Mohammad Shahidehpour, Distinguished Bodine Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, and Associate Director of the Wanger Institute for Sustainability and Energy Research (WISER) earned the rank of Distinguished Professor.
Shahidehpour is an internationally recognized expert on electric power system planning, operation, and control who joined Armour College of Engineering in 1983. Director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, he led Illinois Tech’s $12 million partnership to build the Illinois Tech Microgrid, the nation’s first functional microgrid, on our Mies Campus. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of IEEE, and an IEEE distinguished lecturer. He is the co-author of more than 400 technical papers and six books.
He earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology (Tehran) and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri.