Nomination Deadline: October 1st
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 SEI Structures Congress.
- 2018: Archie D. Pugh
- 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.
- 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.