Nov 24, 2009
Miroslav Begovic has been elected as treasurer of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) for a two-year term, effective January 1, 2010.
A professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech, Dr. Begovic will join Noel N. Schulz (president-elect) and Christopher E. Root (secretary) as officers of IEEE-PES beginning in 2010. Among the over 300,000 known IEEE members in 2008, around 23,000 are members of PES.
Dr. Begovic has been on the Georgia Tech ECE faculty since 1989, where he specializes in the analysis, monitoring, and control of voltage stability in electrical energy systems. He is heavily involved with activities at the National Electric Energy Testing, Research, and Applications Center, one of the largest testing centers of its kind in the world.
A Ph.D. graduate in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Dr. Begovic earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Belgrade University (Yugoslavia).