2016 IEEE Technical Field Awards

Nominations for these 33 awards are due by 31 January 2015

6 June 2014

IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award
For outstanding contributions to the field of biomedical engineering.
SPONSORS: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Circuits and Systems, and Computational Intelligence societies

IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award
For outstanding contributions to nanotechnology and miniaturization in the electronics arts.
SPONSOR: Brunetti Bequest

IEEE Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Award
For meritorious contributions to the advancement of components, electronic packaging, or manufacturing technologies.
SPONSOR: IEEE Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Society

IEEE Control Systems Award
For outstanding contributions to control systems engineering, science, or technology.
SPONSOR: IEEE Control Systems Society

IEEE Electromagnetics Award
For outstanding contributions to electromagnetics in theory, application, or education.
SPONSORS: IEEE Antennas and Propagation, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, and Microwave Theory and Techniques societies

IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award
For an outstanding contribution to the advancement of speech and/or audio signal processing.
SPONSOR: IEEE Signal Processing Society

IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing
For an outstanding contribution to the advancement of signal processing, other than in the areas of speech and audio processing.
SPONSORS: IEEE Circuits and Systems and Signal Processing societies

IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award
For outstanding contributions to solid-state devices and technology.
SPONSOR: IEEE Electron Devices Society

IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award
For outstanding contributions to electric transmission and distribution.
SPONSORS: Robert and Ruth Halperin Foundation, in memory of the late Herman and Edna Halperin, and IEEE Power & Energy Society

IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award
For outstanding contributions in the field of consumer electronics technology.
SPONSOR: Sony Corp.

IEEE Internet Award
For exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility, and/or end-use applications.
SPONSOR: Nokia Corp.

IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award
For outstanding contributions to information storage systems, with emphasis on computer storage systems.
SPONSOR: Hitachi Data Systems

IEEE Richard Harold Kaufmann Award
For outstanding contributions in industrial systems engineering.
SPONSOR: IEEE Industry Applications Society

IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation and Measurement
For outstanding contributions in electrical measurements.
SPONSORS: Keithley Instruments and IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society

IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award
For an outstanding contribution to the fundamentals of any aspect of electronic circuits and systems that has a long-term significance or impact.
SPONSOR: IEEE Circuits and Systems Society

IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award
For outstanding contributions to the integration of computers and communications.
SPONSOR: NEC Corp.

IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award
For outstanding contribution(s) to the advancement of power electronics.
SPONSOR: IEEE Power Electronics Society

IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies
For outstanding contributions to emerging technologies recognized within recent years.
SPONSOR: Motorola Foundation

IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits
For outstanding contributions to solid-state circuits.
SPONSOR: IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society

IEEE Frederik Philips Award
For outstanding accomplishments in the management of research and development resulting in effective innovation in the electrical and electronics industry.
SPONSOR: Philips Electronics N.V.

IEEE Photonics Award
For outstanding achievement(s) in photonics.
SPONSOR: IEEE Photonics Society

IEEE Robotics and Automation Award
For contributions in the field of robotics and automation.
SPONSOR: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award
For outstanding contribution(s) to the advancement of the design, practice, techniques, or theory in biologically and linguistically motivated computational paradigms, including but not limited to neural networks, connectionist systems, evolutionary computation, fuzzy systems, and hybrid intelligent systems in which these paradigms are contained.
SPONSOR: IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

IEEE David Sarnoff Award
For exceptional contributions to electronics.
SPONSOR: IEEE David Sarnoff Award Fund

IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award
For outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear and plasma sciences and engineering.
SPONSOR: IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Award
For significant technological achievements and contributions to the establishment, development, and proliferation of innovative societal infrastructure systems through the application of information technology with an emphasis on distributed computing systems.
SPONSORS: Hitachi Ltd. and IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award
For exceptional contributions to the development and/or advancement of standards in electrical and electronics engineering.
SPONSOR: IEEE Standards Association

IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award
For outstanding contributions to communications technology.
SPONSORS: Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent

IEEE Nikola Tesla Award
For outstanding contributions to the generation and utilization of electric power.
SPONSORS: Grainger Foundation and IEEE Power & Energy Society

IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award
For outstanding early- to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.
SPONSORS: Dr. Kiyo Tomiyasu, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, and IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society

IEEE Transportation Technologies Award
For advances in technologies within the fields of interest to the IEEE as applied in transportation systems.
SPONSORS: IEEE Industry Applications, Industrial Electronics, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Microwave Theory and Techniques, Power Electronics, Power & Energy, and Vehicular Technology societies

Teaching Awards

IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award
For inspirational teaching of graduate students in the IEEE fields of interest.
SPONSOR: Leon K. Kirchmayer Memorial Fund

IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award
For inspirational teaching of undergraduate students in the fields of interest of IEEE.
SPONSOR: IEEE Education Society


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