Jacob Mueller


Jacob Mueller

Electrical Engineer

Contact Information

Jacob Mueller / (505) 218-3490


Jacob A. Mueller is a Senior Member of Technical Staff with the Energy Storage Technology and Systems Department at Sandia National Laboratories. Before joining Sandia, he attended Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, and received the BS, MS, and PhD degrees in 2012, 2014, and 2018, respectively. At Sandia, he has been primarily engaged in developing the capabilities of the Advanced Power Electronic Conversion Systems (APEX) lab. His current research focuses on improving performance and reliability of power conversion systems for utility-scale energy storage applications. More generally, he is interested in addressing critical challenges of grid resiliency and energy security through the development of advanced power conversion solutions and intelligent controls.


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology

B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology

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Key Publications

J. Mueller, J.W. Kimball “Modeling Dual Active Bridge Converters in DC Distribution Systems” IEEE Trans. Power Electron., vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 5867-5879, June 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2867434.

J. Mueller, D. Wunsch, J.W. Kimball “Forecast-Informed Energy Storage Utilization in Local Area Power Systems” IEEE Trans. Sustain. Energy, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1740-1751, October 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2018.2870043.

J. Mueller, J.W. Kimball “Accurate Energy Use Estimation for Nonintrusive Load Monitoring in Systems of Known Devices” IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 2797-2808, July 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2620120.

J. Mueller, J.W. Kimball “An Improved Generalized Average Model of DC-DC Dual Active Bridge Converters” IEEE Trans. Power Electron., vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 9975-9988, November 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2797966

J. Mueller, J.W. Kimball “An Efficient Method of Determining Operating Points of Droop-Controlled Microgrids” IEEE Trans. on Energy Convers., vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 1432-1446, December 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TEC.2017.2719580