Election of AdCom Member-At-Large by IES membership

Call for Nomination by Petition

Dear Member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society,

IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) is required to elect four Members-at-Large from IES Members in 2021 to serve IES Administrative Committee (AdCom) for a three-year term from January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2024. This presents an exciting opportunity for IES members to make significant contributions to IES’s future. Eligible nominees are IES members in good standing at the time of nomination and willing to serve the Society.

Call for Nominations for Elected AdCom Members-at-Large was made in March 2021 with many nominations received by the IES Nominations and Appointments Committee (IES-NAC). After careful considerations, the following slate of nine nominees was approved by IES AdCom on June 12, 2021.

IES AdCom Approved Slate of Candidates for Election of 4 AdCom Members-at-Large by IES Members (in alphabetic order by surname)

Candidate Name


IEEE Region

Daswin De Silva



Larisa Dunai



Yasutaka Fujimoto



Hadi Kanaan



Emil Levi

United Kingdom


Mihoko Niitsuma



Peter Palensky



Ya-Jun Pan



Jinhua She




Each petition nominee must submit a photograph, a brief biography (no more than 300 words), a vision statement (no more than 150 words) to Xinghuo Yu (x.yu@ieee.org) by July 30, 2021. According to IES Constitution and Bylaws, the nomination of candidates by petition from the IES membership is allowed. If you wish to initiate a petition, you must inform Xinghuo Yu (x.yu@ieee.org) with a copy to Matt LaFleur (m.lafleur@ieee.org). Following your notification, you will be contacted by IEEE staff with information on how to obtain the required petition signatures. A nomination petition signed by a minimum of 171 IES eligible voting members must be received by July 30, 2021, in order to place the petition nominee on the 2021 IES AdCom Member-at-Large election slate.

IEEE IES-NAC and staff will prepare and conduct the election of the Elected AdCom Members-at-Large during August and September 2021. Please pay attention to receiving from IEEE an election notice in your email. Once received, please vote immediately by following the instructions sent for electronic voting.

If you elected to receive IEEE communications by mail instead of email, you will receive a paper ballot with voting instructions.

Thank you for your continuing support in our Society.

With my highest regards,

Prof Xinghuo Yu

2021 IES-NAC Chair/IES Junior Past President

Email: x.yu@ieee.org