Acknowledgments

Top-ranked articles for 2008

With each issue of HRW, we survey readers to determine which articles they’ve found most useful. Author(s) of these top-ranked articles are presented with an Author’s Award plaque.

Top-ranked articles for 2008 are:

March: “Solving Dam Engineering Challenges,” (p. 14) by Luis Berga

May: “Improving Training of Engineering Students for Hydro Careers,” (p. 22) by Gareth P. Harrison, PhD, D. Ewen Macpherson, PhD, and David A. Williams

July: “Upgrading Turbines at Manapouri,” (p. 18) by Joachim H. Pott

September: “Building Small Hydro in Norway,” (p. 20) by Torodd Jensen

October: “Roller-Compacted-Concrete Dams: Designing Spillways and Outlet Works,” (p. 26) by Ernest K. Schrader, PhD, P.E.

December: “Considering Human Factors in Dam Safety,” (p. 30) by Urban Norstedt, MSc, Carl F.O. Rollenhagen, PhD, and Per E. Eveneus

Technical article reviewers

Technical articles published by HRW are peer-reviewed by individuals chosen for their expertise. Thanks to the following professionals who reviewed technical articles published in 2008:

Terrence E. Arnold, P.E., MWH Americas, Inc.

*Malcolm Barker, GHD Pty. Ltd.

Randall P. Bass, P.E., Schnabel Engineering

Denis R. Caron, Hydro-Québec

Marcus Crahan, P.E., Power Engineering, Inc.

Brian A. Forbes, GHD Pty. Ltd.

John W. France, P.E., URS Corporation

Pierre Lamy, P.Eng., Hydro-Québec

Alberto Marulanda, Ingetec S.A.

Paul C. Rizzo, Paul C. Rizzo Associates, Inc.

*Michael F. Rogers, P.E., MWH Americas, Inc.

*Lee H. Sheldon, P.E., Consultant

Celso Villar Torino, ITAIPU Binacional

*Malcolm Barker, Michael F. Rogers, P.E., and Lee H. Sheldon, P.E. received the 2008 HRW Reviewer’s Citation. Their comments led to significant improvements in the manuscripts they critiqued.

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Acknowledgments

Top-ranked articles for 2006

With each issue of Hydro Review, we survey readers to determine which articles they’ve found most useful. Author(s) of these top-ranked articles are presented with the Author’s Award.

Authors with top-ranked articles for 2006 are:

2006 Industry Sourcebook: “Hydropower’s Treatment in State Renewable Portfolio Standards,” (p. 26) by Jeffrey A. Leahey

March 2006: “Understanding the Driving Factors behind Plant Rehabilitation in North America,” (p. 10) by Donald A. Erpenbeck

April 2006: “Special Report: Wanapum and Priest Rapids — Advanced-Design Turbine at Wanapum Dam Improves Power Output, Helps Protect Fish,” (p. 36) by Stephen R. Brown and Gary M. Garnant

June 2006: “Improving Operations on the Columbia: The Power of Optimization,” (p. 10) by Thomas R. Murphy

August 2006: “Teaming with a Local Community to Share a Hydro Site with the Public” (p. 102) by Steven P. Murphy

September 2006: “What Happened at Taum Sauk?,” (p. 16) a special report to HCI Staff

October 2006: “Future Unit Fish Bypass Planned for Wanapum Dam,” (p. 22) by Curtis L. Dotson and Kathleen R. Kiefer and “Selecting a Licensing Process: Which Approach is Best for Your Project?,” (p. 26) by Steven R. Layman, Fred E. Springer, and David M. Moore

November 2006: “BC Hydro’s Approach to Standardization of Unit Control,” (p. 10) by David B. Apps and Terry A. Bauman

Technical article reviewers

The technical articles published in Hydro Review are peer-reviewed by individuals chosen for their technical expertise. Thanks to the following professionals who reviewed technical articles published in 2006:



    Jay Anders, P.E., Tennessee Valley Authority

    Terry A. Bauman, L&S Electric, Inc.

    *David B. Beech, Grant County Public Utility District

    Stuart Bridgeman, M.Eng., P.Eng., Synexus Global, Inc.

    Glenn F. Cada, PhD, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    Kenneth Christison, P.Eng., Northwest Hydraulic Consultants

    Scott D. Cotner, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    James Giles, PhD, Consultant

    Earl Goodeve, Iris Power Engineering, Inc.

    John Gulliver, PhD, University of Minnesota

    Gary W. Hackett, Portland General Electric

    David J. (Jeff) Harris, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Richard D. Harrison, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Richard A. Huber, P.Eng., BC Hydro

    John R. Hunter, SRP – Salt River Project

    Thomas L. Kahl, P.E., Kleinschmidt Associates

    Alan B. Livingstone, FPL Energy

    *James R. Mahar, P.E., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Peter J. Mason, PhD, Black & Veatch International, Ltd.

    Bert Milano, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior

    William G. Moore, P.E., National Electric Coil

    Thomas R. Murphy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)

    *Daniel Osmun, URS Corporation

    Kermit Paul, Consultant

    Ronald A. Pietrobon, P.Eng., Hatch Energy

    Daniel L. Purzycki, P.E., North American Hydro, Inc.

    Douglas D. Royer, Normandeau Associates, Inc.

    Richard M. Rudolph, P.E., Xcel Energy

    John L. Rutledge, P.E., Freese & Nichols, Inc.

    Michel Sabourin, P.Eng., MASc, ALSTOM Hydro Canada Inc.

    B.T.A. Sagar, Consultant

    Dean S. Steines, Ayres Associates

    Greg Stone, Iris Power LP

    James E. Timperley, American Electric Power Service Corp.

    Charles B. Tuttle, P.E., Susquehanna Electric

    Don E. Weitkamp, Parametrix Inc.

    Jerry Westermann, P.Eng., M.Eng., Hatch Energy

    John B. Yale, P.E., Chelan County Public Utility District

    M. Gene Yow, Chelan County Public Utility District

    *David B. Beech, James R. Mahar, and Daniel Osmun received the 2006 Hydro Review Reviewer’s Citation. Their comments led to significant improvements in the manuscripts they critiqued.


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