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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. was an American electrical engineer, known for several contributions and over seventy patents related to telecommunications switching systems.

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Andrew Viterbi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Andrew James Viterbi is an American electrical engineer and businessman who co-founded Qualcomm Inc. and invented the Viterbi algorithm. He is currently Presidential Chair Professor of ...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 is an Indian-American computer engineer credited with major contributions in digital technology including HDTV. He conducted seminal research in digital compression, signal ...more

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Bernard Widrow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Bernard Widrow is a U.S. professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University. He is the co-inventor of the Widrow–Hoff least mean squares filter adaptive algorithm with his then doctoral ...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 was an American electrical engineer at Bell Labs. His notable achievements include the invention of the corrugated waveguide and differential pulse-code modulation.

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Charles K. Kao is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
The Honourable Sir Charles Kuen Kao, GBM, KBE, FRS, FREng is a Chinese-born Hong Kong, American and British electrical engineer and physicist who pioneered in the development and use of fiber ...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 was a Swedish electrical engineer, known for his contributions to teletraffic engineering, especially in the design of the modern crossbar switch used for ...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 is an engineer and professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in the UC Berkeley ...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 was an American mathematician. He is best known for his work with algebraic coding theory, probability theory, and distributed source coding. He was colleagues with Claude ...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 is an electrical engineer researching wireless communication, currently a professor at Stanford University, where he heads the Wireless Communications Research Group. His work on ...more

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Eberhardt Rechtin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Eberhardt Rechtin 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 was an Austrian engineer and scientist, well known for his contributions to the early developments of switching systems. Born in Vienna, he moved to New York City where he went ...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 is a retired electrical engineer who worked at Bell Labs. His research has focused on routing problems; he is known for the development of Dynamic Non-Hierarchical Routing.

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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, is an American telecommunications engineer who has worked for Bell Laboratories since 1961. His research has covered many kinds of data communications, particularly ...more

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Harold Rosen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Harold A. Rosen is an American electrical engineer, known as "the father of the geostationary satellite", and "father of the communications satellite". He formed and led the ...more

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Hiroshi Inose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Hiroshi Inose was an electrical engineer, known as the inventor of the Time-Slot Interchange system, which is basic to modern digital telephone switches.

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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 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 was an information theorist and cryptographer, Professor Emeritus of Digital Technology at ETH Zurich. His notable work includes the application of the Berlekamp–Massey ...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 is an electrical engineer and information theorist. Omura received his B.S. and M.S. from MIT, and his Ph.D. from Stanford University. He was a professor of electrical engineering ...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 is an information theorist and professor emeritus at Technical University of Munich. He pioneered the use of soft bits, a coding theory technique that contributes to the high ...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 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 engineering at City College ...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 is an American electrical engineer, educator and prolific inventor who has made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding theory and information ...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

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John S. Mayo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
John S. Mayo John S. Mayo is an American engineer, AT&T executive and seventh president of Bell Labs, known from contributions to the computer and telecommunications industry.

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John Wozencraft is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
John McReynolds "Jack" Wozencraft was an electrical engineer and information theorist, professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of the pioneers of coding ...more

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M. Robert Aaron is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
M. Robert Aaron M. Robert Aaron was a noted American electrical engineer specializing in telecommunications. Aaron was born in Philadelphia, served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II, received ...more

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Norman Abramson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Norman Manuel Abramson is an American Jewish engineer and computer scientist, most known for developing the ALOHAnet system for wireless computer communication. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he ...more

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Paul Baran is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Paul Baran was an American engineer of Polish Jewish extract, who was a pioneer in the development of computer networks. He was one of the two independent inventors of packet switched computer ...more

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Raymond W. Ketchledge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Raymond W. Ketchledge Raymond Waibel Ketchledge was an American engineer, known for his contributions to the first computerized telephone switching control systems.

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Richard Blahut is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Richard Blahut Richard Blahut, former chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is best known for his work in information theory. He ...more

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Richard H. Frenkiel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Richard H. Frenkiel Richard H. Frenkiel is an American engineer, known for development of cellular telephone networks.

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Richard R. Hough is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Richard Ralston Hough was a Bell Labs engineer and AT&T executive.

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Robert E. Kahn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol and the Internet Protocol, the fundamental ...more

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Robert McEliece is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Robert McEliece Robert J. McEliece is a mathematician and engineering professor at the California Institute of Technology best known for his work in information theory. He was the 2004 recipient of the Claude ...more

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Robert Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Robert Melancton "Bob" Metcalfe is an electrical engineer from the United States who co-invented Ethernet, founded 3Com and formulated Metcalfe's Law. As of January 2006, he is a ...more

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Stephen O. Rice is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Stephen "Steve" Oswald Rice was a pioneer in the related fields of information theory, communications theory, and telecommunications.

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Tadahiro Sekimoto is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Tadahiro Sekimoto was a Japanese electronics engineer, a recipient of the IEEE Medal of Honor, chairman of Japan's Institute for International Socio-Economic Studies, and former chairman of the ...more

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Tsuneo Nakahara is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Tsuneo Nakahara is a communications engineer, executive advisor to the CEO of Sumitomo Electric. He was one of the main researchers contributing to the development of optical fiber technology. ...more

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Vint Cerf is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and applications on the Internet and other platforms for ...more

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Vladimir Kotelnikov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Kotelnikov was an information theory and radar astronomy pioneer from the Soviet Union. He was elected a member of the Russian Academy of Science, in the Department of ...more

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William C. Jakes, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
William C. Jakes, Jr.

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William Keister is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Winners List
William Keister