Michael A. Omidiora
Michael Adebayo Omidiora is a Senior Electrical Engineer at SYSTRA USA since 2017, where he serves as an industry consultant on a variety of power and energy systems projects, ranging from conceptual feasibility studies to detailed design efforts and construction for American rail and mass transportation
agencies. He has over 15 years of experience in Electrical Engineering. He worked as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, CT, USA (2016-2021), where he supervised 15 postgraduate students. He previously worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New York University, NY (2015-2016). He pioneered the Electrical Machinery Group while working as an Electrical Machinery Expert at the Wärtsilä Corporation, Finland (2012-2015). He achieved different cutting-edge solutions to Power System problems while working as a Doctoral Researcher and Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Aalto University, Finland (2008-2012).
He earned a PhD in Electrical Engineering, with a specialization in Power Systems and High Voltage
Engineering from the Aalto University, Finland in 2011. He received several awards and honors,
including the 2011 Outstanding Departmental Publication Prize from the Aalto University, Finland, the
Fortum Foundation Research Award in Finland (2009-2011), and the ICEEA-2007 Best Paper Award at
the University of California. He authored one book chapter and 35 technical papers in peer-reviewed
journals and international conferences.
He currently serves as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, and an Electrical
Engineering Editor for the American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR). He reviews for the
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, IEEE
Transactions on Industry Applications, and IEEE Industry Applications Magazine. He is a member of the
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and IEEE-PES Power and Energy Society, USA.
He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of New York and Connecticut and the District of