Tiffany L. Lakins


PhD Candidate
Degrees: BSEE 2011, BSCE 2011, MSEE 2017,  Drexel University
Email: tll38 @ drexel . edu
Phone: (215) – 895 – 1466


Tiffany Lakins received her dual BS degrees in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Drexel University in 2011. Her degrees were completed under the four-year co-op program. Following graduation, she enrolled in the Ph. D graduate program at Drexel University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, studying in the Power Engineering field.  She applied for her Masters in 2017.

Ms. Lakins is a member of CEPE and currently works as a Research Assistant for Dr. Karen Miu (formerly Dr. Chika Nwankpa). Her research interests include multi-converter modeling for AC/DC power distribution systems as it pertains to renewable source installations and micro-grids.


  1. T. L. Lakins, C. O. Nwankpa, “Measurement Location Analysis for Information Embedded Power Systems,” in Proc. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on  Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1883-1886, 24-27 May 2015.

    doi: 10.1109/ISCAS.2015.7169025

  2. T. L. Lakins and C. O. Nwankpa, “Measurement sensitivity analysis of information embedded power systems using ABCD matrices,” 2016 Resilience Week (RWS), Chicago, IL, 2016, pp. 95-100. doi: 10.1109/RWEEK.2016.7573314

  3. K. Miu, J.C. de Oliveira, T. J. Halpin, M. Maris, D. Ezeh, T. Lakins,” Towards a Reconfigurable Platform for Studying Networked, Multi-Converter Power Systems” 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Seville, Spain, 2020. (to appear May 17-21, 2020).

Drexel University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering