Distinguished Service Award
The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements.
NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
This certificate is the highest service award in recognition for long and distinguished service to the IEEE Computer Society at a level of dedication and achievement rarely demonstrated. Often includes service in several capacities, and positions of significant Society responsibility, with contribution levels justifying multiple Meritorious Service Certificates or higher. Areas of contributions might include initiating a Society program or conference, or long-term and active service on Society committees.
Past recipients for Distinguished Service Award
|2011||Don Wheater||In recognition for extraordinary efforts and service in maintaining the ITC program web site.|
|2010||Susamma Barua||For lifetime service to the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) community.|
|2010||Sally Felinek||For lifetime service to the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) community.|
|2010||Carl E. Landwehr||For outstanding service promoting the community of security and privacy researchers, founding the Cipher online newsletter, and as Editor-in-Chief of Security and Privacy Magazine.|
|2010||Bill Pitts||For lifetime service to the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) community.|
|2010||Viktor K. Prasanna||For lifetime service to the Inernational Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) community.|
|2010||Stephen Tockey||For dedicated leadership in the development of the software engineering certification program of the Computer Society.|
|2010||George B. Westrom|
|2008||Christian Landrault||As a founder and 13 years of distinguished services for ETW/ETS|
|2005||Jean Bacon||For your innovative approach in turning Distributed Systems Online into a recognized community.|
|2005||Terrance Boult||For a broad array of continuing contributions to the Computer Vision Conferences and Journals.|
|2005||Wolfgang Giloi||For exceptional contributions over the past six years to the IEEE Computer Society as Chair of the Awards Committee; Second Vice President; Treasurer; Secretary; and Member of the Board of Governors.|
|2005||John Walz||For twenty years of distinguished service and leadership to the Standards Activities Board.|
|2002||Tom Berson||For long and distinguished service to the IEEE Technical Committee on Security and Privacy and the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy.|
|2001||Kozo Kinoshita||For many years of distinguished service in steering the Asian Test Symposium and IEEE TTTC Asian Activities.|
|2001||Azriel Rosenfeld||For Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Lifetime Achievement Award.|
|2000||Yervant Zorian||For exceptional management skills and leadership as a Chair of IEEE Test Technology Technical Council.|
|2000||Lowell Johnson||For continuing leadership and service to the Computer Society and the Information Technology Industry in Standards Management.|
|2000||Elliot Chikofsky||For outstanding and unparalleled service in founding five Software Engineering conferences, establishing TCSE, initiating new programs, reactivating others, and mentoring volunteers.|
|1998||Dharma P. Agrawal||For long and distinguished service to the IEEE Computer Society.|
|1997||James H. Aylor||For exceptional leadership and endurance as the society's 1993 president and 1994-1996 IEEE Division Director.|
|1996||Joseph Boykin||For dedication and service to the society and particularly its practitioner membership.|
|1996||B. Chandrasekaran||For distinguished service to IEEE Expert and the Computer Society.|
|1995||Jon T. Butler||For long and distinguished service as an editor and your leadership contributions in publications and student activities.|
|1995||Daniel J. Graham||For fifteen years of distinguished service and leadership to the International Test Conference and the Test Technology Technical Committee.|
|1995||Raymond P. Oberly||For distinguished service to the International Test Conference and the Test Technology Technical Committee, in many different capacities.|
|1994||Fred Buelow||Ned Kornfield||Bruce D. Shriver||Ronald Waxman|
|1993||John W. Horch||Michael C. Mulder||Ralph J. Preiss||Anneliese von Mayrhauser|
|1992||Kenneth R. Anderson||Duncan H. Lawrie||Edward A. Parrish||Helen M. Wood|
|1990||Prathima Agrawal||Paul W. Horstmann||Jane W. Radatz|
|1989||Maris W. Graube|
|1987||Kenneth R. Anderson||James H. Aylor||James Thomas Cain||Ronald G. Hoelzeman|
|1987||Michael C. Mulder||Dick B. Simmons||Joseph E Urban|
|1985||Rolland B. Arndt||Taylor L. Booth||Oscar N Garcia||Edward A. Parrish|
|1985||Roy L. Russo|
2013 Service Awards and Certificates Subcommittee Chair
NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Madras IEEE-CS Chapter Chair H.R. Mohan Receives
Meritorious Service Award
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 22 March, 2012 – H.R. Mohan, chair of the IEEE Computer Society Madras chapter, has been recognized with a Meritorious Service Award for his leadership in organizing timely, relevant technical and career development programs for members in India.
Under Mohan’s direction, the Madras chapter held 37 events in 2011. The events ranged from presentations on PhD planning, communication, and research methodologies to talks on multicore, cloud computing, green IT, social media networks, and leadership.
“He’s taken the chapter to a new level with the sheer volume and energy behind the range of activities,” said IEEE Computer Society Membership Director Vi Doan.
A graduate in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Mohan is currently associate vice president (systems) with India’s national newspaper The Hindu. Mohan was instrumental for The Hindu group of publications to go online way back in 1995 as the first newspaper from India to have online presence. He was also instrumental for the digital archives initiatives of the 130+ years old newspaper.
He is associated with the Computer Society of India (CSI), IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Professional Communication Society, the IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Technology Management Council, and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), IndUNIX, Madras Library Association, Ranganathan Center for Information Studies, Society for Information Science (SIS), Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Professionals (SALIS), American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), All India Management Association (AIMA), Madras Management Association (MMA), Operational Research Society of India (ORSI), Technical Writers Forum of India (TWIN), New Media Forum (NMF), and the World Association of Newspapers (WAN).
He has assisted in organizing over 1,200 technical meetings, seminars, workshops, and conferences during the last 25+ years of his association with these professional societies.
Mohan is a Fellow of the Computer Society of India and the convener of the CSI Chennai CIO Forum and also serves in the CSI executive committee as the chairman of the technical division on Communications. He has served as a member of the IT Task Force Committee of CII Southern India. He serves as a member in board of studies / governing board in IT & library & Information science courses at various universities and engineering institutions. He also manages a no. of egroups relating to professional activities and assists in the creating and managing the websites for NGOs, educational institutions, and nonprofit associations.
Mohan currently edits LINK, the newsletter of the IEEE Madras Section, INFOLINE, the newsletter of CSI Madras Chapter and CSI-eNewsletter, a monthly electronic newsletter which reaches over 65,000 readers and also serves as an advisor for the CSI publications.
About the IEEE Computer Society
The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 38 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities. For more information, go to http://www.computer.org.
Nominate a Volunteer for a Service Award
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 9 October, 2009 – Nominate a deserving volunteer for an IEEE Computer Society higher-level service award to show appreciation for their contributions.
Meritorious Service Certificates are given to recognize outstanding service to society programs and activities, and to the profession, as opposed to technical achievement. Service awards are open to all, and anyone can nominate using nomination forms available at http://computer.org/awards.
Nominations require one endorsement and are approved by the Awards Committee. Certificates are signed by the IEEE Computer Society President.Honor meritorious and significant service to any society-sponsored activity may qualify in whole or in part. Qualification is enhanced by the level and number of contributions, excellence, dedication, and tenure of service.
Outstanding Contribution Certificates are also available for achievements of major value and significance to the IEEE Computer Society. The achievement should be a specific, concisely characterized accomplishment, as opposed to a collection of different efforts. Examples could include the successful launching of major conference series, publications, standards, or model curricula. A group award may be given for a major contribution in which a number of volunteers each made significant contributions.
Distinguished Service Certificates are awarded for long and distinguished service to the IEEE Computer Society at a level of dedication and achievement rarely demonstrated. It often includes service in several capacities, and positions of significant Society responsibility, with contribution levels justifying multiple Meritorious Service Certificates or higher.
To make a nomination, visit http://awards.computer.org/ana/award/viewHomepage.action.