Zareh Soghomonian

Dr. Zareh Soghomonian is a world recognized expert in electrical electronics and systems engineering, specializing electromagnetics, electrical machinery, power electronics and power systems engineering. He has 20+ years of international experience in innovative research, design & engineering, complemented by the publication of 30+ technical patents, 17 professional awards, and 20+ technical publications & 10 white papers. In his current role at QinetiQ North America, Inc., Dr. Soghomonian provides technical and engineering oversight on mega-watt class power conversion technologies, electrical power systems, power system integration and interfacing, as well as the integration of disparate power sources, transmission and control on naval platforms for ONR, DARPA, NAVSEA, NSWC, USCG, USMC and DHS. His is currently working on Naval Hybrid electric drive systems, pulsed power loads, military sealift platforms, expeditionary and forward operating land-based systems based on hybrid MVAC/MVDC zonal power distribution, distributed prime power and different renewable energy assets and energy storage systems for various DoD programs.

Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE Magnetic Society 2007 and 2008
Who's Who in the World (USA) in science and engineering, 2000-2001, 2005-2006
Who's Who in the World (USA) in physical science and technology, 1998 - 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006
America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2001 – 2003
Century Award and Gold Medal, Barons of Who's Who (USA), 2000, as part of the global 500 leaders of the last century in Science and Engineering
International Who's Who of Professionals, USA, 2000

Education/ Training
1996–Ph.D., Electrical, Electronics & Systems Eng.  University of Wales Cardiff, UK
1991–B.Eng. (Hon), Electrical, Electronics & Systems Eng.  University of Wales Cardiff, UK
1994­–Management Training Course: Cogent Power Ltd, UK 

Professional Affiliations
Senior Member of IEEE, Past director of IEEE-DC Chapter, Past vice-chair of the IEEE Magnetic Society in Washington DC, Member of APEC Technical Advisory Group and Organizing Committee, Member of IEEE Standards Working Group, Member of the Technical Committee of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle 2007,Board Member of IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion, Advisory Board Member of Illinois Institute of Technology, Member of American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) , Member of International Who's Who of Professionals, Member of America's Registry of Outstanding Professional, Member of Advisory Board of The Motor & Motion Association (SMMA). IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo., IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference , Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, ASNE Day, ASNE Energy Futures Symposium