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Narimani Analyzes Electrical Power Systems

Research by Dr. Rasoul Narimani, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has been published in IEEE System Journal. The paper, titled "Generalized Contingency Analysis Based on Graph Theory and Line Outage Distribution Factor," proposes a scalable approach for identifying and assessing multiple critical components in an electric power grid. The proposed approach is a quick and efficient solution for identifying the most critical lines in power networks.

Narimani Analyzes Electrical Power Systems
Faculty Members Advise Students Presenting at NCUR Conference

Abstracts submitted by 14 A-State students have been accepted for presentation to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in April. The students are working under the guidance of 10 A-State faculty members who also will participate in the conference, to be conducted virtually. Congratulations to these advisers for their work with the students: Dr. Christina Akbari, Dr. Sudeepa Bhattacharrya, Dr. Hyunju Jeong, Dr. Shubhalaxmi Kher, Dr. Amanda Lambertus, Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar, Dr. David Saarnio, Dr. Ilwoo Seok, Dr. Philip Tew and Dr. Asela Wijeratne. Details are online.

Caldwell is A-State's First Pack Staff Honoree

Congratulations to Tawana “Tia” Caldwell, Facilities Management, upon her selection as the first honoree in the PROPS (Proudly Recognizing Our Pack Staff) Program. PROPS was initiated by Staff Senate to bring attention each month to a staff member who works behind the scenes to make A-State an even better place. Her interview is available online. Staff members are selected from a candidate pool created from the PROPS nomination form.

Caldwell is A-State's First Pack Staff Honoree
Boyd Giving Support for Rural STEM Students Boyd Giving Support for Rural STEM Students

Dr. Lynn Boyd, dean, Sciences and Mathematics, serves on the board of the Foundation for Archuleta County Education (FACE), a non-profit that financially supports activities to enhance K-12 education in Archuleta County, Colorado. She provides advice regarding science education to the board, which makes grants to teachers in the county and runs a summer STEM camp for children. They are helping students to set higher career goals.

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