Accelerating Advances was the theme on Saturday, 29 June 2013 at the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony. Hosted at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, CA, USA. the event featured IEEE President Peter Staecker as Master of Ceremonies along with co-presenter IEEE President-Elect Roberto de Marca.
The Honors Ceremony recognizes IEEE's most prestigious Medal and Recognition recipients. Irwin Mark Jacobs, founding Chairman and Chief Executive Emeritus of Qualcomm, Inc., is recognized for the IEEE Medal of Honor, IEEE's highest-level award.
In addition, 19 IEEE Medals and Recognition were presented at the Honors Ceremony for areas including, wireless communications, photonics, navigation, space exploration, nano- and bio-engineering.
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IEEE Medal of Honor: For leadership and fundamental contributions to digital communications and wireless technology.
2013 IEEE Haraden Pratt Award: For vision and leadership in improving IEEE operations and governance, and for building a stronger foundation for IEEE's strategic future.
2013 IEEE Honors: IEEE & RSE Wolfson James Clerk Maxwell Award- Richard S. Muller & Richard M. White
2013 IEEE & RSE Wolfson James Clerk Maxwell Award: For pioneering innovation and leadership in micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS) technology
2013 IEEE Edison Medal: For pioneering, life-long contributions to and leadership in photonic devices and networks instrumental to global high-capacity optical networks.
IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal: For leadership and developments in fully adaptive radar, advanced space-time adaptive processing (STAP), knowledge-based signal processing, and waveform diversity
2013 IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies: For pioneering the development of navigation technology in automobiles.
IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal: For establishing a highly effective research-development manufacturing methodology that led to industry leadership in logic technology for advanced microprocessor products.
IEEE Jack S. Kilby Medal: For fundamental and pioneering contributions to speech coding.
2013 IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal: For fundamental contributions to coding theory that impacted voice-band modems and wireless communication.
IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology: For fundamental contributions to coding theory that impacted voice-band modems and wireless communication.
IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal: For contributions to lithographic manufacturing, including immersion lithography.
2013 IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award: For contributions to IEEE technical activities through leadership, strategic planning, public advocacy, and effective new programs, most notably Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS)
IEEE Simon Ramo Medal:For four decades of spacecraft system engineering excellence enabling space science projects, from the Viking landers to the Phoenix Mars polar lander
2013 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal: For contributions to the science and technology of optical communications enabling high-speed wavelength division multiplexing through the mitigation of the effects of fiber nonlinearity
IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr. Medal: For excellence in engineering education through creative and enduring leadership and innovative textbooks.
2013 IEEE Founders Medal: For leadership as a co-founder of a premier consulting firm that shaped modern acoustical practice and laid the groundwork for the Internet, and for public service
IEEE Medal in Power Engineering: For pioneering contributions to the methods of analyzing electromagnetic transients and optimal power flow in electric power systems.
IEEE John Von Neumann Medal: For fundamental abstractions to implement protection in operating systems and for the dataflow programming paradigm.
2013 IEEE Ernst Weber Managerial Leadership Award: For demonstrating exceptional business innovation and visionary entrepreneurial leadership in the telecommunications network industry.
2013 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award: For innovation and leadership in plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) technology for flat panel display manufacturing.
The 2013 Presidents' Change The World Competition Winners. The grand prize winner was revealed at the 2013 IEEE Honors Ceremony, held in San Diego California.