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Recognizing Professionalism, Technical Achievement, and Literary Contributions to Public Awareness and Understanding of the Engineering Profession in the United States.

IEEE-USA has authorized the presentation of Awards and Recognition for the purpose of recognizing excellence, outstanding service and contributions in furtherance of its objectives. The awards are administered by IEEE-USA's Awards and Recognition Committee and have been approved by the IEEE Awards Board and the IEEE Board of Directors.

The deadline is September 15th.

Professionalism Awards  - 

The IEEE-USA Robert S. Walleigh Distinguished Contributions to Engineering Professionalism Award

To honor IEEE members in the United States for a lifetime of dedicated efforts and successful accomplishments in advancing the social, economic, legal and ethical aims of IEEE professional activities. Maximum of one award presented per year.

The IEEE-USA John Meredith Professional Service Award

To recognize key individuals for outstanding IEEE-USA volunteer efforts and contributions. Maximum of one award presented per year.

The IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Public Service

To honor an individual not currently in the practice of engineering for contributions in furthering the professional goals of IEEE in the United States by such means as (but not limited to) influencing laws or regulations benefiting the profession, industrial environments to foster professional curricula, or publications designed to enhance professionalism and other similar activities.

The IEEE-USA George F. McClure Citation of Honor

To honor IEEE members who have made exemplary contributions toward securing recognition of professional activities in the United States 

The IEEE-USA Jim Watson Student Professional Awareness Achievement Award

To recognize IEEE members for their contributions to Student-Professional Awareness Activities in the United States.

The IEEE-USA Entrepreneur Achievement Award for Leadership in Entrepreneurial Spirit

To recognize an IEEE member who has been instrumental in furthering both entrepreneurial growth and spirit in the United States.

The K-12 STEM Literacy Committee Educator-Engineer Partnership Award

To honor pairs of K-12 educators and engineers that, through their joint collaboration, provide learning experiences to precollege students, support the education and curriculum requirements of their institution, promote and increase the math, science and engineering awareness of student participants, and/or support the educational goals of the IEEE and IEEE-USA. 

Technical Award  -  

The IEEE-USA Harry Diamond Memorial Award

To honor individuals for distinguished technical contributions in the field of electrotechnology while in U.S. Government Service.

Literary Award  - 

The IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding and the Advancement of the Engineering Profession

To recognize outstanding journalistic or other efforts that contribute to the enhancement and expansion of the public understanding and the advancement of the engineering profession in the United States.