IEEE Plasma Science and Applications (PSAC) Award 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


The IEEE PSAC 2017 prize was awarded to Alan Phelps in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of Plasma Science, citing
"…ground-breaking and influential contributions to the field of plasma science, including plasma diagnostics, plasma waves, plasma-surface interactions, beam instabilities, ionospheric plasmas, magnetospheric science and novel microwave radiation sources."
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsThe Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


  • plasma science
  • plasmas
  • plasma physics
  • microwave sources
  • mm-waves
  • plasma science and applications
  • PSAC
  • mm-wave sources