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Power Electronics Prize Letter Award

IEEE Power Electronics Prize Letter Award

About the Award

The IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL) recognizes letters that are deemed the best letters among those published in TPEL.

Award Prize:

  • Certificate(s)
  • An honorarium of USD 1,000 to be shared equally among the authors
Award Details

Recognizing Outstanding Achievements

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2023 Honoree:

Nomination/Evaluation under progress

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria

Eligibility: All letters published in TPEL during the preceding calendar year are eligible for nomination. Letters are eligible for nomination by the Editorial Board.

Criteria: The established letters review criteria are used as the basis for the Prize Letter selection.  Specific emphasis is placed on the following:

  • Contribution to the field
  • Originality
  • The extent to which the paper is supported by analysis and experimental evidence
  • The quality of the presentation, including the effective use of illustrations
  • contributions with high value for rapid publication

Past Recipients

Year Title
2022 Electronic MOV-Based Voltage Clamping Circuit for DC Solid-State Circuit Breaker Applications
2022 A Machine-Learning-Based Fault Diagnosis Method With Adaptive Secondary Sampling for Multiphase Drive Systems
2021 6.78-MHz Wireless Power Transfer With Self-Resonant Coils at 95% DC–DC Efficiency
2020 “DC-DC Converter Synthesis: An Inverse Problem”
2019 “500 ◦C SiC PWM Integrated Circuit”
2018 “A Two-Plate Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer System for Electric Vehicle Charging Applications”
2017 “A New Output Current Measurement Method With Tiny PCB Sensors Capable of Being Embedded in an IGBT Module”
2016 “A Compact Coupled Inductor for Interleaved Multiphase DC–DC Converters”
2015 “A Double-Sided LCLC-Compensated Capacitive Power Transfer System for Electric Vehicle Charging”
2014 “AC Power Losses Model for Planar Windings With Rectangular Cross-Sectional Conductors”
2013 “The Multilevel Modular DC Converter”
2012 “Multilevel-Clamped Multilevel Converters (MLC2)”
2011 “Constant-Power Load System Stabilization by Passive Damping”
2010 “A Lab-Scale Alternative Interconnection Solution of Semiconductor Dice Compatible with Power Modules 3-D Integration”
2009 “Design and Implementation of an Adaptive Tuning System Based on Desired Phase Margin for Digitally Controlled  DC-DC Converters”
2008 “Remaining Inductor Current Phenomena of Complex DC–DC Converters in Discontinuous Conduction Mode: General Concepts and Case Study” 


Please send any questions to the PELS Awards Committee.