News Category: PES S+

Headshot of Peter Sauer

Growing the Engineers of the Future

In 2022, Peter W.  Sauer, long-time IEEE volunteer who was better known in IEEE circles as ‘Pete’, was presented with the IEEE Nikola Tesla Award for his contributions to dynamic modeling and…

Bahman Hovieda IEEE

Empowering Others to do Their Very Best

During the 2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution Conference & Exposition (T&D), Bahman Hovieda was everywhere: being recognized at the opening ceremony, speaking at a special luncheon for donors…

Marina Chamsi IEEE

Helping to Eradicate Barriers in the Engineering Field for Women

With her determined, adventurous and enthusiastic spirit, Marina Chamsi, a ‘21-‘22 Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative Sahazizian Scholar recipient, is a recent Electrical Engineering graduate from McGill University. She…

John Undrill Headshow

Giving Back to Support Students

In 2022, John Undrill, an IEEE Life Fellow and long-time IEEE Foundation donor, was awarded the IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award, for “contributions to the development of analytical…

PES Scholar Kayla Richardson

Making a Difference Through Engineering: One Student’s Dream Come True

Arizona State University (ASU) graduate Kayla Richardson earned a degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Power and Energy. Richardson was attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College where she met her…

Dr. Noel N. Schulz

Harnessing the Power of Cumulative Giving

Noel N. Schulz, Ph.D. is no stranger to the act of philanthropy within her field. A nationally-recognized expert in power systems engineering, Dr. Schulz is Washington State University’s (WSU) First…

Investing in Potential and Transforming Lives Around the Globe

Investing in Potential and Transforming Lives Around the Globe

We proudly recall the ways IEEE Foundation served as the IEEE philanthropic partner during 2021 and enter 2022 with a sense of achievement and excitement for the future. In the December…

Jo Ann And John And Bruno November 2021 (2)

John and Jo-Ann McDonald Pledge Support to PES S+ and HKN Student Chapter Support

Throughout the past 50 years, John has remained a steadfast supporter (both as a donor and as a volunteer) of IEEE and the IEEE Foundation.

PES Scholarship Plus Initiative Announces 2021/22 Scholars and a New Presidential Level Sponsor

PES Scholarship Plus Initiative Announces 2021/22 Scholars and a New Presidential Level Sponsor

On 22 November 2021, the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative announced the 72 high-achieving undergraduate electrical engineering scholars to be honored as 2021-2022 PES Scholars! These scholars will one…

Robert Dent

Robert A. “Bob” Dent Recognized as Outstanding Philanthropist by AFP-New Jersey

IEEE Life Senior Member Robert A. “Bob” Dent has received the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) New Jersey’s Excellence in Philanthropy Award for Outstanding Philanthropist for his philanthropy to IEEE…