Ultrasonics Awards

Three IEEE awards are presented annually at the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium. The Rayleigh Award has been given annually since 2001. The IEEE Ultrasonics Early Career Investigator Award and the IEEE Carl Hellmuth Hertz Ultrasonics Achievement Award were established in 2014.

The deadline for nominations for these awards is 1 March of the year of evaluation.

Ultrasonics Awards

  • IEEE Ultrasonics Early Career Investigator Award

    Description

    To recognize the achievements of a young researcher in the area of ultrasonics and its applications. The award is specific to those researchers in the early stages of their career. 

  • The Rayleigh Award

    Description

    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.

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2022 IEEE UFFC-S Ultrasonics Awards - Call for Nominations

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Deadline: 1 March 2022
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Dear Colleague:
 
We are writing to ask for your help in identifying potential recipients for the three awards that are offered annually by the IEEE UFFC designed to recognize remarkable contributions in the field of ultrasonics. The description criteria for eligibility and the nomination requirements for these awards are available on the following websites:
IEEE Ultrasonics Early Career Investigator Award (defined as 1 to 10 years of research after obtaining the highest degree (Bachelor; Master; Ph.D.))
IEEE Carl Hellmuth Hertz Ultrasonics Award (aimed at mid-career, defined as no less than 10 years and no more than 25 years of research after obtaining the highest degree (Bachelors; Masters; Ph.D.))
Rayleigh Award (the highest honor for achievement within the UFFC Society in the field of Ultrasonics)

Nominations are due no later than 1 March 2022
 
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. 

For the Early Career Award and Carl Hellmuth Hertz Award, the nominator is responsible for submitting no more than a two-page nomination letter and a two-page resume as an email attachment.
 
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
 
Thanks for your support in identifying outstanding candidates for these prestigious awards. 
 
Zhen Xu, VP of Ultrasonics
IEEE UFFC Society