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  • Associate Chair for Research and Advancement, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Mathematics
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, School Of Computing
  • Affiliated Faculty, Global Change and Sustainability Center

Professional Service

  • IEEE Power Engineering Letters. Associate Editor. 08/2017 - present
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Associate Editor. 09/2016 - present
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Special Issue on Power Grid Resilience. Guest Editor. 10/2015 - 10/2016
  • IET Renewable Power Generation. Associate Editor. 01/01/2018 - present
  • IET Renewable Power Generation. Special Issue on Demand Side Management and Market Design for Renewable Energy Support and Integration, Guest Editor. 01/01/2018 - present
  • IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technology (ISGT) Conference. Technical Committee Member. 08/10/2017 - 02/20/2019
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). Chair, IEEE PES Utah Chapter. 01/01/2016 - present
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). Role: Vice-Chair. Bulk Power Systems Operation Subcommittee. 08/01/2017 - 12/31/2019
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). Role: Vice-Chair. Reliability, Risk and Probability Applications (RRPA) Subcommittee. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2020
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). Role: Secretary. Reliability, Risk and Probability Applications (RRPA) Subcommittee. 07/2014 - 12/31/2017
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). Role: Chair. Task Force on Reliability Impacts of Demand Response Integration (RIDRI). 07/2012 - present
  • International Conference on Smart Cities - Challenges & Opportunities (ICSC2k16), Chennai, India. Advisory Committee Member. 01/06/2016 - 01/08/2016
  • IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2015), Miami, FL. Technical Program Committee Member. 11/02/2015 - 11/05/2015
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting 2015, Denver, CO. Chair, Technical Panel on "Demand Response for Reliable Integration of Variable Renewable Energy". 07/26/2015 - 07/30/2015
  • Third International Workshop on Internet of Things, Machine to Machine and Smart Services Application (IoT2015), Atlanta, FL. Technical Program Committee Member. 06/01/2015 - 06/05/2015
  • IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2016), Sydney, Australia. Technical Program Committee Member. 02/15/2016 - 10/31/2016
  • The Internet of Things (IoT) Global Innovation Forum (http://www.iotglobalforum.com). Role: Member. Technical Program Committee . 01/01/2017 - 06/29/2017
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society Student Chapter at the University of Utah. Faculty Advisor. 08/16/2016 - present
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society. Role: Chair. Reliability, Risk and Probability Applications (RRPA) Subcommittee. 01/01/2021 - present
  • IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. Associate Editor. 01/01/2021 - present
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. Associate Editor. 01/01/2021 - present
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society. Role: Chair. Bulk Power System Operation Subcommittee . 01/01/2020 - present
  • IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technology (ISGT) Conference. Chair, Publication Committee. 03/01/2019 - present

Internal Service

  • Center for Ecological Planning and Design. Steering Committee Member, 08/01/2019 - present. University service.
  • ECE Graduate Committee. Member, 08/01/2019 - 06/30/2020. Department service.
  • Presidential Climate Commitment Task Force. Member, 07/01/2019 - present. University service.
  • The University of Utah President's Energy Team. Member, 08/10/2017 - 06/30/2018. University service.

Honors & Awards

  • Presidential Scholar Recognition for 2020-2023. University of Utah, 08/01/2020
  • 2019 Faculty Recognition Award. University of Utah, Career and Professional Development Center , 04/17/2019
  • Engineering Educator of the Year Award. Utah Engineers Council, 02/24/2018
  • Outstanding Educator Award. IEEE Utah Section, 09/2017
  • Distinguished Service Award. IEEE Utah Section, 12/2016
  • Best Reviewer Award, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. IEEE, 01/01/2016
  • Postdoctoral Entrepreneur Award. Arizona State University, 06/01/2015
  • Outstanding Research Achievement Award. Sharif University of Technology, 09/01/2013

Affiliations

  • University of Utah (U of U), Assistant Professor, 07/2015 - present
  • Arizona State University (ASU), Postdoctoral Scholar, 01/2015 - 07/2015
  • University of California Davis (UC Davis), Postdoctoral Scholar, 01/2014 - 12/2014
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Research Associate, 06/2012 - 06/2013

U-Smart: Utah Smart Energy Lab

https://usmart.ece.utah.edu/

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