2011 IEEE Honors Ceremony

San Francisco

The 2011 IEEE Honors Ceremony, held on Saturday, 20 August at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Calif, USA, was in conjunction with the 2011 Sections Congress. IEEE President, Moshe Kam, served as the Master of Ceremonies along with co-presenter, IEEE President-Elect, Gordon Day.

The theme for this year's ceremony was the Power of Persistence. The program for the evening included the recognition of 27 recipients including the Medal of Honor recipient, Morris Chang.


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Full Ceremony Recording

2011 IEEE Honors Ceremony

The 2011 IEEE Honors Ceremony took place in San Francisco, California, where IEEE President Moshe Kam, and IEEE President-Elect, Gordon Day, co hosted the ceremony that honors scientists, technologists, and engineering professionals who have helped positively shape today's world.

2011 IEEE Awardee Speeches

2011 IEEE Honors : IEEE HKN Eminent Member Recognition- Leah H. Jamieson

Eminent Member recognition is conferred upon those select few whose technical attainment and contributions to society through leadership in the fields of electrical and computer engineering have resulted in significant benefits to humankind. Since 1950, only 125 individuals have been selected to receive this honor. In September 2010, IEEE and HKN merged to form IEEE Eta Kappa Nu. For a full listing of Eminent Members, visit the website, www.hkn.org


IEEE Medal of Honor 2011: Morris Chang

2011 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient, Morris Chang, received this award for his outstanding leadership in the semiconductor industry. This program highlights Dr. Chang's career, focusing on TSMC, the world's first dedicated integrated circuits foundry company, that he founded in 1987.