Guo Jianbo is invited to attend the award ceremony and delivers a speech.
Recently, recommended by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Guo Jianbo, president of the China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), has won the "Engineer of the Year 2018" award of the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and Pacific (FEIAP). This marks the first time a Chinese engineer has won the award since CAST became a full member of FEIAP in 1987.
Guo Jianbo has been dedicated to the clean use of energy and the development of environmentally friendly power grid. He has long engaged in power system analysis and control, with remarkable achievements in power grid planning, security improving, reliability and transfer capability buliding of power grid, and security of wind power integration.
In addition, under the leadership of Guo Jianbo, CEPRI initiated four Technical Committees under International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and assumed the responsibility of the Secretariats. He had taken important positions in IERE and other international organizations, and provided technical consulting services and support for the development of power industry in the Philippines, Mongolia, Malaysia and other countries and regions, and made great contributions to grid interconnection, technical exchanges and standardization between China and other Asia-Pacific countries and regions.
The award has increased mutual understanding of Chinese engineers and their international counterparts.
Another winner of the award is U Han Zaw, a candidate recommended by the Myanmar Engineering Council.
Guo Jianbo and U Han Zaw are two of the five candidates recommended for the award by CAST, the Pakistan Engineering Council and the Myanmar Engineering Council.
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