Johan H Enslin

Dr. Johan H Enslin is the Director, Academic Programs, at the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center and the Duke Energy Endowed Chaired Professor in Smart Grid at Clemson University in North Charleston SC. He comes as Director for the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) and the Duke Energy Distinguished Chair in Power System at UNC Charlotte. Enslin has combined a 40-year career with leadership in industry and academia, in the US, Europe and South Africa. He served as an executive for private business operations and a professor in electrical engineering. Dr. Enslin initiated and led renewable energy teams, companies and executed multi-disciplinary power system projects. Over the course of his career Johan worked for more than 90 US, European, Asian, and African power utilities, governments, and industries. He authored and co-authored more than 350 technical journal and conference papers for IEEE and other organizations and has written several chapters in scientific books. Johan is a life-long leader in the IEEE and CIGRÉ working groups and committees. He holds more than 30 provisional and final patents. He received the 2014 Charlotte Business Journal Energy Leadership Award. He is a registered Professional Engineer in South Africa, Fellow of the SAIEE and Fellow of the IEEE.