2017 PES Technical Council


Miriam Sanders, Chair

Farnoosh Rahmatian, Vice Chair

Vijay Vittal, Secretary

Jeffrey H. Nelson, Past Chair


  • Awards Committee - Jeffrey H. Nelson, Chair
  • Organization & Procedures Committee - Vijay Vittal, Chair
  • Power and Energy Education Committee - Sukumar Brahma, Chair
  • Standards Coordination Committee - Ted Burse, Chair
  • Technical Sessions Committee - Farnoosh Rahmatian, Chair


  • Intelligent Grid and Emerging Technologies Coordinating Committee - Doug Houseman, Chair 
  • Marine Systems Coordinating Committee - Dwight Alexander, Chair
  • Wind and Solar Power Coordinating Committee - Debra Lew, Chair


  • Analytics Methods for Power Systems Committee - Alex Schneider, Chair 
  • Electric Machinery Committee - Kiruba Haran, Chair
  • Energy Development and Power Generation Committee - Ward T. Jewell, Chair
  • Energy Storage and Stationary Battery Committee - Chris Searles, Chair 
  • Insulated Conductors Committee - Frank Frentzas, Chair
  • Nuclear Power Engineering Committee - Thomas Koshy, Chair
  • Power System Communications and Cybersecurity Committee - Mike Dood, Chair 
  • Power System Dynamic Performance Committee - Claudio Canizares, Chair
  • Power System Instrumentation and Measurements Committee - Jim McBride, Chair
  • Power System Operations, Planning and Economics Committee - Hong Chen, Chair 
  • Power System Relaying and Control Committee - Pratap Mysore, Chair 
  • Smart Buildings, Loads and Customer Systems - Shawn Chandler, Chair 
  • Substations Committee - Diane Watkins, Chair
  • Surge Protective Devices Committee - Ronald W. Hotchkiss, Chair
  • Switchgear Committee - Paul Sullivan, Chair
  • Transformers Committee - Stephen Antozs, Chair
  • Transmission and Distribution Committee - Daniel Sabin, Chair