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:
- Outstanding Chapter Award—recognizes excellence in IEEE-HKN college chapters for their activities.
- Alton B. Zerby and Carl T. Koerner Student Award (known as the Outstanding Student Award [OSA])—recognizes outstanding scholastic excellence and high moral character, coupled with demonstrated exemplary service to classmates, university, community, and country.