Damir Novosel (SM 1994, F 2003) is president of Quanta Technology, a subsidiary of Quanta Services. Previously, he was vice president of ABB Automation Products and president of KEMA T&D U.S. Damir was elected to National Academy of Engineers in 2014.
Dr. Novosel is IEEE PES President-Elect. He served as chair of the PES Technical Council, vice president of technology, and a member of the PES Governing Board from 2010 to 2012. Damir is also member of the CIGRE U.S. National Committee.
Damir holds 16 U.S. and international patents and published more than 100 articles in transactions, journals and proceedings, receiving PES 2011 and 2013 Prize Paper Awards. He has led or participated in numerous IEEE standards, publications and other initiatives, such as keynotes and panels.
Damir has been continuing contributor to education, including an adjunct professorship of Electrical Engineering at North Carolina State University, sponsorship of college scholarship programs, and support to industry courses and tutorials.
He holds PhD and MSc degrees in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University, where he was a Fulbright scholar, and the University of Zagreb, Croatia.