Mohammad Shahidehpour
Mohammad Shahidehpour
Bodine Chair Professor and Director, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology
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MOHAMMAD SHAHIDEHPOUR (NAE) is University Distinguished Professor, Bodine Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). He has 45 years of experience with electric power system operation and planning, and his sponsored project on Perfect Power Systems has converted the entire IIT campus to an islandable microgrid. 
 
For his contributions Dr. Shahidehpour has received the IEEE Burke Hayes Award for his research on hydrokinetics, IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award, IEEE/PES Ramakumar Family Renewable Energy Excellence Award, IEEE/PES Douglas M. Staszesky Distribution Automation Award, and the Edison Electric Institute’s Power Engineering Educator Award. In addition to his election to the NAE, he is a fellow of IEEE, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the National Academy of Inventors.  
 
He has coauthored 6 books and 800 technical papers on electric power system operation and planning, and was the founding editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. He earned his BS from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran and his MS and PhD from the University of Missouri, all in electrical engineering
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