Dr. Praveen Jain is Canada Research Chair in Power Electronics and Director of the Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePOWER) at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. His research contributions have resulted in over 600 publications and 100 patents. Dr. Jain (PhD, University of Toronto) is a Fellow of the IEEE, Royal Society of Canada, the Engineering Institute of Canada, and the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
He is the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering “for contributions to the theory and practice of high-frequency power-conversion systems” at the 2021 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) & Honors Ceremony held virtually on 11-13 May 2021.
Dr. Jain suggests that possibly the biggest and best benefit of solar power for farmers is solar water pumps used for irrigation. Read his full article on Solar Power World