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Venayagamoorthy wins President’s Award from the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers


Ganesh Kumar Venayagamoorthy of Clemson University received the President’s Award on March 13 from the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE).

Venayagamoorthy serves as the Duke Energy Professor of Power Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson.

The award recognizes “significant contributions in any sector of electrical, electronic, telecommunications and computer engineering in South Africa,” according to an SAIEE press release. To read the full citation, click here.

Venayagamoorthy is an honorary professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban in South Africa, where he received a Master of Science in Engineering and Ph.D. degrees, both in electrical engineering.

He has been a Fellow of SAIEE since 2008. Venayagamoorthy is also a Fellow of the IEEE, the Institution of Energy and Technology (UK) and the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association.

Venayagamoorthy was a recipient of the 2005 SAIEE Young Achievers Award, and his research team has published several papers at SAIEE-sponsored conferences and in SAIEE journals.

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