James Thorp Visit

James Thorp, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech, visited SAMSI November 8 – 10, 2010. Thorp is known for his expertise about the power grid. He and his research partner, Arun Phadke, are two of the nation’s icons in the electric power field. They were the recipients of the 2008 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering for their combined contributions of more than 60 years to this industry.