Academic partnership formed to train next gen of digital grid experts
USA, Ohio: Siemens and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have formed a new academic partnership to provide students with the skills needed to operate and advance the nation’s energy grid, Siemens announced in a press release.
Siemens is working with CWRU and its Case School of Engineering’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department to develop an experiential learning curriculum that will better educate students to address the needs of a 21st-century power grid, the release said.
As part of this curriculum, a new Digital Grid Lab will give students hands-on experience with real-world digital grid software and hardware already hard at work at some of the largest utilities across the country.
The total value of the partnership is approximately $1.2 million.