A Dominion Virginia Power-led team, which includes the Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, is one of seven selected by the Department of Energy to receive $4 million in federal matching funds to undertake initial engineering, design, and permitting for an offshore wind turbine demonstration facility.
Virginia Tech works with Dominion Virginia Power to help Department of Energy launch offshore wind energy in U.S.
Saifur Rahman quoted in Time Magazine article on restoring New York’s power after the Hurricane Sandy
Saifur Rahman was quoted in Time Magazine article “Why Restoring New York’s Power Isn’t Easy: The Trouble with Salt”
Saifur Rahman quoted in the Huffington Post on why it will take days restoring power in New York after Hurricane Sandy
Saifur Rahman was quoted in the Huffington Post in its article Hurricane Sandy Power Outages: Why It Takes Con Edison Days To Get The Lights Back On, dated 10/31/2012 5:21pm.
Saifur Rahman honored with 2012 Meritorious Service Award from IEEE Power and Energy Society
The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) recently presented its 2012 Meritorius Service Award to Saifur Rahman, the Joseph R. Loring Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, for exceptional and sustained technical, administrative, and professional contributions to the society. For more click here.
Saifur Rahman quoted in Today’s Engineer article on Smart Grids
Professor Saifur Rahman, IEEE Fellow and founding director of Virginia Tech’s Advanced Research Institute in Arlington, Va., was commenting on San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) Smart Grid Deployment Plan.