The UFFC Society award winners from 2017:
Wallace Arden Smith – Achievement Award, for major contributions to the fields of piezoelectric ceramic – polymer composites, handheld medical ultrasound scanners, and relaxor-based piezoelectric single crystals and continuing advocacy for piezoelectric materials and transducers
Bernhard R. Tittmann – Distinguished Service Award, for a career of dedicated service to the IEEE UFFC Society in many positions including symposia management, Distinguished Lecturer, elected member of AdCom, and Chair of Nominations and Awards committees
Dr Douglas Wildes and a team from GE Global Research – 2017 Outstanding Paper Award for the IEEE UFFC Transactions publication, “4-D ICE: a 2-D Array Transducer with Integrated ASIC in a 10-Fr Catheter for Real-Time 3-D Intracardiac Echocardiography”, IEEE Trans. UFFC 63 (12) Dec. 2016.