Dimitrios C. Zarras, undergraduate student of ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering) at NTUA (National Technical University of Athens) received an international distinction as he was one of the five (5) students globally, to be awarded the “2020 IEEE Power and Energy (PES) Outstanding Student Scholarship”. The named scholarship was attributed for the first time in 2020 and is destined for students who are IEEE PES Student Members in good standing, pursuing a Master’s equivalent degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a focus on the Power & Energy field. The scholarship is awarded up to only twenty (20) recipients worldwide.
Nominated students should hold a minimum overall GPA of 90%, have professional and academic experience in the field through internships, student research projects, articles and presentations, have contributed voluntarily to the local PES activities and to other community and humanitarian activities and be committed to working in the power and energy engineering career field.
The prestigious scholarship consists of $10,000 USD, an honorary plaque, and support to the scholarship recipients to attend an IEEE PES Regional Meeting to be honored and celebrated.
Relative announcement of the school of ECE at NTUA:
Official IEEE PES announcement of the “2020 IEEE PES Outstanding Student Scholarship” recipients: