Women of Wind Energy recognized the 2012 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows at the group’s annual luncheon at the Windpower 2012 Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta. The 2012 Fellows are:
- Anna Pesola, Oregon Institute of Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering
- Christina Chang, University of Houston, Mechanical Engineering
- Clara St. Martin, Pennsylvania State University, Meterology
- Holly Johnson, Iowa Lakes Community College, Wind Energy and Turbine Technology
- Katrina Montoya, Columbia Gorge Community College, Renewable Energy Technology
- Dr. Yao Yin, Boise State University, Energy Policy Institute
“The women who have been awarded this year’s Rudd Mayer Fellowship are already making a positive impact in the renewable energy field,” says Kristen Graf, WoWE executive director . “Without a doubt they embody the legacy of Rudd Mayer with their passion, desire to pursue an education, and potential to make important contributions in the future. I look forward to following their careers grow in years to come.”
The Rudd Mayer Fellowship is WoWE’s way of supporting women in the academic community, college students, and recent graduates, who are interested in expanding their knowledge and engaging in the wind energy industry by attending the Windpower Conference & Exhibition.
The annual fellowship is awarded on a competitive basis and selection is based on commitment to renewable energy development, academic achievement, potential for future contributions to the renewable energy community, and financial need.
The fellowship honors wind industry pioneer Rudd Mayer of Boulder, Colorado, who passed away in 2002.
WoWE Rudd Mayer Fellowship
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