IEEE 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. An honorarium of 1500 USD and engraved plaque.

The awards submission site is now closed. Submissions for the 2022 Awards cycle will start on 1 January 2022. If you have any questions, please send them to PELS Awards Committee via


Past Recipients

2021 Not awarded
2020 Lennart Harnefors For contributions to Control and Dynamic Analysis of Power Electronic Systems
2019 Alan Mantooth For contributions to the modeling of power semiconductor devices
2018 Charles Sullivan For contributions to the modeling and analysis of magnetic components for power electronics 
2017 Yan-Fei Liu For contributions in modeling of current programming control and digital control strategies 
2016 Paolo Mattavelli For his contributions to dynamic phasor modeling of FACTS devices, to control techniques in active filters, and to digital control in power conversion systems.
2015 Brad Lehman For his contribution in modeling and control of dc-dc converters and solid-state lighting
2014 Seth Sanders For his contribution in averaged modeling and digital control of switched-mode power converters 
2013 Jian Sun
2012 Dragan Maksimovic For his contribution in digital control of high switching frequency power supplies