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Olamide Oladeji

Olamide Oladeji

Olamide Oladeji

Ibadan
Nigeria
PhD in Management Science and Engineering
School of Engineering

Olamide Oladeji, from Ibadan, Nigeria, is pursuing a PhD in management science and engineering at Stanford School of Engineering. He graduated from the University of Ibadan with a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering, and from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with dual master’s degrees in electrical engineering & computer science and in technology & policy. Olamide aspires to use technologies such as artificial intelligence to accelerate the global clean energy transition and to catalyze sustainable economic growth in developing economies. He also hopes to serve in Nigeria’s public sector.  As a researcher at the MIT Energy Initiative, he helped develop a computational model to inform electrification planning for increased electricity access in developing countries. At Ibadan, he was selected as the university’s Google Student Ambassador,  led the Engineers Without Borders chapter and was editor-in-chief of the Bello press organization. He has worked with various organizations across India, Spain, and the United States at the nexus of engineering, data science, and energy economics, and has completed several community development and engineering projects in Nigeria. He was an MIT Tata Fellow, a Federal Government of Nigeria undergraduate scholar, and received the MIT Clean Energy Prize for energy delivery.

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