This award was discontinued by the IEEE Board of Directors in 2012.
The IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 1976.
Recipient selection is administered by the Technical Field Awards Council of the IEEE Awards Board.
Sponsor: Piore Award Fund
Presented to: An individual or team of two individuals
Scope: For outstanding contributions in the field of information processing, in relation to computer science.
Prize: The award consists of bronze medal, certificate, and honorarium.
Basis for judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: contribution, significance, advancement, fundamental innovation, societal value, and the quality of the nomination.
Nomination deadline: Nominations are not being accepted at this time.
Notification: Recipients are typically approved during the June IEEE Board of Directors meeting, usually held towards the end of the month. Recipients and their nominators will be notified following the meeting. Subsequently, the nominators of unsuccessful candidates will be notified of the status of their nomination.
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.