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Through its awards programs, IEEE advances the interests of engineers worldwide by recognizing their contributions for the advancement of technology. Below are the starting points for many of IEEE's prestigious awards.


Major board awards

The IEEE Board of Directors recognizes contributions by IEEE members and professionals in advancing the fields of interest to IEEE to the benefit of society. These top honors are administered by the IEEE Awards Board.

The IEEE Educational Activities Board recognizes and honors individuals and companies for major contributions to engineering and technical education.

The IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board promotes, recognizes, and rewards excellence in the MGA operations and IEEE geographic unit activities (Regions, Councils, Areas, Sections, Chapters, Student Branches, and Student Branch Chapters).

The IEEE Standards Board recognizes outstanding standards development participation.

The IEEE Technical Activities Board maintains a list of all technical, service, and achievement awards presented by IEEE Societies and Councils.

The IEEE-USA Board recognizes excellence, outstanding service, and contributions to the furtherance of its objectives.

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IEEE Society and Council awards

Find awards given by IEEE Societies and Councils. 


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2017 IEEE Honors Ceremony

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