Standards Awards

Recognizing outstanding leadership and contributions to the IEEE-SA and the development of standards.


standards medallion

The Standards Medallion is awarded for major contributions to the development of standards. Examples include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leadership in standardization of new technologies
  • Assuring achievement of standards development goals
  • Identifying opportunities to better serve the needs of standards users
  • Other contributions viewed as deserving of such recognition

The award consists of a 1 1/2 inch Standards "medallion" and brass plate engraved with the recipient's name and year of the award affixed to a 2x3 marble paperweight. It is accompanied by a framed certificate. There is no honorarium attached to this award.

Recipients need not be members of IEEE, and their contributions may be to standards of other national and international standardization bodies, providing such standards are in the fields of IEEE and constitute a significant contribution to the profession. There are no restrictions or preferences as to the nationality, race, sex, creed or age.

Annual Deadline 31 July
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This award is sponsored by the IEEE Standards Association, administered by the IEEE-SA Awards and Recognition Committee.