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Dr. Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga, PhD, PE is a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Technology department of the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA. She received the Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Toledo in 2005, 2008, and 2017. Her research involves battery management systems for large Li-ion batteries. For her Master's thesis research, she hybridized an electric vehicle by integrating a fuel cell and developed a solar powered hydrogen generating station. As a result, she received the 2008 University of Toledo EECS Department Most Outstanding Thesis Award. Dr. Mubenga is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio. She has industrial experience in the fields of renewable energy systems, solar photovoltaic systems design and integration, energy management, project management, distribution planning & protection, and arc flash mitigation. In 2011 she founded and is currently Chief Executive Officer of SMIN Power Group, LLC a company that installs and designs solar PV systems. As a result, she received the 2017 Africa Most Influential Women Award - industry and engineering sector by CEO Global magazine. From 2012 to 2017, she was the Electrical Engineering Manager at the University of Toledo. In 2017, she became a Member of the Board of Directors at the Société Nationale d' Eléctricité in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dr. Mubenga is a member of IEEE and was the General Conference Chair for the 2017 IEEE PES & IAS PowerAfrica Conference in Ghana. She also is the Founder and Past-Chair of the IEEE Toledo GOLD Group-a.k.a. Young Professionals, and in 2010 she received the 2010 IEEE Toledo Young Engineer of the Year Award. Her research interest include power systems, battery energy storage, renewable energy systems, electric vehicles, and energy efficiency.