Dr. David Oyedokun

Dr. David Oyedokun holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town (UCT). He completed his postdoctoral study at the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) before joining the department of electrical engineering, UCT, where he is currently a senior lecturer. He is a recipient of the IEEE MGA Gold Award and the EBE Faculty special award for social responsiveness at UCT and Chairman of IEEE South Africa Section.

Over the years, he has served in many IEEE committees and organizational units including, IEEE PUW; IEEE Young Professionals; IEEE SIGHT Steering committee; EPICS-in-IEEE committee of the IEEE EAB; IEEE South Africa Section ExCom and led several EPICS-in-IEEE and TISP projects in South Africa. His research interests are in renewable energy integration, power system stability and geomagnetically induced currents (GICs).