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Wenxuan Yao wins NASPI award for Outstanding Grad Student

Wenxuan Yao won the 2019 NASPI (North American Synchrophasor Initiative) award for Outstanding Grad Student. The NASPI awards are issued to recognize significant accomplishments and contributions of its members in 2018.  this marks the 3rd year in a row that a UT students has won a NASPI award. 

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The award was presented during the The North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI) Work Group meeting in San Diego, California, on April 15-17, 2019. The conference featured technical sessions and presentations that showcased innovative applications of synchrophasor technology, wide-area streaming applications of high-speed (so-called “point-on-wave”) time-synchronized measurements, and issues associated with inverter-based generation and the ability to maintain essential reliability services. Mr. Ali Yari, Director, Electric Grid Operations, from San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was the keynote speaker.

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