To recognize meritorious achievement in the field of Ultrasonics. The achievement may be in technical innovations, in research, in education, in publications, and related professional endeavors. Typically, the recipient will have demonstrated these accomplishments over a sustained period of time.
$1,000, Plaque or similar engraved item, and Certificate
Funded by the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society, usually within the budget of the annual International Ultrasonics Symposium
At the annual International Ultrasonics Symposium. Presentation will be aperiodic as deemed appropriate. Up to two (2) awards may be presented per year.
Established in 2001
Meritorious achievements and contributions to the field of Ultrasonics. Examples of areas ofspecialty are Medical Ultrasonics, Physical Acoustics, Non-Destructive Evaluation, Surface Acoustic Wave devices, among others. Also included in the field of interest are the underlying technologies, e.g., transducers and related electronics.
Preferably, the recipient shall be a member of IEEE and UFFC Society.
For the Rayleigh Award, the nominator is responsible for submitting the Rayleigh Award Nomination Package as an email attachment including the following items:
- A two-page nomination letter on how the nominee has impacted the field of ultrasonics and created new opportunities for academic inquiry and/or commercial success.
- A professional resume including a picture, list of publications, a citation report, list of patents, or other supporting documents.
- A minimum of two letters of recommendation in addition to the nominator’s letter.
All nominations must be emailed to Professor Jafar Saniie (Click to show email), the Chair of the Ultrasonics Award Committee. Use the email Subject line "IEEE UFFC-S Ultrasonics Awards" and Professor Saniie will acknowledge each submission by email. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within one week, please contact him.
Dr. Jafar Saniie, Filmer Endowed Chair Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, Illinois 60616
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Phone: 1 312 567-3412