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Gerald Heydt

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SUM/WTR Faculty Research
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5706
Distinguished Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5706
Biography

Gerald Thomas Heydt is a Regents' Emeritus Professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. Originally from Las Vegas, NV. He holds a bachelor's degree from the Cooper Union in New York and a master's degree and doctorate from Purdue University in electrical engineering. He spent approximately 25 years as a faculty member at Purdue, and in 1994, he took the position of site director of the National Science Foundation Center for the Power Systems Research Center at ASU. He has industrial experience with the Commonwealth Edison Company, Chicago, E.G. & G. in Mercury, NV, and with the United Nations Development Program. In 1990, he served as the program manager of the NSF program in power systems engineering. He is the author of two books in the area of power engineering. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the IEEE.

Education
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Purdue University 1970
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Purdue University 1967
  • B.E. Electrical Engineering, Cooper Union 1965
Publications
  • Yang, B., Vittal, Vijay, Heydt, Gerald, Sen, Arunabha. A Novel Slow Coherency Based Graph Theoretic Islanding Strategy. IEEE (2007).
  • George Karady, Gerald Heydt, Esma Gel, Norma Hubele. The utilization of Micromechanical Devices in a Power Circuit Breaker. Electric Power Component and Systems (2005).
Research Activity
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation