To honor IEEE members in the United States for a lifetime of dedicated efforts and successful accomplishments in advancing the social, economic, legal and ethical aims of IEEE professional activities. Maximum of one award presented per year.

Form of Recognition

Engraved Award.


One per year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year.


IEEE Members in the United States.


Proposals for nominations of candidates for this award shall be made via the online nomination portal.


Basis for Judging

Selection shall be based on the dedication, effort, quality, and most particularly on clearly successful accomplishment and achievement in advancing the social, economic, legal, and ethical aims of IEEE professional activities.


The IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Committee shall evaluate all proposals and shall select the proposal which, in their judgment, is best and recommend the proposed candidate to the IEEE-USA Board of Directors for approval.


The ARC will develop and arrange plans for the presentation of awards, which will be done at an annual Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with a major IEEE-USA conference or at other appropriate venues, and with consideration to the request of the approved award recipient.


Citation may be proposed by the person originating the nomination. It will be reviewed and modified as appropriate by the IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Committee.


David Iams
Career, Member, and Professional Activities Manager
+1 202 530 8374