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IEEE Standards Association Recognizes Exceptional Contributions in Standards Development
[December 04, 2017]

IEEE Standards Association Recognizes Exceptional Contributions in Standards Development


IEEE (News - Alert), the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the recipients of the 2017 IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Awards, which were presented at the annual awards ceremony on Sunday, 3 December 2017, at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey, USA.

IEEE-SA Awards honor recipients for their outstanding participation in leading standards development. The 2017 IEEE-SA categories and recipients include:

IEEE-SA Conformity Assessment Award:

  • Allen R. Goldstein, IEEE Senior Member

    For major contributions to the development and promotion of IEEE standards products through conformity assessment activities

IEEE Educational Activities Board/SA Standards Education Award:

  • Hemchandra M. Shertukde, IEEE Senior Member

    For significant and/or regular contributions to standards education

IEEE-SA Emerging Technology Award:

  • Erik Jan Marinissen, IEEE Fellow
  • IEEE 802.11™ Working Group

    For advancing, initiating, or progressing a new technology within the IEEE-SA open consensus process

IEEE-SA International Award:

  • Giorgi Bit-Babik, IEEE Senior Member
  • Craig A. Colopy, IEEE Member

    For extraordinary contribution to establishing IEEE-SA as a world-class leader in standardization

IEEE-SA Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • Philip J. Hopkinson, IEEE Life Fellow

    For significant technical contributions to a standards committee or IEEE field of interest

IEEE-SA Standards Medallion Recipients:

  • Mark Adamiak, IEEE Fellow
  • Alfred Asterjadhi, IEEE Senior Member
  • Jeffrey A. Burnworth, IEEE Senior Member
  • Carlos Cordeiro, IEEE Senior Member
  • Benjamin Cotts, IEEE Senior Member
  • Chengwei Dai, IEEE Standards Association Member
  • Victor Huang, IEEE Life Senior Member
  • Charles W. Johnson, Jr., IEEE Seior Member
  • Glen Kramer, IEEE Senior Member
  • Leonardo Lima, IEEE Senior Member
  • Richard Mellitz, IEEE Member
  • Bertrand Poulin, IEEE Senior Member
  • George Zimmerman, IEEE Senior Member

    For major contributions to the development of standards

IEEE Charles Proteus (News - Alert) Steinmetz Award:

  • David John Law, IEEE Senior Member


    For contributions to the development of standards in the field of electrical and electronics engineering

The Ron Waxman Design Automation Standards Committee Meritorious Service Award:

  • Karen Pieper, IEEE Member

    For outstanding service exemplifying the spirit of the Design Automation Standards Committee (DASC)

"IEEE-SA is honored to award these exceptional individuals for their continued and outstanding contributions to standards development," said Don Wright, president of the IEEE Standards Association. "Advancing technology for the benefit of humanity would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of these honorees. These IEEE-SA Awards allow us to express our gratitude for excellent work in standards development."

IEEE-SA awards are bestowed upon eligible individuals, IEEE-SA members, and/or member organizations. Nominations are encouraged. For additional information visit the IEEE-SA Awards webpage.

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About the IEEE Standards Association

The IEEE Standards Association, a globally recognized standards-setting body within IEEE, develops consensus standards through an open process that engages industry and brings together a broad stakeholder community. IEEE standards set specifications and best practices based on current scientific and technological knowledge. The IEEE-SA has a portfolio of over 1,200 active standards and over 650 standards under development. For more information visit theĀ IEEE-SA Web site.

About IEEE

IEEE is the largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice in a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers, and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power, and consumer electronics. Learn more at theĀ IEEE Web site.


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