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Arun Phadke

University Distinguished Research Professor
Arun Phadke
Mailing Address
1185 Perry Street
453 Whittemore (0111)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1964
  • M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, 1961
  • B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 1959
  • B.S., Agra University, 1955

2016: IEEE Medal in Power Engineering, for "contributions to synchrophasor technology for monitoring, control, and protection of electric power systems.”

2008: The Franklin Institute's 2008 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering for contributions to the power industry, particularly microprocessor controllers in electric power systems that have significantly decreased the occurrence and duration of power blackouts.

2007: Along with Stanley Horowitz, the Vladimir Karapetoff Award by Eta Kappa Nu, for "their technical contributions to the field of power system protection and control."

2006: IEEE Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award.

1993: National Academy of Engineers, for contributions to the field of digital control, protection, and monitoring of power electrical systems.