About the Award
This award (established in 1996; renamed 2009; renamed 2015) recognizes outstanding achievement and contribution to the profession through involvement in IEEE IAS activities by an IAS member less than 35 years of age.
Nominees must be under 35 years of age at the specified award nomination due date. To be considered as a nominee, a one page form must be completed describing IAS activities and associated contributions made by the nominee. The form must be submitted and received by the IAS President before the specified due date of April 1. Self nomination is not permitted for this award.
Basis for Judging:
Outstanding contribution to the profession in the form of IEEE/IAS activities such as (but not limited to) authorship of technical papers, IAS chapter leadership, IAS committee work, conference leadership, and standards working groups.
Nominations are accepted from 1 January through 1 April.
Online Submission Form:
Submit a nomination through our online submission form. Only online submissions will be accepted for award nominations.
$3,000, Plaque and travel expenses to attend an IAS sponsored conference for presentation and recognition.
Funded by the IEEE Industry Applications Society.
The selected recipient is notified by June 1 and arrangements for receiving the award are made. Presentation of the award is at IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, or any other IAS sponsored conference that the recipient choses.
Latest Award Winner
The 2022 IEEE Industry Applications Andrew W. Smith Outstanding Young Member Achievement Award was presented at the 2022 IAS Annual Meeting/ECCE to ZhaoHao Ding.
Past Recipients Include:
|2016||David C. Mazur|
|2013||Akshay Kumar Rathore|
|2010||Dr. Wei Qiao|
|2009||Dr. Ayman M. EL-Rafaie|
|2008||Nadezhda A. Dvurechenskaya|
|2005||Ganesh Kumar Venayagamoorthy|
|2003||Michael J. Hittel|
|2001||Leon M. Tolbert|
|2000||Annette von Jouanne|
|1999||Kimberly K. Eastwood|
|1997||S. Mark Halpin|
|1996||Christine M. Kent|