Associate Professor David Oyedokun

Renewable Energy, Geomagnetically-induced Currents, Transformers, Power Systems Stability

MSc(Eng) PhD Cape Town MIEEE SAIEE

Research Interests

  • Renewable Energy
  • Geomagnetically- Induced Currents
  • Transformers
  • Power Systems Stability

Postgraduate Supervision


  • Mfon Charles,  Design of an energy efficient WSN communication algorithm for regulated power generation at low wind speeds, in an isolated microgrid of small wind turbines, using OPNET
  • George Hilton Gabriels, Network status and configuration detection
  • Pitambar Akshay Jankee,  Experimental testing of the General Power Theory for power quality improvement
  • Best Khoza, Enhancement of power system stability using battery energy storage system
  • Azeez Olasoji, (Title Pending)


  • Yong Jun Cho, Co-location principle of Grid-connected Renewable Energies and Energy Battery Storage Systems in South Africa
  • Kai Goodall, Educational Solar Car for Engineering Outreach
  • Munashe Jambawo, Design of low-cost measurement instruments to measure Geomagnetically Induced Currents (GICs) in transformer neutrals and transmission lines
  • Isma-eel Khan, Development of the Human-Beta Probabilistic Tool for Network Design 
  • Ronak Atul Mehta, The soft-linking strategies between SATIM and flextool to improve long-term planning/scenario modelling
  • Michael Rainey, Impact on System Inertia and Stability to rising levels of distributed & Embedded renewable energy generation in dispersed netowrks
  • Katleho Thabiso Malatse, Optimal LEAP into UCT Renewables Objectives
  • Omphemetse Kealeboga Thebe, (Title Pending)

Current Undergraduate Teaching 

  • Energy System and Grids: EEE4126F
  • Introduction to Power Engineering: EEE2044S