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About IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition

Nominations are closed
for the 2014 Awards

See a listing of 2013
Awards Recipients

IEEE-USA has authorized the presentation of Awards and Recognition for the purpose of recognizing excellence, outstanding service and contributions in furtherance of its objectives. The awards are administered by IEEE-USA's Awards and Recognition Committee and have been approved by the IEEE Awards Board and the IEEE Board of Directors. IEEE-USA Awards are given to recognize professionalism, technical achievement, and literary contributions to public awareness and understanding of the engineering profession in the United States. In addition to IEEE-USA awards, other forms of recognition are also available, including awards from other entities within IEEE and also outside the organization.

IEEE-USA award recipients are announced each year at a special Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with the IEEE-USA Annual Meeting. 

The following listing of IEEE-USA awards includes links to information on each award, its purpose, form, frequency, eligibility, nomination and selection process, and presentation. Nomination forms for each award are available online from its descriptive page or can be obtained by contacting David Iams, d.iams@ieee.org.


IEEE-USA's Professionalism Awards

Robert S. Walleigh Distinguished Contributions to Engineering Professionalism Award
To honor members of the engineering profession for long-term dedicated effort and outstanding accomplishments in advancing the aims of IEEE professional activities in the United States.
[List of Past Recipients]

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Award for Distinguished Public Service
To honor individuals not currently in the practice of engineering for contributions to furthering the professional goals of IEEE in the United States. (These goals may by furthered by such means as promulgating laws or regulations benefiting the profession; influencing industrial environments to foster professionalism; creating curricula or publications designed to enhance professionalism; and other similar activities.)
[List of Past Recipients]

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George F. McClure Citation of Honor
To honor members who have made exemplary contributions toward achieving the aims of professional activities in the United States.
[List of Past Recipients]

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K-12 STEM Literacy Educator-Engineer Partnership Award
To recognize collaborative activities between K-12 educators and technical professionals who are IEEE members.
[List of Past Recipients]

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IEEE-USA Entrepreneur Achievement Award for Leadership in Entrepreneurial Spirit
To recognize a key individual who has been instrumental in furthering both entrepreneurial growth and spirit in the United States.
[List of Past Recipients]

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IEEE-USA Jim Watson Student Professional Awareness Achievement Award
To recognize key individuals for their contributions to Student-Professional Awareness Activities in the United States.

[List of Past Recipients]

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Regional/Divisional Professional Leadership Award
To recognize members for their outstanding leadership efforts in advancing the professional aims of IEEE within their Regional or Divisional entities.
[List of Past Recipients - Regional] / [List of Past Recipients - Divisional]

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Professional Achievement Award
To recognize significant specific contributions, achievements and individual and organizational efforts in the development and implementation of professional activities in the United States.
[List of Past Recipients]

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IEEE-USA's Awards for Technical Achievement

Harry Diamond Memorial Award
To honor individuals for distinguished technical contributions in the field of electrotechnology while in U.S. Government Service.
[List of Past Recipients]

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Electrotechnology Transfer Award
This award has been discontinued. If you were interested in nominating someone for this award, please nominate the person under the Harry Diamond Award.
[List of Past Recipients]

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IEEE-USA's Literary Awards

Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding and Advancement of the Engineering Profession
To recognize outstanding journalistic or other efforts that contribute to the enhancement and expansion of the public understanding andthe advancement of the engineering profession in the United States.
[List of Past Recipients]

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Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding of the Profession
This award is now merged with the Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Engineering Professionalism.
[List of Past Recipients]
Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Engineering Professionalism
This award is now merged with the Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding of the Profession.
 [List of Past Recipients]

Award News

IEEE-USA Announces 2013 Awards Recipients [see related page]
IEEE-USA has announced the recipients of its 2013 awards in recognition of professional, technical and literary contributions to public awareness and understanding of the engineering profession in the United States. The awards cremony took place 17 May 2014 at the IEEE-USA Annual Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island.

We are no longer accepting nominations for the 2014 cycle.

Previous IEEE-USA Awards Presentations

The 2010 awards were presented at the IEEE-USA Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas on 5 March 2011. Watch the video of the awards ceremony here.

The 2009 awards were presented at the IEEE-USA Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee on 6 March 2010. Watch the video of the awards ceremony here.

The 2008 awards were presented at the IEEE-USA Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah on 28 February 2009. Watch the video of the awards ceremony here.

The 2007 awards were presented at the IEEE-USA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana on 26 April 2008. Watch the video of the awards ceremony here.

 


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