Ep 89: Getting on The Tenure-Track w/ Destenie Nock, Ph.D.


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Destenie Nock finished her PhD in Industrial Engineering in 2019 from UMass Amherst and is the first Black woman to join the faculty for the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon. Her research focuses primarily on energy planning, decision analysis, and applied optimization. She looks at ways to quantify the sustainability of the power system and also focuses on developing methods to incorporate equality into the decision making process for power system planning.

This week she shares her journey from Ph.D. to tenure-track. You can follow Destenie on

Twitter: https://twitter.com/destenienock or her blog: Destenienock.com


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