Heashot of Sika Gadzanku.

Sika Gadzanku

Researcher II-Decision Support Analysis


Sika Gadzanku is an energy technology and policy researcher in the Integrated Applications Center. Her work involves providing technical assistance to international partners on grid integration of renewable energy and supporting the REopt team in conducting renewable energy screenings and evaluating renewable energy and storage deployment potential. Her research experience includes climate change impacts on hydropower in Sub-Saharan Africa, waste-to-energy technologies, and power systems planning efforts in Ghana and Nigeria. She also has professional experience in energy consulting and distilling complex technical information to policymakers and the general public. 

Research Interests

Energy access and equity

Power systems modeling

Techno-economic modeling and analysis

Energy for inclusive development

Water – energy nexus

STEM education and workforce development


M.S., Technology and Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tufts University