Korbaga joined NREL in 2019 as a research engineer in the Commercial Buildings Research Group. He has experience in advanced building control systems and building energy simulation. Currently, he is working on several projects involving evaluation of building control systems, smart grids, and energy efficiency.
Prior to joining NREL, Korbaga worked as an expert services engineer for a building control company where he led evaluations of various facility improvement measures, building systems integration, development and deployment of automatic fault detection, and optimized control system algorithms.
Advanced control systems for buildings
Building energy simulation
Machine learning and data analytics
Automatic fault detection and diagnostics
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Syracuse University
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Addis Ababa University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Bahir Dar University