Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Use this resource to find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions regarding the IEEE Power & Energy Society.

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General Questions and Questions about Technical Papers:

"How do I become a PES member?"

Use the interactive membership application on the Web, or,
Contact: IEEE Contact Center
Phone: 1-800-678-IEEE (4333) or 732-981-0060 Fax: 732-981-9667
contactcenter@ieee.org

"How do I obtain a PES Author's Kit?"

Visit our PES Author's Kit page to learn more and download our form

Contact: Randi Scholnick, PES Executive Office
Phone: 732-562-6838 Fax: 732-562-3881
r.scholnick@ieee.org

See the IEEE Power & Energy Society Home Page for additional important information for authors.

"I have an IEEE e-mail alias. My e-mail address has changed. Whom do I contact to update my alias at IEEE?"

Contact: The Electronic Communications page of the IEEE web site:
http://eleccomm.ieee.org/

"I have a question regarding the PES Directory. Whom do I contact?"

Contact: Shanon Nason, PES Executive Office
Phone: 732-562-3884 Fax: 732-562-3881
s.nason@ieee.org

"I want to work with a PES Committee or Subcommittee. How do I volunteer?"

Contact the appropriate Committee chair. Committee chairs are listed on the Technical Council Web page (through the PES home page) and in the PES Directory.

"I have a question regarding PES Awards. Whom do I contact?"

Contact: Shanon Nason, PES Executive Office
Phone: 732-562-3884 Fax: 732-562-3881
s.nason@ieee.org

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PES Publications-Related Questions:

 "How do I submit papers for publication in PES periodicals?

Contact (for Power & Energy Magazine): Mel Olken, President, The Olken Group, Inc.
Phone/Fax: 212-982-8286 molken@ieee.org

Contact (for PES Transactions & Conference Papers): Maria Proetto, PES Executive. Office
Phone: 732-562-3882 Fax: 732-562-3881
m.proetto@ieee.org

"I want to advertise in the P&E Magazine, eNews Update or Electrification Magazine, whom do I contact?"

Please Contact:

Erik Henson, Media Director, IEEE PES
Naylor Association Solutions
5950 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607
Dir: 352-333-3443 / 800-369-6220 x 3443
Fax: 352-331-3525
ehenson@naylor.com
www.naylor.com

"My Transactions paper has been accepted. When is it scheduled for publication?"

Contact: Cheryl Koster, PES Executive Office
Phone:732-562-3885 Fax: 732-562-3881
c.koster@ieee.org

"How do I order a copy of a published article?"

Contact: Ask IEEE (Document Delivery)
Phone: 1-800-949-IEEE Fax: 415-259-5045
askieee@ieee.org

 "I'd like to subscribe to or get information and subscription rates for PES periodicals. Whom should I contact?"

Contact: IEEE Contact Center
Phone: 1-800-678-IEEE or 732-981-0060 Fax: 732-981-9667
contactcenter@ieee.org

"How do I order a Conference Proceeding?"

Contact: IEEE Contact Center
Phone: 1-800-678-IEEE or 732-981-0060 Fax: 732-981-9667
contactcenter@ieee.org

 "My paper has been accepted for publicaiton, who do I contact regarding the proof?"

Contact: Peter Stavenick, IEEE Periodicals Transactions/Journals Dept.
Phone: 732-562-6884
p.stavenick@ieee.org

 "I'm having trouble viewing papers on IEEEXplore. Whom do I contact?"

Contact: Xplore Support and Customer Service 1-800-701-4333 or 732-981-0060

onlinesupport@ieee.org

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Customer Service-Related Questions:

"I am a paid-up PES member, but I am not receiving my magazine/journal subscription. Why?"

Contact: IEEE Contact Center
Phone: 1-800-678-IEEE or 732-981-0060 Fax: 732-981-9667
contactcenter@ieee.org

"How do I change my address on my IEEE record?"

Use the Web Contact Page on-line:
http://services1.ieee.org/membersvc/coa/intro.htm

Contact: IEEE Contact Center
Phone: 1-800-678-IEEE or 732-981-0060 Fax: 732-981-9667
contactcenter@ieee.org

"An issue of my magazine is missing or was received damaged. How do I obtain a replacement?"

Contact: IEEE Contact Center
Phone: 1-800-678-IEEE or 732-981-0060 Fax: 732-981-9667
contactcenter@ieee.org

"Has my PES membership payment been received?"

Contact: IEEE Contact Center
Phone: 1-800-678-IEEE or 732-981-0060 Fax: 732-981-9667

contactcenter@ieee.org

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"I have a question related to IEEE Standards; where do I start looking?"

See the IEEE Standards Homepage at http://stdsbbs.ieee.org

"How can I find IEC standards related to the work in my PES Standards Working Group?"

See the IEC's Homepage at http://www.iec.ch

"How can I work to interest IEC in the work of my PES Standards Working Group?

See the IEEE Guide to Cooperative Standards Development #2 at http://stdsbbs.ieee.org/development/intcom/iecguide.html

"As a new working group chair, how can I get help getting started?

See Standards Development Resources at http://stdsbbs.ieee.org/development/index.html

"How do I change my address used by the Standards Dept. to send me ballots and ballot invitations?"

Send an e-mail to sa-ballot@ieee.org

Contact: Susan Vogel, IEEE Standards Dept.
Phone: 732-562-3817 Fax: 732-562-1571
s.vogel@ieee.org

See also the IEEE Standards Homepage at http://stdsbbs.ieee.org

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Meeting-Related Questions:

See also: PES Meetings and Conferences Calendar

"I want to promote a PES meeting. Whom do I contact?"

Contact: Mel Olken, President, The Olken Group, Inc.
Phone/Fax: 212-982-8286 molken@ieee.org

Contact: Conference Services
Phone: 732-562-3878 Fax: 732-981-1769
conference.services@ieee.org

"How do I register for a PES conference?"

Check the PES meetings tab or the PES calendar for more information on a specific conference, including how and when you can register.

"Has my meeting registration form been received?"

Contact: The organization listed on your registration form.  Only the registration company can assist you.

"Where may I obtain a budget form, publication form, or an information schedule for the conference I am coordinating?"

Contact: Conference Services
Phone: 732-562-3878 Fax: 732-981-1769
conference.services@ieee.org

"Will PES sponsor speakers for conferences or Chapter activities?"

Contact: Yousu Chen,
Email: yousu.chen@pnl.gov

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Who is the PES Awards and Recognition Chair?
The PES Awards and Recognition Chair is the lead volunteer who promotes PES awards and works with the IEEE PES Vice President of Education and all of the PES award chairs. The current IEEE PES Awards and Recognition Chair is Don Morrow, and he can be reached at +1-919-334-3023 or email: don.morrow@navigant.com.

Where do I find information on the PES Major Awards?

You can visit right here.

Where can I find information on the past PES Major Award recipients?
You can visit the Awards section here.

I want to find information on what awards are available at a committee level.
Each IEEE PES Technical Committee can award one of each of the following each year
IEEE PES Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award, IEEE PES Technical Committee Prize Paper Award, and IEEE PES Technical Committee Working Group Recognition Award. For more information and to view the nomination forms, please visit the IEEE PES Technical Committee Awards section.

I have a question about Chapter Awards; whom do I contact?
Ed Carlsen, eccarlse@southernco.com, or visit the PES Chapters Awards section.

I want to nominate someone to be an IEEE Fellow, where do I find information on the process?
There are a few places to find information. The main place to obtain the most complete information on the IEEE Fellow process is on the IEEE website at http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/fellows/index.html

PES has a useful document that may help you thru the process, "How to Write an Effective Fellow Nomination" found at click here

Or you can send an email to: fellows@ieee.org

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