Bo wins CAREER award to supercharge electric transmission planning

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On April 2, 2024

Dr. Rui Bo

Dr. Rui Bo stands at a Rolla Municipal Utilities electrical substation. Photo by Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T.

Dr. Rui Bo, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, who aims to revamp how the power grid is planned for the future will now have his work powered by the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award. 
Bo says electric demand is spreading to more newly developed areas with ever-changing needs and patterns, and electric supply is undergoing a shift from fossil fuel technology to cleaner technology.  
Bo will receive $500,000 in funding for his five-year CAREER project, which he says involves computational and mathematical methods directly focused on improving transmission planning.

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