1. Candidate Personal Data: Provide complete name of candidate, not initials. Avoid abbreviations. Provide complete and accurate business title and addresses (business and home), telephone numbers, and e-mail address.
Candidate Eligibility: Any person may be nominated for an Institute-level IEEE medal, regardless of IEEE membership, with the following exceptions:
2. Nominator Personal Data: Provide complete name of candidate, not initials. Avoid abbreviations. Provide complete and accurate business title and addresses (business and home), telephone number(s) and e-mail address(es).
Nominator Eligibility: Any person may nominate a candidate for an IEEE Medal, with the following exceptions:
3. Proposed Citation: Be concise and accurate in citing the contribution deserving of honor. Do not exceed 25 words.
The citation may begin with the following phrases:
4. Endorsers. A minimum of three and a maximum of five endorsement letters are required for each nomination. Include name, mailing address and e-mail for each.
The endorsement letters may accompany the nomination or be submitted directly to IEEE. It is the nominator's responsibility to contact the potential endorsers and to insure that they submit the promised letters by the 1 July submission deadline date.
The selection of endorsers is important. An endorser should be in a position to substantiate the candidate's contribution(s) by providing explicit details from personal knowledge.
The endorsement letter should include the following:
The following persons may not serve as endorsers for any IEEE Medals:
5. Education beyond twelfth grade. Honorary degrees denoted (H).
Include the Name of Institution with Location, the graduation year, Honors received and exact degree earned throughout their lifetime.
6. Principal Employment. Include Year, Name of Company; Title; Brief, Concise Description of Responsibility. Begin with candidate's present occupation followed by previous career experience. Indicate positions held, year, and briefly explain each responsibility. Do not exceed the space provided. If necessary to accommodate space limitations, cite only principal positions.
7. Principal publications and/or patents pertinent to the achievement. (Prefer items of sole responsibility, otherwise give joint names.)
May include the following (indicate sole/joint authorship):
8. Detailed description of the achievements pertinent to the qualifications for the award. (See CRITERIA on nomination cover page.)
This item is not to exceed one page in length and should be written in paragraph form. Describe the candidate's outstanding contribution(s) in detail, within the space provided. Be specific in terms of the innovation, originality, creativity, and importance of the contribution(s).
9. Principal IEEE Activities. Provide dates and description of offices held, committee memberships, other participation. List dates of each activity.
10. Other Principal Professional Activities. Provide dates and description of professional society, government, or international committee memberships, Professional Engineer's license, educational and trade association activities.
11. Principal Honors/Awards (non-IEEE). List all non-IEEE Honors and Awards received with date.
12. IEEE Honors/Awards. List all IEEE Honors and Awards received with date.