IEEE PES Outstanding Engineer Award in 2021


Presentation of the Outstanding Engineer Award 2021 took place on 1 December 2021 at Dr Smajic’s office, ETH Zurich

Dr. Jasmin Smajic, ETH Zürich

We are pleased to announce the winner of the Swiss PES Outstanding Engineer Award 2021.

Dr. Smajic has a long and prolific career in academia and the private sector, working for ABB Corporate Research, HSR in Rapperswil, and the ETH. He is the author of numerous publications and patents, applying a deep fundamental understanding of electromagnetic field theory and expertise in numerical simulation methods to come up with innovative solutions to real engineering problems.

A number of strong candidates were nominated for the Outstanding Engineering Award in 2021, showing the vitality of power engineering as an area of research and innovation in Switzerland. The selection was based on the following criteria:

  • Outstanding technical contributions to the power engineering profession.
  • Outstanding professional and leadership contributions to the power engineering profession.
  • Significant contributions to the local community representing the power engineering profession.
  • Outstanding contributions in the area of power engineering education.

We congratulate Dr. Smajic on wining the well-deserved award and are looking forward to the nominations for the year 2022. Details regarding the nomination process will be posted soon.