TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

The Technical Program Committee of internationally renowned professionals will manage paper submission, review and selection, and the establishment of the final technical program for the conference to ensure it conforms to the highest quality standards expected of IEEE and the PowerAfrica conference.

TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Chair Dr. Kennedy Aganah, Maxar, Palo Alto CA, USA
Co-Chair Dr Mary Ahuna, Technical University of Kenya, Kenya
Publication
Chair Dr. Kennedy Aganah, Maxar, Palo Alto, CA, USA

TRACK AND PROGRAM CHAIRS

Track 1: Smart Grid Design and Stability Analyses
Chair
Co-Chair
Track 2: Power Electronics
Chair Prof. Kouzou Abdellah, Ziane Achour University of Djelfa, Djelfa, Algeria
Co-Chair Mazharul Chowdhury
Co-Chair Dr. Bruno Lequesne, E-Motors Consulting, LLC, USA
Track 3: Renewables and storages
Chair Michael Awaah
Co-Chair Prof. Chris Maina, Muranga University, Kenya
Track 4: Power Systems
Chair Prof. Josiah Munda, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Co-Chair GEngr, Benson Ojwang, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Track 5: ICT and embedded systems for smart grids
Chair Dr. Kennedy Chinedu Okafor
Co-Chair Prof. Olfa Kammoun
Track 6: Standards and safety issues in Africa
Chair Dr. Bruno Lequesne, E-Motors Consulting, LLC, USA
Track 7: Post Graduate Forum
Chair Prof. Irene Fahim, Nile University, Egypt
Co-Chair Dr. Urenna Onyewuchi, PES-USA, Anneru Solutions Incorporated, USA
Track 8: Short Papers
Chair Samantha Niyoyita, Rwanda
Co-Chair Christie Etukudor
Panel Sessions and Tutorials
Chair Dr. Avoki Omekanda – General Motors, Global R&D Center, Warren, MI, USA
Co-Chair Dr. Bruno Lequesne – E-Motors Consulting, LLC, USA

TPC Members

Name Affiliation
Dr. Kennedy Aganah (Chair) Maxar, Palo Alto CA
Dr. Mary Ahuna (Co-Chair) Technical University of Kenya
Engr. Abdullateef Aliyu Phase 3 Telecom, Abuja,Nigeria
Prof. Imed Ben Dhaou Qassim University, Saudi Arabia and Monastir University, Tunisia
Engr. Bukola Tunde Adetokun JKUAT, Kenya
Engr. John Nelson NEI Electric Power Engineering (Retired)
Dr. Avoki Omekanda General Motors, Global R&D Center, Warren, MI, USA
Dr. Fred Mzee Awuor Kisii University
Prof. Wei-Jen Lee IAS President Elect
Prof. Irene S. Fahim Nile University, Egypt
Dr. Abraham Gebregergis Veoneer, Southfield, MI, USA
Engr. Ihuoma Uluocha Daystar Power
Engr. Francis Djirackor Elris Communications Services Limited
Engr. Josephine Djirackor Elris Communications Services Limited
Engr. Andrew Leon Invenergy LLC
Dr. Bruno Lequesne E-Motors Consulting, LLC
Engr. Mike Wilson Smart Village
Prof. Olorunfemi Ojo Tennessee Tech University
Prof. Kouzou Abdellah Ziane Achour University of Djelfa, Djelfa, Algeria
G.Engr Benson Ojwang University of Nairobi
Prof. Thomas Olwal Tshwane University of Technology
Prof. Josiah Munda Tshwane University of Technology
Dr. Wilfred Mwema University of Nairobi
Prof. Heywood Ouma Absaloms University of Nairobi
Dr. Stanley Kamau JKUAT, Kenya
Prof. Steve Adeshina Nile University, Abuja
Dr. Muhammad Buhari Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
Dr. Omowunmi Mary Longe University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Dr. Shadrack Mambo Kenyatta University, Kenya
Dr. Innocent Kamwa Hydro-Quebec Research Institute and Laval Univerisity
Prof Meera Joseph IIE, IEEE Senior Member
Prof. Youcef Soufi University of Tebessa, Algeria