Nathan Johnson is an expert in energy innovations, sustainability, micro grids and off-grid solutions.
His 20-person research team takes energy innovations from concept to construction with a focus on distributed energy resources, smart networks, microgrid controls, and off-grid solutions. Johnson manages a one-acre microgrid test bed to combine simulation-based design with hands-on fabrication and testing to create next-generation solutions to current market needs.
Johnson is an assistant professor at ASU's Polytechnic campus. He is also the director of the Laboratory for Energy and Power Solutions (LEAPS).