To recognize technical contributions in the area of piezoelectric frequency control devices.
$1,000, Certificate and engraved display item of quartz
Funded by the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society.
At Annual Symposium on Frequency Control.
Named after Walter Guyton Cady, first presented in 1983
Significant contributions of a technical nature as measured in part by: the degree of initiative, ingenuity, and creativity displayed; the quality of work and degree of success attained; and the overall importance of the work and impact on frequency control and associated communities.
Should preferably be a member of IEEE and UFFC.