Proceedings of the IEEE has published works of many extraordinary visionaries and continues to attract top researchers and scholars. Armstrong, de Forest, Marconi, Mauchly, and Zworykin are just a few of the esteemed authors highlighted below.
Armstrong received the first Medal of Honor awarded by the Institute of Radio Engineers “in recognition of his work and publications dealing with the action of the oscillating and non-oscillating audion.”
Lee de Forest received the 1922 Medal of Honor for “his major contributions to the communications arts and sciences, as particularly exemplified by his invention of that outstandingly significant device: the three-electrode vacuum tube, and his work in the fields of radio telephonic transmission and reception.”
Read his paper on “Recent Developments in the Work of the Federal Telegraph Company”
Langmuir received the 1932 Nobel Prize in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the understanding of surface chemistry.
Pupin received the 1924 Medal of Honor for his “fundamental contributions in the field of electrical tuning and the rectification of alternating currents used for signaling purposes.”
Terman received the 1950 Medal of Honor “for his many contributions to the radio and electronic industry as teacher, scientist, and administrator.”
Read his paper on “A Brief History of Electrical Engineering Education”
Zworykin received the 1951 Medal of Honor “for his outstanding contribution to the concept and development of electronic apparatus basic to modern television.”
Read his paper on “The Iconoscope – A Modern Version of The Electric Eye”