Award/Recognition Menu

Description

To recognize an individual or team at any level who were industry employees whose technical contributions have resulted in significant advances in integrated electronic systems and large-scale integrated interoperable systems within the scope of the Society.

Prize

$1,500 per awardee (up to a maximum of $4,500 per award) and a plaque. In the event that there are more than three awardees, the maximum prize shall be divided equally among all awardees and each shall receive a plaque.

Funding

Funded by the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society

Presentation

At a convenient IEEE AESS conference

Eligibility

The award shall be open to individuals at any level who were industry employees and played a significant role in the technical contribution at the time of the accomplishments being recognized. The candidate does not have to be an IEEE/AESS member, but given everything else being equal, a member will be given preferential consideration. Current officers and members of the AESS Board of Governors are ineligible. Self-nominations are not accepted or considered.

Nomination Deadline
1 December
Application Details

For questions, please contact the AESS Awards Chair, Fulvio Gini at (Click to show email).

2023

Recipient(s)
Country
USA
Title

Darin Dunham

Affiliation
Lockheed Martin Corporation
IEEE Region
Region 3 (Southeastern U.S.)
Citation

For engineering and implementing System Level Discrimination (SLD) in the Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) system. This enhancement significantly decreases the number of interceptors used by engaging weapon systems in the Missile Defense System (MDS) while maintaining engagement performance.

2022

Recipient(s)
Country
USA
Affiliation
University of Southern California
IEEE Region
Region 6 (Western U.S.)
Citation

For pioneering innovations in simulation-based training, intelligent-decision aiding, and intelligent-process management

2021

Recipient(s)
Country
USA
Affiliation
Aries Design Automation
IEEE Region
Region 4 (Central U.S.)
Website
Citation

For contributions to formal verification of microprocessors for aerospace applications and Boolean Satisfiability for SAT solvers

2020

Recipient(s)
Country
USA
Affiliation
UCLA
IEEE Region
Region 6 (Western U.S.)
Citation

For seminal contributions in advanced inertial guidance and their successful transition to defense and commercial applications