IEEE Medal of Honor

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IEEE Medal of Honor
Awarded for Exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest
Presented by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
First awarded 1917
Official website IEEE Medal of Honor

The IEEE Medal of Honor is the highest recognition of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). It has been awarded since 1917, when its first recipient was Major Edwin H. Armstrong. It is given for an exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest. The award consists of a gold medal, bronze replica, certificate and honorarium. The Medal of Honor may only be awarded to an individual.

The medal was originally founded by the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) as the IRE Medal of Honor. It became the IEEE Medal of Honor when IRE merged with the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) to form the IEEE in 1963.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Recipients of the 2014 Medals and Awards". IEEE. February 14, 2014. Retrieved April 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "IEEE Announces 2013 Medal and Recognition Honorees". IEEE. December 13, 2012. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Stanford President Hennessy wins IEEE's highest honor". 

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