CIM Industrial Systems A/S selected as GSDAA winner

CIM Industrial Systems and Vestas A/S selected as National Instruments Graphical System Design Achievement Award Winner

CIM Industrial Systems today announced it has been selected as the winner of a National Instruments Graphical System Design Achievement Award in the Energy catagori. The awards, which were presented at a ceremony held during the NIWeek conference and exhibition in Austin, Texas, on August 6, recognized companies and universities that use the graphical system design approach to develop innovative applications that meet complex engineering and science challenges. CIM Industrial Systems and Vestas A/S was selected for its “Improving the Efficiency of Wind Turbines with an Intelligent Measurement and Control System”

 “Through the use of graphical system design, innovative problem solving and hard work, the Graphical System Design Achievement Award finalists are developing applications that are meeting modern engineering challenges and changing the world,” said Jeff Kodosky, cofounder and business and technology fellow at

National Instruments. “National Instruments is honored to recognize their significant contributions to science and engineering.”

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CIM and Dr T. at NI Week 2013

National Instruments selected the 18 finalists for the Graphical System Design Achievement Awards from 152 submissions of authors from 29 countries. Winners were selected for each of the following nine categories: Advanced Control Systems, Advanced Research, Automated Test, Education, Energy, Life Sciences, RF and Communications, Structural and Physical Test and Monitoring, and Transportation. 

A panel of technical experts and National Instruments executives determined the award winners based on several criteria including technical difficulty and the benefits achieved from using the application. In addition to the application category awards, NI also recognized authors with the Humanitarian, Green Engineering, Xilinx All Programmable Innovation, Intel Intelligent Systems, NI Community’s Choice, and the Customer Application of the Year awards. Popular Science Editor-in-Chief, Jacob Ward, also recognized one organization with the Editor’s Choice Award and two student teams with the LabVIEW Student Design Competition Awards. 

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