Thomas J. Hammons was an IEEE Fellow (-2012), graduated from Imperial College, London, UK with First Class Honours and has DSc, PhD and BSc degrees in Electrical Engineering. Currently he is Chair of International Practices for Energy Development and Power Generation IEEE. He is Past Chair IEEE UKRI Section for which he received the IEEE Regional Activities Board Region 8 Sustained Membership Growth Award in both 2000 and 2001, and Past Chair IEEE UKRI Power Engineering Chapter for which he received the PES Outstanding Large Chapter Award in 2003.
He was a member of the teaching faculty of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Scotland, U.K. Prior to this he was employed as an Engineer in the Systems Engineering Department of Associated Electrical Industries, Manchester, U. K. He was Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1978-1979. Dr Hammons is a Founder Member of the International Universities Power Engineering Conference (Convener 1967, Permanent Secretary 2005).
He is the author/co-author of over 350 scientific articles and papers on electrical power engineering. He has lectured extensively in North America, Africa, Asia, and both in Eastern and Western Europe. He is registered European Engineer in the Federation of National Engineering Associations in Europe.