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Kinectrics Associate Wins Major IEEE Award

September 19, 2016

George Anders, Ph.D., has won a major IEEE award sponsored by the Robert and Ruth Halperin Foundation in memory of Herman and Edna Halperin, and the IEEE Power & Energy Society. The 2016 IEEE award was presented to Anders for “Contributions to advances in computational methods for the thermal rating of electric power cables”.

Dr. Anders is a Kinectrics associate and former long-time employee of Kinectrics, where he was a Principal Engineer / Scientist in the Transmission System Design Group. Dr. Anders has also taught extensively at the University of Toronto and is the author of over 80 technical papers and 10 books.

Throughout his over 35-year long career in the electricity industry, Dr. Anders has been involved in several aspects of power system analysis and design, with a focus on a number of important technical areas such as cable and transformer rating and risk assessment tools.
 
Dr. Anders is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and a Fellow of IEEE.