RPA Contributions Awards

The International Conference and Exhibition “Relay Protection and Automation (RPA) for Electric Power Systems 2017” was held in St. Petersburg, Russia and was supported by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation and CIGRE B5 (see the conference report on Page 88).
To celebrate the ten years anniversary of the inaugural conference in 2007, the organizers awarded several renowned protection and control experts who have been regular participants at the conference with a special award for their “Contribution to the theory and practical applications development in the relay protection and automation”.

The award was presented at the conference Gala dinner which was held at the St. Petersburg Amrots on Nevsky restaurant. The recipients of the award were:

  • Iony Patriota (Brazil)
  • Andrey Zhukov (Russia)
  • Goda Nudelman (Russia)
  • Dave Dolezilek (USA)
  • Jorge Cardenas (Spain)
  • Hans-Joachim Herrmann (Germany)
  • and
  • Janez Zakonjsek (Slovenia)

BeijingSifang June 2016