Jean Bacon, University of Cambridge, for leadership in design of secure, large-scale, distributed systems.
Harut Barsamian, University of California, Irvine, for contributions to computer architecture, dynamic microprogramming, and associative search algorithms.
Luca Benini, University of Bologna, for contributions to design technologies for low-power design of integrated circuits and systems.
Bhargab Bhattacharya, Indian Statistical Institute, for contributions to testing and design of digital integrated circuits.
Pradip Bose, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, for contributions to power modeling and processor design.
Donald Chamberlin, IBM Almaden Research Center, for contributions to database query languages.
Grace Clark, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, for contributions in block adaptive filtering.
Robert Colwell, R & E Colwell & Assoc., for technical leadership in turning novel computer architecture concepts into commercial processors.
Melba Crawford, Purdue University, for applications of satellite data and airborne LIDAR imagery.
Bill Curtis, Borland Software, for contributions to software process improvement.
Maya Gokhale, Los Alamos National Laboratory, for contributions to reconfigurable computing technology.
Dmitry Goldgof, University of South Florida, for contributions to computer vision and biomedical applications.
James Goodman, University of Auckland, for contributions to shared-memory multiprocessor system design.
Steven Gorshe, PMC Sierra, for invention and standardization of elements of optical transmission systems.
Joseph Hughes, Georgia Institute of Technology, for contributions to engineering education program development, assessment, and accreditation activities.
Mehdi Jazayeri, University of Lugano, for contributions to programming languages, software engineering, and informatics education.
Zvi Kedem, New York University, for contributions to concurrent and parallel computing systems.
Cetin Koc, Oregon State University, for contributions to cryptographic engineering.
Sandip Kundu, University of Massachusetts, for contributions to the design of test methods for integrated circuits.
Sang-Uk Lee, Seoul National University, for contributions to the theory and application of image and video coding.
Bao-Shuh Lin, Industrial Technology Research Institute, for leadership in technology and industry development of broadband information network and digital video.
Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, University of Minnesota, for contributions to distributed robotics and the creation of the miniature scout robot.
Ioannis Pitas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, for contributions to nonlinear signal and image processing, digital watermarking, and biometrics.
Nalini Ratha, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, for contributions to biometric authentication systems.
Sudhakar Sahasrabudhe, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, for academic leadership in creating and managing an electrical engineering education system.
Betty Salzberg, Northeastern University, for contributions to access methods, online reorganization methods, and robust application techniques in computing.
John Sheppard, ARINC, for contributions to system-level diagnosis and prognosis.
Kiyohiro Shikano, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, for contributions to speech recognition, dialog systems, voice conversion, and acoustic field realization.
John Smith, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, for contributions to multimedia content analysis, retrieval, and adaptation.
Per Stenstrom, Chalmers University of Technology, for contributions to design of high-performance memory systems.
James Stoffel, Rochester, New York, for technical leadership in the development of imaging systems.
Athanasios Stouraitis, University of Patras, for contributions to high-performance digital signal processing architectures and computer arithmetics.
Maximus Viergever, University Medical Center Utrecht, for leadership and contributions to medical imaging.
Kyu Young Whang, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, for contributions to physical database design, query processing, and database management system architecture.
Charles Woodside, Carleton University, for contributions to real-time software system performance engineering.
Kun-Lung Wu, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, for contributions to derived data management for reliable computing, Web-based information systems, and transaction and query processing.
Ning Xi, Michigan State University, for contributions to nanorobotic manipulation and assembly.
Sung-Joo Yoo, University of California, Davis, for contributions to optical networking including wavelength conversion, optical label switching networks, optical routers, and integrated photonics.
• individual contributions as a research engineer or scientist, application engineer or practitioner, technical leader, or educator;
• technical evaluation by an IEEE society or council;
• tangible and verifiable evidence of technical accomplishment, such as technical publications, patents, reports, published product descriptions, and/or services, as listed on the nomination form;
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• IEEE and non-IEEE professional activities, including awards, services, offices held, committee memberships, and the like; and
• total years in the profession.