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The IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 1976 and was discontinued by the IEEE Board of Directors in 2012.

The IEEE Judith A. Resnik Award was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 1986 in honor of IEEE Member Judith Resnik, who was a Mission Specialist on the NASA Space Shuttle Challenger. It was discontinued by the IEEE Board of Directors in 2012.

The IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Data Storage Device Technology Award was established in 2004 and presented for outstanding contributions in computer data storagedevice technology. The award was discontinued in February 2011.   

The IEEE Medal for Engineering Excellence was established in 1986 and was presented for exceptional achievement in application engineering in the technical disciplines of the IEEE, for the benefit of the public and the engineering profession. This award was discontinued in November 2009.

The IEEE Heinrich Hertz Medal was established in 1987 and was awarded for outstanding achievements in electromagnetic waves. This award was discontinued in November 2009.

The IEEE Lamme Medal was established in 1928 and was presented for meritorious achievement in the development of electrical or electronic power apparatus or systems. This award was discontinued in August 2008.

The IEEE Browder J. Thompson Memorial Prize Paper Award was established in 1945 and was presented for the most outstanding paper in any IEEE publication issued between 1 January and 31 December of the preceding year by an author or joint authors under thirty years of age at the time the original manuscript was submitted. This award was discontinued after the 1997 Award and replaced by the Leon K. Kirchmayer Prize Paper Award.

The IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Prize Paper Award was established in 1997 and was presented for the most outstanding paper in any IEEE publication issued between 1 January and 31 December of the preceding year by an author or joint authors under thirty years of age at the time the original manuscript was submitted. This award was discontinued in 2002.

The IEEE Harry Diamond Memorial Award was presented for outstanding technical contributions in the field of government service in any country, as evidenced by publication in professional society journals. This award was discontinued as an IEEE-level award in 1992, it is currently being offered as an IEEE-USA Technical Achievement Award.

The IEEE William M. Habirshaw Award was presented for outstanding contributions in the field of the transmission and distribution of electric power. This award was discontinued after the 1986 Award and replaced by the Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award.

The IEEE Award in International Communication was established in 1966 and was awarded for outstanding contributions to international communication. This award was discontinued in November 2007.

The IEEE Mervin J. Kelly Award was bestowed in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of telecommunication. The final presentation was made in 1975. The IEEE Eli Lilly Medical and Biological Engineering Award was established in 1992 and was presented for outstanding achievement in, and contribution to, the field of medical and biological engineering. This award was discontinued in 2000.

The IEEE Morris E. Leeds Award was established in 1958 and was presented for outstanding contributions in the field of electrical measurement. Special consideration was given to contributions made before the candidate's thirty-sixth birthday. This award was discontinued in 2000.

The IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award was established in 1919 and was awarded for important contributions to emerging technologies recognized within recent years. This award was discontinued after the 2000 award and replaced by the IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award.

The IEEE Jack A. Morton Award was established in 1974 and was presented for outstanding contributions in the field of solid-state devices. This award was discontinued after the 1999 Award and replaced by the IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award.

The IEEE Vladimir K. Zworykin Award was presented for outstanding technical contributions in the field of electronic television. This award was discontinued in 1986.

 

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2013 IEEE Honors Ceremony

2013 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient Irwin M. Jacobs