Matt Aldeman is an Assistant Professor of Technology at Illinois State University, where he teaches in the Renewable Energy program. Matt joined the Technology department faculty after working at the Illinois State University Center for Renewable Energy for over five years. Previously, he worked at General Electric as a wind site manager at the Grand Ridge and Rail Splitter wind projects. Matt’s experience also includes service in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear propulsion officer and leader of the Reactor Electrical division on the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis. Matt is an honors graduate of the U.S. Naval Nuclear Power School, holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University, and a Master of Engineering Management degree from Old Dominion University. Matt is a doctoral candidate at the Illinois Institute of Technology and is expecting to complete his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in December 2016.
Acoustic Localization using microphone arrays and advanced beamforming algorithms, Optimization of Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems, Smart Grid technologies, Electric Vehicles