Awards / Distinctions / Honors

Awards / Distinctions / Honors

The “Distinguished member” title is granted to a number of long-standing members who have contributed to the Association through participation in the technical work or within the National Committees. The award was introduced in 1996. The Technical Committee award, established by CIGRÉ in 1993, is awarded to members of Study Committees or Working Groups who have made a remarkable technical contribution. Below are Irish members that have received the awards since they were first introduced:

Name Area of Specialisation Awards
Gerard Breen Transformers Technical Committee Award & Distinguished Member
Cathal Ó Luain Overhead Lines Technical Committee Award & Distinguished Member
Michael Power System Operation & Control Technical Committee Award & Distinguished Member
Eugene Bergin HV Insulated Cables Technical Committee Award & Distinguished Member
Leslie Bryans System Development & Economics Technical Committee Award & Distinguished Member
Hugh Jones System Operation & Control Technical Committee Award & Distinguished Member
Peter Lynch Telecommunications Technical Committee Award & Distinguished Member
Joe Monaghan Power System Protection Distinguished Member
Michael McMahon System Technology Distinguished Member
Paul Smith System Development & Economics Distinguished Member
Michael Mackey High Voltage Equipment Distinguished Member
Fiachra McDyer System Operation & Control Distinguished Member
Paul O’Connell Substation Equipment Distinguished Member
Michael Buckley Overhead Lines Technical Committee Award
John O’Neill Transformers Technical Committee Award
Joseph MacEnri Transformers Technical Committee Award
Eamonn Duggan HV Substations Distinguished Member