Standards Awards

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

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

 

This award is presented annually to an individual having a 15+ year commitment to standards development within IEEE and other national and international standards activities who provided significant technical contributions to a standards committee or in their field of interest.

Award 
Recognition consists of a sculpture and framed certificate. There is no honorarium attached to this award.

Eligibility 
There are no restrictions or preferences as to the nationality, race, sex, creed or age.

Nomination 
Annual Deadline 31 July 
Nominate someone for this award

Suggested Location for Presentation of Award 
The award is to be presented at the annual IEEE SA Awards Ceremony. There is no funding from the IEEE SA Board of Governors for the recipient for travel to or accommodations at the award venue.

Sponsorship 
This award is sponsored by the IEEE Standards Association, administered by the IEEE SA Awards and Recognition Committee.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PAST RECIPIENTS

2019 
Garry Roedler
“For exceptional contributions over more than 22 years toward the development of systems engineering standards and guidance across many standards development organizations and industry associations, leading toward the harmonization of all major standards and key references for systems engineering.”

2018 
​T. W. Olsen 
“For meritorious service to the IEEE Standards Association through his longtime leadership of the IEEE Switchgear Committee, for exemplary service as a member of the IEEE Standards Association Board of Governors and the IEEE Standards Association Standards Board and its committees, and in recognition of 53 years of continuous IEEE membership.”

2017 
​Philip J. Hopkinson 
“For his national and international leadership through 45​ ​ years of continuous development of transformer standards​ ​ providing for new technologies and the implementation of​ ​ energy efficiency.”

2016 
Michael Johas Teener 
“In gratitude to a visionary plumbing architect that over the past 40 years has brought us IEEE 896™ Futurebus, IEEE 1394™ Firewire and IEEE 802.1Q™ TSN.”

2015 
Mick Seaman 
"For outstanding technical and architectural vision, leadership, and mentoring through 30 years of dedication to the development of standards for Bridging and Security in IEEE 802.1"

2014
Todd Cooper 
"For a lifetime of leadership, mentorship and sacrifice in standards development for medical device data communication and system integration. Fostering technical innovation, excellence, and benefits to humanity"

Gary Robinson 
"For his exceptional contributions towards the development of computer standards across many Standards Development Organizations, and his patient leadership in the standards development process"

2013
Richard DeBlasio 
"For his achievements including foundational R &D and program development supporting multiple Standards Development Organizations, and for the creation of standards entities and personal leadership" 

Tony Jeffree 
"For his exceptional dedication, hard work, and technical excellence in furthering the IEEE Intworking Group 802.1 and its development of standards for Bridging, link layer security and network management"

2012 
Francois Martzloff 
"For a lifetime of integrity, leadership, and mentorship in standards development for surge-protective devices and power quality fostering technological innovation, excellence, and benefits to humanity"

2011
Joseph L. Koepfinger 
"For his long-term commitment to technological innovation and his influential role in developing useful and accurate surge protective devices standards for industry"

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