IEEE Medals, Technical Field Awards, and Recognitions

The IEEE Awards Board (AB) administers the highest medals, awards, and recognitions presented by IEEE. Through its Awards Program, IEEE advances the interests of its members by recognizing their contributions in advancing the fields of interest to IEEE to the benefit of society. By this means, the image and prestige of the organization, its members, and the profession are all enhanced. The IEEE Awards Program honors members and other professionals for their service to society.

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Medal of Honor and Medals

Nomination Deadline: 15 June
IEEE Medals are at the top of the hierarchy of awards; the IEEE Medal of Honor is the highest award. IEEE Medals embrace significant and broad IEEE interests and purposes.

View list of IEEE Medals

The IEEE Medal of Honor and the IEEE-level Medals, as well as the Service Awards, Corporate Awards, and Honorary Membership, shall be presented at the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony.

Technical Field Awards (TFA)

Nomination Deadline: 15 January
IEEE TFAs are bestowed for contributions or leadership in specific fields of interest of IEEE.

View list of IEEE Technical Field Awards

IEEE TFAs and Prize Papers are presented by the IEEE President or designee at an IEEE technical conference or symposium as recommended by the relevant selection committee.

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Nomination Deadline: 15 June
IEEE Recognitions are comprised of Service Awards, Corporate Awards, Prize Papers, Honorary Memberships, and an IEEE Staff Award.

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IEEE Recognitions are presented at various IEEE venues.

Other Recognition Opportunities for IEEE Members 

There are additional opportunities to honor the accomplishments of IEEE members within IEEE organizational units and partnering societies. 

Learn more about other awards presented on behalf of IEEE units

Learn more about Joint Awards with National Societies

Learn more about external awards that IEEE supports

 Presentation venues vary.


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