The Hydro Research Foundation will provide opportunities and benefits to outstanding early career graduate students. Preference will be given to Mechanical and Electrical Engineering students.
Areas of interest include: Research Topics (pdf)
•Advances in Generators
•Transformers, and Electrical Systems
•Advances in Material Applications
•Protection of Critical Hydropower Infrastructure Including Cyber Security
•Market Trends & Strategies
•Project Implementation, Management and Operations
•Water Management Innovations
The program is funded by the Department of Energy and is managed by The Hydro Research Foundation. The Hydro Research Foundations intends to award 8-12 fellowships funded by the Department of Energy and industry partners. The fellowships will be awarded beginning June 15th, 2012.
•Eligible applicant must have completed at a minimum a bachelor’s degree by the start date of the fellowship.
•Applicant must be a full-time student at a U.S. university in one of the following programs: Masters Degree, or a post-Masters graduate research fellow.
•The expectation is that the applicant must be a full-time student who will be able to complete their Masters or a post-Masters graduate research fellow by December, 2013.