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ECE / CAPS Student Wins Two Awards at the 2016 IEEE Applied Superconductivity Conference

ECE / CAPS student Peter Cheetham won the following two awards at the 2016 IEEE Applied Superconductivity Conference held on September 4th - 9th in Denver, Colorado:

  • The Victor Keilin Memorial Prize (Large Scale) Best Paper for "Innovations in Magnet Science and Technology" sponsored by Friends of Victor Keilin for the presentation entitled "Design and Fabrication of a Novel High Temperature Superconducting Power Cable with Gaseous Cryogen as the Dielectric Medium"
  • 2nd place in the Best Student Paper in Large Scale for the presentation entitled "Design and Fabrication of a Novel High Temperature Superconducting Power Cable with Gaseous Cryogen as the Dielectric Medium"

The panel of judges evaluated the student paper contest based on:

  1. an extended abstract
  2. oral presentation at the student competition session
  3. answers to questions following the oral presentation

 Congratulations Peter!