Mladen Kezunovic, Regents Professor at Texas A&M University and PSERC site Director there, has been appointed to a second, two year term on the Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC), which advises DOE on electricity resilience, reliability, security, interdependency, and policy issues.
Line Roald, an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin Madison, was awarded a 2021 NSF Career Award. The prestigious award recognizes faculty who have the potential to serve as role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their organization.
Former PSERC student Pallavi Jain is now an engineer at NYISO. She helps find new ways to increase the use of renewable energy and storage resources on the New York energy grid and in the wholesale electricity markets.
Kory Hedman, associate professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University, has been named the new director of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC). Hedman will replace ASU Regents Professor Vijay Vittal, who has held the position for the last 15 years.
Vijay Vittal has been recognized by Arizona State University as a Regents Professor.
The title is the highest faculty honor awarded and is conferred to faculty who have made pioneering contributions in their areas of expertise and enjoy national and international recognition.