Prize for Excellence in Research
Professor Praveen Jain was awarded the 2012 Queen’s University Prize for Excellence in Research for his advancements in power conversion methods.
This award, open to all disciplines, recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of Queen’s researchers and their significant contributions to research. It is the most prestigious research award granted by Queen’s.
Dr. Jain, a professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the Canada Research Chair in Power Electronics and director of the Queen’s Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePOWER). His research findings have improved the usability and efficiency of power electronics for real-life applications, including the telecommunications and computer industries.
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