“Standing on the shoulders of giants” • Erni Wiebe receives John Jenkins award
By Anthony Capkun
October 2, 2017 – “I stand tall because I’m standing on the shoulders of giants,” said Erni Wiebe, president of Innovative Solutions Engineering Inc., as he accepted the John Jenkins award at CSA Group’s 2017 Conference & Committee Week.
The John Jenkins Award is the most prestigious honour awarded by CSA Group, recognizing an individual for distinguished service in the development, advancement and application of voluntary standards.
An electrical engineer at Manitoba Hydro for 37 years, Erni’s contributions to standards development span over 26 years in the area of power engineering & electromagnetic compatibility, energy efficiency, energy & utilities, the built environment, and the CE Code Part II-Product Standards.
Erni congratulated all of this year’s Award of Merit winners, and graciously thanked CSA Group and its staff, the companies who allow their employees to be involved with standards development, committee colleagues, and his wife and family.