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Kenneth W. Hudnut

Southern California Edison
Seismic Expert

Expertise: Investment optimization, prioritization, and strategy development to efficiently increase seismic resiliency of critical lifeline infrastructure systems, especially to improve safety and reliability of the electric power grid.
About Me Publications
Working to power a resilient future by identifying and analyzing geohazards and leading SCE's Seismic Resiliency Program. SCE is enhancing seismic security and resilience, while improving safety and providing its customers with increasingly reliable power, by systematically seismically hardening its infrastructure. Prior to current role as Seismic Expert in SCE's Business Resiliency department (2020-present), worked 28+ years at USGS, which included leading the HayWired Scenario and SAFRR project, as well as conducting research, as a scientist in the national earthquake hazards program. Co-led GPS L1C signal design and led SCIGN radome development.

SCEC Participation

SCEC Board of Directors, Liaison Member (1999 - 2001, 2009 - 2011)
SCEC Science Planning Committee, Group Leader (1996 - 1998, 2007 - 2008)