R1 Young Professionals Award

Apply for 2020 awards today!

Submission is due no later than Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:59 PM ET

IEEE Region 1 Young Professionals Award

The IEEE Region 1 Young Professionals Award recognizes a young professional (within 15 years from first degree).

  1. Purpose
    This award is designed to recognize those substantive projects or achievement of a relatively short nature, but which have left an undeniable imprint on the fabric of Young Professionals (YP) operations within Region 1.  The award will be based on a selection that recognizes individuals involved with YP activities who are recognized for singular achievement in the development and completion of a project(s) or activity(ies) which are directed to the fulfillment of one or more of the Region’s goals and/or objectives.  Not to exceed one award annually.
  2. Qualification
    The individuals nominated must be YP members at the time of nomination. The award must be approved within five years of the initiation of the project or event and the Region 1 Awards and Recognition Committee shall have the prerogative of carrying forward nominations to a more suitable time frame.

Call for nominations open now

  • All nominations that are received within the award year and by the deadline will be reviewed by the Region 1 Awards and Recognition Committee
  • The Region 1 Awards and Recognition Committee will make a determination as to which nominee should receive the award and then will submit a formal recommendation to the Region Assembly. The Assembly will meet in executive session to review and vote to approve the Region 1 Young Professionals member who will receive the award.
  • An award plaque will be given to a Section representative for distribution at their respective annual award ceremony. The formal presentation of the award shall be made by the Region 1 Director or by his/her designee, at an appropriate time and location.

Downloadable file is located here! Awards History; xlsx 

YEARINDIVIDUALSECTIONCITATION
2016Daniel A. CeroneNorth JerseyFor outstanding contributions to the IEEE North Jersey Section‰Ûªs student activities
2009Rob ViceBostonFor outstanding leadership and substantial contributions to Boston and Region 1 GOLD Activities
2008Guruprasad MadhavanBinghamtonFor outstanding leadership and substantial contributions to Binghamton and Region 1 GOLD Activities
2015Robert (Russ) RobisonGreen MountainFor Leadership in CMOS Process and Device Simulation
2017James Keegan and Shahrokh AkhlaghiBinghamtonFor starting a PES Student Chapter for the Binghamton Section and restarting the Young Professionals Affinity Group
2018Cathy ChenNew YorkFor reviving the New York Section’s IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group; and, for being instrumental in organizing events and connecting young professionals in the NYC Metro area
+ R1 Young Professional Awards

Apply for 2020 awards today!

Submission is due no later than Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:59 PM ET

IEEE Region 1 Young Professionals Award

The IEEE Region 1 Young Professionals Award recognizes a young professional (within 15 years from first degree).

  1. Purpose
    This award is designed to recognize those substantive projects or achievement of a relatively short nature, but which have left an undeniable imprint on the fabric of Young Professionals (YP) operations within Region 1.  The award will be based on a selection that recognizes individuals involved with YP activities who are recognized for singular achievement in the development and completion of a project(s) or activity(ies) which are directed to the fulfillment of one or more of the Region’s goals and/or objectives.  Not to exceed one award annually.
  2. Qualification
    The individuals nominated must be YP members at the time of nomination. The award must be approved within five years of the initiation of the project or event and the Region 1 Awards and Recognition Committee shall have the prerogative of carrying forward nominations to a more suitable time frame.

Call for nominations open now

+ Administration
  • All nominations that are received within the award year and by the deadline will be reviewed by the Region 1 Awards and Recognition Committee
  • The Region 1 Awards and Recognition Committee will make a determination as to which nominee should receive the award and then will submit a formal recommendation to the Region Assembly. The Assembly will meet in executive session to review and vote to approve the Region 1 Young Professionals member who will receive the award.
  • An award plaque will be given to a Section representative for distribution at their respective annual award ceremony. The formal presentation of the award shall be made by the Region 1 Director or by his/her designee, at an appropriate time and location.
+ Past Recipients

Downloadable file is located here! Awards History; xlsx 

YEARINDIVIDUALSECTIONCITATION
2016Daniel A. CeroneNorth JerseyFor outstanding contributions to the IEEE North Jersey Section‰Ûªs student activities
2009Rob ViceBostonFor outstanding leadership and substantial contributions to Boston and Region 1 GOLD Activities
2008Guruprasad MadhavanBinghamtonFor outstanding leadership and substantial contributions to Binghamton and Region 1 GOLD Activities
2015Robert (Russ) RobisonGreen MountainFor Leadership in CMOS Process and Device Simulation
2017James Keegan and Shahrokh AkhlaghiBinghamtonFor starting a PES Student Chapter for the Binghamton Section and restarting the Young Professionals Affinity Group
2018Cathy ChenNew YorkFor reviving the New York Section’s IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group; and, for being instrumental in organizing events and connecting young professionals in the NYC Metro area

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