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Dana White Starr and Warren H. White established the Warren D. White Memorial Fund in 1999 and the Warren D. White Award to memorialize their father. The award, a plaque and honorarium, is to recognize a radar engineer for outstanding achievements due to a major technical advance (or series of advances) in the art of radar engineering. The advance, significant, public, and well-known, shall be evidenced by technical papers, inventions, presentations, or products. Nominees need not be a member of IEEE or AESS. Nominations must allow appraisal of the candidate's contribution(s). 

Please use nomination form found here, do not use any nomination form but this one.

Nominations for this award are due 15 February and selection will be completed by 1 April.

Chair of the Warren D. White Award:

AESS Magazine Tutorials; Magazine Editorial Board; Warren White Award Chair; Radar Systems Panel Chair
$2,000 stipend, Plaque and travel expenses funded by a Memorial Endowment. (The President of the Society may authorize, if needed by the winner, up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the conference where the award will be presented). If there are multiple w
Funded entirely by the Warren D. White Memorial Endowment administered by the AESS and managed by the IEEE Foundation.
The nominee shall have made a major technical contribution, or a series of such contributions, to the art of radar engineering. This contribution shall be evidenced to the radar community through technical papers, presentations, inventions, or products.
The award shall be presented at the IEEE Radar Conference or International Radar Conference depending on which is held in a particular year.
2016 - "“For Contributions Towards Developing And Fielding Advanced US Navy Airborne Early Warning Radars”"
2015 - "For Fundamental Contributions to Urban Radar and Through the Wall Radar Imaging"
2014 - "For Contributions to Advanced Radar Signal Processing"
2013 - "For Fundamental Contributions to Advanced Radar Signal Processing"
2011 - "For Contributions to Advanced Radar Systems and Signal Processing"
2010 - "For Contributions to Adaptive Radar Signal Processing."
2009 - "For Significant Innovation in Advanced Radar Signal Processing."
2008 - "For Significant Contributions to Ultra-Wideband Radar for Ground Penetration and Foliage Penetration Radar"
2007 - "For Excellence in Radar Adaptive Processing and Waveform Diversity."

Field of Interest

“The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control."


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