IEEE Power Electronics Society Awards- Call for Nominations

Deadline Friday, March 31st 

 

The IEEE Power Electronics Society (IEEE PELS) Awards Committee is seeking nominations for 2017 Awards and other recognitions –   Do you know a member that should be recognized for outstanding work in the Power Electronics Field?  The requirements for submission are easy to follow. Award recipients will be highly recognized for their contributions!     Don’t delay! Submit your nominations as soon as possible.  

We now have a new online awards nomination system that is easy to use. You can find the link to the site by selecting the award you are interested in and following the instructions for IEEE Society Awards Application System.  https://ieee.secure-platform.com/a/organizations/main/home  You will need an IEEE account in order to submit a nomination. If you do not have a web account, you may create an account at the top of the IEEE home page: Create Account www.ieee.org

Here are the awards for which we are seeking nominations:

IEEE PELS R. David Middlebrook Achievement Award
For an outstanding contribution in the technical field of power electronics  A bronze medal, a certificate and an honorarium of $5,000.  Complimentary registration for the conference to accept the award, paid for by PELS upon request 

Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award
For outstanding achievement in the field of power electronics by an engineer less than 35 years of age  1,500USD, a Certificate, and upon request reimbursement for transportation expenses up to 500USD to attend the annual PELS Awards Banquet  

IEEE PELS Harry A. Owen, Jr. Distinguished Service Award 
To honor long and distinguished service to the welfare of the Power Electronics Society at an exceptional level. The prize consists of an engraved plaque and a cash award of 3,500USD, and upon request reimbursement for transportation expenses up to 500USD to attend the annual PELS award banquet.

IEEE Joseph John Suozzi INTELEC Fellowship Award in Power Electronics 
For an electrical engineering graduate student studying in an area of power electronics that powers information and communication technology systems.  Prize includes a fellowship award certificate and a one-time honorarium of 15,000USD. 

IEEE PELS Energy Storage Innovation Award
The IEEE PELS Energy Storage Innovation Award is given to an individual or a group of upto three for innovation in energy storage technology that significantly exceeds contemporary performance limits and has practical application in communications energy systems.
Nominees for the award should have a record of activity in the research or product development of energy storage for communications energy systems.  Prize includes: an award certificate and a one-time honorarium of in total 2,500 USD; limited grant of travel expenses for the awardee(s) attending award ceremony.

IEEE PELS Award for Achievement in Power Electronics Standards
Description: To recognize and honor individuals who have made outstanding and sustained contributions or services in IEEE standards relevant to the field of power electronics. Prize: A single annual award of $1,500 and engraved suitable plaque to a single recipient.

IEEE PELS Sustainable Energy Systems Technical Achievement Award
To recognize and honor individuals who have contributed scholarly and original technical and scientific contributions towards the advancement of power electronics in the area of sustainable energy systems. Prize: A single annual award of $1,500, an engraved Plaque, and Certificate.

Modeling and Control Technical Achievement Award 
To honor innovators and researchers who have made outstanding and sustained technical contributions to the advancement of power electronics in the area of modeling and control A honorarium of 500USD, an engraved plaque and an award certificate.

IEEE Power Electronics Society Best Chapter Award 
To recognize excellent service by a PELS Chapter to its members and to the power electronics community 1,500USD to support activities of the Chapter, which may include expenses for a representative to attend the Awards Ceremony; certificate that contains the names of the Chapter Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.   Deadline for applications 31 March 2017


For More Information:   http://www.ieee-pels.org/awards or contact  pels-staff@ieee.org


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