IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of IEEE membership, conferred only by the election of the Board of Directors.  Candidates must be IEEE Senior Members and have at least five years of IEEE membership.  The nominator is responsible for:

  • preparing the formal nomination form
  • identifying five to eight IEEE fellows that are capable of assessing the candidate's contributions and agree to serve as references
  • identifying an IEEE Society or Council whose evaluating committee will assess the candidate's technical qualifications and contributions

All material is sent to the Fellows Committee, which must review all nominations and assessments and prepare a ranked list.  The total number of Fellow recommendations each year cannot exceed 0.1% of IEEE membership (exclusive of Students and Associates).


PELS Members Elevated to Fellows (2024)

Name Reason


Ke-Horng Chen

For contributions to power management integrated circuits and system design


Jonathan Clare

For contributions to control, simulation, and application of power electronic converters


Dong-Choon Lee

For contributions to energy conversion technology and systems


Byoung Kuk Lee

For contributions to battery chargers for electric vehicles


Robert Pilawa-Podgurski

For contribution to hybrid switched capacitor power converters


Li Ran

For contributions to the modeling of power electronic devices


Kai Sun

For contributions to power electronics in renewable energy systems and microgrids


Siew Chong Tan

For contribution to the control of power converters and sustainable lighting technologies


Bo Zhang

For contribution to nonlinear analysis in power electronics

Other PELS Members Elevated to Fellows by Other Societies 

Industry Applications Society (IAS) Xiaochuan Jia, Li Qi, Giri Venkataramanan, Brian Welchko, Di Zhang, Georges Zissis
Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Claudio Adragna, HIroshi Fujimoto, Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi, Wei Xu
Power & Energy Society (PES) Mohamed El Moursi, Jun Liang, Michael Ropp
Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Xiaosong Hu


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