IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award

Presented to

An individual or multiple recipients where all members of the group could be judged to have made a crucial contribution(s) to the overall outcome


For an outstanding contribution to the fundamentals of any aspect of electronic circuits and systems that has a long-term significance or impact


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

Basis for judging

In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: impact; perceived long-term and fundamental nature of the contribution(s); originality; publication of a significant and profound new and non-obvious result or an approach in a subject area that relates to the circuits and systems, but which has broader impact across other aspects of electronic or electrical engineering; patents; starting a company based on a fundamental contribution; and the quality of the nomination.

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