About the Award
An IEEE PES Award for outstanding contributions to the field of electromechanical energy conversion.
The Award is administered by the IEEE PES Awards Committee.
2023 Award Recipient
Applications are accepted from 1 October - 31 January
Nominate a Colleague! Submission Deadline: 31 January
To recognize outstanding contributions to the field of electromechanical energy conversion.
Recipients shall receive a plaque, a $5,000 USD honorarium, and recognition at the IEEE PES General Meeting.
All members of the IEEE Power & Energy Society are eligible. Restricted to the power engineering area of electromechanical energy conversion.
Selection criteria include:
- Career dedication to the electric power engineering profession
- Career contributions to the development, design, analysis, or manufacturing of electromechanical energy conversion systems or devices
One award is given per year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year.
IMPORTANT NOTES: Nomination forms must be written in English. One per year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year.
PES, being one of IEEE’s Organizational Units, follows IEEE Policy 4.4H:
- Eligibility and Process Limitations. Individuals serving on any board or committee involved at any stage of the recipient selection or approval process for an award shall be ineligible to receive, or act as a nominator or reference for that award. This conflict of interest limitation shall apply to all awards given by the IEEE or any of its organizational units
Previous Award Recipients
2022 Award Recipient – Juri Jatskevich
2021 Award Recipient – Bulent Sarlioglu
2020 Award Recipient – Dan M. Ionel
2019 Award Recipient – Kiruba Sivasubramaniam Haran
2018 Award Recipient – Steve Pekarek
2017 Award Recipient – Gerard-Andre Capolino
2016 Award Recipient – William R. McCown
2000 – Paul I.Nippes
2003 – M. Azizur Rahman
2004 – Hamid A. Toliyat
2005 – Ronald G. Harley
2006 – Scott D. Sudhoff
2008 – Oleg Wasynczuk
2009 – Emil Levi
2010 – Osama A. Mohammed
2011 – Stephen D. Umans
2012 – John Sheung-Chun Hsu
2013 – Clyde V. Maughan
2014 – James S. Edmonds
2015 – Babak Fahimi