The IEEE Ukraine Section is proud to announce that Prof. Borys Paton, President of National Academy of Science of Ukraine has been selected to receive 2020 IEEE Honorary Membership Award. The citation acknowledges his lifetime achievements within IEEE technical fields of interest in the development of processes of electrometallurgy, materials science, electric welding of metals and biological tissues.
Link to official e-mail: http://ieee.org.ua/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Paton.png
IEEE Honorary Membership is an honorary type of
membership of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE),
that is given for life to an individual. It is awarded by the Board of Directors
of IEEE to people ‘who have rendered meritorious service to humanity in [the]
IEEE’s designated fields of interest’ while not being members of IEEE.
Previous years IEEE Honorary Membership recipients are
Telle Whitney (2019), Anton Zeilinger (2018), Mike Lazaridis (2018), Rodolfo
Stefano Zich (2016), Elon Musk (2015), Shirley Marie Tilghman (2014) and others: https://www.ieee.org/about/awards/bios/hon-member-recipients.html
The IEEE Ukraine Section would like to thank Mr. Ievgen
Pichkalov (nominator), Ukraine Section Chair and Dr. Ganna Polishko, Senior
Staff Scientist, E. O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NASU for
preparing excellent nomination application.
Ukraine Section is grateful to endorsers: Prof. Uwe
Reisgen, Institute for Welding Technology
and Joining Technology at RWTH, Germany; Prof. Jan Pilarczyk, Institute of Welding, Poland; Prof. Petro
Fomin, Bogomolets National Medical
University, Ukraine; Prof. Mikhaylo Zgurovsky, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine; Prof. Giorgi
Tavadze, Ferdinand Tavadze Institute of
Metallurgy and Material Science, Republic of Georgia.
The IEEE Ukraine Section has around 500 members and organize
more than 15 conferences and workshops in the Microwave and Antennas, Power
Electronics, Computer Science and Nanotechnologies fields.