Meliopoulos to Be Honored with 2010 International George Montefiore Award

Atlanta, GA

A.P. Sakis Meliopoulos will be honored with the 2010 International George Montefiore Award in September. Dr. Melipoulos holds the Georgia Power Distinguished Professorship in the School of Electrical and Comptuer Engineering at Georgia Tech and has been a member of the faculty since 1976.

The George Montefiore Award is given every five years, and in 2010, the award recognizes fundamental contributions to smart grids or smart electricity networks. The award will be presented at the Montefiore Award Workshop on "Challenges and Opportunities of Electric Energy Systems of the Future," which will take place in Liege, Belgium on September 16.

The award includes a cash prize of 25,000 euros that Dr. Meliopoulos will share with award co-recipient Goran Andersson of ETH-Zurich. Dr. Meliopoulos will use his monies to finance the Clayton Griffin Student Award, which is presented at the annual Protective Relaying Conference that he coordinates each year, and another student award at the Technical University of Athens, Greece, where he earned his undergraduate degree.

Last revised August 1, 2017