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Call for Award Nominations

November 21, 2014

The Canadian Atlantic Section of the IEEE gives out up to FIVE prestigious awards to members or honorary members of the IEEE on an annual basis at its Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Awards and Nominations committee is currently soliciting nominations for these awards, which are:

The Murugan Memorial Award

The Murugan Memorial Medal was established in June of 1986, one year after the tragic and untimely death of its namesake, Gnanendran Murugan, Chairman of the IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section 1983-84. The Medal is presented on an annual basis to “the member who best demonstrates the qualities of professionalism and dedication to the purposes of the IEEE”.

This Bronze Medal is awarded to the member who, in the opinion of the awards committee, best demonstrates the qualities of professionalism, integrity, and dedication to the purposes of the IEEE. The Medal may not be awarded in any particular year.

Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award

The Canadian Atlantic Section will provide an Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award, in the form of a plaque, to an outstanding engineer recognized by the Canadian Atlantic Section who has shared their technical and professional abilities (in industry, government or an institution of higher learning) and, in doing so, has made an outstanding contribution to engineering within the territory of the Canadian Atlantic Section. The outstanding engineering achievement award may not be awarded in any particular year.

Outstanding Industrial Contribution Award

The Canadian Atlantic Section will provide an Outstanding Industrial Contribution Award, in the form of a plaque, to an industry professional and practitioner in an area of significant interest and importance to the IEEE residing within the territory of the IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section who, through technical abilities and professional conduct, has made an outstanding contribution to the technology profession in the Canadian Atlantic Section. The Outstanding Industrial Contribution Award may not be awarded in any particular year.

Outstanding Engineering Education Award

The Canadian Atlantic Section will provide an Outstanding Engineering Education Award, in the form of a plaque, to an outstanding individual or organization recognized by the Canadian Atlantic Section who has shard their professional and educational abilities (in the private sector or an institution of higher learning), and, in doing so, has made an outstanding contribution to engineering and technical education within the territory of the Canadian Atlantic Section.

Citation for Distinguished Service

The Citation for Distinguished Service to the IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section recognizes and honors outstanding services and contributions of service to IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section. The certificate and copy of the citation is presented at the AGM.
 

Nominations with the nominee’s brief bio and reason for being nominated can be sent directly to the chair of the Awards & Recognition committee, Dr. Laurence T. Yang <ltyang@ieee.org>, and are due no later than November 21, 2014.

 
 
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