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Meet and hear the President of the IEEE Power and Energy Society.

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— IEEE PES/IAS Joint Chapter of Orange County …
Meeting Date: October 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 to6:30 PM Networking; 6:45 Food; 7:30 – 8:45 PM Presentation
Speaker: Damir Novosel, IEEE Fellow and Power and Energy Society President
Location: Doubletree Orange County Airport – Santa Ana
Cost: none for Presentation. Meal – $30 for all, except full time college students which are free.
RSVP: requested, contact Hamid at or 714-593-5160

You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to meet, and hear, the President of the IEEE Power and Energy Society. Our President, Dr. Damir Novosel has put together a robust presentation that includes far more than can be fairly represented here; however, here is a heavily-abbreviated list:
 Power grid modernization (including ‘Distributed Energy Resources’, Microgrids, Storage, EVs)
 Aging Infrastructure
 Grid of the Future (Wind, Solar, Operational Vision, Modernization Roadmap, Skilled Workforce, Preparation)
 Energy Storage (Application Buckets, Service Value, Business Case Example, Congestion Relief, etc.)
 Hybrid Microgrids (the U.S. Market, Installations, Technical Challenges, Borego Springs, PEV)
 Advanced Energy Management (Next Generation Monitoring and Control)
 Near-Term Roadmap (Infrastructure, Applications, Processes)
 Overview of IEEE-PES

Bio: Dr. Damir Novosel is President of Quanta Technology, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, a Fortune 500 company. Previously, Dr. Novosel was vice President of ABB Automation Products and President of KEMA T&D US. Damir has led development and implementation of pioneering concepts, methods, and products that improved reliability and efficiency of power grids. Damir was elected to National Academy of Engineers in 2014. Dr. Novosel, is an IEEE Fellow, and serves as the IEEE Power and Energy Society President. Damir is also member of the CIGRE US National Committee and received the CIGRE Attwood Associate award.
Damir holds 17 US and international patents and published over 100 articles in Transactions, Journals and Proceedings, receiving IEEE PES 2011 and 2013 Prize Paper Awards. He has led or participated in numerous IEEE standards, publications and other initiatives. Dr. Novosel has been continuing contributor to education, including an Adjunct Professorship of Electrical Engineering at North Carolina State University, sponsorship of college scholarship programs, and support to industry courses and tutorials. He holds PhD and MSc, BSc degrees in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University (where he was a Fulbright scholar) and the University of Zagreb, Croatia. Dr. Novosel was selected Mississippi State University Distinguished Engineering Fellow in 2015.