The IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal (formerly the IEEE Education Medal) was established in 1956 by the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and continued by the Board of Directors of IEEE. It is through this medal that IEEE recognizes the importance of the educator's contributions to the vitality, imagination, and leadership of the members of the engineering profession.
Sponsors: MathWorks; National Instruments Foundation; Pearson Education, Inc.; and the IEEE Life Members Committee
Presented to: An individual
Scope: For a career of outstanding contributions to education in the fields of interest of IEEE
Prize: The award consists of a gold medal, a bronze replica, a certificate, and honorarium.
Basis for Judging: Excellence in teaching and ability to inspire students (wt=20); leadership in electrical engineering education through publication of course materials and writings on engineering education (wt=25); leadership in the development of programs in curricula or teaching methodology (wt=20); contributions to the engineering profession through research, engineering achievements, and technical papers (wt=25); participating in the education activities of professional societies (wt=10).
Nomination deadline: 1 July
Presentation: At the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony