Dr. G. Siva Kumar and Dr. Srinivas Bhaskar Karanki, former PhD scholars, Department of Electrical Engineering have each been awarded the POSOCO Power System Award (PPSA-2013) for their PhD thesis entitled ‘Mitigation of Voltage Sags with Phase-Jumps using UPQC in Distribution System’ and ‘Topologies and Design of Sate Feedback Controller for Custom Power Devices in Power Distribution Systems’ respectively by the Power System Operation Corporation in partnership with Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer.   The award consists of a Certificate and Cash Award of ` 75,000/-. Both have been guided by Dr. B. Kalyan Kumar and Prof. Mahesh Kumar.