IAS Department and Committee Awards

Manufacturing Systems Development and Applications Department

  • James Melcher Prize Paper Awards (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize the best Electrostatic Processes Committee (EPC) papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • Manufacturing Systems Development and Applications Award of Merit (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize an individual whose professional or technical contributions have resulted in a significant
    advance in the area represented by the Manufacturing Systems Development and Applications Department (MSDAD).
  • Industrial Automation and Control Conference Award (established in 1999)
    Description: To recognize the best Industrial Automation and Control paper presented at the IAS Annual Meeting.

The above awards are recognized and presented annually at the IAS Annual Meeting technical conference each Fall.

Industrial & Commercial Power Systems Department

  • Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Department (I&CPS) Achievement Award
    Description: To recognize contributions of significant value to the activities of the Committees
    in the I&CPS Department through leadership and long service.  This award is recognized and presented annually at the I&CPS Technical Conference each Spring.
  • Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Department (I&CPS) Prize Paper Award
    Description: To recognize the best papers presented in technical sessions sponsored by the I&CPS Department.  One prize paper is selected as the best paper from the department and prize papers are selected from each of the following committees:  Power Systems Protection (PSP), Power Systems Energy (PSE), Energy Systems (ES), and Codes and Standards (C&S).  The above awards are recognized and presented annually at the I&CPS technical conference each Spring.
  • Rural Electrification Conference Paper Award (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize the best paper on some phase of rural electrification or related activity presented at the Rural Electrification Conference each Spring.
  • Power Systems Engineering Prize Paper Award (established in 1996)
    Description: To recognize the best technical paper presented in conference technical sessions sponsored by the IAS Power Systems Engineering Committee of the Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Department (I&CPS).
  • Power Systems Protection Prize Paper Award (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize the best technical paper presented in conference technical sessions sponsored by the IAS Power
    Systems Protection Committee of the Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Department (I&CPS).
  • IEEE PES/IAS A. P. Seethapathy Rural Electrification Excellence Award (established in 2008)
    Description: To recognize exceptional power engineers who have worked, implemented or innovated better and cheaper electrification technologies for the rural sector.  Co-sponsored with the IEEE Power and Energy Society.

 

Industrial Power Conversion Department

  • Industrial Power Conversion Systems Department Gerald Kliman Innovator Award (established in 2005)
    To recognize meritorious contributions to the advancement of power conversion technologies through innovations and their application to Industry. The technical field for this award includes, but is not limited to Electric Machines, Electrical Drives, Power Electronic Systems and Power Electronic Devices. Award established to honor Dr. Gerald Kliman’s contributions to the technical areas of this department.
  • Electric Machines Prize Paper Awards (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize the best Electric Machines Committee papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • Industrial Drives Prize Paper Awards (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize the best Industrial Drives Committee (IDC) papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • Industrial Power Converter Prize Paper Awards (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize the best Industrial Power Converter Committee (IPCC) papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • Power Electronics Devices and Components Prize Paper Awards (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize the best Power Electronics Devices and Components Committee (PEDCC) papers published in the IEEE
    Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems: To recognize the best Renewable and sustainable Energy Conversion Systems Committee papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • Transportation Systems Committee:  To recognize the best Transportation Systems Committee papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications

The above awards are recognized and presented annually at the ECCE technical conference each Fall.

Process Industries Department

  • Cement Industry Technical Conference Prize Paper Awards
    Description: To recognize the best papers presented at the Cement Industry Technical Conference.
  • R. W. Mills Award (established in 1995)
    Description: To recognize extraordinary contributions toward the betterment of the Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee (PCIC).
  • IEEE Cement Industry Meritorious Service Award (established in 2006)
    Description: To recognize distinguished service and outstanding contribution to the Institute and the IEEE IAS Cement Industry Committee.
  • IEEE James A. Rooks Memorial Student Intern Program (established in 2008)
    Description: To support registration, travel and living expenses for up to four student interns who are working for user and consulting companies participating in the industry committee to attend the annual IEEE IAS Pulp and Paper Industry Technical Conference.  The intent is to bring new industry engineers into the industry technical community before graduation so that they see the value of participation in the conference and in IEEE Industry Applications Society.
  • IEEE James A. Rooks Memorial Student Intern Program (established in 2008)
    Description: To support registration, travel and living expenses for up to four student interns who are working for user and consulting companies participating in the industry committee to attend the annual IEEE IAS Pulp and Paper Industry Technical Conference.