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IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List

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List of IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal award are listed along with photos for every IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal, so most of the famous IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. List items include Norman Abramson, Tsuneo Nakahara and many additional items as well. (44 items)
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Amos E. Joel, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Amos Edward Joel Jr. (March 12, 1918 – October 25, 2008) was an American electrical engineer, known for several contributions and over seventy patents related to telecommunications switching
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Andrew Viterbi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Andrew James Viterbi (born Andrea Giacomo Viterbi; March 9, 1935) is an American electrical engineer and businessman who co-founded Qualcomm Inc. and invented the Viterbi algorithm. He is ...more
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Arun Netravali is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Arun N. Netravali (born 26 May 1946 in Mumbai, India) is an Indian-American computer engineer credited with contributions in digital technology including HDTV. He conducted research in digital ...more
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Bernard Widrow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Bernard Widrow (born December 24, 1929) is a U.S. professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University. He is the co-inventor of the Widrow–Hoff least mean squares filter (LMS) adaptive ...more
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Billy B. Oliver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Billy B. Oliver
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C. Chapin Cutler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Cassius Chapin Cutler (December 16, 1914 – December 1, 2002) was an American electrical engineer at Bell Labs. His notable achievements include the invention of the corrugated waveguide and ...more
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Charles K. Kao is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Sir Charles Kuen Kao (4 November 1933 – 23 September 2018) was a physicist and electrical engineer who pioneered the development and use of fibre optics in telecommunications. In the 1960s, Kao ...more
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Christian Jacobæus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Anton Christian Jacobæus (1911 in Stockholm, Sweden–1988) was a Swedish electrical engineer, known for his contributions to teletraffic engineering, especially in the design of the modern ...more
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David Messerschmitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
David G. Messerschmitt (born May 26, 1945) is an engineer and professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in ...more
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David Slepian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
David S. Slepian (June 30, 1923 – November 29, 2007) was an American mathematician. He is best known for his work with algebraic coding theory, probability theory, and distributed source coding. ...more
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Donald Cox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Donald C. Cox (born 1937) is an electrical engineer researching wireless communication, currently a professor at University of Nebraska Lincoln, where he heads the Wireless Communications ...more
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Eberhardt Rechtin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Eberhardt Rechtin (January 16, 1926 – April 14, 2006) was an American systems engineer and respected authority in aerospace systems and systems architecture.
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Eric E. Sumner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Eric E. Sumner
Eric Eden Sumner (December 17, 1923 – January 19, 1993) was an Austrian-American engineer and scientist, well known for his contributions to the early developments of switching systems.Born in ...more
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Gerald Ash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Gerald R. Ash (born August 1, 1942 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a retired electrical engineer who worked at Bell Labs. His research has focused on routing problems; he is known for the ...more
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Gerard J. Foschini is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Gerard Joseph Foschini (born 1940 in Jersey City, New Jersey), is an American telecommunications engineer who has worked for Bell Laboratories since 1961. His research has covered many kinds of ...more
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Harold Rosen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
For the educationalist, see Harold Rosen (educationalist).Harold A. Rosen (March 20, 1926 – January 30, 2017) was an American electrical engineer, known as "the father of the geostationary ...more
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Hiroshi Inose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Hiroshi Inose (猪瀬 博, Inose Hiroshi, January 5, 1927 – October 11, 2000) was a Japanese electrical engineer, known as the inventor of the Time-Slot Interchange system (TSI), which is basic to ...more
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Irwin M. Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Irwin Mark Jacobs (born October 18, 1933) is an electrical engineer, a co-founder and former chairman of Qualcomm, and chair of the board of trustees of the Salk Institute.
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James Massey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
James Lee Massey (February 11, 1934 – June 16, 2013) was an information theorist and cryptographer, Professor Emeritus of Digital Technology at ETH Zurich. His notable work includes the ...more
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Jim K. Omura is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Jimmy K. Omura (born September 8, 1940 in San Jose, California) is an electrical engineer and information theorist. Omura received his B.S. and M.S. from MIT, and his Ph.D. from Stanford ...more
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Joachim Hagenauer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Joachim Hagenauer
Joachim Hagenauer (born 29 July 1941) is an information theorist and professor emeritus at Technical University of Munich. He pioneered the use of soft bits (see Soft output Viterbi algorithm), ...more
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Joel S. Engel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Joel S. Engel
Joel Stanley Engel (February 4, 1936) is an American engineer, known for fundamental contributions to the development of cellular network. Born in New York City, he obtained a B.Sc. in ...more
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John Cioff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
John Cioff
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John Cioffi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
John Cioffi (born November 7, 1956) is an American electrical engineer, educator and prolific inventor who has made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding ...more
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John O. Limb is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
John O. Limb
John O. Limb is an Australian engineer, known for fundamental contributions to the development of digital video communications and holder of a series of patents related to computer