Lloyd A. (Pete) Morley


Lloyd A. (Pete) Morley
Associated organizations
University of Alabama, IEEE


Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa, Dr. Lloyd A.(Pete) Morley has played a dynamic role in the success of the IEEE, serving as the volunteer chairman of two key operations, the IEEE Publication Services and Products Board (PSPB) and the IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB).

He spearheaded the evolution of the IEEE Publications Activities Board into the broader IEEE PSPB and fostered improved cooperation between PSPB and TAB, including the IEEE TAB-PSPB Joint Committee on Electronic Products. Dr. Morley is responsible for restructuring the IEEE Book Broker Program, foresaw the need to modernize the IEEE definition of plagiarism, and led efforts to establish a finite definition and guidelines for adjudicating different levels of plagiarism misconduct, including multiple submissions and prior publications. He led the streamlining of IEEE's extensive documentation covering publication policies.

As chairman of TAB, Dr.Morley worked tirelessly to improve communications and cooperation between TAB and other IEEE operational boards. As a member of TAB, he was responsible for a number of milestones, including its reorganization and streamlining, its strategic plan for intellectual property, and the Board's first operations manual, as well as assisting with the development of processes to expedite the launch of several new periodicals.

An IEEE Fellow, Dr.Morley is the recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. He is author of numerous research publications and a textbook on mine power systems. Dr.Morley has served as president of the IEEE Industry Applications Society, and as chairman of several committees of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration.