Les E. Shephard, Ph.D.
McDermott Distinguished Chair in Engineering
Les Shephard joins UTSA from Sandia National Laboratories, which is managed by Lockheed Martin Corporation for the U.S. Department of Energy, where he served for more than 27 years. Most recently, Shephard was vice president of Sandia's Energy, Security and Defense Technologies Division, a multi-program, science-based engineering laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M.
Current TSERI-funded research for 2017 fiscal year:
Using Machine Learning to Improve Intra-hour Prediction of Solar Irradiance and Ramp Events in the CPS Microgrid at JBSA.