Awards

  1. “IEEE Technical Activities Board Hall of Honor”, 2014 Honoree.
  2. “Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award”, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2013.
  3. “Meritorious Service Award”, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2012.
  4. “IEEE-USA Divisional Professional Leadership Award”, 2012.
  5. “IEEE-USA Professional Achievement Award”, 2011.
  6. “IEEE Millennium Medal” for outstanding achievements and contributions to IEEE, April 2000.
  7. “Outstanding Young Engineer”, IEEE Virginia Mountain Section, 1983.

Saifur Rahman

Joseph R. Loring Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Activities

IEEE Board/Committees

  • Member, IEEE TAB/PSPB Products & Services Committee, 2018 and 2020.
  • Member, Board of Governors, IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology, 2014 – 2016.
  • Vice Chair, IEEE Publications Board, 2010.
  • Chair, IEEE Products & Services Committee, 2007 – 2010.
  • Director, IEEE Board of Directors, 2006.
  • Chair, IEEE Publications Board, 2006.
  • Vice Chair, IEEE Publication Services and Products Board, 2004 – 2005.
  • Chair, IEEE TAB Periodicals Committee, 2004 – 2005.
  • Member, IEEE Information Technology Strategic Committee, 2003 – 2004.
  • Chair, IEEE EAB Lifelong Learning Council, 2002.
  • Chair, IEEE Society Education Committee, 1999 – 2001.
  • Member, IEEE TAB Periodicals Committee, 2001 – 2003.
  • Member, Southeastern Electric Utility Research Group, 1986.
  • Awards Chairman, Virginia Mountain Section, IEEE, 1986 – 1987.
  • Member, Executive Committee, Virginia Mountain Section, IEEE, 1986 – 1987.
  • Chair, Virginia Mountain Section, IEEE, 1985 – 1986.
  • Member, IEEE Virginia Council, 1985 – 1986.
  • Vice-Chairman, Virginia Mountain Section, IEEE, 1984 – 1985.

Power & Energy Society

  • Past-President and Member of the Gov Board, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2020 – 2021.
    President and Member of the Gov Board, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2018 – 2019.
  • President-elect and Member of the Gov Board, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2016 – 2017.
  • Vice President, Publications and Member of the Gov Board, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2012 – 2013.
  • Vice President, New Initiatives & Outreach and Member of the Gov Board, IEEE Power & Energy Society, 2008 – 2011.
  • Vice President, Technical Information Services, IEEE Power Engineering Society, 2001 – 2003.
  • Vice President, Education/Industry Relations, IEEE Power Engineering Society, 1999 – 2000.
  • Chair, Virginia Mountain Chapter, IEEE PES, 1981 – 1982.
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Virginia Mountain Chapter, IEEE PES, 1980 – 1981.
  • Member, IEEE PES Long Range System Planning Task Force, 1980 – 1986.
  • General Chair, IEEE PES ISGT Conference, Washington DC 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • General co-Chair, IEEE Asia Pacific Power & Energy Engineering Conference, Wuhan, China 2010.