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INDIVIDUAL HONORS AND AWARDS

 
DAVID SARNOFF INDUSTRIAL ACHIEVEMENT PRIZE - 2018 to Present
The David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Prize is designed to honor outstanding recipients who would not qualify for one of SID’s technical achievement awards but who nonetheless have had a profound, positive effect on the display industry over a period of many years, and are broadly recognized across the industry. Winners of the David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Prize will receive a $2,000 stipend, made possible through the generosity of BOE.
 
PETER BRODY PRIZE - 2017 to Present

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 - Present 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 - Present 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 - Present 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 - Present 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 - Present 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 - Present 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-Present 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. 

 

 

FELLOW and SENIOR GRADE1963-Present

 

The membership grade of Fellow is one of unusual professional distinction conferred by the Board of Directors, acting on the recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee.

Senior Members are those individuals who are recognized to have made significant technical contributions to the advancement of displays and who have demonstrated active participation in the display community and in SID. 

 

 

INDIVIDUAL AWARD NOMINATIONS GUIDELINES

Online Nomination Form

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:

  • David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Prize
  • 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.

Sumbit Nomination Online or Download awards nomination form template, while past form samples follow: Braun, SRA, Fellow.

Sumbit Online Nomination or Email the complete nomination
including all the above material by October 15, 2019
to office@sid.org or by regular mail to
  Honors and Awards Chair, Society for Information Display,
1475 S. Bascom Ave, Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008 USA

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