Emmanuel Balogun is a PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering advised by Profs. Arun Majumdar, Ram Rajagopal, and Simona Onori. He attained his BSc. in Mechanical Engineering in 2018 from Howard University. After his undergraduate studies and prior to joining Stanford, he helped shape the future of transportation at ChargePoint designing and developing future AC and DC fast charging products for Electric Vehicles and Fleets. His research is focused on computational methods for decarbonized, equitable energy systems, leveraging core expertise in Generative AI, Simulation, and Optimization. Outside of academia, Emmanuel spends his time writing fiction and dancing styles inspired by hip-hop, afro beats, and modern contemporary.