Bill McCown (left) being recognized at the 2016 EMC Annual Meeting in Boston for winning the Cyril Veinott Electromechanical Energy Conversion Award. On his right is Lon Montgomery, his nominator, summarizing some of Bill's accomplishments. The actual presentation was made by the PES at the PES Awards Banquet two days earlier.
The EMC recognized two (2) new Fellows in 2016. In the picture on the left, Kiruba Haran (left) and Nils Nilsson (right) congratulate Ping Zhou who is a member of the Motors Subcommittee. In the picture on the right, Clyde Maughan who celebrates his 90th birthday this year, is congratulated by Nils Nilsson.
Kiruba Haran and Nils Nilsson congratulate the 2016 first place prize paper winners. This paper was also recognized as one of the two best papers in the entire PES at the PES Awards Banquet two days earlier. The paper is entitled "Distributed Adaptive Droop Control for DC Distribution Systems." The authors are V. Nasirian, A. Davoudi, F. Lewis and J. Guerrero.
The EMC 2016 second place prize paper award was presented to the authors by Nils Nilsson and Kiruba Haran at the EMC Annual Meeting. It should be noted that all three prize paper winners made a five minute summary presentation of their paper at the EMC Annual Meeting. This paper was entitled "Decentralized Control of a Nine-Phase Permanent Magnet Generator for Offshore Wind Turbines," and it was authored by E. Prieto-Araujo, A. Junyent-Ferré, D. Lavèrnia-Ferrer and O. Gomis-Bellmunt.
Kiruba Haran and Nils Nilsson congratulate Dr. Chiba on his third place 2016 EMC prize paper at the EMC Annual Meeting. Dr. Chiba has also been instrumental in the ongoing success of the EMC Motors Subcommittee. The paper was entitled "Development of a Rare-Earth-Free SR Motor with High Torque Density for Hybrid Vehicles." The complete list of authors is A. Chiba, K. Kiyota, N. Hoshi, M. Takemoto and S. Ogasawara.
One of the sidebar activities at the PES Annual Meeting was the hiding of several "Zappy" the squirrels who get into electrical equipment and causes mayhem, at various places at the convention. The IEEE Standards Board hosted this activity. Anyone who found a Zappy stuffed animal could redeem it for a prize. The Zappy in this picture was found by a member of the EMC.
Kevin Mayor receives the 2015 Distinguished Service Award Katsumi Yamazaki receiving the 2015 Prize Paper Award
Dionysios Aliprantis receives the 2015 Prize Paper Award Haran Karmaker receiving the 2015 Prize Standard Award
Jim Michalec receives his certificate as a working group member for the Prize 2015 EMC Standard
EMC receives 2011 Committee of the Year Award Kay Chen accepts 2009-2010 Technical Council Gold Award
Steve Pekarek accepts 2011 Paper of the Year Award Haran Karmaker accepts EMC Working Group Recognition Award
Lon Montgomery, 2011 Working Group Recognition Award Nick Strangas, 2011 Working Group Recognition Award
Steve Umans, 2011 Working Group Recognition Award J. Yagielskie, 2011 Working Group Recognition Award
Mike Brimsek accepts 2011 Distinguished Service Award Innocent Kamwa, 2011 Working Group Recognition Award
Mohammed Osama Accepts the 2010 Cyril Veinott Award Bill Bartley Accepts the Prize Paper Award
2010 IEEE Fellows (Lon Montgomery from EMC in center of back row)
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