Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award

The Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of power electronics by an engineer less than 35 years of age.  Since 1999, it is dedicated to the memory of Richard M. Bass of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, USA.

The prize consists of a certificate, a cash award of $1,500, and reimbursement for transportation expenses up to $500 to attend the annual PELS Awards Ceremony.

All IEEE members of any grade, active in the field of power electronics and less than 35 years of age on January 1 of the year of the award, are eligible.  Candidates are judged for outstanding contributions encompassing a broad range of technical activities including research, innovative product design and application, teaching, and project leadership.  The technical disciplines in the field of power electronics include the analysis, design, development, simulation and practical application of electronic devices, magnetics, controls and power circuits for inverters, converters and motor drives ranging in power level from fractions of a watt to megawatts.


If you would like to nominate a Young Power Electronics Engineer for this award, please go to our IEEE Society Awards Application System.  To identify, you will be asked in the beginning of this process to log in your existing IEEE account or to register for a new one. Subsequently you should choose Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award and enter the required data.

Nominations received up to March 31st will be considered in the current year. If you have any questions please send them to PELS Awards Committee via pels-awards-nominations@ieee.org 

 

Past Recipients
2016 Huai Wang
2015

Zixin Li

2014

Robert Pilawa-Podgurski 

2013

Yunwei (Ryan) Li

2012

Samir Kouro 

2011

Jin Wang 

2010

Maryam Saeedifard 

2009

Rangarajan Tallam 

2008

Regan Zane

2007

Christian Klumpner

2006

Patrick Chapman 

2005

Ali Emadi 

2004

Philip Carne Kajaer 

2003

Babak Fahimi 

2002

Pallab Midya

2001

David J. Perreault

2000

José A. Cobos

1999

Steven B. Leeb

1998

Frede Blaabjerg

1997

 Vlako Vlatkovic


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