Alum Kory Hedman Receives Presidential Early Career Award


President Obama has just named IEOR alum Kory Hedman (Ph.D. ’10) as one of 102 people to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Dr. Hedman also recently received the Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) for his “contributions and leadership in the application of operations research and topology control to electric energy markets and power systems analysis.”  

Dr. Hedman was advised by Professor Shmuel Oren at Berkeley IEOR and is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University.