Joseph John Suozzi INTELEC® Fellowship Award in Power Electronics

Please note: the IEEE Joseph John Suozzi INTELECÒ Fellowship Award in Power Electronics will not be given out this year.

The IEEE Joseph John Suozzi INTELEC Fellowship Award in Power Electronics is named in honor of the late Dr. Joseph John Suozzi, a founder and long-time leader of the IEEE International Telecommunications Energy Conference, known as INTELEC.Ò

This grant of USD15,000 is made annually to an electrical engineering graduate student studying in an area of power electronics. The award is based on the merit of a proposed study project in power electronics primarily applicable and relevant to the powering of information and communications technology (ICT) energy systems.  The proposed study project must be supported by the Applicant’s school and facility advisor, and the study is to be undertaken in the year following the award.


The fellowship is international and is therefore open to electrical engineering graduate students in all countries. The award is a one-time grant to an individual and is not renewable.  Applicants must be graduate student members of IEEE.


Year Recipient Name Affiliation
2023 No award given
2022 Hussain Sayed University of Houston (USA)
2021 Rose Abramson University of California, Berkeley (USA)
2017 Enver Candan University of Illinois (USA)
2016 Liyao Wu Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)
2014 Eunice Ribeiro Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
2013 Ankan De North Carolina State University (USA)
2012 Hamid Behjati Univeristy of Texas at Arlington (USA)
2011 Alessandro Costabeber University of Padova (Italy)
2009 Omer C. Onar Illinois Institute of Technology (USA)
2008 Jian Lu University of Central Florida (USA)
2007 Tirthajyoti Sarkar University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)
2006 Bradley Oraw Arizona State University (USA)
2005 Alexis Kwasinski University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)
2003 Mehdi Ferdowsi Illinois Institute of Technology (USA)
2002 Peng Li Northeastern University (USA)
2001 Robert Balog University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)