IEEE Caixin Sun and Stan Grzybowski Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

At least 20 years outstanding career in research, engineering or innovation.

Prize:Each award consists of a subsidy of US$5000 and a plenary lecture to be given at IEEE ICHVE 2020.


The IEEE Caixin Sun and Stan Gryzbowski Awards were established in 2017 through an agreement between IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) and IEEE International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Applications (ICHVE). The funds have been contributed by the Caixin Sun Foundation of Education at Chongqing University, China.

The nomination letter shall be submitted by a third person (nominator). The nominator should include a detailed CV of the candidate as well as reasons why the nominee is qualified.The nominator should also explain how they know the nominee. This submission should be accompanied by at least two endorsement letters issued by two IEEE members acquainted with the candidate's achievements. Also, the nominator should ensure that the nominee commits himself/herself to give a lecture at the ICHVE. Self-nominations are not permitted. 

The nomination shall be submitted electronically to the Chair of the ICHVE Awards committee, Prof. Masoud Farzaneh (Masoud_Farzaneh@uqac.ca) before 1 March 2020. An acknowledgement will be sent to the nominator upon receipt of the nomination.


Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission:

January 31, 2020

February 15, 2020

March 31, 2020


Notification of abstract acceptance: 

March 15, 2020


Deadline for full paper submission:

May 1, 2020


Notification of full paper acceptance:

May 31, 2020


Final manuscript, camera ready: 

June 15, 2020


Early bird registration:

July 5, 2020


Conference: 

September 6-10, 2020