IEEE Power Electronics Society Awards, Call for Nominations: Deadline March 31

IEEE Power Electronics Society Awards

Call for Nominations

Deadline March 31st 2019

The IEEE Power Electronics Society (IEEE PELS) Awards Committee is seeking nominations for 2019 Awards and other recognitions – Do you know a member that should be recognized for outstanding work in the Power Electronics Field?  The requirements for submission are easy to follow. Award recipients will be highly recognized for their contributions! Don’t delay! Submit your nominations as soon as possible.  

You can find the link to the site by selecting the award you are interested in and following the instructions for IEEE Society Awards Application System. 
https://ieee.secure-platform.com/a/page/society_awards/Power_Electronics
You will need an IEEE account in order to submit a nomination. If you do not have a web account, you may create an account at the top of the IEEE home page: Create Account www.ieee.org

Here are the awards for which we are seeking nominations by 31 March 2019:

 IEEE PELS R. David Middlebrook Achievement Award
For an outstanding contribution in the technical field of power electronics  A bronze medal, a certificate and an honorarium of $5,000. Complimentary registration for the conference to accept the award, paid for by PELS upon request. 

Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award
For outstanding achievement in the field of power electronics by an engineer less than 35 years of age  1,500USD, a Certificate, and upon request reimbursement for transportation expenses up to 500USD to attend the annual PELS Awards Banquet.  

IEEE PELS Harry A. Owen, Jr. Distinguished Service Award
To honor long and distinguished service to the welfare of the Power Electronics Society at an exceptional level. The prize consists of an engraved plaque and a cash award of 3,500USD, and upon request reimbursement for transportation expenses up to 500USD to attend the annual PELS award banquet.

IEEE Joseph John Suozzi INTELEC Fellowship Award in Power Electronics
For an electrical engineering graduate student studying in an area of power electronics that powers information and communication technology systems.  Prize includes travel expenses to attend the day of the awards presentation, a fellowship award certificate and a one-time honorarium of 15,000USD. 

IEEE PELS Energy Storage Innovation Award
The IEEE PELS Energy Storage Innovation Award is given to an individual or a group of up to three for innovation in energy storage technology that significantly exceeds contemporary performance limits and has practical application in communications energy systems.
Nominees for the award should have a record of activity in the research or product development of energy storage for communications energy systems.  Prize includes: an award certificate and a one-time honorarium of in total 2,500USD; limited grant of travel expenses for the awardee(s) attending award ceremony.

IEEE PELS Award for Achievement in Power Electronics Standards
Description: To recognize and honor individuals who have made outstanding and sustained contributions or services in IEEE standards relevant to the field of power electronics. Prize: A single annual award of 1,500USD and engraved suitable plaque to a single recipient.

IEEE PELS Sustainable Energy Systems Technical Achievement Award
To recognize and honor individuals who have contributed scholarly and original technical and scientific contributions towards the advancement of power electronics in the area of sustainable energy systems. Prize: A single annual award of 1,500USD, an engraved Plaque, and Certificate.

Modeling and Control Technical Achievement Award
To honor innovators and researchers who have made outstanding and sustained technical contributions to the advancement of power electronics in the area of modeling and control A honorarium of 1,500USD, an engraved plaque and an award certificate.

IEEE Power Electronics Emerging Technology Award
To recognize engineers and researchers who have made outstanding technical contributions to one or more emerging research topics in power electronics. The emerging areas in power electronics are evolving. Prize: The award consists of an award plaque and a one-time honorarium of 1,500USD.

IEEE PELS Vehicle and Transportation Systems Achievement Award 
To recognize innovators and researchers who have made outstanding technical contributions to the advancement of power electronics in the area of vehicle and transportation systems.
The Award consists of an award plaque and a one-time honorarium of $1,500 USD.

IEEE Power Electronics Society Best Chapter Award
To recognize excellent service by a PELS Chapter to its members and to the power electronics community 1,000USD to support activities of the Chapter, which may be used for a representative to attend the Awards Ceremony.

IEEE Power Electronics Society Best Student Branch Award
To recognize excellent service by a Student Branch to its members and to the power electronics community 1,500USD to support activities of the Branch, which may be used for a representative to attend the Awards Ceremony.

 

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2019


For More Information:   www.ieee-pels.org   “AWARDS” or contact pels-staff@ieee.org


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