IEEE Smart Grid Chair Prof. Massoud Amin and IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter Chair Dr. Ebrahim Vaahedi have appointed me Managing Editor of the IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter. This online publication features articles with the latest R&D results and applications on the Smart Grid. A whopping 19000-subscriber-base receives the Newsletter monthly, thus ensuring that the works presented there reach a broad and worldwide audience. This is an honor beyond what words can describe. I cordially and kindly invite you to contact me with article topics that you would like to publish in the IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter.