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Dr. Longya Xu Received IEEE Nikola Tesla Award

Prof. Longya Xu, director of CHPPE, has been selected to receive the 2018 IEEE Nikola Tesla Award for his contributions to design and control of efficient electric machines for wind power generation and electrified vehicles.

The IEEE Nikola Tesla Award is to recognize outstanding contributions to the generation and utilization of electric power. The Award, established in 1975, is named in honor of Nikola Tesla, an electrical engineer, a distinguished Yugoslav-American inventor, and a pioneer in many fields, who is most renowned for the development of the coil that bears his name and the a-c induction motor.