Reinaldo Tonkoski

Reinaldo Tonkoski – Professor
Barrows Hall
(207) 581-2231
Fax: (207) 581-4531


Reinaldo Tonkoski (SMIEEE) received his B.A.Sc. degree in Control and Automation Engineering, in 2004 and his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 2006 from PUC-RS (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do RS), Brazil, and, his Ph.D. in 2011 from Concordia University, Canada. He was with CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada, from 2009-2010 and a Visiting Professor at Sandia National Laboratories from 2019-2020 where he worked on projects related to the grid integration of renewable energy sources and energy storage systems.

Presently, he is the Robert N. Haskell Power Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering  Department at University of Maine – Orono. Dr. Tonkoski has authored over one hundred technical publications in peer reviewed journals and conferences and is currently an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IEEE Systems Journal, and IEEE Access. His research interests include grid integration of sustainable energy technologies, power electronics and control systems.