United States President Joe Biden presented the National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology & Innovation in a ceremony at the White House on 23 October 2023. We are proud to say that four of the 18 honorees were previous IEEE award recipients.
Congratulations to our fellow past recipients on receiving the National Medal of Technology and Innovation – the nation’s highest recognition for technological achievement. What a well-deserved honor!
John Cioffi – National Medal of Technology and Innovation 2022
2014 IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award; 2010 Alexander Graham Bell Medal; 2001 Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award
Rory Cooper – National Medal of Technology and Innovation 2022
2022 IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award (Cooper was also just named a 2023 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee for Wheelchair Technology)
James Fujimoto – National Medal of Technology and Innovation 2022 Team Award
2022 IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology; 2014 IEEE Photonics Award
(L-R) Eric Swanson, David Huang, President Joe Biden, and James Fujimoto
Neil Siegel – National Medal of Technology and Innovation 2022
2011 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal
Credit for all photos: Ryan K. Morris and the National Science & Technology Medals Foundation