Wes Conwell headshot.

Adjunct Instructor
Senior Regulatory Analyst at Alabama Power
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Office hours: By appointment

Education:
  • BSEE, University of Alabama, Electrical Engineering
  • MBA, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • MSEE, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Information Engineering Management
  • Ph.D. (2020), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Interdisciplinary Engineering

Employed by Southern Company since 1990, Wes has enjoyed the opportunity to work in several departments across the company including Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, Southern Nuclear, Engineering, Generation Planning and Development, Fleet Operations and Trading, Wholesale Energy Market Analysis, Fuel Services, and Forecasting.

A Birmingham native he remains actively engaged in the community as a member of Faith Chapel Christian Center, Alabama Power Company Lifeliners, Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, UAB National Alumni Society, and University of Alabama Alumni Association.

Recent Courses Taught
  • Operational Decision Making - IEM 631
Select publications
  • Conwell, W. Callahan, DW. "Analysis on implementation of pen tablet technology to improve electric utility railcar maintenance processes" Vehicular Technology Conference IEEE 55th Vehicular Technology Conference VTC Spring 2002 Cat No02CH37367.
Book Recommendations
  • Never Eat Alone by Keith Farrazi
  • Antifragile by Nassim Taleb
  • Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett
  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian
  • The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream by Tyler Cowen