Past Recipients

This award is now merged with the Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding and Advancement of the Engineering Profession.

Year Recipient Citation
2011 Patrick Thibodeau For outstanding literary effort in reporting on engineering technology and public policy
2010 Robert Kanigel For his substantial body of work on science, technology, and engineering and their place in the world.
2009 Lee Howard For investigative reports on the misuse of the H-1B Visa Program.
2008 RichardA. Ellis For substantial and sustained contributions that have significantly improved the understanding of science and engineering labor markets by professionals and public policymakers.
2002 David E. Brown For his book, Inventing Modern America:  From the Microwave to the Mouse.
2002 Abigail J. Sellen and
Richard H. R. Harper
For Co-Authoring the book, The Myth of the Paperless Office.
2001 Todd Yuzuriha For his book, How to Succeed As An Engineer:  A Practical Guide to Enhance Your Career.
2001 Ellen E. Schultz For her contributions to the understanding of pension and pension portability issues via her articles for The Wall Street Journal.
1997 Karen W. Ferguson Recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1996 Irving J. Gabelman Recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1995 Lawrence P. Grayson Recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1994 Steven Marcus Recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1993 Jonathan A. Titus Recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1992 Roland Schinzinger Recognizing their outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1992 Michael W. Martin Recognizing their outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1991 Robert K. Bellinger Recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions through their literary efforts to the advancement of the U. S. professional objectives of IEEE.
1990 Samuel C. Florman For his book The Civilized Engineer, with its thought-provoking essays on engineering, its status in society and role in our technological future.
1988 Larry Dwon For his writings on engineering professionalism in power- and utility-oriented publications, as well as IEEE, honorary society, and other publications.

Nominations Deadline:
9 September 2017

Nominations are now open. Please visit our nominations page
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