IEEE Power & Energy Society
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Electrifying Education

From the Editor

Introduction to this Issue

The resurgence of power engineering on campuses as a result of cutting edge of technology opens exhilarating and sobering possibilities.

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Guest Editorial

Introduction to the Feature Articles

Education in electric power and energy engineering is rapidly changing in all arenas, from K–12 preparation to college to continuing education.

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Feature Articles

Exposing students at an early age to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities has been considered an important factor in influencing…

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By Alex C. Worcester, Virginia M. Hickox, Joshua G. Klimaszewski, Felipe Wilches-Bernal, Joe H. Chow and Chien-fei Chen
Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

As global population continues to grow and concurrent energy use continues to climb, it is crucial for college campuses to greatly reduce their overall demand for energy.

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By Jennifer Aronoff, Ben Champion, Casey Lauer and Anil Pahwa
Study Buddies

The electric power delivery stem was designated by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering as the leading engineering development of the 20th century.

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By Anurag K. Srivastava, Carl H. Hauser and David E. Bakken
Five Heads are Better Than One

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), “Smart grid generally refers to a class of technology people are using to bring utility electricity delivery into the 21st century…

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By Vinod Namboodiri, Visvakumar Aravinthan, Siny Joseph, Edwin Sawan and Ward Jewell
Training Tornado

Wind energy, like many modern engineering fields, is a collaboration of disciplines…

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By Simon Gill, Laura Kane, David Infield, Bill Leithead, and Alasdair McDonald

Departments & Columns

  • Leader’s Corner

    As PES president, it is great to have two years to work with PES volunteers and staff to help move the Society forward…

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  • History

    William Wilgus, Chairman of the Electric Traction Commission (ETC), which planned and supervised the early 1900s electrification of Grand Central Terminal in New York City..

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  • Society News

    The fourth week of July has become an important time for the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES)…

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  • Calendar

    The IEEE Power & Energy Society website features a meetings section, which includes calls for papers and…

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  • In My View

    Once upon a time, getting off the grid usually meant isolationists and survivalists trying to live without any kind of interaction with society…

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  • Advertisers Index

    The Advertisers Index contained in this issue is compiled as a service to our readers and advertisers…

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