IEEE-USA in Action

2011 IEEE-USA Awards and Recognition

Robert S. Walleigh Distinguished Contributions to Engineering Professionalism Award

  • James A. Watson

For more than 40 years of leadership in promoting professional development of IEEE members

Award for Distinguished Public Service

  • Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren

For dedicated support of technology, innovation, and the men and women who engineer our future

Citation of Honor

  • Dusty Fisher

For leadership in promoting K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education

  • Henry J. Lindborg

For leadership and contributions to the IEEE-USA Career and Workforce Policy Committee

  • John J. Paserba

For leadership in promoting engineering through student workshops, speaking engagements and mentoring

Regional Professional Leadership Award

  • Kristi J. Brooks

For leadership inspiring children as Design Squad liaison, and for student mentorship in Region 4

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  • William O. Serre

For leadership and mentoring of students and young professionals in Region 4

Divisional Professional Leadership Award

  • Saifur Rahman

For outstanding leadership efforts in advancing the professional aims of IEEE in the field of power and energy

Professional Achievement for Individuals

  • James M. Conrad

For bringing innovation to SoutheastCon 2010 through PACE activities and student engagement

  • Richard H. Lamb

For leadership in developing Internet security policy related to global PKI and DNSSEC

  • Guruprasad Madhavan

For excellent leadership and organizational skills in organizing PACE and student activities

  • Richard L. Robinson

For leadership in developing exceptionally creative PACE events in the IEEE Denver Section

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  • Perry Sprawls

For providing open and free online engineering education resources

Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering the Public Understanding of the Profession

  • Beryl Lieff Benderly

For outstanding journalistic effort in educating the public about the influence of engineering in medicine

Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Engineering Professionalism

  • Patrick Thibodeau

For outstanding literary effort in reporting on engineering technology and public policy

Harry Diamond Award

  • Baruch Levush

For contributions and leadership in the modeling and design of vacuum electronic devices

Precollege Educator-Engineer Partnership Award

  • Manuel Muro, Jr. and Ryan Harvey

For generating excitement for STEM studies at Cascade Heights Public Charter School through interactive workshops in Milwaukie, Oregon

Entrepreneur Achievement Award

  • Richard Odenberg

For helping entrepreneurs achieve greater success through mentorship and education

Jim Watson Student Professional Awareness Achievement Award

  • Charles Alexander

For long-term contributions to advancing professional awareness among IEEE student members

Guest Contributor

IEEE-USA is an organizational unit of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), created in 1973 to support the career and public policy interests of IEEE’s U.S. members. IEEE-USA is primarily supported by an annual assessment paid by U.S. IEEE Members.

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