Latest nominations and extensions

New Chairmen and extensions of terms of office

The New Year sees a number of TC (Technical Committee) Chairmen and Members take up their new positions, as well as the extension of terms of office of several existing Chairmen.

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New Chairmen and extensions of terms of office

Nominations

IEC TC 1

The SMB (Standardization Management Board) approved the nomination of Luca Mari as chairman of IEC TC 1: Terminology, for the period 2012-10-01 to 2018-09-30. Mari researches, and has a strong interest in, measurement science and system theory and is author and co-author of a number of scientific papers published in international journals.

IEC TC 25

Jan Obdrzalek has been named Chairman of TC 25: Quantities and units, for the period 2012-10-01 to 2018-09-30. Obdrzalek is Associate Professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at Charles University, Prague. He has been active in the IEC as expert, project leader and WG (Working Group) convenor since 1999.

IEC TC 20

TC 20: Electric cables, saw Jan Schutten take over as Chairman at the beginning of the year for the period 2013-01-01 to 2018-12-31. Schutten is an engineer with a Ph.D. in polymer materials technology from the Technical University of Eindhoven and has wide experience of standardization and regulatory work in which he has been active since 1995.

IEC TC 34

Richard Kotschenreuther has been named Chairman of TC 34: Lamps and related equipment, for the period 2013-01-01 to 2019-12-31. Kotschenreuther has 28 years of experience in the field of lighting products and is co-author of a winning entry of the DIN Prize for Innovation 2012.

ACTAD

The SMB has approved the nomination of Joseph L. Koepfinger asACTAD (Advisory Committee on Electricity Transmission and Distribution) expert member and of Bernd Schulz as ACTAD member representing TC 13: Electrical energy measurement, tariff- and load control.

SMB SG 3

Danny Ackerman has been approved as Israel alternate member to SMB SG 3: Smart Grid. Ackerman is Program Manager at the Standards Institute of Israel and has been Secretary of the Israeli NC (National Committee) of the IEC since 2007.

SMB SG 4

SMB SG 4: LVDC (low voltage direct current) distribution systems up to 1500V DC welcomes two new members. Patrick Lusse has been voted Dutch member to SG 4 while Enrico Blondel is the new Swiss member.

Extensions

SMB has also approved the extensions of terms of office of the following IEC TC Chairmen:

IEC TC 59

Fabio Gargantini, first extension of term of office as Chairman of TC 59: Performance of household and similar electrical appliances, for the period 2012-12-01 to 2015-11-30.

IEC TC 35

Michael Babiak, third extension of the term of office as Chairman of TC 35: Primary cells and batteries, for the period 2012-12-01 to 2015-11-30.

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iStock_000020800227Large IEC TC 1: Terminology
candyman100700093 IEC TC 25: Quantities and units
Power cable_org IEC TC 20: Electric cables
OSRAM__led_bulb IEC TC 34: Lamps and related equipment
iStock_000004411805Medium ACTAD (Advisory Committee on Electricity Transmission and Distribution)
montreal_night_lights_from_space SMB SG 3: Smart Grid
photo_4955_1 SMB SG 4: LVDC (low voltage direct current) distribution systems up to 1500V DC
steam_oven IEC TC 59: Performance of household and similar electrical appliances
tc35_alkaline_batteries_org IEC TC 35: Primary cells and batteries