Prof. Lalit Kumar Goel

Prof. Lalit Kumar Goel

Asia-Pacific Representative - IEEE PES Governing Board, Singapore

Brief Biography (feel free to edit): Professor Lalit Goel was born in New Delhi, India, in 1960. He obtained his B. Tech. Degree in electrical engineering from the Regional Engineering College, Warangal, India in 1983, and his MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1988 and 1991 respectively. He joined the School of EEE at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 1991 where he is presently a professor. He served as the Head of the Division of Power Engineering from July 2005 to August 2008. From July 2008 until June 2012 he served as the Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid. He served as Director, Undergraduate Education (Projects) in the President’s Office, Nanyang Technological University, from Oct 2012 to Sept 2014. He is currently appointed Director of the Office of Global Education and Mobility at NTU. He has received 18 teaching awards at NTU. Dr Goel has chaired several IEEE conferences in Singapore. Dr Goel received the IEEE PES Singapore Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award in 2000, and the IEEE PES Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award in 2009. Dr Goel is the Editor for the International Journal of Electric Power Systems Research. Dr Goel served as the IEEE Singapore Section Chair from January 2007 to December 2008, and as the Asia-Pacific Representative on the IEEE PES Governing Board from 2011 to 2016. Dr Goel is a Fellow of the IEEE. His research interests are power system reliability, cost/benefit assessment, power markets and renewables.