The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the IEC announced the U.S. winners of the 2014 IEC Young Professionals Workshop competition who will be joining us in Tokyo, Japan, this November. According to the official press release here are the winners:
- Ryan Franks
Mr. Franks serves as a technical program manager for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). He has been actively involved in IEC-related standardization work and serves as the secretary of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to IEC Technical Committee (TC) 120, Electrical Energy Storage (EES) Systems, and the Convener of IEC TC 120, Ad Hoc Group (AHG) 1, System aspects and gap analysis, among other positions.
- Kevin Mangold
Mr. Mangold works as a computer scientist at the U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC)’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has been an active participant in the work of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) / IEC Joint Technical Committee (JTC) 1, Information Technology, Subcommittee (SC) 37, Biometrics, where he serves as a project editor and a data structure expert.
- Carin Stuart
Ms. Stuart is a senior technology engineer at Energizer Holdings Inc. She currently serves as a subject area expert to IEC TC 100, Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment; IEC TC 35, Primary cells and batteries; and IEC TC 21, Secondary cells and batteries, SC 21A, Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. She previously served as an expert to IEC TC 105, Fuel cell technologies.
Congratulations to the winners!