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Keeping the lights on

EPAPThe Electrical Power Affiliates Program, the College of Engineering is leading the charge in solving future problems for the power and energy industry.


“Through the Electrical Power Affiliates Program and the partnership between industry and academics, we are able to give our students real-world experiences beyond what we are able to teach in the classroom,” Schulz said.

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An engineering test bed for electrical power


by: Jennifer Tidball

The Burns & McDonnell Smart Grid Lab is boosting education, research and recruitment in the College of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

The Smart Grid lab, in Rathbone Hall, includes power grid and network communication equipment to support undergraduate and graduate research projects. It is one of the first facilities to test how emerging software-defined networking technology can more efficiently manage, distribute, use and secure electrical power. Continue reading “An engineering test bed for electrical power”