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IEEE Founders Medal

IEEE Founders Medal
Awarded for For outstanding contributions in the leadership, planning, and administration of affairs of great value to the electrical and electronics engineering profession
Presented by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
First awarded 1952
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The IEEE Founders Medal is an award is presented for outstanding contributions in the leadership, planning, and administration of affairs of great value to the electrical and electronics engineering profession. It may be presented to an individual or team up to three in number. This medal was established by the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) in 1952. The medal continued to be awarded after the merge of the IRE with the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) in 1963 to form the IEEE. Recipients of this medal receive a gold medal, bronze replica, certificate, and cash honorarium.[1]

The award is sponsored by the IEEE Foundation

Nomination deadline: 1 July Notification: Recipients are typically approved during the November IEEE Board of Directors meeting. Recipients and their nominators will be notified following the meeting. Then the nominators of unsuccessful candidates will be notified of the status of their nomination. Presentation: At the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony


The following people have received the IEEE Founders Medal:[2]


  1. ^ "IEEE Founders Medal".  
  2. ^ "IEEE Founders Medal Recipients". IEEE. Retrieved November 23, 2010. 

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