Montana State University, USA
Hashem Nehrir has over 40 years of university teaching and research experience. He is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Montana State University (MSU). His research encompasses modeling, control, and power management of alternative energy power generation systems, load control (demand response) and application of artificial intelligence for micro grid power management for resiliency and self-healing of power systems. He is Life Fellow of IEEE, the 2010 recipient of MSU’s Wiley Faculty Award for Meritorious Research, the 2016 recipient of IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Ramakumar Family Renewable Energy Excellence Award, and the current Vice Chair of the Renewable Energy Technologies Subcommittee of IEEE-PES. He has lectured on his research and educational activities in ten countries around the globe.