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Recognition of Scientific & Engineering Excellence Funds for IEEE Technical Field Awards

IEEE celebrates and recognizes scientific and engineering excellence through the presentation of peer reviewed Medals, Technical Field Awards, and Society & Council Awards. The following funds support the presentation of many IEEE Technical Field awards.

IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, IEEE Circuits and Systems, IEEE Computational Intelligence, and IEEE Robotics and Automation Societies
IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of biomedical engineering.

IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award Fund
Sponsored by: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited and Brunetti bequest
IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award is presented for outstanding contributions to nanotechnology and miniaturization in the electronics arts.

IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society
IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Award is presented for meritorious contributions to the advancement of components, electronic packaging or manufacturing technologies
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IEEE Control Systems Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Control Systems Society
IEEE Control Systems Award is given for outstanding contributions to control systems engineering, science or technology.

IEEE Electromagnetics Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Antennas and Propagation, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Microwave Theory and Techniques, and Geoscience and Remote Sensing Societies
IEEE Electromagnetics Award is presented for outstanding contributions to electromagnetics in theory, application or education.

IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Signal Processing Society
IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award is given for outstanding contribution to the advancement of speech and/or audio signal processing.

IEEE Andrew Grove S. Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Electron Devices Society
IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award recognizes outstanding contributions to solid-state devices and technology.

Herman and Edna Halperin Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Herman, Edna, Robert and Ruth Halperin
IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award is presented for outstanding contributions to electric transmission and distribution.

IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Data Storage Device Technology Award Fund
Sponsored by: This award was discontinued in 2011
IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Data Storage Device Technology Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the advancement of information storage with emphasis on technical contributions in computer data storage device technology.

IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award Fund
Sponsored by: Hitachi Data Storage
IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award is presented for outstanding contributions to information storage systems, with emphasis on computer storage systems.

IEEE Masura Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award Fund
Sponsored by: Sony Corporation
IEEE Masura Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award is presented for outstanding contributions in the field of consumer electronics technology.

IEEE International Communications Award Fund
Sponsored by: This award was discontinued
IEEE Award in International Communications was given for outstanding contributions to international communication.

IEEE Internet Award Fund
Sponsored by: Nokia Corporation
IEEE Internet Award recognizes exceptional contributions to the advancement of the Internet technology for network architecture, mobility and end-use applications.

IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Award Fund
Sponsored by: Hitachi. Ltd.
Beginning in 2014, IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Award is awarded for significant technological achievements and contributions to the establishment, development, and proliferation of innovative societal infrastructure systems through the application of information technology with an emphasis on distributed computing systems.

IEEE Richard Harold Kaufmann Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Industry Applications Society
IEEE Richard Harold Kaufmann Award is given for outstanding contributions in industrial systems engineering.

Joseph F. Keithley Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Keithley Instruments, Inc.
IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation and Measurement is presented for outstanding contributions in electrical measurement.

IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Circuits & Systems Society
IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award is given for outstanding contributions to the fundamentals of any aspect of electronic circuits and systems that has a long-term significance or impact.

Leon K. Kirchmayer Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Leon K. Kirchmayer Memorial Fund
IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award is given for inspirational teaching of graduate students in the IEEE fields of interest.

IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award Fund
Sponsored by: NEC Corporation
IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the integration of computers and communications.

IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Power Electronics Society
IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award is presented for outstanding contribution(s) to the advancement of power electronics.

IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award Fund
Sponsored by: Motorola Foundation
IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies is presented for outstanding contributions to emerging technologies recognized within recent years.

IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits
Sponsored by: IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society
IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State is given for outstanding contributions to solid-state circuits, as exemplified by benefit to society, enhancement to technology, and professional leadership.

IEEE Frederik Philips Award Fund
Sponsored by: Philips Electronics NV
IEEE Frederik Philips Award is given for outstanding accomplishments in the management of research and development resulting in effective innovation in the electrical and electronics industry.

IEEE Photonics Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Photonics Society
IEEE Photonics Award is presented for outstanding achievement(s) in photonics.

IEEE Judith A. Resnick Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Control Systems, and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Societies
IEEE Judith A. Resnick Award recognizes outstanding contributions to space engineering within the fields of interest of the IEEE.

IEEE Robotics and Automation Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
IEEE Robotics and Automation Award is given for contributions in the field of robotics and automation.

IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award
Sponsored by: IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award is presented for outstanding contribution(s) to the advancement of the design, practice, techniques, or theory in biologically and linguistically motivated computational paradigms, including but not limited to neural networks, connectionist systems, evolutionary computation, fuzzy systems, and hybrid intelligent systems in which these paradigms are contained

IEEE David Sarnoff Award Fund
Sponsored by: SRI International Sarnoff
IEEE David Sarnoff Award is presented for exceptional contributions to electronics.

IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear and plasma sciences and engineering.

IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Standards Association
IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award recognizes exceptional contributions to the development of standards in electrical and electronics engineering.

IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award Fund
Sponsored by: Bell Labs
IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award is presented for outstanding contributions to communications technology.

IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Education Society
IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award is given for inspirational teaching of undergraduate students in the fields of interest of IEEE.

IEEE Nikola Tesla Award Fund
Sponsored by: The Grainger Foundation and IEEE Power & Energy Society
IEEE Nikola Tesla Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the generation and utilization of electric power.

IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award Fund
Sponsored by: Dr. Kiyo Tomiyasu, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, and KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc.
IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award is given for outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.

IEEE Transportation Technologies Award Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Industry Applications, Industrial Electronics, Microwave Theory and Techniques, Power Electronics, Power & Energy and Vehicular Technology Societies. Beginning in 2014, IEEE Transportation Technologies Award will recognize recognize advances in technologies within the fields of interest to the IEEE as applied in transportation systems.

NOTE: Investment earnings derived from donations made to IEEE Foundation funds are reinvested for the purpose(s) that the donation was originally made unless otherwise stated.