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The purpose of National Society Agreements is to encourage cooperation, and coordinated joint activities between the country's National Society, and the local countries’ IEEE section. One of the cooperative activities has been the establishment of joint awards between the National Society and IEEE.

Below is a list of country-specific joint IEEE awards, established with National Societies, that the IEEE Awards Board is responsible for supervising.

 

Chile

AIE/IEEE Joint Prize of Excellence Award was established in 2005 and is presented annually.

2007 Recipient
Jorge Yutronic Fernandez
For significant contributions and leadership in engineering and entrepreneurial activities.

2008 Recipient
Juan Zolezzi
For significant contributions and leadership in engineering education.

2009 Recipient
Hugh Rudnick
For being an integral professional who has contributed to the applied research of the energy sector.

2010 Recipient
Guillermo Pérez-del Río
For outstanding contributions to the development of the electricity distribution industry in Chile.

2011 Recipient
Alfredo de la Quintana
For developing an efficient and profitable methodology to quantify power quality using Internet networks.

2012 Recipient
Aldo Cipriano
For outstanding contributions in electrical engineering and automation, and in engineering education and accreditation.

2013 Recipient
Jose Ramon Rodriguez Perez
For outstanding contributions in electrical engineering and engineering education.

2014 Recipient
Carlos Melendez Infante
For outstanding contributions in electrical engineering and in engineering education.

 
 

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France

SEE/IEEE Joint Award was established in 2007 and is presented annually.

2008 SEE/IEEE Leon Brillouin recipient
Sebastian Bigo
For the development of multiple Tbit/sec transmissions over several thousand kilometers of optical fibers.

2009 SEE/IEEE Glavieux Award recipient
Cattherine Douillard
For pioneering work on turbo-equilization and exceptional contribution to standards, opening to a large development of consumer graphics.

2010 SEE/IEEE Leon Brillouin recipient
Mickaël Tanter
For his outstanding achievements in acoustics and their impact in health care.

2011 SEE/IEEE Glavieux Award recipient
Merouane Debbah
For outstanding achievements in Information Theory and their impact on wireless communications.

2012 SEE/IEEE Leon Brillouin Award recipient
Lucian Prejbeanu
For outstanding achievements in the development of thermally-assisted magnetic memories (MRAM), from basic concepts to industrialization.

2013 SEE/IEEE Glavieux Award recipient
Jean-Christophe Baillie
For the design of an operating system for autonomous robots and its wide application in the industry and the digital society.

2014 SEE/IEEE Leon Brillouin Award
Sylvain Girard
For the design of radiation-tolerant optical fibers and sensors and its application in the nuclear and satellite industries.

 
 

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Iceland

VFI/IEEE Joint Electrical Engineer of the Year Award was established in 2005 and is presented biennially.

2006 Recipient
Mr. Sigmar Guobjorusson
VFI - IEEE Joint Award - Iceland Electrical Engineer of 2006.

2008 Recipient
Arni Benediktsson
For his excellence in performance in his profession in the field of Electrical Engineering.

2008 Recipient
Jes Thorisson
For his significant contributions to the Icelandic Society in the field of Electrical Engineering.

2010 Recipient
Bjorgvin Gudmundsson
For his outstanding and innovative contributions in the design and development of a unique new generation of Medical Instrumentation for Sleep Analysis.

2013 Recipient
Jón Atli Benediktsson
For outstanding technical achievements and world-wide recognition in the field of remote sensing, and in the research and manufacturing of medical equipment that measures—without invasion—oxygen saturation in the veins of the eye.

 
 

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Korea

IEIE/IEEE Joint Award was established in 2005 and is presented annually.

2006 Recipient
Prof. Ink Yu Lee
For his impact and contributions made to the economic competitiveness of Korea in the field of IT science and technology.

2007 Recipient
Sunghyun Choi
For his outstanding impact and contributions to Telecommunication technology and the economic competitiveness of Korea.

2008 Recipient
Kwang-Hyun Cho
For his pioneering work of applying the idea of electrical engineering (IT) to life sciences (BT), which is now called "Systems Biology"(IT+BT).

2009 Recipient
Chang Su Kim
For his work in the area of signal processing and multimedia, and specifically to the principles and applications of image, video and 3D graphics data compression.

2010 Recipient
Yongtaek Hong
For outstanding contributions in flexible and printable thin film transistor backplane technology research, standardization and services for display and sensor arrays applications.

2011 Recipient
Joon-Hyuk Chang
For outstanding contributions to the speech communication/signal processing area by conducting novel researches, transferring the results to the industry fields, and making remarkable community services.

2012 Recipient
Woo Young Choi
For outstanding contributions in research and applications on MOS devices, tunneling field-effect transistors, and nano-electromechanical devices.

2013 Recipient
Sungroh Yoon
For outstanding contributions and innovations in emerging frontiers of electrical and computer engineering.

2014 Recipient
Chan Byoung Chae
For outstanding contributions to multiple antenna wireless networks and emerging technologies (Molecular Communication).

 
 

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Peru

AEP/IEEE ELEKTRON Award was established in 2000 and is presented biennially.

2001 Recipient
Dr. Jorge Heraud Perez
For extraordinary efforts and contributions that have enhanced Peruvian society through the promotion and development of technology and science.

2003 Recipient
Dr. Amadeo Prado-Benitez
For extraordinary contribution to National Welfare through Electricity, Electronics, or Computer Science.

2005 Recipient
Mr. Juan Bartet Rosas
For his pioneer trajectory in the areas of teaching, research, and development in the electronic industry in Peru, through 50 years of professional activity.

2007 Recipient
Ronald Woodman
For his outstanding contribution to science and technology, and formation of professionals for the benefit of society in Peru.

2009 Recipient
Carlos A. Romero Sanjines
For his continued dedication and valuable contributions to the development of telecommunications in Peru.

During the latter months of 2009, the ELEKTRON Award sponsorship was changed from two to three sponsors. CIP was added as the third sponsor, thus making the new title for the award the AEP/CIP/IEEE ELEKTRON Award.

2011 Recipient
Jorge A. Ratto Chueca
For outstanding contributions to national welfare through the electrical, electronic, or information technologies and communications.

2013 Recipient
Guillermo Castillo Justo
For contributions to the restructuring and modernization of the national electricity system promoting efficient development.

 
 

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Singapore

IES/IEEE Joint Medal of Excellence Award was established in 2000 and is presented biennially.

2002 Recipient
Er. Prof Su Guaning
For outstanding contributions to the development of the engineering profession, Science and Technology, engineering education, and to the defence of Singapore.

2004 Recipient
Prof. Chang Chieh Hang
For his outstanding contributions to engineering education, research, and technology management in Singapore.

2006 Recipient
Mr. Wong Ngit Liong
For contributions to, the economic competitiveness of Singapore in the field of electronics manufacturing.

2008 Recipient
Seah Moon
For outstanding achievements and leadership in Engineering and Business Management.

2010 Recipient
Er. Lim Soon Hock
For his innovations and great contributions in the IT and Engineering industries, Engineering Education, and the community at-large of Singapore. 

2013 Recipient
Chong Tow Chong
For playing a pivotal role in innovating and revolutionizing scientific research and education. 

 
 

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South Africa

SAIEE/IEEE Joint Volunteer of the Year Award was established in 2013 and is scheduled to be presented annually.

 
 

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Uruguay

AIU/IEEE Joint Award was established in 2013 and is scheduled to be presented every two years.

 
 

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