Maryam Saeedifard has been named a Distinguished Lecturer (DL) of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS). Saeedifard has been a faculty member of the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) since 2014 and holds a Dean’s Professorship bestowed by Tech’s College of Engineering.

Each year, PELS selects distinguished society members as DLs to celebrate and honor their high achievements in the field of power electronics, as well as to support PELS chapter activities by providing high-profile speakers for local chapter/section events.

Saeedifard is a leading expert on power electronics for energy conversion systems. In 2022 she was named an IEEE Fellow and was a recipient of the Nagamori Award. During her career, she has developed modular and scalable power conversion circuits for medium-and high-voltage application.

She has served on the technical program committees of the IEEE Power Electronics Society, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), and IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON). Saeedifard is also a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics.