NDSU Professor Wins CAREER Award

An NDSU assistant professor is conducting research that could change the way the world gets its energy.

Nilanjan Chaudhuri has received a $500,000 award to study an innovative system that could more reliably and efficiently integrate wind energy into the grid.

His research focuses on connecting U.S. wind farms to the power system in an alternate way to the current standard.

It would be more economical, reliable and efficient when transmitting power over long distances.