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IEEE AESS Industrial Innovation Award

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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.

Please use this  Nomination Form  to nominate a candidate for the AESS Industrial Innovation Award.

Nomination Deadline EXTENDED:  1 December 31 March 2022


$1,500 Honorarium per awardee (up to a maximum of $4,500 per award) and a Plaque and Certificate for each awardee. In the event that there are more than three awardees, the maximum prize shall be divided equally among all awardees.
Funded by the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society.
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.
Basis for Judging: 

Selection will be based on major industrial accomplishments, standards, deployment of important processes or products, etc. that are of substantial benefit to the public, which use integrated electronic systems and large-scale integrated interoperable systems within the scope of the Society and are visible beyond the company or institution where the contribution was made.

At a convenient IEEE AESS conference.
2021 - "For contributions to formal verification of microprocessors for aerospace applications and Boolean Satisfiability for SAT solvers."
2020 - "For seminal contributions in advanced inertial guidance and their successful transition to defense and commercial applications."

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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