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Deadline: IEEE Awards

Event Type
University of Illinois
Sep 15, 2021   All Day
Hannah Gorrie
Originating Calendar
Computer Science Department Events Calendar

IEEE-USA is seeking nominations for its annual awards and recognitions, given in one of three categories: professionalism, technical achievement, and literary contributions to public awareness and understanding of the engineering profession in the United States.


The deadline for these award nominations is Wednesday, September 15, 2021. For complete details, see the IEEE award page here: https://ieeeusa.org/volunteers/awards-recognition/


Professionalism Awards

The IEEE-USA Robert S. Walleigh Distinguished Contributions to Engineering Professionalism Award

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.

The IEEE-USA John Meredith Professional Service Award

To recognize key individuals for outstanding IEEE-USA volunteer efforts and contributions.

The IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Public Service

To honor an individual not currently in the practice of engineering for contributions in furthering the professional goals of IEEE in the United States by such means as (but not limited to) influencing laws or regulations benefiting the profession, industrial environments to foster professionalism curricula, or publications designed to enhance professionalism and other similar activities.

The IEEE-USA George F. McClure Citation of Honor

To honor IEEE members who have made exemplary contributions toward securing recognition of professional activities in the United States.

The IEEE-USA Jim Watson Student Professional Awareness Achievement Award

To recognize IEEE members for their contributions to Student-Professional Awareness Activities in the United States.

The 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.

The K-12 STEM Literacy Educator-Engineer Partnership Award

To honor pairs of K-12 teachers and engineers that, through their joint collaboration, provide learning experiences to precollege students, support the education and curriculum requirements of their educational institution, promote and increase the math, science and engineering awareness of student participants, and/or support the educational goals of the IEEE and IEEE-USA.


Technical Award

The IEEE-USA Harry Diamond Memorial Award

To honor individuals for distinguished technical contributions in the field of electrotechnology while in U.S. Government Service.


Literary Award

The IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding and the Advancement of the Engineering Profession

To recognize outstanding journalistic or other efforts that contribute to the enhancement and expansion of the public understanding and the advancement of the engineering profession in the United States.

For more details or to nominate a deserving colleague, visit: https://ieeeusa.org/volunteers/awards-recognition/.  Note self-nominations are not permitted.  Submissions will be accepted through 15 September 2021.

For questions, please contact Dr. Jason Hui, IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition Chair at jason.k.hui@ieee.org or David Iams, IEEE-USA Senior Manager, Career and Professional Activities at d.iams@ieee.org.

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