DEI's Chris Dent Awarded IET Young Engineer Career Achievement Award
(14 August 2012)
Dr Chris Dent, Lecturer in Energy Systems Modelling in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, has been awarded the 2012 Institution of Engineering and Technology's Mike Sargeant Career Achievement Award for Young Professionals.
The citation for Dr Dent's award reads "Chris Dent entered power systems engineering in 2006 from a background in mathematical sciences. In just five years he has become one of the leading academic power engineers in the UK, and has established a true worldwide reputation.
Examples of his work include designing the technical modelling for the first GB statutory generation capacity adequacy study, and advising the North American Electricity Reliability Corporation Integration of Variable Generation Task Force on probabilistic modelling methods, as well as many high quality technical publications. He has also made a particular contribution in promoting engineering problems within the mathematical sciences community."
He will be presented with the award at the IET's annual awards ceremony in November.