G. David Forney, Jr. accepts the IEEE Medal of Honor - Honors Ceremony 2016

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President Barry Shoop presents the prestigious IEEE Medal of Honor to G. David Forney, Jr. for in his integral work in coding theory, enabling today’s high speed communications networks. Forney influenced almost every major advance in coding theory during the span of his 50 year career in the field, revolutionizing the modern modem and creating the first high-speed telephone line modem. This medal is sponsored by the IEEE Foundation, given to an individual for an exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest. Learn more about the 2016 Honors Ceremony at https://www.ieee.org/about/awards/honors_ceremony.html

President Barry Shoop presents the prestigious IEEE Medal of Honor to G. David Forney, Jr. for in his integral work in coding theory, enabling today’s high speed communications networks. Forney influenced almost every major advance in coding theory.

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