Science and Technology Policy Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Washington, D.C.
Kerry Cheung was awarded both a Master's and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and his Bachelor's in Applied Engineering Physics from Cornell University. His research in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology, nanofabrication techniques, and instrument miniaturization resulted in six publications and two U.S. patents. Currently, he is spending his AAAS fellowship working at the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, where he supports strategic planning efforts and interoffice collaborations for grid modernization and systems integration with an emphasis on power electronics, energy storage, and Smart Grid technologies. His policy interests are in sustainability, clean energy, urban redevelopment, and rural electrification.