New ACEC Chairman
Donald N. Heirman has been nominated Chairman of ACEC (Advisory Committee on Electromagnetic Compatibility), effective immediately. His term of office will end on 30 June 2016.
Don Heirman is American and holds his own training and educational consultation corporation in electromagnetic compatibility. Previously, he had been with Bell Laboratories for over 30 years.
Heirman is Chairman of CISPR (International Special Committee on Radio Interference) and is also involved in many groups and organizations – ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and IEEE EMC Society among others. He is recognized by his peers as an authority in the EMC field and was awarded the IEC Lord Kelvin Award in 2008.
ACEC considers all aspects of the ability of an equipment or system to function satisfactorily in its electromagnetic environment without introducing disturbances. ACEC ensures consistency and avoids duplication in IEC Standards.
The SMB Strategic Groups are also welcoming new members: Philip Groenewald has been appointed South Africa member of SG 3: Smart Grid, and Dr Seongil Lee becomes Korea member of SG 5: Ambient Assisted Living.
ACEE (Advisory Committee on Energy Efficiency) welcomed new members with the newcomers Melanie Slade of Australia, and Fu Changhong of China.
All nominations are effective from 1 July 2013.