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INDIVIDUAL HONORS AND AWARDS

Individual Honors and Awards

PETER BRODY PRIZE - Introduced 2016
The Peter Brody Prize is awarded to honor outstanding contributions of young researchers (under age 40) who have made major-impact technical contributions to the developments of active matrix addressed displays in one or more of the following areas:
  • Thin film transistor devices
  • Active matrix addressing techniques
  • Active matrix device manufacturing
  • Active matrix display media
  • Active matrix display enabling components.
The award is made by the Board of Directors acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee and carries a stipend of US $2000. 

KARL FERDINAND BRAUN PRIZE - 1987 - 2016 winners
The Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize is awarded for an outstanding technical achievement in, or contribution to, display technology. The award is made by the Board of Directors acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee and carries a stipend of US $2000. 

JAN RAJCHMAN PRIZE - 1993 - 2016 winners
The Jan Rajchman Prize is awarded for an outstanding scientific or technical achievement in, or contribution to, research on flat panel displays. The award is made by the Board of Directors acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee and carries a stipend of US $2000.  

OTTO SCHADE PRIZE - 2006 - 2016 winners
The Otto Schade Prize is awarded for an outstanding scientific or technical achievement in, or contribution to, the advancement of functional performance and/or image quality of information displays. The award is made by the Board of Directors acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee and carries a stipend of US $2000.

SLOTTOW–OWAKI PRIZE - 2007 - 2016 winners
The Slottow–Owaki Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to the education and training of students and professionals in the field of information display. The award is made by the Board of Directors acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee and carries a stipend of US $2000.

LEWIS AND BEATRICE WINNER AWARD - 1983 - 2016 winners
The Lewis and Beatrice Winner Award is awarded for exceptional and sustained service to SID. The award is made by the Board of Directors acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee.  

FRANCES RICE DARNE MEMORIAL AWARD 1971 - 1986 winners
The Frances Rice Darne Memorial Award, discontinued in 1987 when it was replaced by the Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize, was awarded periodically to a Society member for an outstanding technical achievement (other than teaching, publication or service) or contribution to the display field. The award was made by the SID Board of Directors. For additional information see (Francis Rice Darne Bio).

JOHANN GUTENBERG PRIZE - 1987 - 2007 winners
The Johann Gutenberg Prize was established by SID to honor outstanding technical achievements in, or contributions to, printer technology. The award was made by the Board of Directors acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee and carried a stipend of US $2000. Following a transition period that ended in 2007 the Johann Gutenberg Prize has been transferred to the Society for Imaging Science and Technology, which now administers and confers the award.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS - 1972 - 2016 winners

Special Recognition Awards are presented to members of the technical, scientific and community (not necessarily SID members) for distinguished and valued contributions to the information display field. These awards may be made for contributions in one or more of the following categories - 

  1. Outstanding technical accomplishments 
  2. Outstanding contributions to the literature 
  3. Outstanding service to the Society
  4. Outstanding entrepreneurial accomplishments
  5. Outstanding achievements in education

PRESIDENTIAL CITATIONS - 2007-2016 winners

Presidential citations are awarded at each year's Display Week Symposium by SID's President, in recognition of volunteer service contributions to SID over the preceding year. 

Honors and Awards Committee

INDIVIDUAL AWARD NOMINATIONS GUIDELINES

Nominations are now being solicited from SID members for candidates who qualify for SID Honors and Awards. Nominations for SID Honors and Awards must include the following information, preferably in the order given below.

1. Name, Present Occupation, Business and Home Address, Phone and Fax Numbers, and SID Grade (Member or Fellow) of Nominee.

2. Award being recommended:

Peter Brody Prize
Jan Rajchman Prize
Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize
Otto Schade Prize
Slottow–Owaki Prize
Lewis & Beatrice Winner Award
Fellow*
Special Recognition Award

*Fellow nominations must be supported and signed by at least five SID members.

3. Proposed Citation. This should not exceed 30 words.

4. Name, Address, Telephone Number, and SID Membership Grade of Nominator.

5. Education and Professional History of Candidate. Include college and/or university degrees, positions and responsibilities of each professional employment.

6. Professional Awards and Other Professional Society Affiliations and Grades of Membership.

7. Specific statement by the nominator concerning the most significant achievement or achievements or outstanding technical leadership which qualifies the candidate for the award. This is the most important consideration for the awards committee, and it should be specific (citing references when necessary) and concise.

8. Supportive material. Cite evidence of technical achievements and creativity, such as patents and publications, or other evidence of success and peer recognition. Cite material that specifically supports the citation and statement in (7) above. (Note: the nominee may be asked by the nominator to supply information for his candidacy where this may be useful to establish or complete the list of qualifications).

9. Endorsements. Fellow nominations must be supported by the endorsements indicated in (2) above. Supportive letters of endorser will strengthen the nominations for any award.

Click here for the awards nomination form template, while past form samples follow: Braun, SRA, Fellow.

Email the complete nomination – including all the above material by October 15, 2016 – to swu@ucf.edu with cc to office@sid.org or by regular mail to
Shin-Tson Wu, Honors and Awards Chair, Society for Information Display,
1475 S. Bascom Ave, Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008 USA

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