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IEEE Power & Energy Society Awards Recognize Important Member Contributions at Its 2014 General Meeting

IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the recipients of the 2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Society-Level Awards, who were recognized at its annual General Meeting Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 in National Harbor, Md.

The IEEE PES Society-Level Awards acknowledge and credit important technical, educational and service contributions by IEEE PES members to the global power and energy community. More than 400 colleagues and their guests were in attendance to honor several outstanding industry achievements.

Full details of the awards categories, the 2014 winners and their achievements can be found online at: http://www.ieee-pes.org/ieee-pes-society-level-award-winners.

The 2014 IEEE PES Society-Level Awards categories and recipients include:

  • IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award
    Virginia C. Sulzberger, Retired, North American Electric Reliability Council
    For pioneering leadership in developing reliability analysis methods, performing reliability assessments of interconnected transmission systems, and establishing transmission reliability planning standards applied in North America during a 50-year career
  • IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award
    Mark McGranaghan, Vice President, Power Delivery and Utilization, Electric Power Research Institute
  • IEEE PES Award for Excellence in Power Distribution Engineering
    Thomas J. Tobin, Chief Technology Officer, S&C Electric Company
  • IEEE PES Charles Concordia Power Systems Engineering Award
    Joe Hong Chow, Administrative Dean, School of Engineering; Professor, Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering; Campus Director, NSF/DOE CURENT ERC (Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • IEEE PES Cyril Veinott Electromechanical Energy Conversion Award
    James S. Edmonds, Principal, Exponent
  • IEEE PES Douglas M. Staszesky Distribution Automation Award
    George Larry Clark, Principal Engineer-Power Delivery, Alabama Power Company
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society Leadership in Power Award
    David W. Roop, Director of Electric Transmission, Dominion Virginia Power
  • IEEE PES Nari Hingorani Custom Power Award
    Harshad Mehta, Founder and President, Silicon Power Corporation
  • IEEE PES Nari Hingorani FACTS Award
    Ned Mohan, Oscar A. Schott Professor, Power Electronic Systems and Morse-Alumni; Distinguished Professor, University of Minnesota
  • IEEE PES Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award
    Ali Abur, Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
  • IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award
    Shay Bahramirad, Manager, Smart Grid and Technology, ComEd
  • IEEE PES Prabha S. Kundur Power System Dynamics and Control Award
    Peter W. Sauer, Grainger Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • IEEE PES Ramakumar Family Renewable Energy Excellence Award
    J. Charles Smith, Executive Director, Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group
  • IEEE PES Roy Billinton Power System Reliability Award
    Mark G. Lauby, Senior Vice President and Chief Reliability Officer, North American Electric Reliability Corporation
  • IEEE PES Uno Lamm High Voltage Direct Current Award
    José Antonio Jardini, Professor, Energy and Automation Department, University of São Paulo
  • IEEE PES Wanda Reder Pioneer in Power Award
    Jessica J. Bian, Director of Performance Analysis, North American Electric Reliability Corp.
  • IEEE PES Student Prize Paper Award in Honor of T. Burke Hayes
    Aditi Upadhyay, Graduate Teaching Assistant at Clarkson University, and Advisor, Lei Wu, Assistant Professor, Clarkson University
  • IEEE PES Working Group Recognition Award - Outstanding Standard or Guide
    Chair, Douglas B. Seely, Senior Engineering Consultant, Stantec
  • IEEE PES Working Group Recognition Award - Technical Report
    Chair, Fred Friend, and Vice Chair, Gerald Johnson Working Group D11 – Special Report – Effect of Distribution Automation on Protective Relaying
  • IEEE PES Prize Paper Award
    Wijarn Wangdee, The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering and King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok; and Roy Billinton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan
  • IEEE PES Meritorious Service Award
    Hans Weinrich, Principal, WasAuch
  • IEEE PES Outstanding Chapters Award
    • Large Chapter Category: Boston Chapter, Chair, Susan Soergel (Lead Engineer, Transmission, Northeast Utilities)
    • Small Chapter Category: Panama Chapter Chair, Ivan Castillo (Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá)

For more information on the IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award, which recognizes exceptional contributions to the development and/or advancement of standards in electrical and electronics engineering, visit http://www.ieee.org/about/awards/tfas/steinmetz.html.

For more information on the IEEE PES Society-Level Awards, visit http://www.ieee-pes.org/pes-communities/awards.

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About IEEE Power & Energy Society

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) is the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power & energy for the betterment of society and a trusted resource dedicated to the technical, informational, networking and professional development needs of its members. With over 32,000 members around the globe representing every facet of the electric power and energy industry, PES is at the forefront of the rapidly changing technological advancements that impact everyone’s future. PES celebrated its 125th year of service in 2009. Additional information on IEEE PES can be found at: http://www.ieee-pes.org.

About IEEE

IEEE, a large, global technical professional organization, is dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Learn more at http://www.ieee.org.

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