IEEE Announces 2014 Technical Field Award Recipients
30 July 2013 – IEEE has announced its list of 2014 Technical Field Award recipients. Technical Field Awards are one of the highest-level awards bestowed by the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE Technical Field Awards recognize contributions or leadership in specific fields of interest of IEEE.
Thirty-four technical professionals have been selected for their work in areas ranging from biomedical engineering and communication to healthcare technology and robotics. The 2014 IEEE Technical Field Awards will be presented at IEEE-sponsored conferences across the globe throughout the year.
Since 1917, the IEEE Awards Program has paid tribute to technical professionals whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, the engineering profession, and humanity. Recipients of IEEE-level awards are recognized as the most influential members in their chosen field. They are revered for their resolve to discover, extend, or complement technological advancements in education, industry, research, and service.