Description: The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and shall be conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The accomplishments that are being honored shall have contributed importantly to the advancement or application of engineering, science and technology, bringing the realization of significant value to society.
Prize: Not Applicable
Funding: Not Applicable
Eligibility: The nominee shall hold Senior Member or Life Senior Member grade at the time the nomination is submitted and shall have been a member in good standing in any grade for a period of five years or more preceding 1 January of the year of elevation. Note: IEEE affiliate membership does not apply. IEEE Fellow Grade Nomination Categories
Basis for Judging: The Fellow Evaluation Process consists of two reviews. The first evaluation is completed by the IEEE Society/Council that the Nominator identified on the nomination form. The Society/Council committee members are IEEE Fellows and selected to represent the 10 IEEE Regions, and have expertise in the technical areas represented by IEEE societies/councils. See http://www.ieee.org/web/membership/fellows/fellow_steps.html for further details concerning the Fellow evaluation process.
Presentation: The year of elevation to the grade of Fellow is the year following approval by the Board of Directors conferring the grade of Fellow. Members elevated to the Fellow grade may use the title immediately following approval by the Board of Directors. All those elevated will receive a congratulatory letter, a certificate, and pin.
- About the IEEE Fellow Program
- Steps to Become an IEEE Fellow
- Online Nomination Process for IEEE Fellow Grade
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