Announcement

2020 IEEE IES Paper Awards announced!

The 2020 society’s paper awards are now announced by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES)! Congratulations to all the authors! IES would like also to express great appreciations to the IES Awards & Honors Committee chaired by John Hung for their work! Outstanding paper awards of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Zhen Zhang, Hongliang Pang, Apostolos Georgiadis, and Carlo Cecati, “Wireless Power Transfer–An Overview”, vol. 66, no. 2, Feb 2019, pp. 1044-1058. Read the full paper at: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8357386 Liang Guo, Yaguo Lei, Saibo Xing, Tao Yan, and Naipeng Li, “Deep Convolutional Transfer Learning Network: A New Method for Intelligent Fault Diagnosis ...
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Call for nomination – 2020 IEEE Rudolf Chope Research & Development Award

Dear All Members of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) is soliciting possible candidates of the 2020 IEEE Rudolf Chope Research & Development Award. - Description: To recognize distinguished research and development accomplishments in quantum and industrial electronics and for industrial electrical engineering. - Prize: Consists of $1,000 and Certificate(s). Multiple authors will divide the prize. Awarded bi-annually, beginning 2008 and every even year afterward. - Eligibility: IES members. - Deadline: December 1, 2020 For more details and/or to nominate someone, please visit: http://www.ieee-ies.org/about/awards/awards-info/190-rudolf-chope-r-d-award Or make an inquiry to awards@ieee-ies.org ...
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The inaugural issue of IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics (JESTIE) is published!

The IEEE Industrial Electronics Society is pleased to announce that, the first issue of the new IES sponsored periodical "IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics" (JESTIE) is published in early August 2020. An important milestone for the editorial board of JESTIE, lead by its Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Chandan Chakraborty! Please check all contents of this inaugural issue at: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=8847244 The JESTIE is an interdisciplinary journal that will provide a forum of interaction and dissemination of ideas/development on emerging technologies. This is sponsored by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) and co-sponsored by IEEE Power Electronics Society, IEEE Power ...
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Featured

IES Membership Continues to Defy Corona Virus Effect!

Despite the global effect of Corona Virus, IES membership growth increased from +18% (Year-to-Year May 2020) to +21.5% (Year-to-Year June 2020) and further to +22.5% (Year-to-Year July 2020) with 1,584 new members within the 12 months period. That was in contrast with the continues decline of overall IEEE membership in the same time period (-5.5% Year-to-Year July 2020) and the other Division VI Societies. A great achievement of all IES volunteers and IES membership committee, lead by Prof. Yousef Ibrahim! Division VI Membership (Year-to-Year, updated on July 2020) ...
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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 by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. To learn more, watch: http://ieeetv.ieee.org/ieeetv-specials/honors-2020-frede-blaabjerg-wins-the-ieee-edison-medal?rf=channels|9& IEEE IES member Rik W. De Doncker wins the 2020 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering “For contributions to high-power and energy-conversion technologies.” The 2020 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering is given for outstanding contributions to the technology associated with the ...
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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 process”. In an industrial scenario, different technologies concur to the functioning of complex systems and, now more than in the past, such technologies must be tightly integrated and coordinated, in order to achieve the best results, in terms of performance, reliability, efficiency etc. Developing science and technologies in many different ...
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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 time zone difference of IES AdCom members across the globe, the meeting is split into 2 days, of 2 hours and half each day. This first ever online AdCom meeting is of great success, with a record of 94 participated members from all continents! During the meeting, presentations are given ...
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Industrial Electronics Society’s Outreach to its members wherever they are!

The industrial Electronics Society (IES) enjoys a well-established and long history of good technical traditions that precedes the establishment of IEEE as we know it today. In addition, IES today produces some of the best technical publications of IEEE. Furthermore, IES has 23 Technical Committees that cover a very wide scope of technical disciplines. However, not all members of IES can afford to regularly join IES international conferences and meetings to enjoy the full richness IES Services. Our Chapters around the globe are the representatives and conduits of IES for regional technical activities and local membership growth. Therefore, it was ...
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Two IES Past Presidents were recently included in the IEEE Hall of Fame (Fernando Aldana and Troy Nagle)

Congratulations to Dr. Fernando Aldana and Dr. Troy Nagle who were honored with induction into the IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB) Hall of Fame! The TAB Hall of Honor honors those persons, living or deceased, who have made one or more major contribution(s) to IEEE Technical Activities. Contributions include the creation, development, or advancement of the technical objectives of IEEE. Objectives include the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications, and computer engineering, as well as computer science, the allied branches of engineering, and the related arts, sciences, technologies and their application for the benefit of IEEE ...
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Meet our society new IEEE Fellows class 2020!

IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members with extraordinary accomplishments in IEEE fields of interest. It is our great pleasure to announce that the following 6 IES members have been made IEEE Fellows (effective Jan 1, 2020) through Industrial Electronics Society. Congratulations to all of them! IES would like also to express great appreciations to the IES Fellow Nominating Committee chaired by Gerhard Hancke for their hard work! Mohamed Benbouzid For contributions to diagnosis and fault-tolerant control of electric machines and drives Mohamed Benbouzid received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Batna, Batna, ...
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2019 IEEE Hall of Fame Award for IES Young Professionals activities!

IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Young Professionals (YP) is this year's winner of the IEEE Young Professionals Hall of Fame Award in the IEEE Society category. The award is meant to recognize active and inspiring Young Professional Affinity Groups and Society Groups worldwide, based on their activities. Up to two Affinity Groups and two Society Groups receive the award every year. Main factors taken into account during evaluation of submitted nominations include: Vitality of the group measured in the amount and quality of organized activities. These activities shall have an important impact on the Young Professional community Collaboration with other ...
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New tutorial available at IES resource center for free!

Visit our IES resource center to see new tutorial entitled "Methods and Tools for Validating Cyber-Physical Energy Systems"! This tutorial is divided into 4 parts, and is presented and recorded at IEEE IECON 2018. The access is free for all IES members! The tutorial is available at IES resource center ...
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News

A new IES Technical Committee on Technology Ethics and Society

IES established in June 2020 a new Technical Committee on Technology Ethics and Society (TES). The technical committee aims to provide a forum for academia and industry to exchange information, ideas, research directions, roadmaps, impacts, and lessons learned in the cross-disciplinary area pertaining to technology ethics and societal aspects. The rapid advances in a number of areas including industrial technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI), autonomous systems etc., have led to a new generation of increasingly sophisticated and autonomous systems that are increasingly fueled by AI. Such systems are utilized not only within controlled industrial environments but also in consumer applications, and ...
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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 17:00 UTC. The talk was co-organized with IEEE Region 8 and IEEE Young Professionals Turkey Section. Dr. Bayhan’s talk primarily focused on design consideration of microgrids, including the current status and also future opportunities of renewables, energy storages, power electronics, microgrid control techniques, and the challenges of integrating microgrids into ...
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IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE2020) – A highly successful inaugural edition!

The first biennial IEEE International conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, PESGRE2020, ended on 4th January 2020 after an exciting and productive three days of non-stop activities, stimulating discussions, and prolific exchange of ideas between 450 attending power Electronics and Energy Systems professionals and researchers from 15 countries. The conference was organized by IA/IE/PELS Jt. Chapter Kerala and was co-sponsored by IEEE Industry Applications society, IEEE Power Electronics Society, and IEEE Kerala section. The conference focused on the challenges, latest developments and upcoming technologies in power electronic systems, electric drives, renewable energy resources and the operation in ...
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Join today! IEEE Transportation Electrification Community – Advancing the Field of Electrified Transportation

The IEEE Transportation Electrification Community (TEC) is a Technical Community within the IEEE that serves as “one voice” for Transportation Electrification and coordinates broad and deep activities in the growing electrification revolution across transportation domains. These domains include advances in electric and hybrid cars, more-electric ships and aircraft, rail systems, personal transport, and the motive, storage, power grid, electronic intelligence, and control technologies that make them possible. TEC provides a platform to innovate, create, and collaborate on all aspects of transportation electrification within the IEEE. TEC is sponsored by the following IEEE Societies/Council/Boards: IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society IEEE ...
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IEEE IES Contest – Under 35 Innovators

The IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) is sponsoring an “Under 35 Innovators” contest, co-sponsored by the Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS). The event is looking for Young Professional innovators working on technological innovation and applied research in industrial electronics and industrial informatics areas. Anyone who has a brilliant idea and has developed or is developing a project leading to an industrial solution or application of it is eligible. Entries from any IES field of interest can be entered. Researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators from universities and research centers, start-ups, SMEs, corporations, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to participate. For more ...
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2019 Women in IES Forum in Europe

The WiIES Forum will be a Thematic Technical Forum with Industry, to foster joint R&D activities between women engaged in reseach activities, in companies and in academy. The Forum, that is supported by the Industrial Electronics Society, targets women engineers, from industry and academia, and female students (MD, PhD) working in the fields covered by IES. The Forum program will offer a series of keynote speeches by prominent female scientists and professionals and a panel discussion with open forum. Organizers: Prof. Lucia Lo Bello, University of Catania, Italy. Email: lobello@unict.it Prof. Anikó Costa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.  Email: akc@fct.unl.pt ...
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Events

2021 ICIT – IEEE 22nd International Conference on Industrial Technology

IEEE ICIT is one of the flagship yearly conferences of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, devoted to the dissemination of new ideas, research and works in progress within the fields of intelligent and computer control systems, robotics, factory communications and automation, flexible manufacturing, data acquisition and signal processing, vision systems, and power electronics. IEEE ICIT 2021 will be held in Valencia, Spain, from March 10th to 12th, 2021. Valencia is an ancient roman yet vibrantly modern city and is well connected to the world by an international airport, high speed trains, motorways, and one of the largest ports in Spain ...
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2021 ICM – IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic

Due to the COVID-19 situation, ICM2021 committees are considering the conference style as a Further information will be updated on this website. Please note that there is a possibility that ICM2021 becomes a fully online conference in the worst case. On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to participate in the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, ICM2021, sponsored by the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), which will be held on March 7-9, 2021, in Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan. ICM2021 aims at providing a multidisciplinary forum between researchers from industry and academia to discuss state-of-the-art topics in ...
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2020 IECON – IEEE 46th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

Due to uncertainties caused by COVID-19, IEEE IES has decided IECON 2020 to be conducted virtually. More details will be announced later on the website. IECON 2020 is the 46th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), focusing on contemporary industry topics ranging from electronics, controls, manufacturing, to communications and computational intelligence. IECON is the flagship annual conference of IES and returns to Singapore for the first time after 1988. It aims to create a forum for scientists and practicing engineers throughout the world to present the latest research findings and ideas in the areas of Industrial Electronics, ...
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2020 ETFA – IEEE 25th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation

ETFA 2020 is the 25th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) focusing on the latest developments and new technologies in the field of industrial and factory automation. The conference aims to disseminate novel ideas and emerging trends, research results and practical achievements. ETFA 2020 will be held Tuesday through Friday, September 08-11, 2020 at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) in Vienna, Austria. The conference program will be preceded by technical workshops and by Industry Day on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. ETFA 2020 is a unique opportunity to network, build up partnerships and exchange ideas with both ...
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2020 INDIN – 18th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics Online Event

IEEE INDIN is the premier conference series presenting the state of the art and future perspectives of industrial information technologies, where industry experts, researchers, and academics share ideas and report on recent developments, deployments, technology trends and research results, as well as initiatives related to industrial informatics and their application. This is the 18th edition of the conference, with most recent previous editions hosted as follows: Beijing, China (2012); Bochum, Germany (2013); Porto-Alegre, Brazil (2014); Cambridge, UK (2015); Poitiers, France (2016); Emden, Germany (2017); Porto, Portugal (2018); and Helsinki-Espoo, Finland (2019). INDIN 2020 will provide opportunity for publishing in prestigious ...
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2020 ISIE – IEEE 29th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics

Welcome to the 29th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), held 17–19 June 2020 at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. The ISIE annually gathers Industry experts, researchers and academics to share ideas and experiences surrounding frontier technologies, breakthroughs, innovative solutions, research results, as well as initiatives related to industrial electronics and their applications. Several well-known academic and industrial experts will deliver the plenary and keynote talks. ISIE 2020 has electrical sustainable energy as its theme. It is a great opportunity to meet old friends and colleagues, find new ones and attend many high-quality technical activities as well as ...
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International Summer School on Industrial Agents: Engineering of Cyber-Physical Production Systems

June 29th – July 3rd, University of Warwick, UK The 6th International Summer School on Industrial Agents will be held at WMG, University of Warwick (United Kingdom) from 29th June to 3rd July 2020. The theme of this year’s Summer School is Engineering of Cyber-Physical Production Systems. The Summer School is co-sponsored by the IEEE Technical Committee on Industrial Agents and WMG's Automation Systems Group. The event is designed to provide advanced training for postgraduate students, researchers and practitioners on engineering methods and automation technologies that will be the basis for Industry 4.0. The week-long intensive course aims to promote discussion on how to use distributed multi-agent ...
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