IEEE Award for Achievement in Power Electronics Standards

The prize for this award is a single annual award of $1,500 USD and an engraved suitable plaque to a single recipient. In addition, up to $1,000 USD will be reimbursed towards necessary conference registration, travel and accommodation costs incurred to attend the award ceremony.

Any active IEEE member is eligible to receive this award. There are no restrictions on nationality, age, gender, or IEEE member grade.  This award will be presented at a PELS sponsored conference.

Judging will be based on the nominator's recommendation, the endorsement letters, and the evaluation of the selection committee members. The criteria include sustained contributions of the candidate to the advancement of IEEE standards in the field of power electronics; sustained services of the candidate to the IEEE standards in the field of power electronics; dissemination of knowledge by the candidate of the IEEE standards in the field of power electronics; candidate's stature in the area of IEEE standards in the field of power electronics; the quality of the nomination.

If you would like to nominate an IEEE member for the IEEE Award for Achievement in Power Electronics Standards, please go to our IEEE Society Awards Application System when the Nomination process opens on 30 December 2021. To identify as a nominator, you will be asked at the beginning of this process to log in to your existing IEEE account or to register for a new one. Subsequently, you should choose IEEE Award for Achievement in Power Electronics Standards and enter the required data and documents. Please note that at least two reference letters will be required, containing the following: Name, title, contact data, main field of interest of the referee, the relationship between the referee and the nominee, achievements of the nominee with respect to the selection criteria indicated in the award description, the reason why the referee personally recommends the nominee for the award, signature of the referee and date.

Nominations received up to March 31st will be considered in the current year. The award is administrated by the IEEE PELS Standards Committee. If you have any questions, please send them to PELS Awards Committee via pels-awards-nomination@ieee.org.   

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 Past Recipients

2021 Bruce Thackwray  For sustained substantial contributions to multiple IEEE Standards regarding Power Transformers and Inductors
2020 John DeCramer For sustained contributions to IEEE Standards regarding Power Transformers and Inductors
2018 Brad Lehman For outstanding contributions in initiating and leading the IEEE LED lighting standards group (PAR1789) and to the IEEEStd 1789-2015-IEEE Recommended Practices for Modulating Current in High-Brightness LEDs for Mitigating Health Risks to Viewers

 


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