Baran holds a PhD from the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW. His PhD focused on household energy load forecasting and household energy management systems (HEMS). Since 2019, he has lead and worked in different CRC and RACE for 2030 Projects in collaboration with leading industry partners of Australian progressive energy market.
His research and professional experience includes:
* integration of distributed energy resources,
* smart appliance control and scheduling for demand response and demand side management,
* residential and commercial electricity load analysis and forecasting,
* home energy systems,
* grid-connected PV systems.