IEEE Best Paper Award for the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine

Established: in 2007; Revised in 2015.
 To recognize the best paper published in the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine (IEM). 

Administration: Administered by the IES Awards and Honors Committee (IES A&H Committee).
Eligibility: Author(s) of papers published in the IEM during the year specified for the award. 
Prize: US$2,000 and certificate(s), plus reimbursement for travel expenses to receive the award, up to but not more than US$3,000. Co-authors may divide the US$2,000 prize.
Funding: Funded by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. 
Award Committee: The Editorial Board of the IEM chaired by the Editor-in-Chief of IEM.
Basis for Judging: For the tutorial service provided to IES membership, industrial interest, reference value, and capability of expressing theoretical content in layman language terms with effective illustrations, tables, and graphs.
Nominee Solicitation: The IES A&H Committee asks for recommendations from the T-IE Editor-in-Chief. Nomination can also be made by Society’s members at large to the Award Committee. 
Presentation: At the Society's major international conference.
Publicity: The award announcement is made in IES Industrial Electronics Magazine and the IES WEB site.

To nominate someone, please use the following documents.

Award Recipients

  • 2008 - Ramu Krishnan, "An Energy-Efficiency-Enhanced Switched Reluctance Motor," Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 1, no. 1, pp 4-6, Spring 2007.
  • 2009 - Leopoldo G. Franquelo, Jose Rodriguez, Jose I. Leon, Samir Kouro, Ramon Portillo, and Maria A. M. Prats, "The age of multilevel converters arrives," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 28-39, June 2008, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2008.923519.
  • 2010 - Bogdan Maciej Wilamowski, Citation: For the paper titled "Neural network architectures and learning algorithms," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 56-63, Dec. 2009, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2009.934790.
  • 2011 - M. Liserre, T. Sauter, J.Y. Hung, Citation: For the paper titled "Future Energy Systems: Integrating Renewable Energy Sources into the Smart Power Grid Through Industrial Electronics," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 18-37, March 2010, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2010.935861.
  • 2012 - Xinghuo Yu, Carlo Cecati, Tharam Dillon, and Marcelo G. Simões, Citation: For the paper "The New Frontier of Smart Grids," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 49-63, Sept. 2011, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2011.942176.
  • 2013 - (1) Marian P. Kazmierkowski, Artur J. Moradewicz, Citation: for the paper "Unplugged But Connected: Review of Contactless Energy Transfer Systems," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 47-55, Dec. 2012, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2012.2220869.
  • 2013 - (2) Xavier Roboam, Bruno Sareni, André De Andrade, Citation: for the paper "More Electricity in the Air: Toward Optimized Electrical Networks Embedded in More-Electrical Aircraft," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 6-17, Dec. 2012, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2012.2221355.
  • 2014 - Habiballah Rahimi-Eichi, Unnati Ojha, Federico Baronti, Mo-Yuen Chow, Citation: For the paper "Battery Management System: An Overview of Its Application in the Smart Grid and Electric Vehicles," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 4-16, June 2013, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2013.2250351.
  • 2015 - (1) Sergio Vazquez, Jose I. Leon, Leopoldo G. Franquelo, Jose Rodriguez, Hector A. Young, Abraham Marquez, Pericle Zanchetta, Citation: For the paper "Model Predictive Control: A Review of Its Applications in Power Electronics," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 16-31, March 2014, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2013.2290138.
  • 2015 - (2) Christoph Neeb, Lars Boettcher, Marcus Conrad, Rik W. de Doncker, Citation: For the paper "Innovative and Reliable Power Modules: A Future Trend and Evolution of Technologies," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 6-16, Sept. 2014, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2014.2304313.
  • 2016 - Vitor C. Bender;Tiago B. Marchesan;J. Marcos Alonso, Citation: For the paper "Solid-State Lighting: A Concise Review of the State of the Art on LED and OLED Modeling," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 6-16, June 2015, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2014.2360324.
  • 2017 - Milos Manic;Kasun Amarasinghe;Juan J. Rodriguez-Andina;Craig Rieger, Citation: For the paper "Intelligent Buildings of the Future: Cyberaware, Deep Learning Powered, and Human Interacting," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 32-49, Dec. 2016, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2016.2615575.
  • 2018 - none
  • 2019 - Bo Cheng;Jingyi Zhang;Gerhard P. Hancke;Stamatis Karnouskos;Armando Walter Colombo, Citation: For the paper "Industrial Cyberphysical Systems: Realizing Cloud-Based Big Data Infrastructures," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 25-35, March 2018, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2017.2788850.
  • 2020 - Oscar Lucia;Hector Sarnago;Tomas Garcia-Sanchez;Lluis M. Mir;Jose M. Burdio, Citation: For the paper "Industrial Electronics for Biomedicine: A New Cancer Treatment Using Electroporation," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 6-18, Dec. 2019, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2019.2942377.
  • 2021 - Marco Liserre;Giampaolo Buticchi;Jose Ignacio Leon;Abraham Marquez Alcaide;Vivek Raveendran;Youngjong Ko;Markus Andresen;Vito Giuseppe Monopoli;Leopoldo Franquelo, Citation: For the paper "Power Routing: A New Paradigm for Maintenance Scheduling," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 33-45, Sept. 2020, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2020.2975049.
  • 2021 - Tuyen V. Vu;Bang L.H. Nguyen;Zheyuan Cheng;Mo-Yuen Chow;Bin Zhang, Citation: For the paper "Cyber-Physical Microgrids: Toward Future Resilient Communities," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 4-17, Sept. 2020, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2019.2958039.
  • 2022 - S. Rivera, S. Kouro, S. Vazquez, S. M. Goetz, R. Lizana and E. Romero-Cadaval, "Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure: From Grid to Battery," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 37-51, June 2021, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2020.3039039.
  • 2023 - Vito G. Monopoli; Abraham Marquez; Jose I. Leon; Marco Liserre; Giampaolo Buticchi; Leopoldo G. Franquelo; Sergio Vazquez, "Applications and Modulation Methods for Modular Converters Enabling Unequal Cell Power Sharing: Carrier Variable-Angle Phase-Displacement Modulation Methods," in IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 19-30, March 2022, doi: 10.1109/MIE.2021.3080232.