The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

CoES Associate Dean and ECE Alumnus Receive IEEE Award

Collins and Jiang IEEE Award
Wanda Reder (center), President of the IEEE Power and Energy Society, presents Edward R. Collins (right) and Jian Jiang with their IEEE Power & Energy Society Prize Paper Award.

CLEMSON - For their paper entitled "Voltage Sag and the Response of a Synchronous Distributed Generator: A Case Study," ECE professor Edward R. Collins and ECE alumnus Jian Jiang were awarded the IEEE Power & Energy Society Prize Paper Award.

Collins is currently the associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Engineering and Science. Jiang, a former doctoral student of Collins', works for AREVA, a world-leading company in nuclear energy. Collins and Jiang received their awards and recognition at the Awards Luncheon at the IEEE PES General Meeting in Calgary, Canada, this summer.

The IEEE Power & Energy Society awards only twenty society-level awards. The recipients of these awards are selected through an extensive and competitive process. The papers are chosen from those nominated by Technical Council Committees and are required to have been published during the previous three year period. The IEEE Power & Energy Society is a worldwide, non-profit association of more than 24,000 individuals engaged in the electric power energy industry. Their mission is to be the leading provider of scientific information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society.

Source: CoES Earnest