2023 IEEE VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony
The IEEE VIC Summit and Ceremony – IEEE’s premier event that highlights the innovation and creativity of engineering, science, and technology through provocative, educational, and inspiring talks with a vision for the future. The event draws in individuals from all over the world, from student-young professionals to mid-high-level professionals in the tech ecosystem.
2023 IEEE Medal of Honor: Vinton G. Cerf
For co-creating the Internet architecture and providing sustained leadership in its phenomenal growth in becoming society’s critical infrastructure.
2023 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal: Ingeborg J. Hochmair and Erwin Hochmair
For the research, development, and realization of multichannel microelectronic cochlear implants
2023 IEEE Dennis J Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications: Alberto Moreira
For leadership and innovative concepts in the design, deployment, and utilization of airborne and space-based radar systems
2023 IEEE John von Neumann Medal: Tom Leighton
For fundamental contributions to algorithm design and their application to content delivery networks
2023 IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal: Luc Van den hove
For leadership in creating a worldwide research ecosystem in nanoelectronics technology with applications ranging from high-performance computing to health
2023 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal: Azad M. Madni
For pioneering contributions to model-based systems engineering, education, and industrial impact using interdisciplinary approaches.
2023 IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal: Mau-Chung Frank Chang
For contributions to heterojunction device technology and CMOS System-on Chip realizations with unprecedented reconfigurability and bandwidth.
2023 IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal: James S. Harris
For contributions to epitaxial growth and nanofabrication of materials and heterojunction devices.
2023 IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal: Frank R. Kschischang
For contributions to the theory and practice of error-correcting codes and optical communications.
2023 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering: Kamal Al-Haddad
For contributions to power electronics converters for power quality and industrial applications.
2023 IEEE Founders Medal: Rodney Allen Brooks
For leadership in research and commercialization of autonomous robotics, including mobile, humanoid, service, and manufacturing robots.
2023 IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal: Melba Crawford
For contributions to remote sensing technology and leadership in its application for the benefit of humanity
2023 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal: José Manuel Fonseca de Moura
For contributions to the theory and practice of statistical, graph, and distributed signal processing
2023 IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology: Rebecca Richards-Kortum
For contributions to optical solutions for cancer detection and leadership in establishing the field of global health engineering
2023 IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr. Education Medal: James Joseph Truchard
For the development of LabVIEW and establishing worldwide programs to enhance hands-on learning in laboratories and classrooms
2023 IEEE Frances E. Allen Medal: Lydia E. Kavraki
For foundational probabilistic algorithms and randomized search methods that have broad impact in robotic motion planning and computational biology
2023 IEEE Edison Medal: Hiroyuki Matsunami
For pioneering contributions to the development of silicon carbide material and its applications to electronic power devices
2023 IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies: David James Coe, Gerald Deboy, and Tatsuhiko Fujihara
For contributions to the concept and realization of super junction power devices that significantly improve power efficiency
2023 IEEE President’s Award: Doreen Bogdan-Martin
For distinguished leadership and contributions to the public
2023 IEEE Theodore W. Hissey Outstanding Young Professional Award: Anna Zakrzewska
For contributions in telecommunications research and innovation, leading to global commercialization, while inspiring tomorrow’s young technology leaders through STEM volunteering work
2023 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award: DENSO Corporation
For the innovation of QR (quick response) codes and their widespread use across the globe
2023 IEEE Honorary Membership: Donna Strickland
For contributions to the demonstration of chirped pulse amplification, a method to increase output power in ultrashort pulse solid-state lasers.
2023 IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award: W. Ross Stone
For sustained contributions to and impactful leadership in the IEEE Technical Activities publication enterprise
2023 IEEE Haraden Pratt Award: Marko Delimar
For inspired vision and steadfast leadership in improving global IEEE influence, member engagement, and governance.
2023 IEEE VIC Summit: Fireside Chat with Vinton G. Cerf
Katie Hafner sits down with 2023 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient Vinton G. Cerf for a chat at the 2023 IEEE VIC Summit
2023 IEEE VIC Summit: Innovators Showcase Panel
Moderated by Hope Merritt III, Panelists Melba Crawford, James J. Truchard & Luc Van den hove discuss innovations in the tech space.
2023 IEEE VIC Summit: Navigating the Technology Industry Panel
Moderated by Tracy Daniels, Panelists Anna Zakrzewska, Erwin Hochmair, Ingeborg J. Hochmair & Nimmi Ramanujam discuss the challenges of navigating the tech industry.
2023 IEEE VIC Summit: Event Partner Showcase
Rahul Saxena & Arijit Raychowdhury welcome the crowd to Georgia and describe their respective engineering programs.
2023 IEEE VIC Summit: Artificial Intelligence & ChatGPT Panel
Moderated by Tim Gitau, Panelists Rodney Allen Brooks, Lydia E. Kavraki & Carlotta Berry discuss Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT’s role in today’s tech landscape.
2023 IEEE VIC Summit: Alaa J. Mousa Featured Talk
Alaa J. Mousa, Deputy CEO at Earthlink Telecoms Iraq, delivers a talk entitled “Building a future-ready digital ecosystem” at the 2023 IEEE VIC Summit
2023 IEEE VIC Summit: Scott Frank Featured Talk
Scott Frank, Deputy President at AT&T Intellectual Property, delivers a talk entitled “Making the world a better place with intellectual property” at the 2023 IEEE VIC Summit.