Two IES members are among recipients of the IEEE Medal this year

Congratulations to Prof. Frede Blaabjerg and Prof. Rik W. De Doncker!

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2020 IECON - IEEE 46th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

October 18th - 21st, Online conference

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Two IES Past Presidents were recently included in the IEEE Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Dr. Fernando Aldana and Dr. Troy Nagle!

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Call for Papers - new IES journal!

IEEE Open Journal of the Industrial Electronics Society

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Two IES members are among recipients of the IEEE Medal this year!

IEEE IES member Frede Blaabjerg receives one of IEEE’s highest awards―the 2020 IEEE Edison Medal "For contributions to and leadership in power electronics, developing a sustainable society.” The 2020 IEEE Edison Medal is given for a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering or the electrical arts, sponsored ...
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A unique testimony from our Vice-President Technical Activities: Prof. Roberto Oboe – join our technical committees at IEEE Industrial Electronics Society!

What makes the Industrial Electronics Society different from other Societies of the IEEE is its multidisciplinarity, stated in the Society’s Constitutions: “The Field of Interest of the IES shall be confined to the theory and applications of electronics, controls, communications, instrumentation and computational intelligence to industrial and manufacturing systems and ...
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Industrial Electronics Society’s first Online AdCom in the history

Facing the world health situation, many activities inside IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) have been moved to virtual this year. On June 20 and 21, the IES has successfully conducted, for the first time in the Society’s history, the Administrative Committee (AdCom, see note below) meeting online. Due to the ...
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2020 IEEE IES Award laureates announced!

The IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) has just announced the 2020 recipients of the society’s awards! Congratulations to them! IES would like also to express great appreciations to the IES Awards & Honors Committee chaired by John Hung for their work! Dr.-Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award Recipient: Mo-Yuen Chow North ...
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IEEE Connecting Experts Webinar on Microgrids: The Pathway to Smart and Cleaner Energy Future

As part of IEEE Connecting Experts program, Sertac Bayhan, Senior Scientist at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute to talk about microgrids, including the current status and also future opportunities. The technical talk entitled “Microgrids: The Pathway to Smart and Cleaner Energy Future” was scheduled on June 28 at ...
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Featured Technical Articles

A Modified Neutral Point Balancing Space Vector Modulation for Three-Level Neutral Point Clamped Converters in High-Speed Drives

Authors: Chen Li; Tao Yang; Ponggorn Kulsangcharoen; Giovanni Lo Calzo; Serhiy Bozhko; Christopher Gerada; Patrick Wheeler Extended Abstract: Since the beginning of the More Electric Aircraft (MEA) concept an increasing number of hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical aircraft functional systems have been considered for replacement by electrical systems to improve fuel ...
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Distributed Secondary Control for Active Power Sharing and Frequency Regulation in Islanded Microgrids Using an Event-triggered Communication Mechanism

Authors: Lei Ding; Qing-Long Han; Xian-Ming Zhang Extended Abstract: As a promising paradigm of power grids, a microgrid has been gaining popularity due to its strong ability of integration of renewable energy sources such as wind turbines, photovoltaic arrays and fuel cells. The large-scale penetration of such distributed energy sources ...
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Testing Operation and Coordination of DC Solid State Circuit Breakers

Authors:  James Langston; Andrew Rockhill; Karl Schoder; Michael Sloderbeck; Michael Steurer Extended Abstract: An approach for testing the operation and coordination of medium-voltage dc solid state circuit breakers (SSCB) for shipboard power systems is described. For the considered application, the rate of rise of current during a short-circuit is limited ...
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Reduced Multilevel Converter: A Novel Multilevel Converter with a Reduced Number of Active Switches

Authors: Margarita Norambuena ; Samir Kouro ; Sibylle Dieckerhoff ; Jose Rodriguez Extended Abstract: Multilevel converters have made a strong entrance in the low voltage market (typically below 690V), particularly for wind and photovoltaic energy conversion systems, UPS, and EV fast-charging stations. Since the device blocking voltage is not an ...
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Industrial Cyberphysical Systems: Realizing Cloud-Based Big Data Infrastructures

Authors: Bo Cheng ; Jingyi Zhang ; Gerhard P. Hancke ; Stamatis Karnouskos ; Armando Walter Colombo Extended Abstract: Internet of Things (IoT) technology provides new opportunities to build powerful industrial systems by connecting a large number of smart networked embedded devices. Devices within these industrial IoT (IIoT) or industrial ...
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On this website, you can find the most recent updates on IES upcoming conferences, featured articles from IES journals, as well as latest news about our society.

IES Webinar Series

Machine Vision Transparency

Thursday, 24 September 2020 4:00 PM CET (10:00 AM ET) by Joanna Isabelle Olszewska (University of the West of Scotland, UK) Register now using the link below: The registration link will be available one month before the scheduled webinar time Abstract: Machine vision systems become pervasive in our Society, from ...
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Topologies, Modeling and Design of MHz WPT Systems

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 4:00 PM CET (10:00 AM ET) by Chengbin Ma (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, CHINA) Register now using the link below: The registration link will be available one month before the scheduled webinar time Abstract: Wireless charging or wireless power transfer (WPT) provides a convenient and viable ...
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