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Lifetime Achievement Award

IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Purpose

To recognize exceptional power engineers for outstanding career-long contributions to the art and science of electric power engineering.


Form of Recognition

$2,000, sculpture, and a travel stipend of up to $2,000 for recipient to attend the presentation ceremony.


Frequency

May be presented once per year at a regularly scheduled IEEE Power & Energy Society meeting of the recipient’s choice. To ensure that it is presented to appropriately qualified recipients and to maintain the prestigious nature of the award, it may not be presented every year.


Eligibility

Candidate must have been in IEEE Power & Energy Society member in good standing for at least 10 years.

No current member of the IEEE Board of Directors, the IEEE PES Governing Board, the IEEE PES Awards and Recognition Committee, the IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award Committee, or IEEE staff may be candidates, or nominate or endorse candidates for this award.


Basis for Judging

Selection will be based on evaluation of accomplishments as revealed by published works, documented testimonials from industry colleagues, or other objective demonstrations of accomplishments over an extended period of work. Of particular importance is evidence of the candidate’s contributions to the knowledge base of power engineering profession, whether in research, teaching, product development, electric system design, or electric utility operations.


Selection

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award Committee will consist of at least three members including a chair. The chair will be appointed by the PES President and will serve no longer than 3 years. The two remaining members will be selected by the chair and will be subject to the approval of the PES Executive Committee. Initially, at least one non-chair member will serve a one year term, and another a two-year term. These two initial non-chair members shall be eligible for reappointment for an additional full three-year term following their initial terms. Thereafter, members will be appointed to three-year terms, and no Committee member shall serve for more than three years.

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award Committee will submit the results of its evaluation to the IEEE PES Awards and Recognition Committee for review and evaluation. If the IEEE PES Awards and Recognition Committee concurs with the recommendation of the IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award Committee, it will present the recommendation to the PES Executive Committee during the spring meeting for final PES approval.


The following schedule will be followed:

1. Deadline for submission: 1 February

2. Deadline for results from IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award Committee: 1 March.

3. Approval from PES ExCom: Spring ExCom meeting.

4. Communication to winner: 30 April.


Presentation

Presentation of the award shall be made by the PES President.


Citation

The citation may be proposed by the person originating the nomination. It will be reviewed and modified as appropriate by the IEEE Power & Energy Society Lifetime Achievement Award Committee. The IEEE PES Awards and Recognition Committee shall make the final decision on the wording of the citation.


NOMINATION FORMS  Due February 1st

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