Dr Lesedi Masisi, University of the Witwatersrand
Dr Masisi obtained his PhD in electrical engineering from Concordia University, Canada (2015). He is a senior lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. His research interests are in electric machines and drives, renewable energy and electrification of transportation. He has worked on projects with the Transnet Research & Development Division, the Department of Public Enterprises on energy modelling and the development of an electric machines test bed for prototype validation. Dr Masisi’s work has received NRF Thuthuka funding. It is also supported by the Eskom Tertiary Education Support Program (TESP) Grant and the Eskom Power Plant Engineering Institute (EPPEI) Grant (2019-2020). Dr Masisi holds a Y2 NRF rating.