EDS Members Named Recipients of IEEE Medals & Recognitions

2019

WINNER AWARD CITATION
Kurt E. Petersen 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor For contributions to and leadership in the development and commercialization of innovative technologies in the field of MEMS
Pallab Bhattacharya 2019 IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal For contributions to the development and commercialization of quantum dot lasers

2018

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Eli Yablonovitch 2018 IEEE Edison Medal

For leadership, innovations, and entrepreneurial achievements in photonics, semiconductor lasers, antennas, and solar-cells

Joe C. Campbell 2018 IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal

For contributions to the development of high-speed, low-noise, long-wavelength avalanche photodiodes

 

 

2016

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Masayoshi Esashi        IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa For pioneering contributions to micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), and their uses in automobiles, cellular phones, industrial equipment, and medical devices
Takuo Sugano IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal For contributions to and leadership in the research and development of the science and technology of semiconductor devices

 2015

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James Plummer IEEE Founders Medal For leadership in the creation and support of innovative, interdisciplinary, and globally focused education and research programs
Dimitri Antoniadis IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal For contributions to metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor physics, technology, and modeling

2014

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Fernando Guarin IEEE Meritorious Achievement Award in Informal Education For dedication to bringing the excitement of electronics engineering to high school students.

B. Jayant Baliga

IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient

For his many contributions to the field of power semiconductors.

 2012

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Michael F. Tompsett IEEE Edison Medal For pioneering contributions to imaging devices, including CCD imagers, cameras, and thermal imagers
Mark Thomas Bohr, Robert S. Chau and Tahir Ghani IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal For sustained leadership in developing innovative transistor technologies for advanced logic products
Tetsuya Iizuka IEEE Ernst Weber Engineering Leadership Recognition For pioneering de facto standard video chips for moving images and nurturing entrepreneurship in Japan

 2011

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Tze-Chiang Chen IEEE ERNST Weber Engineering Leadership Recognition For engineering and managerial leadership in driving the world’s most advanced silicon chip technologies from research to development to manufacturing
Marcian E. Hoff IEEE/RSE Wolfson James Clerk Maxwell Award For developments in programmable integrated circuitry for a wide range of applications

 2010

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Richard M. Swanson IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal For the conception and commercialization of high-efficiency point-contact crystalline-silicon solar cell technology
Hidehito Obayashi IEEE Ernst Weber Engineering Leadership Recognition For outstanding engineering and managerial leadership in the field of scanning electron microscopy, including the creation and development of critical dimension SEMs for VLSI manufacturing
Amar G. Bose IEEE/RSE Wolfson James Clerk Maxwell Award For outstanding contributions to consumer electronics in sound reproduction, industrial leadership and engineering education

 2009

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Robert Heath Dennard IEEE Medal of Honor For invention of the single-transistor Dynamic Random Access Memory and for developing scaling principles for integrated circuits
Chenming Calvin Hu IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal For technical contributions to MOS device reliability, scaling of CMOS and compact device modeling

 2008

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 Paul R. Gray IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal For pioneering the development of analog integrated circuits

 2007

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Nicolaas Frans de Rooij IEEE Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal For pioneering contributions to microsystem technology and effective transfer into industrial products and applications
Michael Shur IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award For inspirational guidance of graduate students & development of novel teaching materials in solid-state electronics