President's Message: March 2017

Alan Mantooth

Minding the Present While Looking to the Future

It is my honor to take the reins of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) for the next two years as Society president. I want to begin by offering my thanks to outgoing President Braham Ferreira for his service for the past two years. He has done a great job and leaves the Society moving forward effectively. Read More...


Upcoming Events

Call for Webinar Speakers

IEEE Power Electronics Society is pleased to announce PELS Webinar Library, which is open to all PELS members as a membership benefit. The PELS Webinars can be viewed live with free registration. After the event is over, the link to the video of the webinar will be available through the PELS Resource Center . This library will allow you access to tutorials from power electronics experts from all over the world at your convenience, anywhere you are on the computer or mobile device of your choice.

The webinars’ scope will include all fields of interest of the IEEE PELS which include the development and application of power electronics technology, which encompass the effective use of electronic components, the application of circuit theory and design techniques, and the development of analytical tools toward efficient electronic conversion, control, and conditioning of electric power. Specific topics include (but not limited to) 

• AC-DC converters
• DC-DC converters
• Power Electronics for Utility Interface
• Inverters
• Semiconductor Devices
• Passive Components
• Modeling, Simulation, and Control
• Packaging
• Thermal Management

Open for Submissions:

PELS Webinars are open for webinar submissions to anyone from the power electronics industry who is interested in sharing their experiences with the rest of the IEEE PELS community. 

To submit a proposal, please submit the names, the contact information, and short bios of the presenters, the title and a half a page abstract of the proposed subject to the Digital Media Editorial Committee and . Please note that the webinars are designed to have a 45-minute presentation and 10-15 minute Q&A session.