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IEEE STANDARDS ASSOCIATION HONORS MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDS

Annual awards ceremony recognizes outstanding leadership achievements in the advancement of new technologies

Shuang Yu, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing
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PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, 3 December 2012 - IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) today announced the winners of the 2012 IEEE-SA Awards revealed at the annual awards ceremony on Sunday, 2 December 2012, at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in New Brunswick, N.J.

IEEE-SA Awards are presented to members and non-members in recognition of their outstanding standards development participation. The 2012 IEEE-SA categories and winners include:

IEEE-SA Corporate Award:

  • STMicroelectronics
    For outstanding corporate leadership and contribution to IEEE-SA

IEEE-SA International Award:

  • David Law
    For extraordinary contribution to establishing IEEE-SA as a world-class leader in standardization

IEEE-SA Standards Medallion Recipients:

  • Douglas Bogia, Michael Champagne, Philip Hopkinson, James Liming, Bob Nowell, Purva Rajkotia, Anne Marie Sahazizian, and Adrian Stephens
    For major contributions to the development of standards

IEEE-SA Emerging Technology Award:

  • Pierre Martin
    For the initiation, advancement or progression of a new technology through IEEE-SA open consensus process

IEEE-SA Distinguished Service Award:

  • Sam Sciacca
    For outstanding and dedicated service to IEEE-SA Standards Board based on major contributions to the standards development process

IEEE-SA Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • Francois Martzloff
    For significant technical contributions to a standards committee or IEEE field of interest

IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award:

  • Daleep Mohla
    For contributions to the development of standards in the field of electrical and electronics engineering

The Ron Waxman Design Automation Standards Committee Meritorious Service Award:

  • Stan Krolikoski
    For outstanding service exemplifying the spirit of the Design Automation Standards Committee (DASC)

In addition, more than 200 members of individual working groups were presented with IEEE-SA Working Group Chair Awards for their important contributions to published IEEE standards and their participation in the standards development process. Members of the working groups also received International Joint Working Group Chair Awards, recognizing the contributions they made between IEEE and either the ISO, IEC, or ISO/IEC during the development of a standard.

"IEEE-SA is very proud to honor this year’s outstanding award recipients," said Steve Mills, president of the IEEE-SA. "Each honoree has made a unique contribution to increasing interoperability and furthering the evolution of new products and technologies. We appreciate their dedication to the important process of publishing new standards."

Any individual IEEE-SA member, or member organization, is eligible to win an IEEE-SA Award. Nominations are encouraged. For additional information, visit the IEEE-SA Awards Web page.

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