Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, an IEEE member, is an assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of California at Riverside. He received his doctoral degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in 2008 and his M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees from Sharif University of Technology and Amir-Kabir University of Technology in Tehran, Iran in 2004 and 2002, respectively. His main research interests are in optimization and game-theoretic analysis of power systems and electricity markets, and he currently serves as editor for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and the IEEE Communications Letters. He has been honored with the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award 2012, the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communication 2012 and the Best Paper Award from the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting 2013.