Topic: Solar Flares and Power Transformer Interactions
Speaker: James McIver
Date: February 8, 2013
Time: 11:00-11:30am lunch available for purchase in cafeteria
Location: NV Energy, Wengert Room, 1st floor
6226 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV
RSVP: send e-mail to LVenter@nvenergy.com
Subject: Substation Engineering
Speaker: Joseph Cheung
Date: November 14, 2012
Location: UNLV, SEB building, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, 89156
About the Speaker
Joseph Cheung has been an IEEE member since 1974. In the past he served as PES Chair and Secretary of Finance for IEEE, Las Vegas Section. Since 2010 he is back as the Chair of IEEE Power Engineering Society, Las Vegas Chapter. He is a 1978 graduate from University of Nevada, Reno, with a BSEE degree. After graduation he moved to Las Vegas to serve at the local power company, Nevada Power (which is now NV Energy). He is currently the Supervisor of Substation Engineering for NV Energy responsible for both northern and southern Nevada.
Date: October 24, 2012
Location: UNLV, SEB building, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, 89154
Speakers are Sean Vallesteros,the chairman of both the IEEE Las Vegas Section and the IEEE IAS Society, Joseph Cheung, the chairman of the IEEE PES Society, Paul Madoff, the chairman of the IEEE Computer Society,Ronaldo Manuel, the chairman of the IEEE student branch, and Rama Venkat, the Dean of the College of Engineering at UNLV. Speakers will be providing highlights and information about each of their respective societies, while Dr. Venkat speaks about engineering at UNLV.
Subject:Essentials of Grid-Interactive Photovoltaic Inverters
Speaker: Yahia Baghzouz
Date: October 12,2012
Location: NV Energy, 6226 W. Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV, 89151
About the speaker:
Dr. Baghzouz received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from LSU, Baton Rouge, LA. His area of interest is in electrical power systems. His field of expertise within this branch of electrical engineering focuses on electric power quality and renewable resources. He served in the IEEE Las Vegas Section for nearly a decade (1990’s). He currently serves as co-chair of the executive committee of IEEE-ICHQP. Dr. Baghzouz authored/co-authored over 150 articles on power quality, machine modeling and distributed generation. He has been teaching courses in power systems, power electronics, and circuit theory at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas since 1987.