Damir Novosel is president and founder of Quanta Technology, a subsidiary of Quanta Services. While at Quanta, he also served as president of Quanta Energized Services. Previously, he was vice president of ABB Automation Products and president of KEMA T&D US. Dr. Novosel has served on various boards and is presently member of the Sandia National Laboratories Energy and Homeland Security External Advisory Board and Mississippi State University Industry Advisory Board. Dr. Novosel is also an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University.
Damir, a member of the US National Academy of Engineers and an IEEE Fellow, served as the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) president and the VP of Technology. He is a secretary of IEEE PES Executive Advisory Council, chaired the IEEE Industry Technical Support Leadership Committee, and served as a member of the IEEE Standards Board. Damir received the IEEE PES Patrick P. Ryan Meritorious Service and Leadership in Power awards and the CIGRE US National Committee Philip Sporn and Attwood Associate awards. He holds 18 US and international patents, published over 200 articles and reports, contributed to 7 books, and received two IEEE PES prize paper and a CIGRE distinguished paper awards.
Damir holds PhD, MSc, and BSc degrees in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University (where he was a Fulbright scholar), the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and the University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, respectively. Dr. Novosel was selected as Mississippi State University Distinguished Engineering Fellow and received the Distinguished Alumni Award.
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