IEEE Medal of Honor

Edmund O. Schweitzer III received the prestigious 2012 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering on Saturday, June 30, 2012, during an award ceremony held in Boston, MA, honoring 26 top technologists. IEEE is the world's largest technical professional association. The Medal in Power Engineering, sponsored by the IEEE Industry Applications, Industrial Electronics, Power Electronics, and Power & Energy Societies, recognizes Dr. Schweitzer for leadership in revolutionizing the performance of electrical power systems with computer-based protection and control equipment.

According to the IEEE website, IEEE Medals are the highest awards that the IEEE presents on behalf of the IEEE Board of Directors. IEEE Medals embrace significant and broad IEEE interests and purposes.  The IEEE Medal in Power  Engineering was established in August 2008 to honor individuals for outstanding contributions to technology associated with the generation, transmission, distribution, application, and utilization of electric power for the betterment of society.


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