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.  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.

The IEEE PELS Society Awards Application System submission site will open on 1 January 2021.  If you have any questions, please send them to PELS Awards Committee via pels-awards-nomination@ieee.org.   

 Past Recipients

2020 John DeCramer For sustained contributions to IEEE Standards regarding Power Transformers and Inductors
2019 No award
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 Heath Risks to Viewers

 


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