IEEE Power Electronics Society

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The IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) is a society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) that focuses on the "development of power electronics technology".[1][2]


The society was founded on January 1, 1983 by establishing the "IEEE Power Electronics Council". On February 2, 1988 the council changed its name to "IEEE Power Electronics Society".[3]


The IEEE PELS publishes a peer-reviewed publication known as the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics[4] that focuses on its field of interest.


The IEEE PELS sponsors a number of annual conferences[5] around that world that focus on its field of Interest.


  1. ^ "IEEE Power Electronics Society". IEEE Power Electronics Society. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ "IEEE Power Electronics Society Constitution". IEEE Power Electronics Society. February 15, 2009. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ "IEEE Global History Network - IEEE Power Electronics Society History". IEEE. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  4. ^ IEEE PELS Publications
  5. ^ IEEE PELS Conferences