International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

August/September 2012

 

Latest nominations and extensions

New member to SMB SG 3 and extensions of terms of office

SMB (Standardization Management Board) has approved the nomination of Kobi Yahav as Israeli member of SMB SG (Strategic Group) 3: Smart Grid.

About Kobi Yahav

Kobi Yahav is no stranger to the Smart Grid sector, having headed the Smart Grid programme at Israel Electric Corporation for the past two-and-a-half years while also serving as head of the Smart Grid standardization committee at the Standards Institution of Israel.

 

Yahav holds a PhD in Industrial and Management Engineering from Ben-Gurion University and was involved in the implementation of the Distribution Management System in Israel, as head of the technical team.

Extensions of terms of office

SMB has also approved the extensions of terms of office of the following IEC TC (Technical Committee) Chairmen:

 

Andy P. Norris, sixth extension of term of office as Chairman of TC 80: Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems

 

Gerd Weking, second extension of term of office as Chairman of TC 48: Electromechanical components and mechanical structures for electronic equipment

 

Nicholas E.F. Lycoudes, second extension of term of office as Chairman of TC 47: Semiconductor devices

 

Bernd Oswald, second extension of term of office as Chairman of TC 73: Short-circuit currents.

 

 

  • Kobi Yahav, new Israeli member of SMB SG 3
  • SG 3 is working on the development of a framework to achieve interoperability of Smart Grid devices and systems
  • TCs carry out the standards work of the IEC

 

 

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