Olamide Oladeji / Technology & Policy Program

Olamide is an SM candidate in the Technology and Policy Program. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, where he worked on and completed projects spanning multiple sectors. His research at MIT is within the Universal Access group for the development of the Reference Electrification Model.

In addition to energy access, he is also interested in development economics, data science, STEM education in sub-Saharan Africa, learning about different cultures, and the Monday morning ‘quarterbacking’ of Chelsea FC’s games.

Olamide’s research within the REM project focuses on the development and comparative analysis of consumer clustering algorithms for least-cost electrification mode recommendations.