For outstanding contributions to power electronics
The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and cash honorarium.
Basis for judging
In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: teaching of power electronics; innovative research or consulting endeavors; professional seminars; realization of major projects, major project or program management; impact on the power electronics profession; publications and patents; quality of the nomination.
The technical disciplines which encompass the field of power electronics include the analysis, design, development, simulation and application of electronic devices, magnetics, controls and power circuits for inverters, converters, and motor drives ranging in power level from fractions of a watt to megawatts.