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Mr. Stig Nilsson Awarded the CIGRE Philip Sporn Award


September 19, 2012

Exponent Principal Engineer, Stig Nilsson, P.E., was honored as a recipient of the Philip Sporn Award for his work in high-voltage electric systems. Mr. Nilsson accepted the award at the CIGRÉ U.S. National Committee (USNC) Annual Meeting, held this year in San Diego, California. The Philip Sporn award is the USNC’s highest award and recognizes recipients for “Cumulative career contributions to the advancement of the concept of system integration in the theory, design and /or operation of large high-voltage electric systems in the United States.”

Mr. Nilsson has more than 40 years of experience as an electrical engineer involved with a wide variety of electrical engineering and management disciplines. At Exponent, he has consulted on the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of electrical facilities. He is an IEEE Life Fellow and has received numerous awards including: the CIGRÉ USNC’s Attwood Associate Award in 2003, the CIGRÉ Distinguished Member Award for active participation in CIGRÉ Study Committees, and the USNC in 2006.