The Major Education Innovation Award recognizes IEEE members who have distinguished themselves for outstanding educational innovation in a field of interest of IEEE.

Nominate someone for an EAB Award
Nominee eligibility

The award is given to IEEE Graduate Student members, members, Senior members, and Fellows whose innovation has made a major impact and been emulated outside the individual’s immediate environment.

Nominator requirements

Non-members of IEEE are eligible to serve as a nominator of this award.

Log on to the Awards platform to submit a nomination.


The award consists of a plaque and a US$1,000 honorarium. Travel expenses up to US$2,000 to attend the EAB Awards Ceremony are also covered.

Reference requirements

The nominator is responsible for providing a minimum of three, and a maximum of five, people to serve as references. At least two references must be IEEE members.