Dr. Andrea Kraj’s work focuses on the application of intelligent energy systems for improved management of multiple renewable energy systems. She has a passion for community renewable energy, smart cities, smart grid, remote power systems, energy policy and sustainability. She is a revolutionary leader in developing multi renewable energy systems.
As a practicing professional engineer, Dr. Kraj is President and CEO of CORE Renewable Energy, Inc. The company specializes in energy planning and operations management for power projects. She holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Manitoba. Also, Dr. Kray is an accomplished author (articles on energy policy, community energy development, and remote power systems) and speaker (TEDx talk: Smart Cities Begin With You). Her podcast: Fempower, celebrates women in T.E.A.M.S fields (Technology, Trades, Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Arts, Athletics, Mathematics, Science and Spirituality). She is based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba. One more note – Dr. Draj was a professional dancer specializing in Salsa.