Nadezhda A. Dvurechenskaya, Vice Chair of IEEE R8 Russia Siberia Section, founder Member of IES/IAS/PELS Siberia Section Chapter, Novosibirsk, Russia, Member of the IAS Inter-Society Cooperation Committee, has been named 2008 IEEE IAS Andrew W. Smith Outstanding Young Member Award recipient. The honour is given each year to an individual “in recognition of his/her outstanding achievement in IEEE Industry Applications Society activities by an engineer less than 35 years of age”.
Nadezhda has been judged to have made an outstanding contribution to the profession in the form of IEEE IAS activities in IAS Chapter leadership, IAS committee work, conference leadership, and R8 Siberia Section leadership. The award consits of a suitably inscribed plaque, honorarium and expenses to attend the IAS Annual Meeting. Nadezda´s award has been presented in the President´s Banquet of the 2008 IEEE Industry Applications Society 43rd Annual Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Oct. 8, 2008.
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S Mark Halpin, IAS President (l) presents the award to Nadezhda A Dvurechenskaya (r)