IEEE PELS Sustainable Energy Systems Technical Achievement Award

The Sustainable Energy Systems (SES) Technical Achievement Award of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) has been established to recognize and honor individuals who have contributed with sustained and significant scholar and original technical and scientific contributions towards the advancement of power electronics in the area of sustainable energy systems.

The award will be presented at a PELS sponsored conference, usually annually at the IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG); the recipient will receive a one-time honorarium of 1500USD, an engraving of suitable plaque, and an award certificate.

The criteria established for this award include:
• contributions of the candidate to power electronics in the field of sustainable energy systems
• specific intellectual merit of the original contributions and innovations;
• broader societal impact of the contribution(s) on sustainable energy systems and applications
• list of related significant publications

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 Pedro Rodriquez For contributions to the Control of Grid Interactive Renewable Energy Systems
2019 Xiongfei Wang For contributions to the stability and control of power converters for renewable energy systems
2018 Liuchen Chang For contributions to innovations in distributed power generation
2017 Marco Liserre for contributions to control of energy systems in the power grid

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