Electrical and Electronics Systems Research Announcements

Announcements

Sheets, Zheng elevated to IEEE senior members

Gregory Sheets (hi-res image) Gregory Sheets and Sheng Zheng of the Electrical and Electronics Systems Research Division have been elevated to senior members of IEEE.  Sheng Zheng (hi-res image) Senior member is the highest professional grade of the IEEE for which a member may apply. Only 10 percent of the more than 400,000 IEEE members have achieved this...

Research associate opportunities: Sensors and Embedded Systems Group

The Sensors and Embedded Systems Group has openings for post-master's and post-bachelor's research associates with an emphasis on cybersecurity for energy delivery systems. Interested candidates may obtain more information and apply at these links: Post-master's position:   https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/ORNL18-84-EESRD Post-bachelor's position: https://www.zintellect.com/...

Santos-Villalobos elevated to IEEE senior member

 (hi-res image) Hector Santos-Villalobos of the Imaging, Signals, and Machine Learning Group has been elevated to Senior Member of IEEE. Senior Member is the highest professional grade of the IEEE for which a member may apply. It requires extensive experience, and reflects professional accomplishment and maturity. Only 10% of the more than 400,000 IEEE members have achieved this...

Wang receives IEEE IAS Kliman Innovator Award

 (hi-res image) Fei “Fred” Wang, a joint faculty researcher in the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Group, has been honored with the 2018 Gerald Kliman Innovator Award by the IEEE Industry Applications Society, for contributions to the design and control of high-power, high-density converters and drives for industrial, transportation, and utility applications. The award...

Registration open for the Grid Modernization Initiative 2018 Peer Review

 (hi-res image) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) is holding a peer review on September 4–7, 2018, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. Registration is now open and free of charge. During the event, a portfolio of grid modernization activities across 13 programs will be reviewed, including 7 recently awarded Resilient...

Panos Datskos elected Fellow of SPIE

 (hi-res image) Panos Datskos, ORNL Distinguished Scientist and a member of the Sensors and Embedded Systems Group, was elected a Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). The society recognized Datskos’ significant scientific and technical achievements in the areas of MEMS/NEMS sensors and nanomaterials research. SPIE cited Datskos' technical...

Omer Onar elevated to IEEE Senior Member

 (hi-res image) Omer Onar of the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Group has been elevated to senior member of IEEE for significant contributions to the profession. 

DOE publishes Grid Modernization Initiative Peer Review Report

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published the 2017 Grid Modernization Initiative Peer Review Report. The report contains the first formal review of 30 projects under the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium, which coordinates efforts by the national labs to measure, analyze, predict, protect, and control the grid of the future. The review was conducted by 16 external experts from...

Wang named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Fei "Fred" Wang (hi-res image) Fei "Fred" Wang, a joint faculty researcher in the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Group of the EESR Division, has been selected for induction as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow for 2017. NAI Fellows are named inventors on U.S. patents and are nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions in areas such...