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2017 IEEE Technical Field and Eric Herz Outstanding Staff Member Awards

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2017 IEEE Technical Field and Eric Herz Outstanding Staff Member

Awards Recipients


IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS AWARD—recognizes outstanding contributions to control systems engineering, science, or technology—sponsored by the IEEE Control Systems Society—to

Recipient

RICHARD M. MURRAY (FIEEE)—Everhart Professor of Control & Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering, Caltech, Pasadena, California, USA

Citation

“For contributions to the theory and applications of nonlinear and networked control systems.”


IEEE RICHARD HAROLD KAUFMANN AWARD—recognizes outstanding contributions in industrial systems engineering—sponsored by the IEEE Industry Applications Society—to

Recipient

ERLING HESLA (LSMIEEE)—Owner, Hesla & Associates, Camano Island, Washington, USA

Citation

“For leadership in establishing the fundamentals for the protection and safe operation of industrial power systems.”


IEEE JOSEPH F. KEITHLEY AWARD IN INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT—recognizes outstanding contributions in electrical measurements—sponsored by Keithley Instruments, Inc. and the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society—to

Recipient

JEROME JOHN BLAIR (FIEEE)—Chief Scientist, Keystone International, Riverside, California, USA

Citation

“For contributions to test procedures for analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters and to enhanced-accuracy gamma-ray spectrometry.”


IEEE LEON K. KIRCHMAYER GRADUATE TEACHING AWARD—recognizes inspirational teaching of graduate students in the IEEE fields of interest—sponsored by the Leon K. Kirchmayer Memorial Fund—to

Recipient

C.-C. JAY KUO (FIEEE)—Professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Citation

“For inspirational guidance of graduate students and curriculum development in the area of multimedia signal processing.”


IEEE KOJI KOBAYASHI COMPUTERS AND COMMUNICATIONS AWARD—recognizes outstanding contributions to the integration of computers and communications—sponsored by NEC Corporation—to

Recipient

KANNAN RAMCHANDRAN (FIEEE)—Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

Citation

“For pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of distributed source and storage coding.”


IEEE DONALD O. PEDERSON AWARD IN SOLID-STATE CIRCUITS—recognizes outstanding contributions to solid-state circuits—sponsored by the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society—to

Co-Recipients

TAKAO NISHITANI (FIEEE)—Representative Partner, Laisip, Kanagawa, Japan

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JOHN S. THOMPSON (LMIEEE)—Consultant and President (Retired), Technology Pathways, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Citation

“For pioneering real-time programmable digital signal processor architectures.”


IEEE PHOTONICS AWARD—recognizes outstanding achievements in photonics—sponsored by the IEEE Photonics Society—to

Recipient

JOHN E. BOWERS (FIEEE)—Director, Institute of Energy Efficiency, University of Santa Barbara, California, USA

Citation

“For pioneering research in silicon photonics, including hybrid silicon lasers, photonic integrated circuits, and ultra-low-loss waveguides.”


IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION AWARD—recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of robotics and automation—sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society—to

Recipient

OUSSAMA KHATIB (FIEEE)—Professor, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, California, USA

Citation

“For contributions to the development of robot control and human-centered and humanoid robotics, and leadership in the robotics community.”


IEEE MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE AWARD—recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear and plasma sciences and engineering—sponsored by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society—to

Recipient

CHANDRASHEKHAR JOSHI (FIEEE)—Distinguished Chancellor’s Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

Citation

“For groundbreaking contributions to and leadership in the field of plasma particle accelerators.”


IEEE ERIC E. SUMNER AWARD—recognizes outstanding contributions to communications technology—sponsored by Nokia Bell Labs—to

Recipient

WILLIAM C. LINDSEY (LFIEEE)—Professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Citation

“For contributions to synchronization and digital communication technologies.”


IEEE TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES AWARD—recognizes advances in technologies within the fields of interest to the IEEE as applied in transportation systems—sponsored by the IEEE Industry Applications Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, IEEE Power Electronics Society, IEEE Power & Energy Society, and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society—to

Recipient

CLAIRE TOMLIN (FIEEE)—Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

Citation

“For contributions to air transportation systems, focusing on collision avoidance protocol design and avionics safety verification.”


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