IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Contributions Furthering Public Understanding of the Profession
Created by the IEEE-USA, the IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Contributions Furthering Public Understanding of the Profession '"recognize[s] outstanding journalistic or other efforts that lead to a better public understanding of the contributions of engineering professionals to the enhancement and expansion of the social, economic, and cultural aspects of life." The award is presented annually by IEEE-USA.
Stuart Brown: for his articles Big Jobs are going to Micromachines,and Good-Bye Test Tubes, Hello, Labs-on-a-Chip.
David Kestenbaum: for his National Public Radio features, including The Birth of Digital.
Ben W. Stearns: for his book, Arthur Collins: Radio Wizard.
William S. Hammack: for creating public understanding of engineering, science and technology through his weekly public radio series, Engineering and Life.
William J. Mitchell: for increasing public understanding of information technology in everyday life through his book, Me++: The Cyborg Self and the Networked City
Terri Spitz, Steven Cooper and Scott Schroeder:for increasing public understanding of the impacts on engineering employment due to the H-1B and L-1 visa programs through their TV news series, Stolen Jobs.
C. Stewart Gillmor: for his biography, Fred Terman at Stanford, illustrating the importance of electrical and electronics engineering, and the contributions the engineer.
WESH-TV Channel 2 News team consisting of Dan Billow, Travis J. Sherwin, Tom Schaad and Claire Metz: for accurate reporting in the Return to Flight series, which improved community awareness and understanding of the contributions of engineers in the space program.
- IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering the Public Understanding of the Profession
- ""Book Review: Leonardo's Laptop" Today's Engineer October 2004 http://www.todaysengineer.org/2004/Oct/review.asp
- March 7, 2006 "Biography of Legendary Professor Wins IEEE-USA Award" The Institute http://www.theinstitute.ieee.org/portal/site/tionline/menuitem.130a3558587d56e8fb2275875bac26c8/index.jsp?&pName=institute_level1_article&TheCat=1008&article=tionline/legacy/inst2006/mar06/3w.history.xml&;jsessionid=GLlRTspvLYPNW0LhfhpmSkKMWvlBQzqRD1Dqm28gHQrjYyQQWF5T!-374503897