PELS Best Chapter Award
The Power Electronics Society Best Chapter Award was established in 2000 to recognize excellent service by a PELS Chapter – also joint with other societies – to its members and to the power electronics community. Prize items include $1,500 USD to support activities of the chapter, a certificate that contains the names of the Chapter, Reimbursement for travel expenses up to $500 USD to attend the award ceremony upon request, and free entrance to the award ceremony also when not registered for the conference. The award is usually presented at ECCE America every year during the awards ceremony.
Criteria are substantial chapter accomplishments in fields such as local service to PELS members; chapter meetings with technical, educational or networking contents, including meetings with invited distinguished lecturers from PELS; offering networking opportunities between local industry and academia, between students, young and senior engineers; power electronics related contribution to IEEE activities, such as establishment and promotion of IEEE milestones; essential local support of international IEEE PELS power electronics conferences; visibility e. g. related to high numbers of members and participants in chapter meetings, gain of new PELS members, public relations including website and publications; networking with local societies with a similar scope.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|2017||PELS San Francisco Bay Area Council (SFBAC) - Santa Clara Valley (SCV) Section Chapter|
|2016||Serbia and Montenegro Joint Chapter PELS/IES/IAS|
|2015||Pittsburgh Section, USA|
|2014||Fukuoka Section, Japan|
|2013||PELS-IES Delhi Chapter|
|2012||Argentina Section Joint ChapterIES/CS/RAS/IAS/PELS/VTS|
|2011||The Joint Delhi Section Chapter, PEL35/IE13|
|2010||PELS/PES Joint Student Chapter - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|2009||The Denmark Chapter|
|2008||Germany Joint IAS/PELS/IES Chapter|
|2005||United Kingdom - Republic of Ireland PELS Chapter|
|2004||Brazil North-East, Bahia Section, Joint PELS/IAS/PES Chapter|
|2003||Hong Kong Joint PELS/PES/IES/IAS Chapter|
|2002||German Joint IAS/IES/PELS Chapter|
|2001||Russian Joint PELS/IES/PES Chapter|
|2000||Morelos Section PELS Chapter|