PhD, Assistant Professor, Carleton University, Canada, wind power modeling, renewable energy resource assessment, applied math, machine learning, optimization
Dr. Kristen Schell’s research develops applied mathematical models to aid the renewable energy transition. Prof. Schell’s research areas include: renewable energy resource assessment and forecasting, power systems planning for negative emissions, strategic behaviour in electricity markets, renewable energy policy design, and design of adaptable, modular microgrids. She co-leads the APEX research lab at Carleton University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Previously, Dr. Schell was an Assistant Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Prior to RPI, Dr. Schell was an IVADO Post-doctoral Fellow at Polytechnique Montreal and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan. She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and dual Engineering PhDs from Carnegie Mellon University and the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Porto, Portugal.