Tony Chung was elected a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. (Photo: Dave Stobbe)

Chung elected a fellow to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Professor Tony (C.Y.) Chung was one of 47 new fellows elected.

Professor Tony Chung is an internationally renowned researcher and educator in power systems engineering based in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Engineering.

His pioneering works on power system stability and operation and on the development of smart grid technologies have been widely used in power industries and significantly contributed to the prevention of large-scale power blackouts, modernization of power grids, and massive integration of renewable energy.

Chung is the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)/SaskPower Senior Industrial Research Chair in Smart Grid Technologies and Professor and SaskPower Chair in Power Systems Engineering.

His leading-edge research and contributions to education, industry, and learned societies have been recognized with distinctions including IEEE, EIC, IET, and HKIE fellowships, IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Canada P. Ziogas Electric Power Award, and Saskatoon Engineering Society Educator of the Year Award. 

Chung's research was featured in Thorough, USask Engineering's college magazine.