IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Technical Award

To recognize outstanding contribution to or leadership in advancing instrumentation design or measurement technique.

Prize:
$2,000 ($4,000 total for shared awards), Plaque, and travel allowance of up to $1,000 ($2,000 total for shared awards) is granted on a need basis for the recipient(s) to attend the awards ceremony.
Funding:
Funded by the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society.
Presentation:
Awarded annually at the discretion of the I&M Society Awards Committee at the following year’s I2MTC awards ceremony.
Basis for Judging:
Recognizes an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contributions or leadership in advancing instrumentation design or measurement technique. The nomination must clearly indicate the achievements that define the excellence of the candidate and must reference/provide relevant documentation that is in/or not in/ the public domain. At least 2, but no more than 4, endorsements must be provided by individuals with close knowledge of a candidate’s activities that led to the achievements cited.
Eligibility:
Open to all, either individuals or groups. Must be a member of IEEE and the Instrumentation and Measurement Society at the time of nomination and presentation. Voting members of the Society Standing Awards Committee are not eligible. Nominees must exhibit actions that reflect positively on and enhance the reputation of the I&M Society. Eligibility and Selection process shall comply with procedures and regulation established in IEEE and Society/Council governing documents, particularly with IEEE Policy 4.4. on Awards Limitations (https://www.ieee.org/content/dam/ieee-org/ieee/web/org/ieee-policies.pdf). Previous award winners are not eligible.
Nomination Details:

Nomination Deadline: August 1

Note Regarding Endorsements: In addition to the Nominator’s letter, at least one, but no more than three support letters may be submitted.

Nomination Form:

Recipients

Dimitrios Georgakopoulos

For outstanding contributions to the use of Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer (JAWS) as a reference standard for the measurement of harmonics in distorted waveforms.


Ilya Budovsky

For outstanding contributions to the use of Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer (JAWS) as a reference standard for the measurement of harmonics in distorted waveforms.


Sam Benz

For outstanding contributions to the use of Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer (JAWS) as a reference standard for the measurement of harmonics in distorted waveforms.

Ruqiang Yan

For significant contributions to energy efficient sensing and advanced data analytics.

Tuan Guo

For outstanding contributions to the Advancement of Energy and Health monitoring technologies.

Julian Gardner

For outstanding contribution to the field of chemical sensing over a period of 25 years. Dr. Gardner is a pioneer in the measurement of gases and odors using electronic based instrumentation. He has designed and developed novel electronic nose instrumentation, which has been employed to measure complex smells from food production to disease detection.

Darine Haddad

For technical leadership in constructing the NIST watt balance and leading a measurement campaign to determine Planck’s constant to 34 parts in 1,000,000,000. In the record time of 5 years, Dr. Haddad assembled an apparatus that can realize the unit of mass in the redefined system of units.

Paolo Carbone

For outstanding contributions to the advancement of the state-of-the-art in the quantization of signals in digital instrumentation.

George Xiao

For outstanding contributions to the advancement and implementation of safety and security monitoring instrumentation and measurement technologies.

Robert X. Gao

For significantly advancing the state-of-the-art in electrical capacitance tomography instrument design.

Paolo Ferrari

For contributions to the analysis and experimental evaluation of clock synchronization in real-time applications for industry.

Dan Apetrei

For leadership in implementation of novel measurement solutions in power distribution systems.

Abdulmotaleb El Saddik

For outstanding contributions to multimedia computing.

Jacques L. Willems

For outstanding contributions to the analysis of electric power systems under nonsinusoidal conditions.

Thomas Linnenbrink

For leadership of the Society's TC-10 Waveform Generation, Measurement, and Analysis which runs five sub-committees and is active in developing or promoting five major IEEE standards.

John C. Eidson

For outstanding leadership in developing the IEEE 1588 Standard for Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems.

Mel Siegel

For dedicated service to the I&M Society as Treasurer and for leadership as Co-Chair of TC-22, TC-27, TC-28 and TC-30.

Kang Lee

For dedicated contributions and services to the Society as Chair of the TC-9 and developer of mini-transducer specifications.

Yves Rolain

For contributions to non-linear circuit technology.

Emil Petriu

For contributions to imaging processing systems, robotics, virtual reality and applications of artificial intelligence, fuzzy logic and neural networks.

Vincenzo Piuri

For outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of computational intelligence in measurement systems and industrial applications.

A. Ray Howland

For outstanding contributions to electrical engineering in the field of electromagnetic shielding and relating disciplines including measurements.

Jacques Vanier

For outstanding contributions to and leadership in the science of metrology and for dedication to the Instrumentation and Measurement Society.

Kenzo Watanabe

For outstanding contributions to the field of electrical engineering and switched-capacitor circuit techniques for instrumentation and measurement.

David W. Braudaway

For contributions to the field of electrical engineering in the development of primary standards, techniques and equipment to provide and improve precision measurements.

Bernard P. Gollomp

George B. Hoadley

For a lifetime of technological contributions in the field of electrical engineering education and as Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement for 24 years.

Robert Soderman

For technical contributions to the field of high frequency and microwave measurements, for skillful guidance and management of engineers engaged in development of electronic test equipment, and for personal dedication to the Instrumentation and Measurement Society.


Andrew Dunn

For a lifelong achievement and dedication in the field of physical and written electrical standards.

William J. M. Moore

Joseph F. Keithley