Tuesday, June 09, 2009

2009 Honors Ceremony to be Streamed Live Through IEEE.tv

For the first time, the IEEE Honors Ceremony will be broadcast live on the Web through IEEE.tv. The 2009 Honors Ceremony will take place Thursday, 25 June at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, Calif. at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

Robert H. Dennard, IEEE Life Fellow, will be presented with the IEEE Medal of Honor for inventing dynamic random-access memory which fostered faster and more reliable computers. Other honorees include individuals whose work has:

~enabled deep-space exploration
~improved digital storage technologies
~advanced radar detection, among others.

The ceremony also will honor IEEE student members who were selected as winners in the inaugural IEEE Presidents’ Change the World Competition. These students developed solutions to problems that benefit humanity. This is the first time students will be recognized at this annual event.

A URL for viewing the Ceremony will be provided on the Awards Web site (www.ieee.org/awards) at a later date. Learn more about the 2009 IEEE Honors Ceremony. (http://www.ieee.org/portal/pages/about/awards/HonorsCeremony/2009hc.html)


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