IEEE Smart Grid Bulletin Editors

IEEE Smart Grid Publications Editorial Board:

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Binesh KumarManaging Editor. Binesh Kumar is a Technology and Engineering Leader, who works as a Technical Project Lead at Atom Power Inc, in Charlotte, North Carolina. His background is in Electrical Engineering with areas of expertise in Embedded Systems Product Development in the Power and Energy Domain. He is an active IEEE senior member and serves in several leadership roles within IEEE.




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Dr. Mehrdad RostamiInterim Managing Editor. Dr. Rostami holds Ph.D. in electrical engineering, and has an in-depth knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals and comprehensive experience and knowledge of high-level power system study and analysis, power system transient, reliability and energy storage systems. Being a senior member of IEEE, Dr. Rostami has published more than 70 papers in engineering journals and conferences. He also has long experience in academia as an associate professor in power engineering, advising graduate and post graduate students, and teaching various power system engineering courses. He has chaired scientific events and reviewed technical papers in many conferences and journals globally. Bringing his 25+ years of experience in industry, Mehrdad is leading the power system study team Ontario Power Group for Stantec Consulting ltd., based on Markham in Ontario, Canada.


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Dr. Panayiotis (Panos) Moutis, Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Moutis joined DEPsys as a Marie Curie fellow on September 2018 and the Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University as a Systems Scientist in August 2018, following his appointment as a postdoctoral research associate at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Feb. 2016) at the same University. In 2014 he was awarded a fellowship by Arup UK (through the University of Greenwich), on the “Research Challenge of Balancing Urban Microgrids in Future Planned Communities”, whereas in 2013 he won the “IEEE Sustainability 360o Contest” on the topic of Power. Between 2007 and 2015, as part of the SmartRUE research group he contributed in over a dozen R&D projects funded by the European Commission. Panos received both his diploma (2007) and his PhD (2015) degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. He has published more than 20 papers and has accumulated over 10 years of experience as a technical consultant on projects of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency. He is a senior member of multiple IEEE societies, the Chair of the IEEE Smart Grid Publications Committee, the Editor-in-Chief of the “IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter”, and has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the “IEEE Smart Grid Compendium of Journal Publications, vol. 1”.



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