Awards & Recognition
Harry Diamond Memorial Award
To honor individuals for distinguished technical
contributions in the field of electrotechnology while in U.S. government service.
Form of Recognition
One per year. If no suitable candidate is proposed
in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year.
Members of government bodies, laboratories and
technical organizations in the United States.
No current member of the IEEE Board of Directors,
the IEEE-USA Board of Directors, the IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Committee, or IEEE
staff may be candidates, or nominate or endorse candidates for this USAB award.
Proposals for nominations of candidates for this
award shall be made on nomination forms available from the IEEE-USA Office in Washington,
D.C. Nominations are solicited through the IEEE-USA website and via
publication of suitable notices in IEEE publications, and Section and Society newsletters.
In addition, a press release shall be made available to appropriate U.S. government
laboratories and technical organizations.
Form (PDF) ]
Members of the IEEE-USA Board of Directors, the
IEEE-USA Awards & Recognition Committee, and IEEE Staff are not permitted to nominate
or endorse a candidate for an IEEE-USA award.
Basis for Judging
Selection shall be based on outstanding technical
contributions in electrotechnology while serving in a U.S. government agency.
The IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Committee
shall evaluate all proposals and shall select the proposal which, in their judgment, is
best and second best as alternate, and recommend the proposed candidate to the IEEE-USA
Board of Directors for approval.
Presentation of the award shall normally be made
by the President, IEEE-USA or designee preferably at a major IEEE-USA Conference, such as
the PACE Workshop, or a major IEEE Conference or appropriate public affair. However, the
recipient shall be given a choice of location for the presentation.
The Citation should be proposed by the person
originating the nomination. It will be reviewed and modified as appropriate by the
IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Committee.
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Last Updated:20 May 2014
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