Nominations Sought for IEEE Eta Kappa Nu Awards

Honor society looking for six outstanding candidates

21 January 2013

Eta Kappa Nu, IEEE’s honor society, is seeking nominations for its awards program. The six IEEE-HKN awards recognize students, academics, and industry professionals who have made outstanding contributions to society and who exemplify a balance of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Past recipients have gone on to make major contributions to the electrical and computer engineering fields and IEEE-designated fields of interest and hold noteworthy positions in academia, industry, and government.

You have until 30 April to nominate a person for four awards:

  • Outstanding Young Professional Award—presented to exceptional young engineers who have demonstrated significant accomplishments in their career.
  • C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teacher Award—recognizes the central and crucial role of college professors in training and motivating future electrical and computer engineers and in the IEEE fields of interest
  • Vladimir Karapetoff Outstanding Technical Achievement Award—recognizes career accomplishments of a practitioner of electrical or computer engineering and in the IEEE designated fields of interest who has distinguished him- or herself through an invention, development, or discovery in the field of electrical or computer technology.
  • Distinguished Service Award—recognizes those members who have devoted years of service to Eta Kappa Nu, resulting in significant benefits to the society’s members.

You have until 30 June to nominate a chapter or person for two awards:

Questions? Send them to or visit Eta Kappa Nu's website.

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