2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
 May 11, 2018San Francisco, CA

The IEEE Awards presented are an expression of recognition for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications, environmental and safety technologies, computer science and engineering, engineering education, as well as, the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences and technologies and their application.

The IEEE Honors Ceremony Gala took place 11 May after a day-long event called the IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (VICS).

Below are recordings from the 2018 Honors Ceremony, and at right are recordings from VICS.

Full Ceremony Recording
  • 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony - Full Stream
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  • 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony - Full Stream

    Full unedited live stream playback of the 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony. The Awards presented are an expression of recognition for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications, environmental and safety technologies, computer science and engineering, engineering education, as well as, the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences and technologies and their application.

2018 IEEE Awardee Speeches
  • Opening Introduction - IEEE Spectrum Technology Service to Society Award: Project Loon - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • Opening Introduction - IEEE Spectrum Technology Service to Society Award: Project Loon - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Welcome to the 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony, held in San Francisco, California on Friday, May 11th. IEEE President Jim Jeffries, alongside 2018 IEEE President-Elect José Moura, set the stage for the 2018 honorees, and present the IEEE Spectrum Medal to Project Loon.

  • IEEE Medal of Honor - Bradford W. Parkinson - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Medal of Honor - Bradford W. Parkinson - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Bradford W. Parkinson receives the IEEE Medal of Honor for his wide-ranging reach and accomplishments that have impacted almost all aspects of modern day life.

  • IEEE Haraden Pratt Award - Loretta Arellano - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Haraden Pratt Award - Loretta Arellano - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Loretta Arellano receives the 2018 IEEE Haraden Pratt Award for dedicated leadership, promoting innovation and development, and balancing her career with IEEE Service. Arellano is being recognized as she makes IEEE more efficient in carrying out its mission.

  • IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award - ASML - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award - ASML - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    ASML, a Dutch company and currently the largest supplier in the world of photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry, receives the IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award for its Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography system.

  • IEEE Edison Medal - Eli Yablonovich - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Edison Medal - Eli Yablonovich - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    IEEE Fellows and newly elected Fellows are acknowledged, as well as medal sponsors present at the event. Following these recognitions, Eli Yablonovich receives the IEEE Edison Medal for his work creating antennas, lasers and solar cells, essential to the lives of billions.

  • IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications - Mark E. Davis - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications - Mark E. Davis - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Mark E. Davis receives the IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications for transforming the radar community for his visionary leadership.

  • IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies - Jerome Faist and Frank K. Tittell - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies - Jerome Faist and Frank K. Tittell - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Together, Jerome Faist and Frank K. Tittell receive the IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies for their pioneering advancements in the use of quantum-based laser detection tools that continue to illuminate the understanding of our ecosystem.

  • IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal - Tsugio Makimoto - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal - Tsugio Makimoto - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Tsugio Makimoto receives the IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal and is being recognized for his vision and expertise in high-speed memories and microprocessors that led to the development of technology that provides the basis for most of today’s electronic devices.

  • IEEE Honorary Membership - Anton Zeilinger and Mike Lazaridis - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Honorary Membership - Anton Zeilinger and Mike Lazaridis - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Quantum Physicist Anton Zeilinger receives the IEEE Honorary Membership for his visionary contributions to quantum communications. Innovator Mike Lazaridis also receives the IEEE Honorary Membership for his revolutionary contributions to quantum physics.

  • IEEE Medal in Power Engineering - Hirofumi Akagi - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Medal in Power Engineering - Hirofumi Akagi - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Hirofumi Akagi receives the IEEE Medal in Power Engineering for advancing the direction of power electronics through groundbreaking technology and expertise.

  • IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal - Bede Liu - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal - Bede Liu - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Princeton Professor Emeritus Bede Liu receives the IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal for his pioneering concepts for time and power-efficient implementation of digital signal processing algorithms that have an impact on our daily lives.

  • IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal - Erdal Arikan - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal - Erdal Arikan - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Professor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Bilkent University, Ankara, Erdal Arikan receives the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal. Professor Arikan is being for his innovations that are integral to our communication.

  • IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award - Donald N. Heirman - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award - Donald N. Heirman - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Donald N. Heirman receives the IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award for Standardization of Electromagnetic Compatibility, reducing low and radio frequency noise in telephone circuits, and designing and operating compliance test facilities over the course of 30 years at Bell Labs.

  • IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal - Joe C. Campbell - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal - Joe C. Campbell - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Joe C. Campbell receives the IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal for his groundbreaking work advanced the internet and high bandwidth communications networks that are essential to our lives.

  • IEEE Simon Ramo Medal - Heinz Stoewer - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Simon Ramo Medal - Heinz Stoewer - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Heinz Stoewer receives the IEEE Simon Ramo Medal for his profound innovations in creating elegant connections through complex system that continue to benefit the world.

  • IEEE Alexander Graham Bell - Nambi Seshadri - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Alexander Graham Bell - Nambi Seshadri - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Nambi Seshadri receives the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell and is being recognized for his leadership and breakthrough technologies, which are the basis for today’s smartphones.

  • IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal - Thomas Haug and Philippe Dupuis - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal - Thomas Haug and Philippe Dupuis - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Together, Thomas Haug and Philippe Dupuis receive the IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal for their extraordinary vision that provided the foundation for Global Data Communications as we know it.

  •  IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr Education Medal - Delores M. Etter - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr Education Medal - Delores M. Etter - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Delores M. Etter receives the IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr Education Medal for her innovative thinking that continues to transform the learning process for engineering students around the world.

  • IEEE John von Neumann Medal - Patrick Cousot - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE John von Neumann Medal - Patrick Cousot - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Patrick Cousot receives the IEEE John von Neumann Medal for his revolutionary work in the world of computer programming.

  • IEEE Founders Medal - Narayana Murthy - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Founders Medal - Narayana Murthy - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    IT industrialist and co-founder of InfoSys, Narayana Murthy receives the IEEE Founders Medal and is being recognized for using his engineering success - and the power of technology - to help reshape the progress of an entire country.

  • IEEE Corporate Innovation Award - Pixar Animation Studios - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony
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  • IEEE Corporate Innovation Award - Pixar Animation Studios - 2018 IEEE Honors Ceremony

    Pixar Animation Studios receives the IEEE Corporate Innovation Award for moving 2D cell animation to full 3D computer animation, also used beyond the entertainment industry in scientific visualization and medical imaging.