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The IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award
is an award is presented for outstanding contributions to nanotechnology
Nanotechnology is the study of manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally, nanotechnology deals with developing materials, devices, or other structures possessing at least one dimension sized from 1 to 100 nanometres...
and miniaturization in the electronics arts. It may be presented to an individual or a team of up to three. The award was established in 1975 by the IEEE Board of Directors.
Recipients of this award receive a certificate and honorarium.
Recipients have included the following:
- Yan Borodovsky (2012)
- Sam Sivakumar (2012)
- Alec N. Broers (1985)
- Robert H. Dennard (1982)
- Donald R. Herriott
Donald R. Herriott was president of the Optical Society of America in 1984.He received the 1981 IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award.-External links:* Journal of the Optical Society of America-See also:...
- Marcian E. Hoff, Jr.
Marcian Edward "Ted" Hoff, Jr. , is one of the inventors of the microprocessor. Hoff joined Intel in 1967 as employee number 12, and is credited with coming up with the idea of using a "universal processor" rather than a variety of custom-designed circuits. His insight started the microprocessor...
- Geoffrey W. A. Dummer
Geoffrey William Arnold Dummer, MBE , C.Eng., IEE Premium Award, FIEEE, MIEE, USA Medal of Freedom with Bronze Palm was a British electronics engineer and consultant who is credited as being the first person to conceptualise and build a prototype of the integrated circuit, commonly called the...
- Philip J. Franklin (1979)
- Jack S. Kilby
Jack St. Clair Kilby was an American physicist who took part in the invention of the integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 2000. He is credited with the invention of the integrated circuit or microchip...
- Robert N. Noyce
Robert Norton Noyce , nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley", co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel in 1968...