Thursday, October 30, 2008

New IEEE Award Sponsored by Toyota Recognizes Environmental and Safety Technologies

The IEEE Foundation recently announced that Toyota Motor Corporation has donated US$300,000 to support a new IEEE award, the IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies. This award will recognize outstanding accomplishments in the application of technology in the IEEE fields of interest that improve the environment and/or public safety. Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to sponsor this award for ten years, with the first presentation scheduled for 2010.

The IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies is relevant to a wide community including intelligent transportation systems, wireless communications, sensor networks control, control and automation, computing and signal processing.

Toyota’s sponsorship supports the awarding of this IEEE Medal to an individual recipient, or a team of recipients up to three in number, each year for the years 2010 through 2019. The award consists of a gold medal, a bronze replica, a certificate and honorarium. To learn more about this and other IEEE Awards, visit


Karen Kaufman
Development Communications Manager
IEEE Foundation
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