Power & Energy (PE) and Power Electronics (PEL) Chapter

About us:

Welcome to the joint IEEE Chapter of Power & Energy and Power Electronics. Our ambition is to provide support to all IEEE PE/PEL members in Sweden, by interesting seminars, webinars, membership development support, and other useful tools and information for your academic or industry work life.

Recent News:

We are pleased to announce the award for Best Master Thesis of 2023 to Klas Lindgren, KTH for the M.Sc. thesis: “Dynamic Control, Modeling and Sizing of Hybrid Power Plants Investigating the optimum usage of energy storage for Fortum’s hydropower

Upcoming Events:

Jun. 18th, 2024: IEEE Distinguished Lecture on “Control and Protection of Multi-Terminal DC Grids” by Prof Maryam Saeedifard, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Selected Past Events:

Feb. 21st, 2024: Annual Meeting, IEEE PES/PELS Chapter, Sweden. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alireza Nami, Research Centre Manager, Hitachi Energy

Sep. 29th, 2023: IEEE Seminar on Future energy system with focus on grids in distribution and wind power by Dr. Fredrik Carlsson, R&D portfolio manager, Distribution, Vattenfall and Viktorija Dudjak, Senior R&D Engineer, Vattenfall.


The event explored the importance of diversity in the energy transition by bringing speakers with different backgrounds and experience together to share their journey and learnings. Agenda and presentations:

Mar. 16th, 2023: Annual Meeting, IEEE PES/PELS Chapter, Sweden. Keynote Speaker: Prof. Xiongfei Wang, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, “Powering the Future: Grid-Forming Converter Technology and Implementation

Jan. 27th, 2023: WBG Power Center Seminar on “Efficiently Paralleling GaN-Transistors for High-Current and High-Frequency Applications Using a Butterfly Layout” by Dr. Martin Wattenberg, Infineon Technologies.

Nov. 18th, 2022: IEEE Seminar on “Integration of Distributed Energy Resources & Electric Transportation in Distribution Systems” by Dr. Julio Romero Agüero, Vice President, Strategy & Business Innovation at Quanta Technology. 

Mar. 28th, 2022: Annual Meeting IEEE PES/PELS Sweden Chapter, including Keynote Speech “Fundamentals of HVDC LCC and Chile´s Kimal Lo Aguirre HVDC project” by Dr. Gabriel Olguin.

Dec. 9th, 2021: IEEE on-line seminar “Integration of Inverter-Based Resources, an example of ERCOT” by Dr. Julia Matevosyan.

May 26th, 2021: IEEE Seminar on “Microgrids: Swedish and International Perspectives” by invited experts from academia and industry.

Apr. 23rd, 2021: IEEE Lunch Webinar: “The role of inertia and fast frequency control in the Nordic power system” by Dr. Robert Eriksson, Svenska kraftnät.

For more information about upcoming or past events please see events posted at http://r8.ieee.org/sweden/events/.

The current board of the PE/PEL Chapter

Chair: Ambra Sannino, ambra.sannino@ieee.org

Vice-chair: Qianwen Xu, qianwenx@kth.se 

Treasurer: Sara Rönnberg, sarah.ronnberg@ltu.se

Secretary: Fran Marquez, fran.marquez@iea.lth.se,

Membership development: Johanna Rosenlind, johanna.rosenlind@foi.se

Webmaster: Daniel Johannesson, daniel.johannesson@hitachienergy.com

Student Representative: Ali El Mohajer, aliem@kth.se

IEEE Power & Energy (PE) and Power Electronics (PEL) joint Chapter, Sweden

Last update: 2024-06-13