Russ Lefevre: SBEC Mentor

Dr. Russell Lefevre

Dr. Russ Lefevre is a private consultant specializing in Smart Grid and Transportation Electrification. He is Chair of the IEEE Committee on Transportation Electrification and a key member of the IEEE Smart Grid committee. These committees have received major funding from the IEEE Future Directions Committee to promote deployment of important technologies. He is a Past President of IEEE-USA and the IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Society. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and AAAS.


  • Electric vehicles
  • Batteries
  • Chargers
  • Remote Sensing


  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Energy