Success for Professor Jovica V Milanovic

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Governing Board has appointed Professor Jovica V Milanovic, Professor of Electrical Power Engineering and Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, to the Governing Board, Executive Committee & Financial Committee as PES Vice President Publications. The term of the appointment is from 1 January 2024 for up to five years in total, renewed annually.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s largest technical professional organization with over 400,000 members in more than 160 countries dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. It offers a number of ways to get involved with technical and local communities. These communities are active participants in research and authorship, conferences, and important conversations about today’s most relevant technical topics locally and globally. The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) is the second largest society within the IEEE with over 42,000 members worldwide. It provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public.

In addition to contributing to strategic and operational leadership of PES, as VP Publications, Prof Milanovic will provide oversight on services and products which disseminate information on technical, scientific, professional, and newsworthy topics of interest to PES members, the engineering and scientific community, and the general public. He will chair the PES Publication Board and provide strategic editorial policy & practice direction for its 13 Transactions and Journals, many of which are among the most influential in the general area of electrical power engineering.

Professor Milanovic, recipient of the Manchester Doctoral College Excellence Award - Supervisor of the Year Award in the Faculty of Science and Engineering 2019/20, is a Chartered Engineer in the UK, Foreign member of the Serbian Academy of Engineering Sciences, Fellow of the IET, Fellow of the IEEE, Distinguished IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Lecturer, Past-Chair of the IEEE Herman Halperin Transmission and Distribution Award Committee and Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. He was a member of the IEEE PES Governing Board as Regional Representative for Europe, Middle East and Africa for six years, member of PES Long Range Planning Committee, member of the IEEE PES Industry Technical Support Leadership Committee, member and vice-chair of IEEE PES Fellows Evaluation Committee and a member of the IEEE Fellows committee.