Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Communications Society. The Award Plaque, which is signed by the President of the IEEE Communications Society, was presented to Prof. Mohsenian-Rad in recognition of his "Pioneering Contributions to Optimization and Data Analytics in Smart Grids". This award was granted in June 2022 by the IEEE Communications Society's Technical Committee on Smart Grids through an annual selection process. Each year, one individual is selected to receive this award based on their outstanding technical work and high degree of visibility for their work in the areas of Communications, Controls, and Computations for Smart Grids.
Mohsenian-Rad is Bourns Family Faculty Fellow, associate director of the Winston Chung Global Energy Center and director of the Smart Grid Research Lab. In 2020, he was named as Fellow of the IEEE. He has received several awards in research and teaching, including the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Distinguished Teaching Award from the UCR College of Engineering, and Best Paper Awards from multiple IEEE technical conferences.