Silicon Power Corporation’s founder, president and CEO, Dr. Harshad Mehta, has recently been selected to receive the prestigious
IEEE PES Nari Hingorani Custom Power Award. According to IEEE PES President Miroslav Begovic, the
…award recognizes an individual who has made a major contribution to the state-of-the-art in Custom Power technologies and their applications.
With roots dating back to the late nineteenth century, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (pronounced “eye-triple-E”) remains dedicated to the advancing of excellence for the benefit of humanity and is the world’s largest technical professional society.
Dr. Mehta will be presented with the award in July at the IEEE PES General Meeting in National Harbor, MD.
Dr. Harshad Mehta founded Silicon Power Corporation in April 1994. He serves as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to SPC, Dr. Mehta managed projects in advanced power electronics, robotics and sensor technologies for the Electrical Power Research Institute. Dr. Mehta received a B.S. in Physics, Chemistry and Math and a M.S. in Physics from Vikram University, India, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.