2022 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony
The 2022 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) & Honors Ceremony was held at the San Diego Marriott Marina on Friday, 6 May. IEEE’s premier event showcases the innovation and creativity of engineering, science, and technology with talks in the areas of cloud computing, encryption/security, machine learning, aerospace technology, Metaverse and more. IEEE Young Professionals hosted a Red Carpet Reception before the Honors Ceremony, an evening of celebration of renowned icons whose work has served as a catalyst and propelled the major advances we have today.
Qualcomm hosted an “Evening of Innovation,” a panel on 5 May 2022 at Qualcomm Headquarters in San Diego, California.
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2022 IEEE HONORS CEREMONY
IEEE honors renowned icons whose work has served as a catalyst and propelled the major advances we have today.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Medal of Honors & Recipient - Asad M. Madni
Asad M. Madni received the 2022 IEEE Medal of Honor, “For pioneering contributions to the development and commercialization of innovative sensing and systems technologies, and for distinguished research leadership.”
The IEEE Medal of Honor, established in 1917, is the highest...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award - Sunculture
Receiving the prestigious IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award in 2022, Sunculture is a climate-smart agriculture company for smallholder farming that design, manufacture, finance, and service Internet of Things-enabled solar energy system and irrigation equipment.
Sunculture is contributing to a food-secure, climate-resilient, and economically empowered...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Mars Helicopter
The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory receives the 2022 IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award for the ingenuity of their Mars Helicopter, the first aircraft to make a powered controlled flight on a planet in our solar system other than the Earth.
The IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award is presented to a company...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award - Frederick C. Mintzer
Fred Mintzer receives the 2022 IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award, “For outstanding leadership of technical activities including the IEEE Collabratec and TAB technology-centric communities.”
The IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award was established by the IEEE Board of...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Haraden Pratt Award - Joseph V. Lillie
Joseph Lillie receives the 2022 IEEE Haraden Pratt Award “For sustained and outstanding focus on the engagement of volunteers and staff in implementing continuous improvement of IEEE operations.”
The IEEE Haraden Pratt Award was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Corporate Innovation Award - The Argo Program
The Argo Program receives the 2022 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award “For innovation in large-scale autonomous observations in oceanography with global impacts in marine and climate science and technology.”
The IEEE Corporate Innovation Recognition was established by...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Honorary Membership - Calyampudi Radhakrishna (C.R.) Rao
Calyampudi Radhakrishna (C.R.) Rao received the IEEE Honorary Membership “For contributions to fundamental statistical theories and their applications to engineering and science, particularly in signal processing and communications.”
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Theodore W. Hissey Outstanding Young Professional Award - Edhem Custovic
Edhem Custovic receives the 2022 IEEE Theodore W. Hissey Outstanding Young Professional Award “For leadership in the empowerment and development of technology professionals globally.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Edison Medal - Alan C. Bovik
Alan C. Bovik receives the 2022 IEEE Edison Medal "For pioneering high-impact scientific and engineering contributions leading to the perceptually optimized global streaming and sharing of visual media.”
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal - Ned Mohan
Ned Mohan receives the 2022 IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal “For leadership in power engineering education by developing courses, textbooks, labs, and a faculty network.”
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE John von Neumann Medal - Deborah Estrin
Deborah Estrin received the 2022 IEEE John von Neumann Medal “For leadership in mobile and wireless sensing systems technologies and applications, including personal health management.”
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies - Masato Sagawa & John J. Croat
John J. Croat and Masato Sagawa received the 2022 IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies "For contributions to the development of rare earth-iron-boron permanent magnets for use in high-efficiency motors, generators, and other devices."
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology - James G. Fujimoto
James G. Fujimoto receives the 2022 IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology “For pioneering the development and commercialization of optical coherence tomography for medical imaging and diagnostics.”
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal - Anantha Chandrakasan
Anantha Chandrakasan receives the 2022 IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal “For contributions to ultralow-power circuits and systems, and for leadership in academia and advancing diversity in the profession.”
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Founders Medal - John Brooks Slaughter
John Brooks Slaughter received the IEEE Founders Medal in 2022 For leadership and administration significantly advancing inclusion and racial diversity in the engineering profession across government, academic, and nonprofit organizations.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal - David L. Donoho
David L. Donoho received the IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal in 2022 for groundbreaking contributions to sparse signal recovery and compressed sensing.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal - Madhu Sudan
Madhu Sudan received the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal in 2022 for fundamental contributions to probabilistically checkable proofs and list decoding of Reed-Solomon codes.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Frances E. Allen Medal - Eugene W. Myers & Webb Miller
Eugene W. Myers & Webb Miller receive the IEEE Frances E. Allen Medal in 2022 for pioneering contributions to sequence analysis algorithms and their applications to biosequence search, genome sequencing, and comparative genome analyses.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal - P.R. Kumar
P.R. Kumar received the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 2022 for seminal contributions to the modeling, analysis, and design of wireless networks.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal - Ingo Wolff
Ingo Wolff received the IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal in 2022 for the development of numerical electromagnetic field analysis techniques to design advanced mobile and satellite communication systems.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal - Umesh K. Mishra
Umesh K. Mishra received the IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal in 2022 for contributions to the development of gallium nitride-based electronics.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal - Jason (Jingsheng) Cong
Jason (Jingsheng) Cong received the IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal in 2022 for fundamental contributions to electronic design automation and FPGA design methods.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications - Moeness G. Amin
Moeness G. Amin received the IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications in 2022 for contributions to radar signal processing across a wide range of applications including through-the-wall imaging and health monitoring.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Medal in Power Engineering - Thomas M. Jahns
Thomas M. Jahns received the IEEE Medal in Power Engineering in 2022 for contributions to the development of high-efficiency permanent magnet machines and drives.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: IEEE Simon Ramo Medal - Pravin P. Varaiya
Pravin P. Varaiya received the IEEE Simon Ramo Medal in 2022 for seminal contributions to the engineering, analysis, and design of complex energy, transportation, and communication systems.
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: MC - Marguerite Gong Hancock
The 2022 IEEE VICS Master of Ceremonies, Marguerite Gong Hancock, is the Vice President of Innovation & Programming at the Computer History Museum where she leads innovation across programming, education, and diversity and inclusion.
From public education series to thought leadership initiatives, Gong Hancock leads...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: Your Robot Butler Has Arrived - Dr. Harry Kloor
Discussing the latest robotics available and identifying economic trends, Dr. Kloor gives a closer look at the Beomi platform and the AI brain that could supplement the workforce in the near future.
Dr. Harry Kloor is a successful serial entrepreneur, scientist, technologist, educator, policy advisor...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: Aerospace Technologies Panel
Moderated by IEEE’s Glenn Zorpette, this panel entitled, “Space Exploration: The Next 20 Years” with panelists Josh Brost of Relativity Space, Dr Soyeon Yi of NOEL Co. Ltd., and Tim Canham, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, discusses the future of space travel and space exploration at the 2022 IEEE VIC Summit.
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2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: Smart Cities, Digital Twins, & Reality Modeling - Mark Schneider
Featured speaker Mark Schneider, Bentley Systems, discusses the vision and innovation of iTwin, a digital twin platform with varying infrastructure applications.
Mark Schneider Is a Global Enterprise Success Manager with Bentley Systems, where he is responsible for...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: Web3 & Decentralization - Siavash Alamouti
Featured speaker Siavash Alamouti presents his talk entitled, ‘Future of the Internet: Web3 & Decentralization’ at the 2022 IEEE VIC Summit.
Siavash Alamouti is the Executive Chairman of the Board at mimik. He was the EVP of R&D at Wells Fargo from March 2020 until December 2021. Prior to that, he was the President & CEO of mimik from January 2014 until...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: Future of Networking in Cloud Computing - Jean He
Jean He, Uber, presents the ‘Future of Networking in Cloud Computing’
Jean He is a Principal Network Engineer at Uber. She has led, drove, and contributed to the technology roadmap, architecture, and design of Uber’s data center, backbone, and cloud network infrastructure to provide...
2022 IEEE VIC SUMMIT: Creating a Human-Centered Metaverse - Dr. David Krum
Dr. David Krum, CSU, speaks on the topic, ‘Creating a Human-Centered Metaverse’ at the IEEE 2022 VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony Gala.
Dr. David Krum is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the California State University, Los Angeles will address some technologies and motivations for building the Metaverse, potential problems that...