Award/Recognition Menu

Description

The IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications was established in 1999, in honor of Dennis J. Picard, whose lifetime of work at Raytheon Company helped make them a leader in tactical missile systems. In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: field leadership, contribution, originality, breadth, inventive value, publications, other achievements, society activities, honors, duration, and overall strength of the nomination.

Prize

The award consists of a gold medal, bronze replica, certificate and honorarium.

Funding

Funded by the Raytheon Co.

Presentation

At the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony

Nomination Details

For more information and to nominate, visit the IEEE website.

Nomination Deadline
1 July

2022

Recipient(s)
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For contributions to radar signal processing across a wide range of applications including through-the-wall imaging and health monitoring.

2021

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For contributions to the development of the theory and practice of radar, especially cognitive radar and adaptive filtering.

2020

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For contributions to advanced, fully adaptive radar systems and real-time knowledge-aided, and cognitive radar processing architectures.

2019

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For contributions to high-resolution radar, adaptive clutter suppression, and publications for the international radar system community.

2018

Recipient(s)
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For technical contributions to advanced aerospace multifunction microwave and foliage penetration radars, and for leadership within the radar community.

2017

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For technical leadership and exceptional contributions to multistatic radar.

2016

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For contributions to radar signal design and analysis, pulse compression, and signal processing.

2015

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For contributions to the development of multiple phase-center airborne surface surveillance and targeting radars.

2014

Recipient(s)
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For seminal contributions to adaptive radar signal processing algorithms and Over-The-Horizon Radar.

2013

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For leadership and developments in fully adaptive radar, advanced space-time adaptive processing (STAP), knowledge-based signal processing, and waveform diversity.

2012

Recipient(s)
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For contributions to radar signal processing, clutter modeling, and electronic protection.

2011

Recipient(s)
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For pioneering the international effort to develop high-frequency over-the-horizon radar, combining extraordinary skills in electronics, antenna theory, electromagnetic wave propagation and hands-on experimentation.

2010

Recipient(s)
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For continuous, innovative, theoretical and practical contributions to radar systems and adaptive signal processing techniques.

2009

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For pioneering work of fundamental importance in radar waveform design, including the Woodward Ambiguity Function, the standard tool for waveform and matched filter analysis.

2008

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For contributions to techniques for radar target tracking in clutter.

2007

Recipient(s)
Country
US
Affiliation
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Citation

For innovation and technical leadership in the implementation and application of earth-observing and planetary radars.

2006

Recipient(s)
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For pioneering contributions to phased array radar system designs, to radar signal processing designs, and to continuing education programs for radar engineers.

2005

Recipient(s)
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For conception and development of innovative range and Doppler bandwidth reduction techniques used in wide-band radars and high resolution

synthetic aperture radars.

2004

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For exceptionally outstanding leadership and significant individual technical contributions to the application of radar for the observation of weather

and other atmospheric phenomena.

2003

Recipient(s)
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For pioneering work in pulse Doppler radar design and its utilization for airborne early warning radar systems.

2002

Recipient(s)
Country
US
Title

David Barton

Affiliation
ANRO Engineering, Inc.
Citation

For contributions to radar system design and analysis, the publication of definitive radar reference books, and to the exchange of radar technology information internationally.

2001

Recipient(s)
Country
US
Affiliation
Independent Consultant
Citation

For outstanding leadership, technical contributions and the implementation of innovative concepts in the design, development and deployment of large, wide-band phased array radar systems.

Recipient(s)
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For outstanding leadership of Navy radar research, authorship of widely used books on radar, and personal contributions to the advancement of radar technology and systems