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IEEE PES, Las Vegas Chapter Presents “Lunch and Learn”- February 2013

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

            11:30-12:30  pesentation

Location:  NV Energy, Wengert Room, 1st floor

                   6226 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV

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Substation Engineering in Nevada- November 2012

Subject:  Substation Engineering

Speaker:  Joseph Cheung

Date: November 14, 2012

Time:  5:30pm-6:30pm

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.


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IEEE/UNLV Joint Meeting- October 2012

Date: October 24, 2012

Time:  6:00pm-9:00pm

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.

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PES “Lunch and Learn” Meeting- October 2012

Subject:Essentials of Grid-Interactive Photovoltaic Inverters

Speaker:  Yahia Baghzouz

Date: October 12,2012

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm

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.

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