Past recipients for Richard E. Merwin Distinguished Service Award

2014  Stephen L. Diamond For distinguished leadership and service to the IEEE, IEEE Computer Society and the Computing profession.
2012  Carl K. Chang For outstanding contributions and exemplary leadership and service to the IEEE Computer Society and the computing profession.
2009  Willis K. King For exemplary service to the IEEE Computer Society and the computing profession at large.
2006  Benjamin W. Wah For outstanding achievements, sustained leadership, and dedicated service to the IEEE Computer Society.
2005  Mario R. Barbacci For outstanding achievements and dedicated service to the IEEE Computer Society.
2004  Murali R. Varanasi For sustained contributions and leadership in Computer Science and Computer Engineering education and accreditation.
2003  Doris. L. Carver For dedicated and sustained leadership to the computing profession and to the IEEE Computer Society.
2002  Bruce D. Shriver For outstanding service to both the Computer Society and the computing profession that continues to have enormous impact on responsible governance, high quality publications, conferences, and the international community.
2001  Ronald G. Hoelzeman For dedication and sustained leadership resulting in improvements in Computer Society products and services through improved infrastructure.
2000  Gerald L. Engel For continuing and significant contributions to the educational activities in the computer field and the profession.
1999  James H. Aylor For dedication and sustained long-term leadership resulting in the development of significant innovations in Computer Society products and services, especially in the area of printed and electronic publications.
1998  Edward A. Parrish For continuing leadership to the society and the institute, particularly in the areas of education and publications.
1997  Duncan H. Lawrie For your creativity, insight, and leadership of the society in many areas, but particularly for guiding the development of the Computer Society strategy for electronic publishing.
1996  Ming T. (Mike) Liu For dedicated and outstanding services to the profession and to the IEEE Computer Society.
1995  James T. Cain For outstanding sustained contributions and leadership in education and the computer profession.
1994  Helen M. Wood For outstanding and sustained contributions and leadership to the society and the institute, particularly in the area of standards, publications, and information services.
1993  C. V. Ramamoorthy For contributions to the publications, conferences, and education activities of the computer profession.
1992  Roy L. Russo In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1990  Martha Sloan In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1989  Stanley Winkler In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1987  Oscar N. Garcia In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1986  Theodore H. Bonn In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1985  Tse-yun Feng In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1984  Rex Rice In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1983  Merlin G. Smith In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.
1982  Sidney Fernbach In recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession.
1981  Stephen S. Yau In recognition of outstanding contributions to the computer profession.