Professional Society Memberships and Services


  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification (2014 - present).

  • Distinguished Speaker for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (2015-present).

  • Editor, Cogent Engineering Open Access Journals (Taylor & Francis Group and CRC press) (2016 – present).

  • Student Activity Chair, Transportation Electrification Community (2017 – present).

  • Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (2011-2013, 2013-2015).

  • Faculty Advisor, Formula SAE Race car at Illinois Tech (2011 – present).

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (2016 – present).

  • Keynote Speaker, 2015 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo India {title: Electric machines in electrified transportation: Are we ready to eliminate Permanent Magnets?}.

  • General Chair, 2014 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (served as Assistant Program Chair in 2012 and as Technical Program Chair in 2013).

  • International Steering Committee Member, 2nd Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (2017 ACEPT), Singapore.

  • Steering Committee Member, 2015 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference- India (ITEC-India).

  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE Transportation Electrification Community (2015 – present).

  • Invited Expert Speaker, 2014 Event Sense, IEEE Rock River Valley Section {title: An electromagnetic approach to fault diagnostics and survivability in electric machines}.

  • Publication Chair, IEEE Transportation Electrification Initiative (2013 – 2014).

  • Invited Expert Speaker, IEEE Metro Area Workshop (Seattle, Nov. 2013; Boston, Oct. 2013; Detroit, Aug 2012, Indianapolis, Nov 2015).

  • Guest Associate Editor, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics: Special Issue on Transportation Electrification, 2014.

  • Guest Associate Editor, IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) Special Section on Transportation Electrification.

  • Guest Co-Editor, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Special Section on Sustainable Transportation Systems.

  • Invited Expert Panelist on Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 2012 SAE- Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, Chicago, October 2-3, 2012.

  • Steering Committee member, 2012 IEEE Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems Conference (PEDES 2012), Bengaluru, India.

  • Regional Coordinator (Regions I, II and IV), IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), 2011- 2012.

  • Invited Judge, 2011- International Future Energy Challenge, Topic-B held in Rio De Jeneiro, Brazil.



Conference Organization:


  • Publications Chair, 2019 IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, San Diego, CA, May 11-15, 2019.

  • Track Chair, 2016 IEEE Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference (IEEE-SPEC), Auckland, New Zealand, December 5-8, 2016.

  • Track Chair, 2016 IEEE Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems Conference (PEDES 2016), Bengaluru, India.

  • Students Scholarship Awards Chair, 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Milwaukee, WI.

  • Exhibition Chair, 2015 International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA.

  • Special Sessions Co-Chair, 2014 IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Dallas, Texas.

  • Track Chair, 2012 IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON).

  • Track Chair, 2013, 2014 and 2015 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC).

  • Technical Program Co-chair, 2011 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), Chicago, Illinois.

  • Organizer for special sessions for various conferences including the 2009 and 2010 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) and IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON) and 2011 International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE).

  • Secretary, Conference Coordinator and Session Chair for IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) 2007 held in Arlington, Texas (September 9-12, 2007).

  • Session chair at various conferences including IEEE International Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON), International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE).

  • Topic Chair for transportation applications, 2010 and 2011 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE).

  • Member of the core organizing committee for IEEE IEMDC 2005 held in Dallas, Texas.