IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal
These annual medal awards by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) were initially sponsored by Wolfson Microelectronics.
Following Wolfson's acquisition in 2014 they were sponsored by Cirrus Logic.
Further details of the award and recipients are at the IEEE site
IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal Recipients
- 2007 Andrew Viterbi and Irwin Jacobs for the formation of Qualcomm
- 2008 Tim Berners-Lee for conceiving the World Wide Web
- 2009 Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli for electronic design automation
- 2010 Amar Bose for high quality sound reproduction
- 2011 Ted Hoff for innovations in microprocessors etc
- 2012 Gerhard Sessler for silicon integrated microphone
- 2013 Richard Muller and Richard White for micro electro-mechanical systems
- 2014 David Payne for optical fibre techniques for communications and the internet
- 2015 Lynn Conway for contributions to VLSI technology
- 2016 Geoffrey Hinton for the backpropagation algorithm and machine learning
- 2018 Thomas Haug and Philippe Dupuis for GSM, the first international cellular standard
- 2019 David Flynn & David Jaggar for novel architectures in 100B+ ARM microprocessors
- 2021 Evelyn Hu for contributions between semiconductor electronics and photonics
- 2022 Ingo Wolff for numerical electromagnetic field analysis techniques
- 2023 Mau-Chung Chang for heterojunction devices and CMOS System-on-Chip realization
- 2024 Kam-Yin Lau for high-speed semiconductor lasers and RF-over-Fiber Systems
David Flynn, David Jaggar,
IEEE President Saifur Rahman,
Mau-Chung Chang and Ingo Wolff at the 2023 RSE award ceremony.
David Flynn and David Jaggar receiving their medals at the RSE in 2023 from HRH Princess Anne.
Haug and Dupuis receiving their 2018 Medals at RSE from the IEEE President.
Gerhard Sessler receiving his Medal at RSE in 2012 from HRH Prince Philip.
Ted Hoff receiving his Medal at Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2011 from HRH Prince Philip.
The JCM Foundation is a charity formed in Scotland in 1977. (Registered Charity SC015003)