Nominating IEEE Canada Members and Sections for Awards
The IEEE Canada Awards and Recognition Committee (ARC) urges you to consider
nominating suitable candidates for the various awards that are available
to IEEE Canada members and Sections.
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*** on Jan 1, 2008 RA (Regional Activities) became MGA (Member and Geographic Activities)
Nominating a Member for one of the
following IEEE Canada Major Awards:
(click here for award descriptions and
here for past recipients)
Achievement: A.G.L. McNaughton Award, R.A. Fessenden Award,
Power Engineering Award, Computer Award,
Outstanding Engineer Award, Outstanding Engineering Educator Award
Service: W.S. Read Outstanding Service Award, J.J. Archambault
Eastern Canada Merit Award, M.B. Broughton Central Canada
Merit Award, E.F. Glass Western Canada Merit Award.
R.H. Tanner Industry Leadership Award:
The Nomination Procedure for each of the above awards uses two online
web forms; one for nominations, the other for endorsements. Each
nomination requires two endorsements from different people.
Anyone (including non-members) can nominate but only IEEE members (from any
Region) can endorse. Members of the IEEE Canada awards and executive
committees are ineligible to act as nominators or endorsers. Nominees
for achievement and service awards must be Canadian IEEE members, but the
industry leadership award is open.
Note that CVs will not be accepted. Incomplete nomination and endorsement
forms can not be submitted and limits are enforced on input.
Late submissions must be resubmitted for consideration the following
year. Please read the web forms (especially the notes at the top
of each form) very carefully before you begin to enter information.
If you are unable to use the online forms, you may use
Word to produce both forms, but you must follow the exact
sequence and format of the online forms (including the character
count). The Word document should be emailed
as an attachment to the committee at
The Critical Dates: 2012-2013 Award Cycle
Nominations and endorsements must be received by: December 7, 2012
Recipients selected: December 14 2012
IEEE Canada approval: December 17 2012
Recipients notified: December 2012
Presentations: May 6, 2013 during the CCECE in Regina
Nominating a Section
Each of the three area chairs are invited to nominate two of their Sections
(one large & one small) for the IEEE Canada Exemplary Section Awards.
Midnight (Eastern time) Monday 26 March 2012 is the deadline for for receipt
of nominations for awards presented at the spring 2012 IEEE Canada Board
meeting. The Section Chair of each nominated Section should complete this form
and email it as an attachment to the committee at
This form will be used initially for the IEEE Canada competition. The winning
forms will then be forwarded to IEEE MGA for their worldwide competition.
There are additional awards for both members and sections,
- IEEE Canada Exemplary Section Award
To recognize good Section leadership, management and administration for
the immediate past Section year. There are two awards, one for large Sections
(with more than 500 members), and one for small Sections (with 500 or fewer
- MGA Outstanding Section Award
Additionally, the committee will select two nominations (one large
section and one small section) and forward them to IEEE MGA as the
Region 7 entries for the worldwide MGA Outstanding Large and Small Section
please see the IEEE MGA (RAB) Awards nominations page.
The Awards & Recognition Committee (2011-2012)
If you have any suggestions, or questions, about these awards or the process,
please contact the committee chair or one of the members using the following contact information.
Chair - Md Aziz Rahman F-IEEE, F-EIC
Past Chair -
Hussein Mouftah F-IEEE, F-EIC
Vice Chair and Eastern Canada Rep -
Central Canada Rep - Vijay Sood F-IEEE, F-EIC
Western Canada Rep - Ibrahim Gedeon SM-IEEE
A Past McNaughton Award Winner - Wolfgang Hoefer F-IEEE, F-EIC
A Past Fessenden Award Winner - Lot Shafai F-IEEE, F-EIC
A Past Power Award Winner - Bill McDermid F-IEEE, F-EIC
A Past Gotlieb Computer Award Winner - Witold Pedrycz F-IEEE, F-EIC
Past President (ex-officio) - Om Malik LF-IEEE
President (ex-officio) - Keith Brown SM-IEEE