The Awards Nominating subcommittee is responsible for identifying PCIC contributors qualified for all levels of IEEE awards, to facilitate processing of nomination submittals, and to coordinate PCIC awards preparations. Click here for a history of past PCIC Award recipients. A copy of the Awards Nominating Subcommittee Procedures and Policies document can be found here.
You can nominate yourself or recommend a potential candidate to the subcommittee. Use the PCIC Links page to get complete details and forms for IEEE and IAS Awards. The PCIC Members list identifies Senior Members and Fellows to help locate references needed for the Senior Member upgrade process. Below is a summary of the various awards:
Russell W. Mills Award
David C. Azbill Award
Outstanding Technical Contribution Award
Emeritus Award for Outstanding Service
Electrical Safety Excellence Award
PCIC Subcommittee Awards
Emeritus Award for Outstanding Contributions
Industry Applications Society Awards
Outstanding Achievement Award
Distinguished Service Award
Andrew W. Smith Outstanding Young Member Award
Medal in Power Engineering
IEEE Standards Medallion
IEEE Technical Field Awards
Richard Harold Kaufmann Award
Charles Proteus Steinmetz Award
Nikola Tesla Award
IEEE Service Awards
Haraden Pratt Award
Richard M. Emberson Award
IEEE Prize Paper Awards
W.R.G. Baker Prize Paper Award
Donald G. Fink Prize Paper Award
Leon K. Kirchmayer Prize Paper Award
IEEE Medal of Honor
The IEEE Medal of Honor is the Institute’s highest award. It is given for an exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest. It is presented only when a candidate is identified as having made a particular contribution which forms a clearly exceptional addition to the science and technology of concern to the Institute. Recipient selection is administered through the IEEE Medals Council of the IEEE Awards Board. The award consists of a gold medal, bronze replica, certificate and honorarium.
IEEE Fellow Grade
The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and shall be conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The accomplishments that are being honored shall have contributed importantly to the advancement or application of engineering, science and technology, bringing the realization of significant value to society.
IEEE Senior Grade
Senior Member is the highest professional grade for which application may be made and shall require experience reflecting professional maturity. The candidate shall have been in active professional practice for at least ten years. Click here for an online application form that is available on the IEEE website.