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Wilhoite Innovations in Transmission Line Engineering Award, Gene

The Award

The award was approved in 1990 to honor Gene M. Wilhoite for his commitments to the electrical transmission industry, his efforts to further the design of transmission line structures, and his exemplary ethical and professional standards. The award was funded by friends and associates of Gene.

The award is given to an individual for significant contribution to the advancement of the arts and science of transmission line engineering.

The award consists of a plaque presented at the annual SEI Structures Congress.

Criteria

I. The award is made annually to a member of the Society who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the arts and science of transmission line engineering. The individual shall also be an active participant in the various levels of the committee responsibilities, including national technical activities.

II.The nomination for the award is made by the SEI Technical Activities Division (TAD) Electrical Transmission Structures Subcommittee on the Gene Wilhoite Award, which recommends the recipient, if any, to the SEI TAD Awards Committee for approval. The SEI TAD Awards Committee forwards the nomination to the SEI TAD Executive Committee for final action.

Nomination Timing

Six copies of each nomination should reach the SEI Reston Office by September 1.

Past Winners

Previous Recipients of the Gene Wilhoite Innovations in Transmission Line Engineering Award:

1991   Gene Wilhoite 
1992   Edwin Gaylord
1993   Anthony DiGioia
1994   Jacob M. Kramer
1995   Richard Kravitz
1997   Alain Peyrot
1999   Clayton Clem
2001   Leon Kempner, Jr.
2003   H. Brian White
2004   C. Jerry Wong
2005   Dan E. Jackman
2006   Fred H. Kulhawy
2007   Robert E. Nickerson
2008   Ronald Randle
2009   John D. Mozer
2010   Wesley J. Oliphant
2011   Gary Bowles
2012   Otto Lynch
2013    Richard F. Aichinger
2014   Michael Miller