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

The IEEE-SA recognizes outstanding standards development participation through various award categories. For more information, to view past recipients or to nominate an individual for award consideration, please select an award category, below:

  • Corporate Award - for outstanding corporate leadership and contribution to the IEEE-SA
  • International Award - for extraordinary contribution to establishing the IEEE-SA as a world-class leader in standardization
  • Standards Medallion - for major contribution to the development of standards
  • Working Group Chair Award - for leadership in the development of standards by IEEE-SA Working Group participants
  • International Joint Working Group Chair Award - to acknowledge contributions made between IEEE and either ISO, IEC, or ISO/IEC during the development of a standard
  • Distinguished Service Award - for outstanding and dedicated service to the IEEE-SA Standards Board based on major contributions to the standards development process
  • Conformity Assessment Award - for major contributions to the development and promotion of IEEE standards products through conformity assessment activities
  • Sponsor Award - for outstanding contributions to Corporate Standards Development
  • Emerging Technology Award - for the initiation, advancement or progression of a new technology through the IEEE-SA open consensus process
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - for significant technical contributions to a standards committee or their IEEE field of interest
  • Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award - for exceptional contributions to the development and/or advancement of standards in electrical and electronics engineering
  • Standards Education Award - for significant and/or regular contributions to standards education.

As highlighted in the IEEE-SA Operations Manual, the Awards and Recognition Committee (ArCom) is responsible for the administration of all awards presented by the IEEE Standards Association.


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