Next Generation of Engineers

Advancing the Next Generation of Engineers

Join us for PowerLunch episode eight, "Advancing the Next Generation of Engineers" featuring special guest host Carson Bates, PHD, PE, and Principal Engineering Consultant at NEI Engineering.

In this episode, Carson talks with Mikko Berger, a Colorado School of Mines engineering senior, about Mikko's choice to pursue the electrical power industry and his plans for the future.

Carson joined NEI in 2011 and has since lead and participated in countless projects. Carson received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electrical) from the Colorado School of Mines in 2010. He later received his Master of Science in Electric Power and Energy Systems in 2013, followed by his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2018 – both from the Colorado School of Mines.

Carson brings valuable industry knowledge and years of hand-on experience to every project team. He performs protection and control (P&C) design, system studies, and substation SCADA implementation. His skills, coupled with strong leadership, allows him to deliver thoughtful, reliable solutions to every energy project in which he is involved.

Additionally, he is an active member of IEEE IAS Petroleum and Chemical Committee (PCIC), as well as IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (I&CPS), serving on subcommittees for both organizations.

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