Co-chair, Workforce Development Task Force Duke Energy Endowed Chair in Smart Grid Technology and director of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center
Dr. Johan Enslin is Clemson University’s Duke Energy Endowed Chair in Smart Grid Technology and director of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center.
Previously, he served as Director for the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) and the Duke Energy Distinguished Chaired Professor in Power System at UNC Charlotte. Enslin has combined a 34-year career with leadership in industry and academia, in the US, Europe and South Africa. He served as an executive for private business operations and a professor in electrical engineering. Dr. Enslin initiated and led renewable energy teams, companies and executed multi-disciplinary power system projects. Over the course of his career Johan worked for more than 80 US, European, Asian and African power utilities, governments and industries. He authored and co-authored more than 280 technical journal and conference papers for IEEE and other organizations, and has written several chapters in scientific books. Johan is a life-long leader in the IEEE and CIGRÉ working groups and committees. He holds more than 21 provisional and final patents. He received the 2014 Charlotte Business Journal Energy Leadership Award and Graduate of Leadership North Carolina (LNC), Class XXII. Johan is an active board member of E4 Carolinas and Envision Charlotte, and serve on several university center and company advisory boards. He is a registered Professional Engineer in South Africa, Fellow of the SAIEE and Fellow of the IEEE