Wireless Innovation Achievement Awards

2013 Award Finalists


Wireless Innovation Forum Hall of Fame

Here are the winners of the Wireless Innovation Forum Industry Achievement Awards and Wireless Innovation Forum Contributor Awards over the years (award descriptions are below the award winners).

NameAward
Dr. John Glossner 2012 Presidents' Award
Weightless 2012 Technology of the Year
Dr. Jeff Reed 2012 Forum International Achievement Award
Claude Belisle 2011 Presidents' Award
Elektrobit (EB) Specialized Device Platform 2011 Technology of the Year
JPEO JTRS TD/CTO 2011 Forum International Achievement Award
Terry L. Anderson 2010 SDR Forum Presidents' Award
Ettus Research 2010 Technology of the Year
Communication Research Center Canada 2010 SDR Forum International Achievement Award
Bruce Fette 2009 SDR Forum Presidents' Award
Harris Unity XG-100 Full-Spectrum Multiband Radio 2009 Technology of the Year
Eric Nicollet 2009 SDR Forum International Achievement Award
Christian Serra 2008 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Dale Hatfield 2008 Industry Achievement Award
Stephen Hope 2007 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Preston Marshall 2007 Industry Achievement Award
David Murotake 2006 SDR Forum Contributor Award
fred harris 2006 Industry Achievement Award
John Fitton 2005 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Peter Cook 2005 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Vanu Bose 2005 Industry Achievement Award
John Chapin 2005 Industry Achievement Award
Dr. Bruce Fette 2004 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Dr. Jeff Reed 2004 Industry Achievment Award
Takuzo Fujii 2003 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Dr. Jorge Pereira 2003 Industry Achievement Award
Wayne Bonser 2002 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Stephen Blust 2002 SDR Forum Contributor Award
Dr. Joe Mitola III 2002 Industry Achievement Award



Wireless Innovation Forum International Achievement Award
(Replaces the Industry Achievement Award)

This award is presented to an individual, group of individuals, or organization that made especially significant contributions to international furtherance or acceptance of Software Defined or Cognitive Radio.

  • Nominations come from the membership. 
  • Nominees are down selected to a group of finalists by a committee chosen by the Wireless Innovation Forum Board of Directors
  • Finalists are announced at least 2 months in advance of SDR’10
    - Fees are waived for a single individual from each organization selected as a finalist to attend SDR’10
  • Winner is selected by membership
    - One vote per organization


Wireless Innovation Forum President’s Award
(Replaces the Contributors Award)

  1. This Award is presented to individuals in recognition of their sustained outstanding contributions in support of the Wireless Innovation Forum and its activities.
  2. Nominations are made by the chair and vice chair of the Wireless Innovation Forum
  3. Nominees are announced at least 2 months in advance of the technical conference
    - Fees are waived for a single individual from each organization selected as a finalist to attend the technical conference
  4. Winners are selected by the Forum’s officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Committee Chairs, Treasurer, Secretary, CEO, COO)
     

Wireless Innovation Forum Technology of the Year

          1. This award is presented to an individual or organization for a breakthrough product or technology in the field of software defined or cognitive radio as selected by the members.
          2. Nominations come from the membership.
          3. Nominees are are down-selected to a group of finalists by a committee chaired by the User Requirements Committee Chair and including the class representatives of the Board (large, medium, small, govt. and academic)
          4. Finalists are announced at least 2 months in advance of SDR’10
            - Fees waived for a single individual from each organization chosen as a finalist to attend the technical conference
          5. Finalists are invited to demo at the technical conference during the Technology Showcase
          6. Winner is selected by membership through ballot
            - One vote per organization

Awards are also made each year to the authors of the top papers from the previous year's Technical Conference, as determined by an independent panel of judges. The list of these papers is available here.


 


   
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