Powe Award Winner

<p>Tao Yang</p>

College of Engineering assistant professor Tao Yang earned the prestigious 2018 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities for his research into the future of electrical distribution microgrids. UNT has had 11 Powe award recipients since 1991.

Yang's research led to his designing a microgrid that has its own generator and draws power from renewable energy sources currently in use on campus.