21-23 JANUARY 2025 | SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER

IEEE Power and Energy Society IEEE Power and Energy Society SDGE | San Diego Gas & Electric

2025 Organizing CommitteE

IEEE PES Grid Edge Technologies Conference and Exposition is an event built by the industry—for the industry. Our team of dedicated volunteers work to ensure the trends, insights, and expertise shared reflect what’s critical right now in the power and energy industry.

2025 Committee Members include:

Wayne Bishop
Chair
Quanta Technology
Kevin Geraghty
Executive Chair
SDG&E
Dr. Babak Enayati
Co-Chair
Luma Energy
Mick Moran
Chair, Local Organizing Committee
SDG&E
Alex Moffat
Co-Chair, Local Organizing Committee
SDG&E
Humberto Gurmilan
Communications, Local Organizing Committee
SDG&E
Dan Sabin
Co-Chair, Technical
Program
Schneider Electric
Dr. Hong Chen
Chair, Technical Program
PJM Interconnection
H.G. Chissell
Chair, Start-Up Showcase Committee
Advanced Energy Group
Dr. Saeed Manshadi
Co-Chair, Start-Up Showcase Committee
San Diego State University
Dr. Shahab Afshar
Chair, DER Stage
North Carolina Electric Cooperatives
Dr. Honghao Zheng
Co-Chair, DER Stage
Commonwealth Edison
Andrija Sadikovic
Chair, AI Stage
Quanta Technology
Abder Elandaloussi
Co-Chair, AI Stage
Southern California Edison
John Hofman
Co-Chair, Electrification Stage
Burns & McDonnell
Nikoo Kouchakipour
Co-Chair, Electrification Stage
Quanta Technology
Dr. Ziang “John” Zhang
Chair, PhD Dissertation Contest Committee
Binghamton University, SUNY
Dr. Junbo Zhao
Co-Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee
University of Connecticut
Dr. Martha Symko-Davies
Chair, Sustainability & Resiliency Stage
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Shishir Shekhar
Co-Chair, Sustainability & Resiliency Stage
Landis+Gyr Inc.
Sandy Norris
Co-Chair, Exhibits / Sponsorship Committee
Consultant
Dr. Chan Wong
Super Sessions Coordinator
Cybirical
Lianna Rios
Technical Tours Coordinator
SDG&E
Dr. Milad Soleimani
Chair, Exhibits / Sponsorship Committee
Guidehouse
Tim Gitau
Treasurer
IEEE HKN
Dr. Ahad Esmaeilian
Immediate Past Chair
Audubon Engineering Company
Dr. Mariana Resener
Secretary
Simon Fraser University
Hassan Ghoudjehbaklou
Poster Session Coordinator and Chapter Chair – IEEE PES San Diego
SDG&E
Dr. Luka Strezoski
Chair, European Outreach
DerMag Consulting International