Administrative Committee

2021 PELS ADCOM OFFICERS

President 

Liuchen Chang

University of New Brunswick

VP of Technical Operations

Pat Wheeler

University of Nottingham

VP of Conferences

Jian Sun

Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute

VP of Products

Brad Lehman

Northeastern University

VP of Membership

Jinjun Liu

Xi'an Jiaotong University

VP of Standards 

Johan Enslin

Clemson University

VP Global Relations

Mario Pacas

Universität Siegen

Treasurer

Alireza Khaligh

University of Maryland

Senior Past President

Long Range Planning Committee Chair

Alan Mantooth

Univeristy of Arkansas

Immediate Past President
Nominations Committee Chair

Frede Blaabjerg

Aalborg University

Division II Director

 David B. Durocher

Eaton Corporation

MEMBERS AT LARGE (2019-2020-2021)

Vladimir Blasko

USA

Antonio Cardoso

University of Beira Interior (UBI)

Portugal

Udaya K. Madawala

University of Aukland

New Zealand

Axel Mertens

Universität Hannover

Germany

Maryam Saeedifard

Georgia Tech

United States

Shinzo Tamai

Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC)

Japan

MEMBERS AT LARGE (2020-2021-2022)

Christina DiMarino

Virginia Tech

USA

Marco Liserre

Kiel University

Germany

Sudip K. Mazumder

Univ of Illinois at Chicago

USA

Brendan McGrath

RMIT University

Australia

Xiongfei Wang

Aalborg University

Denmark

Mark Dehong Xu

Zhejiang University

China

MEMBERS AT LARGE (2021-2022-2023)

Noriko Kawakami

Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp

Japan

 Yan-Fei Liu

Queen's University

Canada

Yunwei (Ryan) Li 

University of Alberta

Canada

Pedro Rodriguez

University Loyola Andalusia

Spain

Jennifer Vining

University of Washington

USA

Navid R. Zargari 

Rockwell Automation

Canada

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE CHAIRS

TC 1: Control and Modeling of Power Electronics

Al-Thaddeus Avestruz University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

TC 2: Power Components, Integration, and Power ICs

Hanh-Phuc Le UC San Diego

TC 3: Electrical Machines, Drives and Automation

Antonio J. M. Cardoso University of Beira Interior, Portugal
TC 4: Electrical Transportation Systems Mahesh Krishnamurthy Illinois Institute of Technology
TC 5: Sustainable Energy Systems Juan Balda University of Arkansas

TC 6: Emerging Power Electronic Technologies

Robert Pilawa-Podgurski  UC Berkeley

TC 7: Critical Power and Energy Storage Systems

Brian Zahnstecher PowerRox
TC 8: Electronic Power Grid Systems  Marco Liserre Kiel University
TC 9: Wireless Power Transfer Systems Chris Mi San Diego State University
TC 10: Design Methodologies  Kevin Hermanns PE-Systems GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany
TC 11: Aerospace Power Jin Wang Ohio State University
TC 12: Energy Access and Off-Grid Systems Deepak Divan Georgia Tech

LIAISONS

PES Liaison Xiongfei Wang Aalborg University
IAS Liaison Enrico Santi University of South Carolina
IES Liaison Marco Liserre Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
PSMA Liaison Cian Ó Mathúna Tyndall National Institute 
Smart Grid Liaison Antonello Monti Aachen University
Systems Council Representative Ernie Parker Crane Aerospace and Electronics
Transportation Electrification Community Peter Wilson University of Bath

EDITORS IN CHIEF

IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Yaow-Ming Chen
National Taiwan University
IEEE Power Electronics Letters

Yunwei (Ryan) Li

University of Alberta
IEEE Open Journal of Power Electronics (OJ-PEL)  Alan Mantooth University of Arkansas
IEEE Power Electronics Magazine Ashok Bindra  Independent Writing and Editing Professional
IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics Ojo Olorunfemi Tennessee Tech
IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification     Mahesh Krishnamurthy Illinois Institute of Technology
IEEE Photonics Journal Niloy K Dutta University of Connecticut
IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy Badrul H. Chowdhury University of North Carolina at Charlotte

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Academic Affairs Chair Qiang Li Virginia Tech
Awards Committee Chair Andreas Lindemann Universitaet Magdeburg
Chapter & Membership Chair JinJun Liu Xi'an Jiaotong University
Constitution and Bylaws Katherine Kim National Taiwan University
Digital Media / Education Prasad Enjeti Texas A & M 
Distinguished Lecturer Program John Shen Illinois Institute of Technology
ECCE Global Steering Committee Chair D. Grahame Holmes Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Fellow Evaluations Chair Leon Tolbert
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
History W.G. Hurley National University of Ireland Galway
Industry Advisory Board Chair Pradeep Shenoy Texas Instruments
Nominations Committee Chair Alan Mantooth University of Arkansas
Publicity Alireza Khaligh University of Maryland
Student Membership Chair Indhumathi G Accenture
Women in Engineering Chair

Lauren Kegley

Wolfspeed

Young Professionals Membership Chair Harish Krishnamoorthy University of Houston

Regional Chairs

North America Regional Chair (R1, 2, 3 & 4-6)

Kalyan Sen

Sen Engineering Solutions, Inc.

North America Regional Chair (R7)

Ali Nabavi University of Toronto
Europe - Africa Regional Chair (R8) Drazen Dujic

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Europe - Africa Regional Chair - Italy Fabio Crescimbini Roma Tre University
Europe - Africa Regional Chair - UK Jun Liang Cardiff University
South America Regional Chair (R9) Joao Pinto Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul
South America Regional Vice Chair: Chile  Marco Rivera  Universidad de Talca
Asia Pacific Regional Chair (R10) Sanjib K. Panda National University of Singapore 
Asia Pacific Regional Vice Chair: Australia and New Zealand Mahinda Vilathgamuwa

Queensland University of Technology

Asia Pacific Regional Vice Chair:  China Kai Sun Tsinghua University
Asia Pacific Regional Vice Chair: India Srinivas Karanki Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
Asia Pacific Regional Vice Chair:  Japan Toshihisa Shimizu Tokyo Metropolitan University
Asia Pacific Regional Vice Chair:  Korea Honnyong Cha Kyungpook National University

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