Alan is a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York. He is currently a Chateaubriand STEM fellow at CentraleSupélec, Université Paris-Saclay, France, and was previously a Belgian American Educational Foundation fellow at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
Alan grew up in Germantown, MD. He received his BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree from University College London, UK, in 2019, and joined Columbia later that year.
His research interests include battery management systems, battery diagnostics using machine learning, and renewable energy in the grid and islanded systems.