Welcome to the IEEE Power and Energy Society / Power Electronics Society of Western Australia

The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Western Australia Chapter was formed on 1 October 1996. The Chapter expanded its organisation to include the field of power electronics, and became a joint PES/PELS Chapter on 26 January 2004.

Aims of the Chapter

The aims of the Chapter are, through the activities of the Chapter:

  • to promote the study and practice of power systems engineering and power electronics
  • to exchange technical information and experience in power systems engineering and power electronics
  • to foster friendships among members
  • to promote linkages with other PES and PELS Chapters in Australia and overseas.

IEEE PES/PELS Western Australia Chapter Chairs

The composition of the current Chapter committee can be found here. The current Chapter chairs are as follows:

Alireza Fereidouni
Current Chair (2021-)

Senior Engineer, AEMO
PhD, Curtin University
MSc, Amirkabir University of Technology
Member IEEE, PES

Roshan Fernando
Past Chair (2019-2020)

Engineering Team Leader, Western Power
MBA, Curtin University
MSc, Queensland University of Technology
Member IEEE, PES

About IEEE and PES

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What is the IEEE Power & Energy Society?

The mission of IEEE Power & Energy Society is to be the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society, and preferred professional development source of its members.

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