Nominations Needed: 2013

Nominations are being sought for 2013 IEEE medals, awards, recognitions, and prize papers. The deadline for nominations is 1 July 2012.

6 December 2011

IEEE Medal of Honor

For an exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest.

Sponsor: IEEE Foundation


IEEE Alexander 
Graham Bell Medal

For exceptional contributions to the advancement of communications sciences and engineering.

Sponsor: Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs


IEEE Edison Medal

For a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering, or the electrical arts.

Sponsor: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal

For a career of outstanding contributions to education in the fields of ­interest of IEEE.

Sponsors: MathWorks, National Instruments Foundation, Pearson Education, Inc., and IEEE Life Members Committee


IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies

For outstanding accomplishments in the application of technology in the fields of interest of IEEE that improve the environment and/or public safety.

Sponsor: Toyota Motor Corp.


IEEE Founders Medal

For outstanding contributions in the leadership, planning, and administration of affairs of great value to the electrical and electronics engineering profession. 

Sponsor: IEEE Foundation


IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal

For exceptional contributions to information sciences, systems, 
and technology.

Sponsor: Qualcomm, Inc.


IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology

For outstanding contributions and/or innovations in engineering within the fields of medicine, biology, and healthcare technology. 

Sponsor: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society


IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal

For outstanding achievements in ­signal processing.

Sponsor: Texas Instruments, Inc. 


IEEE Jun-Ichi 
Nishizawa Medal

For outstanding contributions to material and device science and technology, including practical application. 
Sponsors: The Federation of Electric Power Companies, Japan


IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal

For exceptional contributions to the microelectronics industry.

Sponsor: Intel Foundation


IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications

For outstanding accomplishments in advancing the fields of radar technologies and their applications.

Sponsor: Raytheon Co.


IEEE Medal in 
Power Engineering

For outstanding contributions to the technology associated with the generation, transmission, distribution, application, and utilization of electric power for the betterment of society.

Sponsors: IEEE Industry Applications, Industrial Electronics, Power Electronics, and Power & Energy societies


IEEE Simon Ramo Medal

For exceptional achievement in systems engineering and systems science.

Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Corp.


IEEE John Von Neumann Medal

For outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology.

Sponsor: IBM Corp.

IEEE/RSE Wolfson James Clerk Maxwell Award

For groundbreaking contributions that have had an exceptional impact on the development of electronics and electrical engineering or related fields.

Funded by Wolfson Microelectronics plc


IEEE Honorary Membership

For meritorious service to humanity in IEEE’s designated fields of interest. 

Sponsor: IEEE


IEEE Corporate Recognitions


IEEE Corporate Innovation Recognition

For outstanding and exemplary contributions by an industrial entity, governmental or academic organization, or other corporate body, which have resulted in major advancement of electrotechnology. 

Sponsor: IEEE


IEEE Ernst Weber Engineering Leadership Recognition

For exceptional managerial leadership in the fields of interest to the IEEE. 

Sponsor: IEEE


IEEE Service Awards


IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award

For distinguished service to the development, viability, advancement, and pursuit of the technical objectives of the IEEE. 

Sponsor: IEEE Technical Activities Board


IEEE Haraden 
Pratt Award

For outstanding service to the IEEE. 

Sponsor: IEEE Foundation


IEEE Prize Paper

IEEE W.R.G. Baker Award

For the most outstanding paper reporting original work published in any IEEE archival publication (such as transactions, journals, and letters), magazines, or proceedings.

Sponsors: IEEE Circuits and Systems, Communications, Control Systems, Information Theory, Power & Energy, Signal Processing, and Vehicular Technology societies 


IEEE Donald G. Fink Award

For the outstanding survey, review, or tutorial paper in any of the IEEE transactions, journals, magazines, 
or proceedings.

Sponsor: IEEE Life Members Committee



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