IAS Gerald Kliman Award

The IEEE IAS Industrial Power Conversion Systems Department Gerald Kliman Innovator Award was established in 2005 to honor innovators who contributed to the technical areas of this department.  The award may be presented annually to an individual for meritorious contributons to the advancement of power conversion technologies through innovations and their application to industry.  The technical field for this awrads includes, but is not limited to Elecrical Machines, Electrical Drives, Power Electronic Systems and Power Electronic Devices.  This Award is named in honor of Dr. Gerland Kliman, in memory of his many contributions and innovations to these technical areas.  This award is sponsored by General Electric through the IEEE Foundation.

 The 2021 IEEE IAS Industrial Power Conversion Systems Department Gerald Kliman Innovator Award was presented toRobert Guenther at the 2021 IAS Annual Meeting/ECCE conference Award ceremony.

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Previous Gerald Kliman Award Recipients

2020 Vladimir Blasko
2019 Alex Qin Huang
2018 Fei "Fred" Wang
2017 Richard Lukaszewski
2016 Jih-Sjeng (Jason) Lai
2015 Manoj Shah
2014 Jan Abraham Ferreira
2013 Fang Zheng Peng
2012 Thomas Habetler
2011 Leo Lorenz
2010 William Peterson
2009 John MIller
2008 Ira J. Pitel
2007 Bruno Lequesne
2006 Kaushik Rajashekara
2005 Russel J. Kerkman