IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award

Presented to

An individual or a team of not more than three


For outstanding contributions to communications technology


The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and cash honorarium.

Basis for judging

In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: research, development, and application contributions to all aspects of leading-edge communication technology (work cited could have appeared in the form of publications, patents, or products, or could be a generally recognized major technological advancement in the field), and the quality of the nomination.

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