Suozzi INTELEC® Fellowship
The INTELEC Executive Committee (IEC) sponsors the Joseph J. Suozzi Fellowship in Power Electronics. The fellowship is named in honor of the late Dr. Joseph John Suozzi, a founder and long-time leader of INTELEC. This grant of $15,000 is made to an electrical engineering graduate student studying in an area of power electronics that powers information and communication technology systems. Such systems include Wireline and Wireless Systems, Data/Internet Systems, Video Systems, Satellite communications, Community Antennae Television (CATV), Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) Systems, Unified Communications, Wireless Internet Networks (Wi-Fi), Data Centers, Energy Storage, Smart Grid, etc. This scope includes the research, sustainability, fundamental development, design, application and management of communications energy and related systems.
This fellowship is international and is therefore open to electrical engineering graduate students in all countries. The applicant must be a member of IEEE and must furnish his/her IEEE membership number with the application. The award is a one-time grant to an individual and is not renewable.
Interested electrical engineering graduate students shall submit:
- An essay not exceeding one page in length that explains how his/her proposed project can be applied to powering of communications systems.
- A transcript of his/her grades.
- A letter of support from his/her Faculty Advisor.
- You IEEE Membership Number
These materials should be sent by March 31 to the Chair of the IEEE PELS Awards Committee:
IEEE PELS Awards Committee
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ USA 08855
Attn: Andreas Lindemann, Chairman
Copy to: Donna Florek, Sr. Administrator
Phone: USA +732-465-6480
2013 - Ankan De, North Carolina State University
2012 - Hamid Behjati, Univeristy of Texas at Arlington, USA
2011 – Alessandro Costabeber, University of Padova, Italy
2010 – No Award
2009 – Omer C. Onar, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2008 – Jian Lu, University of Central Florida, USA
2007 – Tirthajyoti Sarkar, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2006 – Bradley Oraw, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
2005 – Alexis Kwasinski, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
2004 – No Award
2003 –Mehdi Ferdowsi, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2002 – Peng Li, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2001 – Robert Balog, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA