Award/Recognition Menu

Description

The IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award was established in November 2010. The first presentation is scheduled for 2013. Recipient selection is administered by the Technical Field Awards Council of the IEEE Awards Board. Presented to: An individual, a team, or multiple recipients up to three in number Scope: For outstanding contributions to the field of biomedical engineering Prize: The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and cash honorarium. Basis for judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: impact on the profession and/or society; succession of significant technical or other contributions; leadership in accomplishing worthwhile goal(s); previous honors; other achievements as evidenced by publications, patents, or other evidence; and the quality of the nomination. Presentation: IEEE policy requires that its awards be presented at major IEEE events that are in keeping with the nature of the award and the cited achievement.

Prize

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

Historical Background

The IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award was established in November 2010.

Basis for Judging

In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: impact on the profession and/or society; succession of significant technical or other contributions; leadership in accomplishing worthwhile goal(s); previous honors; other achievements as evidenced by publications, patents, or other evidence; and the quality of nomination.

Eligibility

Candidate eligibility: Any person may be nominated for an IEEE-level award, regardless of IEEE membership, with the following exceptions: Members of the IEEE Board of Directors, Members of the IEEE Awards Board, Members of the IEEE Awards Council – Chairs of the selection committees who sit on a Council are not eligible for an award that their Council oversees, Medal of Honor recipients cannot receive another IEEE Medal, Medal recipients cannot receive another medal or Technical Field Award for the same work, Technical Field Award recipients cannot receive another Technical Field Award for the same work, but may be elevated to a medal in a future year, An IEEE-level award recipient is ineligible to receive two IEEE-level awards in the same year, Award Selection Committee members cannot be considered while serving on a relevant board or committee, Deceased persons (exception: an award may be presented posthumously if recipient’s death occurs after the IEEE Board of Directors approves the nomination), Self-nominations, IEEE staff

2021

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for the integration of ultrasound and engineered vesicles in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

2020

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for contributions to the field of high-resolution imaging.

2019

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for leadership in biomedical ultrasonics and medical imaging technologies.

2018

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for contributions to the bioelectronic retinal implant.

2017

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for contributions to neuroengineering and neuroimaging.

2016

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for contributions to ultrasound imaging and transducer technology.

2015

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for outstanding contributions to biomedical circuit technology.

Recipient(s)
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for pioneering photoacoustic tomography.

2021

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for the integration of ultrasound and engineered vesicles in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

2020

Recipient(s)
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for contributions to the field of high-resolution imaging.

2019

Recipient(s)
Citation

for leadership in biomedical ultrasonics and medical imaging technologies.

2018

Recipient(s)
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for contributions to the bioelectronic retinal implant.

2017

Recipient(s)
Citation

for contributions to neuroengineering and neuroimaging.

2016

Recipient(s)
Citation

for contributions to ultrasound imaging and transducer technology.

2015

Citation

for outstanding contributions to biomedical circuit technology.

Recipient(s)
Citation

for pioneering photoacoustic tomography.