EE Department Mourns Passing of Alumnus
Calendar Icon Aug 19, 2009 Person Bust Icon By Carole Wilbeck | Engineering RSS
UNL alumnus Terry Bundy, who earned a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1971 and an M.S. in electrical engineering in 1973, passed away Sunday, Aug. 16 at age 60 of cancer. Bundy worked for 37 years at Lincoln Electric System (LES) in several engineering positions. He was named deputy administrator in July 1996, and became administrator and CEO in August 1997.
Bundy also served on the UNL Electrical Engineering Advisory Board at one time and was a 27-year contributor to the college.
To honor of Bundy's service to LES and its customers, the administrative board re-named the Salt Valley Generating Station north of Lincoln the Terry Bundy Generating Station.
In 2008, Bundy received the James D. Donovan Individual Achievement Award from the American Public Power Association in recognition of his significant individual contributions to the electric utility industry and to public power.
He was a member of numerous professional organizations, including the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the North American Reliability Council, Midwest Independent System Organization and the Midwest Reliability Organization Board. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Nebraska Utility Corporation, Nebraska Power Association, and District Energy Corporation.