Michael Hammersley

Research Scientist / Independent Research


MSc in Materials Science and Engineering, 2012

Stanford University

BSc in Materials Science and Engineering, 2011

Stanford University

Michael is a Materials Engineer by training – he helped develop a polymeric touchscreen with buttons that rise out of the surface at Tactus, and then ran failure analyses on the computers and electronic components for the Avionics department at SpaceX. He's currently researching how to decentralize the energy grid. In his spare time, he enjoys tinkering with small art projects.

Areas of Expertise

Materials Science

Latest work

2019.7.9 / Publications

A Computable Multilayer System Stack for Future-Proof Interoperability

The future decarbonized power grid will make increasing use of distributed energy resources (DERs) controlled using data collected at an extremely granular level compared to today's coarse bulk power system models.