Nominations Needed for 2016 Awards

Nominations for 2016 IEEE medals, awards, recognitions, and prize papers are due 1 July 2015

8 December 2014

IEEE Medal of HonorFor an exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest.SPONSOR: IEEE Foundation

IEEE Alexander Graham Bell MedalFor exceptional contributions to the advancement of communications sciences and engineering.SPONSORS: Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent

IEEE Edison MedalFor a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering, or the electrical arts.SPONSOR: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety TechnologiesFor 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 MedalFor 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 MedalFor exceptional contributions to information sciences, systems, and technology.SPONSOR: Qualcomm Inc.

IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare TechnologyFor 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 MedalFor outstanding achievements in signal processing.SPONSOR: Texas Instruments Inc.

IEEE/RSE Wolfson James Clerk Maxwell AwardFor groundbreaking contributions that have had an exceptional impact on the development of electronics and electrical engineering or related fields.SPONSOR: Wolfson Microelectronics plc

IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr. Education MedalFor a career of outstanding contributions to education in the fields of interest of IEEE.SPONSORS: MathWorks, Pearson Education Inc., and IEEE Life Members Fund

IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa MedalFor outstanding contributions to material and device science and technology, including practical application.SPONSOR: The Federation of Electric Power Companies, Japan

IEEE Robert N. Noyce MedalFor exceptional contributions to the microelectronics industry.SPONSOR: Intel Foundation

IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and ApplicationsFor outstanding accomplishments in advancing the fields of radar technologies and their applications.SPONSOR: Raytheon Co.

IEEE Medal in Power EngineeringFor 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 MedalFor exceptional achievement in systems engineering and systems science.SPONSOR: Northrop Grumman Corp.

IEEE John von Neumann MedalFor outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology.SPONSOR: IBM Corp.

IEEE Honorary MembershipFor meritorious service to humanity in IEEE’s designated fields of interest. SPONSOR: IEEE


IEEE Corporate Innovation AwardFor an outstanding and exemplary innovation by an industrial entity, governmental or academic organization, or other corporate body within the fields of interest to the IEEE.SPONSOR: IEEE

IEEE Ernst Weber Managerial Leadership AwardFor exceptional managerial leadership in the fields of interest to the IEEE.SPONSOR: IEEE


IEEE Richard M. Emberson AwardFor distinguished service to the development, viability, advancement, and pursuit of the technical objectives of the IEEE.SPONSOR: IEEE Technical Activities Board

IEEE Haraden Pratt AwardFor outstanding service to the IEEE.SPONSOR: IEEE Foundation

IEEE prize papers

IEEE W.R.G. Baker AwardFor the most outstanding paper reporting original work published in any IEEE archival publications (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 AwardFor 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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