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Olufemi A. Omitaomu, PhD

Adjunct Professor


  • Senior R&D Staff, Computational Sciences and Engineering Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  • Joint ORNL-UT Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Tennessee.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee.
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Adjunct Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Curriculum Vitae

I am interested in MS and PhD graduates with the appropriate background for R&D opportunities in the following areas:

    • Digital Twins of Energy Systems
    • Game Theory for Human-Machine Systems
    • Excellent programming skill in Python (proficiency in other programming languages is a plus)
    • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills


    1. Artificial Intelligence in Energy Systems
    2. Cognitive Coupling of Human-Machine Systems
    3. Anomaly Detection in Complex Systems
    4. Energy Infrastructure Siting and Analysis
    5. Disaster Risk Analysis and Emergency Management

Research Gate



  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Tennessee
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Lagos State University, Nigeria


Google Scholar

  • Lim, M, Olufemi A. Omitaomu, and S. J. Bae. (2020). A Step-Down Test Procedure for Wavelet Shrinkage Using Bootstrapping. IEEE Access, 8: 174763-174772, October.
  • Kotikot, Susan M., Bandana Kar, and Olufemi A. Omitaomu. (2020). A Geospatial Framework Using Multicriteria Decision Analysis for Strategic Placement of Reserve Generators in Puerto Rico. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 67, Issue 3: 659-669, August.
  • Ramshani, Mohammad, Xueping Li, Anahita Khojandi, and Olufemi A. Omitaomu. (2020). An agent-based approach to study the diffusion rate and the effect of policies on joint placement of photovoltaic panels and green roof under climate change uncertainty. Applied Energy, 261: 114402, March.
  • Ramshani, Mohammad, Anahita Khojandi, Xueping Li, and Olufemi A. Omitaomu. (2020). Optimal planning of the joint placement of photovoltaic panels and green roofs under climate change uncertainty. Omega, 90: 101986, January.
  • Rodriguez, Tony K., Olufemi A. Omitaomu, and James A. Ostrowski. (2019). Allocating limited deicing resources in winter snow events. Journal on Vehicle Routing Algorithms, 2(1-4): 75-88, November.

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