The OSA award committee will screen all of the nominations and select approximately ten candidates for consideration by a Jury of Award comprising several prominent electrical engineers representing both industry and academia.
All those submitting a Nomination Form will be notified of their nominee’s status by the committee chair immediately following the committee’s screening process.
The candidates’ nomination dossiers and letters of recommendation will then be submitted to the Jury of Award for their independent and individual consideration. The award committee tabulates the jury’s rank-order ballots. In addition to a winner, one or more honorable mentions may be selected with no relative rank indicated.
Those not selected by the Jury as the winner or an honorable mention will be declared finalists with no relative rank indicated. The winner, honorable mentions, and finalists will be named in the Awards Program. The names of those on the Jury of Award remain confidential until the selection process is completed but will also be named in the Awards Program.
- John DeGraw, Committee Chair
- Dick Cockrum
- Barbara Guerrero
- Jimmie Huff
- Don Stoica
- Art Sutton
- Alan Willson