A previous post mentioned the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference in Tampa using the future tense. Dr. Kimball was general chair of APEC in Tampa in 2017. The conference was a tremendous success! Revenue was near budget; surplus was a record high; and all facets of the program were rated highly by the attendees. The … Read more
The IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) is the premiere conference for both researchers and practitioners in the power electronics field. It is jointly sponsored by PELS, IAS, and the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA). Dr. Kimball has been active in APEC since 2008, starting as publications chair, and later serving as a track chair. … Read more
Since 2013, Dr. Kimball has served as the chairperson of the IAS Chapter of the St. Louis Section. The chapter has two technical meetings annually, held on the Missouri S&T campus in conjunction with the Rolla Sub-Section. If you would like to participate, either as a presenter or attendee, please contact Dr. Kimball.
Dr. Kimball was formerly a Member-at-Large of the IEEE Power Electronics Society AdCom. He continued on as education chair until summer 2015. For more information about IEEE PELS, consult their website, www.ieee-pels.org.