Two Illinois Tech Professors Earn Distinguished Professor Rank

Two Illinois Tech professors have earned the Distinguished Professor rank.

Mark Rosen is one of the leading constitutional law scholars in the United States. He joined Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1999; he served as visiting professor at the University of Minnesota Law School in 2005–06. Prior to joining Chicago-Kent, Rosen was a Bigelow fellow and lecturer in law at the University of Chicago Law School. From 1994–97 he was an attorney at the law firm Foley Hoag in Boston.

Rosen earned a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was articles editor of the Harvard Law Review. From 1988–1991 he studied Talmudic and comparative law at Shapell’s/Darche Noam (Jerusalem).

Mohammad 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.