Recently, the Power Electronics Society (PELS) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) officially announced the list of winners of the 2023 IEEE PELS Award. Chen Minjie, a bachelor alumnus admitted to the Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Electronics (EEA) of Tsinghua University in 2005, was granted this award for his significant contributions in the modeling, design and application of high-performance power electronics systems.
The IEEE PELS Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Engineer Award was established to recognize members under the age of 35 who have demonstrated outstanding leadership or made outstanding contributions in the field of power electronics. Only one winner is selected from global members every year.
Chen Minjie graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Tsinghua University (under the guidance of Professor Kang Chongqing) and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Engineering in 2009; he obtained a doctoral degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2015; now he is an assistant professor at Princeton University. He’s mainly engaged in the research on high-frequency power electronics, power electronics system architecture, power magnetic components, data-driven technology, and design technology for high-performance power electronics systems. Before receiving the Richard M. Bass Prize, Professor Chen Minjie was granted the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and E. Lawrence Keyes, Jr./Emerson Electric Co. Junior Faculty Award of the Princeton University, five IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Best Paper Awards, COMPEL Best Paper Award, 3D-PEIM Best Paper Award, OCP Best Paper Award, First Prize of Keller Center Innovation Forum of Princeton University, and D. N. Chorafas Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, etc. Professor Chen Minjie is currently a senior member of IEEE, vice chairman of IEEE PELS TC10 — Design Methodologies, founder of IEEE PELS MagNet Challenge, and is leading the construction of IEEE PELS MagNet Community.