Philip Winston

New IEEE Fellow

Philip Winston was elevated to IEEE Fellow in 2018 “for development of standards in power system protection reliability.”

He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University in 1972 and with a Master’s degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1983. He has worked at Southern Company /Georgia Power Company since 1972 and currently holds the position of Chief Engineer, Protection and Control Applications.

He has represented Southern Company on NERC, SERC (past Chair), and IEEE technical committees, and is also a Member/ observer on various NERC PRC Standard Drafting Teams. He has been actively involved in the IEEE Standards Association, also serving as Member of Standards Board and the SA Board of Governors.

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