IEEE John von Neumann Medal

Presented to

An individual or team up to three.


For outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology.


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

Basis for Judging

In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: truly outstanding contributions in computer hardware, software, or systems art; cited work in the form of publications, patents, products, or simply general recognition by the profession that the individual cited is the agreed originator of the advance; and quality of nomination.

The achievements may be theoretical, technological, or entrepreneurial. Subject areas cover computer architecture, base technologies, systems, languages, algorithms and protocols, and application domains.

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