Ph.D. Student Wins Top Poster Honors

Monday, November 12, 2018

Congratulations to Milad Doostan, Ph.D. student under Dr. Badrul Chowdhury, who won first place at the Duke University Energy Week Research Poster Presentation. This is the second year in a row a UNC Charlotte student has won first place. The event was held Nov. 7, 2018  and gave students, faculty and professionals the opportunity to showcase their research ideas in the field of energy.

Participants from UNC Charlotte were:
Milad Doostan - 1st Place winner of $3,000
Topic: "A Data-Driven Approach for Predicting Vegetation-Related Outages in Power Distribution Systems"

Kombiz Salehi
Topic: "Motivating the Effects of the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Plant for a Typical BWR on a Coastal Site"