Administrative Committee

Below are all of the volunteers who are holding positions in the PELS for the year 2022:

Position Name (Affiliation)
President

Liuchen Chang (Univ. of New Brunswick)

President-Elect Brad Lehman (Northeastern Univ.)
VP - Technical Operations

Pat Wheeler (Univ. of Nottingham)

VP - Conferences

Jian Sun (Renssalaer Polytechnic Inst.)

VP - Global Relations

Mario Pacas (Universitat Siegen)

VP - Membership Mark Dehong Xu (Zhejiang Univ.)
VP - Products

Brad Lehman (Northeastern Univ.)

VP - Industry and Standards

Johan Enslin (Clemson Univ.)

Treasurer

Alireza Khaligh (Univ. of Maryland)

Senior Past President

Alan Mantooth (Univ. of Arkansas)

Immediate Past President

Frede Blaabjerg (Aalborg Univ.)

Division II Director

Ruth Dyer

Years Name (Affiliation)
2022 - 2024

Stephanie Butler (WattsButler LLC, USA)

Ulrike Grossner (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)

Axel Mertens (Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany)

Giovanna Oriti (Naval Postgraduate School, USA)

Maryam Saeedifard (Georgia Tech, USA)

Shinzo Tamai (Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp., Japan)

2021 - 2023

Noriko Kawakami (Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp., Japan)

Yan-Fei Liu (Queen's Univ., Canada)

Yunwei (Ryan) Li (Univ. of Alberta, Canada)

Pedro Rodriguez (Univ. Loyola Andalusia, Spain)

Jennifer Vining (Univ. of Washington, USA)

Navid R. Zargari (Rockwell Automation, Canada)

2020 - 2022

Christina DiMarino (Virginia Tech, USA)

Marco Liserre (Kiel Univ., Germany)

Sudip K. Mazumder (Univ. of Illinois Chicago, USA)

Brendan McGrath (RMIT Univ., Australia)

Xiongfei Wang (Aalborg Univ.)

Mark Dehong Xu (Zhejiang Univ., China)

TC Name Name (Affiliation)
TC 1: Control and Modeling of Power Electronics

Al-Thaddeus Avestruz (Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor)

TC 2: Power Components, Integration, and Power ICs

Hanh-Phuc Le (Univ. of California San Diego)

TC 3: Electrical Machines, Drives, and Automation

Ali Bazzi (University of Connecticut)

TC 4: Electrical Transportation Systems

Mahesh Krishnamurthy (Illinois Inst. of Tech.)

TC 5: Sustainable Energy Systems

Juan Balda (Univ. of Arkansas)

TC 6: Emerging Power Electronic Technologies

Robert Pilawa-Podgurski (Univ. of California Berkeley)

TC 7: Critical Power and Energy Storage Systems

Alexis Kwasinski (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

TC 8: Electronic Power Grid Systems Marco Liserre (Kiel Univ.)
TC 9: Wireless Power Transfer Systems Chris Mi (San Diego State Univ.)
TC 10: Design Methodologies Kevin Hermanns (PE-Systems GmbH)
TC 11: Aerospace Power Jin Wang (Ohio State Univ.)
TC 12: EnergyAccess and Off-Grid Systems Sanjib Panda (Natl. Univ. of Singapore)
Position Name (Affiliation)
Academic Affairs Chair

Qiang Li (Virginia Tech)

Awards Committee Chair

Andreas Lindemann (Universitaet Magdeburg)

Chapter and Membership Chair

Mark Dehong Xu (Zhejiang Univ.)

Constitution and Bylaws

Katherine Kim (Natl. Taiwan Univ.)

Digital Media / Education

Prasad Enjeti (Texas A&M Univ.)

Distinguished Lecturer (DL) Program

John Shen (Illinois Inst. of Tech.)

ECCE Global Steering Committee Chair

D. Grahame Holmes (Royal Melbourne Inst. of Tech.)

Fellow Evaluations Chair

Steven Pekarek (Purdue Univ.)

History

W.G. Hurley (Natl. Univ. of Ireland Galway)

Industry Committee Chair

Stephanie Watts Bulter (WattsBulter, LLC)

Long Range Planning Committee Chair

Alan Mantooth (Univ. of Arkansas)

Mentorship Chair Robert Balog (Texas A&M Univ.)
Nominations Committee Chair

Frede Blaabjerg (Aalborg Univ.)

Publicity

Alireza Khaligh (Univ. of Maryland)

Standards Matt Wilkowski (EnaChip)
Student Membership Chair

Indhumathi Gunasekaran (Accenture)

Women in Engineering (WiE) Chair

Lauren Kegley (Wolfspeed)

Young Professionals Membership Chair

Nayara Brandao de Freitas

Publication Name Name (Affiliation)
Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (JESTPE)

Tsorng-Juu (Peter) Liang (Natl. Cheng Kung Univ.)

Open Journal of Power Electronics (OJPEL) Alan Mantooth (Univ. of Arkansas)
Photonics Journal Niloy K. Dutta (Univ. of Connecticut)
Power Electronics Letters (TPEL-Letters)

Yunwei (Ryan) Li (Univ. of Alberta)

Power Electronics Magazine (PEM) Ashok Bindra (Independent Writing and Editing Professional)
Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL)

Yaow-Ming Chen (Natl. Taiwan Univ.)

Transactions on Sustainable Energy Badrul H. Chowdhury (Univ. of North Carolina Charlotte)
Transactions on Transportation Electrification (TTE)

Mahesh Krishnamurthy (Illinois Inst. of Tech.)

Liaison Name Name (Affiliation)
Industry Applications Society (IAS) Enrico Santi (Univ. of South Carolina)
Industrial Electronics Society (IES)

Marco Liserre (Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel)

Power and Energy Society (PES)

Xiongfei Wang (Aalborg Univ.)

Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA)

Cian Ó Mathúna (Tyndall Natl. Inst.)

Smart Grid

Antonello Monti (Aachen Univ.)

Systems Council Representative Ernie Parker (Crane Aerospace and Electronics)
Transportation Electrification Community Peter Wilson (Univ. of Bath)
North America Region (R1-7)
Position Name (Affiliation) [Region(s)]
Chairs

Brian Zahnstecher (PowerRox) [R1-3]

Kalyan Sen (Sen Engineering Solutions, Inc.) [R4-6]

Ali Nabavi (Univ. of Toronto) [R7]


Europe - Africa Region (R8)
Position Name (Affiliation)
Chair

Drazen Dujic (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

Vice-Chair: Italy Fabio Crescimbini (Roma Tre Univ.)
Vice-Chair: UK Jun Liang (Cardiff Univ.)
South America Region (R9)
Position Name (Affiliation)
Chair

Luiz Henrique Silva Colado Barreto (Oak Ridge Natl. Laboratory)

Vice-Chair: Chile Marco Rivera  (Universidad de Talca)
Asia Pacific Region (R10)
Position Name (Affiliation)
Chair

Sanjib K. Panda (Natl. Univ. of Singapore)

Vice-Chair: Australia and New Zealand

Mahinda Vilathgamuwa (Queensland Univ. of Tech.)

Vice-Chair: China

Kai Sun (Tsinghua Univ.)

Vice-Chair: India-Pacific

Srinivas Karanki (India Inst. of Tech. Bhubaneswar)

Vice-Chair: Japan

Shinzo Tamai (Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp.)

Vice-Chair: Korea

Honnyong Cha (Kyungpook Natl. Univ.)

Position Name (Affiliation)
Executive Director Mike Kelly (IEEE)
Program Manager

Alicia Tomaszewski (IEEE)

Jane Celusak (IEEE)

Program Specialist

Megan Cichocki (IEEE)

Becky Boresen (IEEE)

Publications Administrator

Mary Beth Schwartz (IEEE)

Jessica Uherek (IEEE)


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