- Dr. Bri-Mathias Hodge is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering and a Fellow of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is also a Chief Scientist in the Power Systems Engineering Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). His research focuses on the modeling and simulation of power and energy systems, with an emphasis on the operational and planning challenges posed by the integration of renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power. He is an author on over 100 journal articles and conference papers in this area and has received five best paper awards at the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. At NREL he has received Outstanding Mentor Awards on five occasions and received the NREL President’s Award in 2016. Dr. Hodge received a Fulbright Fellowship in 2016 for a sabbatical at VTT in Finland.