Dr. Onen received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical-Electronics Engineering from Gaziantep University in 2005. He received the M.S degree in Electrical-Computer Engineering from Clemson University in 2010 and his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech – Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in 2014. Prior to joining Abdullah Gül University as a faculty of Electrical-Electronics Engineering in 2014, He was a member of DEW software developing team for power systems planning and operation. During the time he was a member of DEW software developing, he had close relationship with distribution companies in New York and developed smart grid solutions for their system and consulted the biggest utilities in USA for advancing their grid with the technologies he developed the during his PhD. His research interests are distribution system reliability, storm outage and reconfiguration, Distributed Series Reactance (DSR), Renewable Energy Integration to Grid, Smart Grid optimization, control, economic analysis and micro-grid. He has more than 16 SCI journals including high rank journals and 11 international conferences in last three years.