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This page contains information about the IEEE Awards Board members, subcommittees, and councils.

The IEEE Awards Board administers the awards and recognition program of IEEE. Through its awards program, IEEE advances the interest of its members by recognizing their contributions in advancing the fields of interest to IEEE and to the benefit of society. By this means, the image and prestige of the organization, its members, and the profession are all enhanced.


Awards Board members

IEEE Awards Board

• Chair, Mark J. Karol
• Past Chair, Kensall (Ken) D. Wise
• Vice Chair, Richard V. Cox
• Member-at-Large, Hanna Bogucka
• Member-at-Large, Nim K. Cheung
• Member-at-Large, Hugh D. Griffiths
• Member-at-Large, John D. Johnson
• Division Director, Maciej Ogorzalek
• Region Director, Antonio C. Ferreira
• Medals Council Chair, Muriel Medard
• Recognitions Council Chair, Adam Drobot
• Technical Field Awards Council Chair, Vincenzo Piuri
• AB Presentation and Publicity Chair, Leslie Martinich
• AB Finance Committee Chair, Joseph Lillie
• AB Joint Awards with National Societies Standing Committee Chair, Francisco Martinez
• EAB/ARC Chair, Tariq S. Durrani
• MGA/ARC Chair, Magdalena Salazar-Palma
• SA/ARC Chair, Ronald C. Peterson
• TAB/ARC Chair, John O'Reilly
• USA/ARC Chair, John D. Johnson

Related IEEE staff

  • Marybeth Denike, Director, IEEE Awards Activities 
  • Kerry Ann Ward, Senior Manager, IEEE Awards Activities



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Standing Committees of the IEEE Awards Board


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Councils of the IEEE Awards Board


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Awards Nomination Deadlines

2016 IEEE Honors Ceremony

2016 Medal of Honor recipient David Forney in video screenshot