The IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal was established in 1995 in honor of Jack S. Kilby, whose innovation was a monumental precursor to the development of the signal processor and digital signal processing. The award may be presented for outstanding achievements in signal processing. The achievement may be theoretical, technological, or commercial.
Sponsor: Texas Instruments, Inc.
Presented to: An individual or team, up to three in number
Scope: For outstanding achievements in signal processing
Prize: The award consists of a gold medal, a bronze replica, a certificate, and honorarium.
Basis for Judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: subject areas such as algorithms, architecture, and applications; theoretical, technological, or commercial achievements; patents/publications/products; generally recognized major technological advancement in the field of signal processing; quality of nomination.
Nomination deadline: 1 July
Presentation: At the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony