Bing Jiang and Ryan Wistort, two students working with Alex Mamishev, have won second place in the International Student Paper Contest at the IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference in Dallas, TX. Their paper and presentation were titled "Cost-driven Maintenance with Mobile Monitoring of Underground Cable Systems." The announcement and photos will be published soon in IEEE Power and Energy Magazine.
Different aspects of this project were sponsored by the NSF, EEIC, APT Center, Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Scholarships, and Washington Space Grant Scholarships. We also appreciate assistance of the the University of Washington Power Plant employees, especially Mark Kirschenbaum.
The most recent IEEE Transactions paper by this research group is paper # 39 at the SEAL website. This website also lists other awards recently received by SEAL students, project updates, etc. You can also watch the video made for this presentation.
This award continues a line of international contests won by SEAL students, with
the most recent ones being: