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ECE student Thomas Kidd receives IEEE PES Scholarship

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) selects Thomas Kidd as a 2021 IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative recipient.


The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) recently announced recipients for its prestigious PES Scholarship Plus Initiative. In a nationally competitive landscape, ECE student Thomas Kidd was selected.


Thomas Kidd is highly active in ECE by serving this year as the president of the student branch of IEEE at OSU. Kidd is working with Dr. Nazaripouya, ECE assistant professor, to develop a website for the Power Grid Modernization Lab

( and to update the dashboard for the renewable energy student project located in the ENDEAVOR. “I am so grateful to be the recipient of the IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative,” said Kidd. “I am excited for future opportunities to learn and impact the energy industry of the future.”


The IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative supports promising students through financial assistance in the increasingly expensive enterprise of undergraduate studies. Funds are paid directly to university to help defray educational costs. Recipients of PES engineering scholarships are high achieving undergraduate students in electrical engineering who have committed to exploring the power and energy fields through both coursework and career experiences. These students will graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin making an impact across the power and energy industry.

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