The IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal was established in 1999, in honor of Robert N. Noyce, founder of Intel Corporation. Noyce was renowned for his 1959 invention of the integrated circuit.
Sponsor: Intel Foundation
Presented to: An individual or team of up to three in number
Description: For exceptional contributions to the microelectronics industry
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: field leadership, contribution, originality, breadth, inventive value, publications, other achievements, society activities, honors, duration, and overall strength of the nomination.
Nomination deadline: 1 July
Notification: Recipients are typically approved during the November IEEE Board of Directors meeting. Recipients and their nominators will be notified following the meeting. Then the nominators of unsuccessful candidates will be notified of the status of their nomination.
Presentation: At the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony