Congratulations to the 2020 Newly Elevated Fellows who are members of PELS

IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation.

Please join us in congratulating the newly elevated IEEE Fellows for the Class of 2020! We are especially proud of the Fellows selected from among our PELS membership, including:


Mohamed Benbouzid
for contributions to diagnosis and fault-tolerant control of electric machines and drives

Jiann-fuh Chen
for contributions to power electronics in sustainable energy and high power systems

Kawai Cheng
for contribution to electric vehicle technology and switched capacitor power conversion

Keith Corzine
for contributions to topology and control of multilevel converters

Venkata Dinavahi
for contributions to real-time simulation of power systems with embedded power electronic converters

Gerard Ledwich
for development of control of power systems and power electronics

Kevin Lee
for contributions to power quality for adjustable speed drives

Bradley Lehman
for contributions to high quality LED lighting and modeling and control of DC-DC converters

Shihua Li
for contributions to the theory of mismatched disturbance rejection in industrial systems

Yun Wei Li
for contributions to power electronics converters in microgrids and industrial drives

Burak Ozpineci
for contributions to transportation electrification and wireless charging of electric vehicles

Chuntaek Rim
for contributions to wireless power transfer for electric vehicles and mobile devices

Wei Qiao
for contributions to condition monitoring and control of power electronics interfaced rotating machine systems

Mahinda Vilathgamuwa
for contributions to power quality and grid storage

Sheldon Williamson
for contributions to electric energy storage systems for transportation electrification

Xiao-ping Zhang
for contributions to modeling and control of high-voltage DC and AC transmission systems