Electrical engineer honoured

Thursday, 12 June, 2008

Professor Vic Gosbell, one of Australia’s most respected power and electrical energy engineers, was honoured by being awarded the M A Sargent Medal for the electrical engineer of the year for 2007, by the Board of Colleges of Electrical Engineers of Engineers Australia, in Melbourne on Friday 6 June.

The award was presented in recognition of Prof Gosbell’s leading role in setting up the benchmark for a national power quality and his valuable contributions in developing technical innovative changes to the power industry including national standards.

Prof Gosbell is one of very few engineers in the world who have achieved international recognition for both theoretical and applied contributions.

The M A Sargent Medal is named in honour of Dr Michael Anthony Sargent, an outstanding Australian electrical engineer and former president of Engineers Australia.


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