The IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing award was established in 2002.
Recipient selection is administered through the Technical Field Awards Council of the IEEE Awards Board.
Sponsor: IEEE Signal Processing Society
Presented to: An individual or a team of not more than three
Scope: For an outstanding contribution to the advancement of speech and/or audio signal processing
Prize: The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and honorarium.
Basis for judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: impact on the fields of speech and/or audio processing technology, innovation, leadership, honors or seminal contributions, publications or patents, transition to practice, and the quality of the nomination.
Nomination deadline: 31 January
Presentation: IEEE policy requires that its awards be presented at major IEEE events that are in keeping with the nature of the award and the cited achievement.