AASCU Graduates: The Difference We Make
Graduation Year: 1990
Degree Earned: Electronics Engineering Technology
Institution: Colorado State University-Pueblo
As manager of the Energy Systems Analysis Department at Sandia National Laboratories, Torres serves as a role model who inspires the next generation of scientists and engineers. He has been employed by Sandia National Laboratories for more than 20 years researching novel techniques for improving management and control of transmission and distribution power grids, energy surety microgrids, and grid integration of renewable energy resources.
Emigrating from Leon, Mexico at age four, Torres and his family worked long hours in the field and was the first in his family to graduate high school and college.