The 2011 IEEE Honors Ceremony will be held on Saturday, 20 August at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Calif, USA, in conjunction with the 2011 Sections Congress. IEEE President, Moshe Kam, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies along with co-presenter, IEEE President-Elect, Gordon Day.
The theme for this year's ceremony is the Power of Persistence. The program for the evening will include the recognition of 27 recipients including the Medal of Honor recipient, Morris Chang.
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 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.
The IEEE Honors A P J Abdul Kalam with Honorary Membership at the 2011 IEEE Honors Ceremony.