Department of Energy and Power Systems was founded at the 129th Faculty Council’s Regular Session of the Technical College University of Zagreb, on Tuesday June 26, 1934. Department of Energy and Power Systems studies and innovates in the fields of generation, transmission, distribution and use of electrical energy, energy efficiency, high voltage engineering, smart grids, energy management, nuclear engineering and safety, electricity markets, and electric vehicles. Throughout the years, the Department has become the leading authority in the field of electrical power engineering in the region, maintaining long-term collaboration with the industry sector. Furthermore, it is recognized through its research activities and a large number of published scientific papers in JCR journals, as well as numerous national and international research projects. In total, the Department has 52 employees (16 Professors – 9 Full, 4 Associate and 3 Assistant) and offers substantial educational and R&D facilities, including five Research Laboratories, six department teaching halls and a department library. Through its activities, the Department has developed valuable international collaboration with many research institutions around the world. Researchers of the Department are currently involved in 3 HORIZON 2020 projects, 2 bilateral projects, 1 Erasmus+ project, 5 projects financed by the Croatian Science Foundation, as well as the principal investigators of a number of industry-funded projects.
It is our great pleasure to announce that IEEE PES Croatia Chapter has been awarded IEEE PES Outstanding Small Chapter Award for 2014. This award recognizes a PES Chapter for achieving excellence in providing the best set of overall programs and activities for its members. Each year the Power & Energy Society Outstanding Chapter Award is given to the chapter that is judged to provide the greatest overall contribution and service to its members in the following categories:
1. Technical Activities
2. Societal Activities
3. Membership Advancement, Fellow Nominations and Awards
4. Enlistment of New PES Members
Congratulations to the IEEE PES Croatia Chapter Chair Prof. Igor Kuzle, Vice-chair Dr. Tomislav Capuder and Treasurer Mr. Ninoslav Holjevac. Keep up the good work, guys!
Plaque photos are available in the remainder of this announcement.