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IEEE.tv Wins National Awards

16 April –  IEEE.tv has been selected as a winner in two categories, and a finalist in two others, in the 19th Annual Aegis Awards competition. The Aegis Awards are the video industry's premier competition for peer recognition of outstanding video productions and non-network TV commercials.  These programs were recognized for their outstanding production quality in their respective categories by a distinguished panel of judges representing industry professionals from around the country.

The following is a breakdown of the IEEE.tv programs recognized this year:

Care Innovations: Responsibility for Being Green

Winner
Category: Documentary

This program takes a look at the challenge of minimizing the environmental and health impacts of electronics manufacturing. Discussions focus on the responsibility of industry, government, academia, and the general public to foster the development of public policy and the enforcement of laws to safeguard health and the environment.

IEEE Robot Challenge

Winner
Category: Training/Education

This program shows how members of the Baltimore Section of IEEE have organized the Robot Challenge, which brings to life the excitement and fulfillment of being an engineer, and encourages high school students to consider this challenging profession.

Nerd Girls

Finalist
Category: Promotional/Sales

Working to break the stigmas and stereotypes of women in engineering, Tufts University's "Nerd Girls" has female engineers who have danced in the Nutcracker ballet, sang at the Apollo Theater, are award-winning pianists, and nationally ranked athletes. The engineering team task for the "Nerd Girls" is to build a solar car. This program documents this process and shows how successful these students are as they work together to design and construct an engineering system.

2008 IEEE Honors Ceremony

Finalist
Category: Event

The annual IEEE Honors Ceremony, considered to be IEEE's most prestigious event, recognizes exceptional contributions that have made a lasting impact on technology, society and the engineering profession. The program honors achievements in industry, research, education and service. There were 22 Institute-level award recipients recognized at the 2008 IEEE Honors Ceremony.