This page contains information about the IEEE Awards Board members, subcommittees, and councils.

The IEEE Awards Board administers the awards and recognition program of IEEE. Through its awards program, IEEE advances the interest of its members by recognizing their contributions in advancing the fields of interest to IEEE and to the benefit of society. By this means, the image and prestige of the organization, its members, and the profession are all enhanced.

Awards Board members

IEEE Awards Board

  • Chair, Richard V. Cox
  • Past Chair, Mark J. Karol
  • Vice Chair, Karen Panetta
  • Member-at-Large, Celia Desmond
  • Member-at-Large, Samir El-Ghazaly
  • Member-at-Large, Leslie Martinich
  • Member-at-Large, Fawwaz Ulaby
  • Division Director, Alex Acero
  • Region Director, Magdalena Salazar Palma
  • Medals Council Chair, Muriel Medard
  • Recognitions Council Chair, James N. Hollenhorst
  • Technical Field Awards Council Chair, Vincenzo Piuri
  • AB Presentation and Publicity Chair, Michael R. Andrews
  • AB Finance Committee Chair, Robert L. Anderson
  • AB Joint Awards with National Societies Standing Committee Chair, Antonio C. Ferreira
  • EAB/ARC Chair, Lorena Garcia
  • MGA/ARC Chair, Takatoshi Minami
  • SA/ARC Chair, TBD
  • TAB/ARC Chair, John O'Reilly
  • USA/ARC Chair, Susan M. Gilmore

Related IEEE staff


  • Marybeth Denike, Director, IEEE Awards Activities 
  • Kerry Ann Ward, Senior Manager, IEEE Awards Activities