Bernard S. Finn IEEE History Prize

Type: Prize

Name: Bernard S. Finn IEEE History Prize

Location: Various

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

Sponsoring Institution: Society of History of Technology


Submissions are invited for the Bernard S. Finn IEEE History Prize (formerly the IEEE Life Members’ Prize in Electrical History).The prize is awarded annually to the best paper in the history of electrotechnology—power, electronics, telecommunications, and computer science—published during the preceding year. Any article published in a learned periodical is eligible if it focuses on the art or engineering, aspects of electrotechnology, and its practitioners. The article must be written in English, although the journal or periodical in which it appears may be a foreign language publication.

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To nominate an article, please send a copy of the paper to each member of the prize committee. The deadline for 2018 nominations is April 15, 2018.

2018 Bernard S. Finn IEEE History Prize Committee

Eden Medina, Chair (2017-2019)
School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Informatics West 225
Indiana University
901 E. 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408

Matthew Eisler, (2016-2018)
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow G1 1XQ
Scotland (United Kingdom)

Paul Ceruzzi (2018-2020)
Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012

Contact Information:
Eden Medina

Posted: March 28, 2018