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Student Members

Student Membership

Jumpstart Your Career with PELS

Student Members are vital members of PELS. Students represent the future of the field and do much of the cutting-edge research presented and published at PELS conferences. PELS aims to cultivate a vibrant community for student members to help develop careers in power electronics, providing the following:

Students are able to join PELS for a very low membership fee per year.  Get connected with the power electronics community and make an impact in this exciting field!

Indhumathi Gunasekaran

Indhumathi Gunasekaran,
Panimalar Inst. of Tech., India

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Unique Opportunities for PELS Students

IEEE Power Electronics Society offers funding, competitions, and other resources to our student members to help establish their career in power electronics and support the initiatives of our Student Branch Chapters (SBCs). Check these out:

student chapters


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Awards & Scholarships

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Travel Grants

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IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)

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International Future Energy Challenge

Volunteer Resources Academia

PELS Ph.D. Thesis Talk (P3 Talk) Awards

Take the Next Steps

Engage with Other PELS Students and Young Professionals

Find Your Local Chapter

Check out our Chapter Locator for student chapters near you.

Add a PELS Event to Your Schedule

Our events are open to our student members and young professionals

Learn about IEEE YPs

A group within IEEE, YPs provides many resources for student members.