An individual or a team up to three
For outstanding contributions to the generation and utilization of electric power
The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and cash honorarium.
Basis for judging
In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: impact on technology, inventive value, breadth of use, leadership, and quality of the nomination. “Generation” areas may include: automation, instrumentation, control, generation planning, alternative forms (e.g., wind, solar, fuel cells, and space power), conservation, safety, and reliability. “Utilization” areas may include: conservation, biomedical (e.g., MRI, focused ultrasound, etc.), life quality improvement for the handicapped, manufacturing systems, and robotronics.