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Edmund O. Schweitzer III (center) being presented the 45th WSU Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award by board of regents chairman Michael C. Worthy (left) and president Elson S. Floyd. Photo Shelly Hanks

Schweitzer receives alumni award

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Edmund O. Schweitzer III ’77 PhD received the university’s highest alumni honor, the 2014 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, in a ceremony last November. He earned his doctorate in electrical engineering from WSU, where he also served as a faculty member. In 1982, Schweitzer founded Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories to research and manufacture digital relays and other products to protect electric power systems. He is a fellow of the IEEE and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He holds 100 patents and the company he founded has been recognized as a global leader in improving the stability and safety of electrical grids.

Categories: Alumni, Business | Tags: Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award, Engineers

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