IEEE Power & Energy Society Partnership with Burns & McDonnell

IEEE Power & Energy Society and Burns & McDonnell Corporate Engagement Partnership 


Piscataway, N.J. – IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and Burns & McDonnell entered into a Corporate Engagement Partnership (CEP) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate the involvement of Burns & McDonnell associates and corporate leaders in the IEEE PES activities to support PES membership and programs.

The CEP MOU was officially signed into order by Tim Licitra, IEEE PES Executive Director, and John Olander, Burns & McDonnell Chief Operations Officer.  As the newest participant in the PES Corporate Engagement Program, Burns & McDonnell will work together with PES to achieve the goals of improving, guiding, innovating, and promoting the development of technology and standards. 

As a formal agreement, the MOU helps align the two organizations' efforts in conducting standards workshops, seminars on power and energy fields of interest; encourage individuals to contribute articles, participate in the editorial, and review processes for IEEE PES transactions (PETS), magazines, newsletter, and other opportunities.   The PES University curriculum will be made available to Burns & McDonnell employees and Burns & McDonnell can also offer experts to provide instruction for the IEEE PES global community. 

The MOU outlines objectives for the two organizations in collaborative activities, including:

  • Encouraging Burns & McDonnell  Employees to Join IEEE PES 
  • Joint Workshops
  • Resource Sharing
  • Educational Opportunities

Burns & McDonnell and IEEE PES  recognize the importance of establishing and strengthening their relationship and both parties wish to foster closer cooperation resulting in the development of a long-term, peer-to-peer relationship for their mutual benefit.

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About IEEE Power & Energy Society

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) is the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power & energy for the betterment of society and a trusted resource dedicated to the technical, informational, networking, and professional development needs of its members. With over 40,000 members around the globe representing every facet of the electric power and energy industry, PES is at the forefront of the rapidly changing technological advancements that impact everyone’s future. Additional information on IEEE PES can be found on our website.

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