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Eversource Vice President of Engineering Ken Bowes Inducted into the UConn Academy of Distinguished Engineers

Academy inductees pose with UConn engineering leadership. From left is UConn Provost Mun Choi, electrical and computer engineering Department Head Rajeev Bansal, Dean Kazem Kazerounian, Ken Bowes, John Schneiter, Kartik Chandran, John Augustyn, Andrew Hoffman, William D’Agostino, Manish Gupta, Konstantinos G. Zografos, Christopher Ecsedy, Scott Tyler, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Diversity Daniel Burkey, Senior Associate Dean Michael Accorsi, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Mei Wei, Chemical and biomolecular engineering Department Head Ranjan Srivastava (Photo: Chris LaRosa, UConn School of Engineering)

Academy inductees pose with UConn engineering leadership. From left is UConn Provost Mun Choi, electrical and computer engineering Department Head Rajeev Bansal, Dean Kazem Kazerounian, Ken Bowes, John Schneiter, Kartik Chandran, John Augustyn, Andrew Hoffman, William D’Agostino, Manish Gupta, Konstantinos G. Zografos, Christopher Ecsedy, Scott Tyler, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Diversity Daniel Burkey, Senior Associate Dean Michael Accorsi, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Mei Wei, Chemical and biomolecular engineering Department Head Ranjan Srivastava (Photo: Chris LaRosa, UConn School of Engineering)

On April 28, 2016, UConn inducted Ken Bowes, Eversource Vice President for Engineering, into the UConn Academy of Distinguished Engineers. Mr. Bowes is responsible for overseeing all engineering activities to ensure the reliability and safety of the electric distribution system. Mr. Bowes serves on the Executive Committee for the Eversource Energy Center at UConn, and on the Advisory Board for UConn’s School of Engineering.

Mr. Bowes earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He serves on the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Connecticut, the Bristol Boys and Girls Club, and is Chairman of the Board of Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Mr. Bowes was one of 10 distinguished engineers inducted in 2016. The UConn Academy of Distinguished Engineers, founded in 2003, honors School of Engineering alumni or friends whose careers are characterized by their sustained and exemplary contributions to the engineering profession through research, practice, education, policy or service. Members are individuals who bring enduring honor to the community as practitioners and as citizens. The 2016 inductees included a MacArthur grant recipient, business leaders, entrepreneurs and academics. For more information on the Academy of Distinguished Engineers, visit: http://news.engr.uconn.edu/2016-academy-of-distinguished-engineer-inductees.php

Published: May 14, 2016

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