This Award is assigned to candidates that have provided exceptional contribution to the science and technology state-of-the-art or outstanding service to humanity in the IEEE’s designated fields of interest.


Prize: the Award consists of 500 € and a plaque.


Eligibility: any person who accomplished outstanding contribution to science and technology state-of-the-art or service to humanity in IEEE’s designated fields of interest.


Basis for judging: in the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: evidences of substantial significance of achievement, originality, impact on society, impact on the profession. The quality of the nomination is also important.


Presentation: one Award will be given per year; it will be announced and presented at the annual IEEE Italy Section International Forum on Research, and Technology for Society and Industry (RTSI). No Award will be given if no qualified candidate is nominated.


Deadline: the Nomination Form and a minimum of three, maximum of five endorsement letters need to be sent to the Secretary of the IEEE Italy Section ( by June 1, 2017.


Selection Committee: the Award Selection Committee is composed by: IEEE Italy Section Award Committee Coordinator, IEEE Italy Section Chair, IEEE Italy Section Vice-Chair, IEEE Italy Section Past-Chair, IEEE Italy Section National Association Liaison Committee Coordinator, IEEE Italy Section Secretary.

The result of the selection procedure will be notified to the nominators and the awardee by the IEEE Italy Section Secretary by July 15, 2017.


Nomination validity: the nomination may remain valid for a two-year period after the submission, at the request of the nominator.


It is possible to find the Nomination Form here.

Honorary Award