The Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE) Annual Meeting 2022 was held on Feb 9 in Wuhan, Hubei province. During the meeting, the CSSE granted Yu-Hsiu Ku Electrical Engineering Award, China Electric Power Science and Technology Award, and China Electric Power Science and Technology Person Award. Among the winners were professors at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University.
In the meeting, which is themed “Technological innovation supports the construction of a renewable energy system”, experts were invited to exchange views on technological developments in the fields of new power systems, offshore wind power, high-temperature gas-cooled reactor nuclear power, and renewable energy. They also analyzed the current problems, opportunities and challenges, and explored the trends and paths of future development.
Professor Lu Chao accepts the award on behalf of Professor Wu Weihan
Professor Wu Weihan won the 2022 Yu-Hsiu Ku Electrical Engineering Award, becoming the department’s third recipient of the honor. Wu made a speech via video link. He is one of the Chinese pioneers in research on overvoltage in power systems who has made important contributions in electromagnetic transient numerical analysis, overvoltage protection and insulation coordination.
The annual award was co-established by the CSEE and the IEEE PES in 2010 to commend scholars who have made important contributions to the advancement of electrical engineering.
The awards ceremony at the 2022 China Electric Power Science and Technology Award
Professor Dong Xinzhou and Tsinghua University won the first prize of China Electric Power Science and Technology Award because of the project named “Research and application of relay protection technology to ensure the security of renewable energy power system". In addition, the department also won one first prize, two second prizes, and four third prizes.
The China Electric Power Science and Technology Award is the most influential and authoritative award in the field of China's electric power industry, aimed at rewarding scientific and technological projects that play an important role in the progress of China's electric power industry. It also honors units and individuals that have made important contributions to China's advances in electric power science and technology.
The award ceremony of China Electric Power Science and Technology Person Award
The CSEE Annual Meeting 2022
The China Electric Power Science and Technology Person Award was established in 2015 in recognition of engineering technicians and university teachers and students who have made outstanding contributions to scientific and technological research and engineering practice in the field of electric power.
Professor Lu Chao won the China Electric Power Science and Technology Outstanding Contribution Award. This year marks the sixth consecutive year that the department’s teachers have won this award. Professor Zhong Haiwang won the Award for Outstanding Young Talent of China Electric Power Science and Technology.
Editor: Li Han