A Con Edison researcher from Farmingdale has won a prestigious industry award for his work on a project to make the delivery of electricity more reliable.
Amitabha Mukhopadhyay, senior engineer in Central Engineering, received the Technology Transfer Award from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), a national energy research organization.
Mukhopadhyay and Sanjay Bose, vice president, Central Engineering, worked on a project to improve the capacity of high-voltage transmission lines while saving on capital costs.
They were among eight Con Edison employees to win Technology Transfer Awards for projects to make the delivery of electricity safer and more reliable. For information on all the winners, go to: http://www.coned.com/newsroom/news/pr20130227.asp.
“We are in a constant and relentless search for technology and methods that can improve our service,” said Craig Ivey, the president of Con Edison. “The men and women of Con Edison are proud to see eight members of our team recognized for research that will benefit the New Yorkers we feel privileged to serve.”
Mukhopadhyay has worked for Con Edison since 1987.