is sustainable through science and engineering.