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Mike Ahern

Director, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Member since: 2016

Mike Ahern leads WPI's Academic and Corporate Engagement Group.  Mike's focus areas include graduate education and professional development, especially in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE); Power Systems; Computer Science (CS) and Cybersecurity.  Mike also: 

  1. performed Power Grid Cybersecurity research for the U.S. Department of Defense; 
  2. teaches undergraduate Data Analysis for Decision Making and graduate Risk Management courses; and 
  3. develops and teaches customized professional development courses related to Power Systems and/or Cybersecurity.

Prior to WPI, Ahern was a vice president at Northeast Utilities (now part of Eversource Energy).  He led a variety of functions including Engineering and Training.