Kyri Baker is an Assistant Professor in the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She also holds a courtesy appointment in the Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering Department, and a joint appointment through the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI). Dr. Baker's research focuses on how to use optimization and control techniques to better integrate renewable energy, increase system-wide energy efficiency, and further our future smart grids' and smart cities' resiliency, sustainability, and cybersecurity. She has expertise in stochastic and distributed optimization spanning electricity markets, power grids, and buildings. Recently, Dr. Baker has been interested in infrastructure design, power systems, and intelligent building controls in resource-constrained environments.
Power Systems, Smart Grids, Building-to-Grid, Renewable Energy, Optimization, Control Systems