The IEEE Medal in Power Engineering was established in August 2008.
Sponsor: IEEE Industry Applications, Industrial Electronics, Power Electronics, and Power and Energy Societies
Presented to: An individual
Scope: For outstanding contributions to the technology associated with the generation, transmission, distribution, application, and utilization of electric power for the betterment of society
Prize: The award consists of a gold medal, bronze replica, certificate, and honorarium.
Basis for Judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: impact on the profession and the betterment of society; succession of significant technical or other contributions; leadership in accomplishing worthwhile goal(s); previous honors; other achievements as evidenced by publications, patents, or other evidence; and quality of nomination.
Nomination deadline: 1 July
Notification: Recipients are typically approved during the November IEEE Board of Directors meeting. Recipients and their nominators will be notified following the meeting. Then the nominators of unsuccessful candidates will be notified of the status of their nomination.
Presentation: At the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony