The IEEE Life Members’ Prize in Electrical History was established by the IEEE Life Members, who fund the prize, and is administered by the Society for the History of Technology. The prize recognizes the best paper in electrical history published during the previous year, in this case 2007 . Any historical paper published in a learned journal or magazine is eligible if it treats the art or engineering aspects of electrotechnology and its practitioners. Electrotechnology encompasses power, electronics, telecommunications, and computer science. The prize consists of a cash award of $500 and a certificate.

The committee invites submissions for the IEEE Life Members’ prize, which will be presented at the Society’s annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal in October 2008 .

For more information, contact the committee chair (listed below) or Amy Bix, SHOT Secretary, 603 Ross Hall, History Department, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011. FAX: 515-294-6390, [email protected] ; Phone: 515-294-8469.

The chair of the 2008 IEEE Life Members Prize is:

Susan Schmidt Horning (chair) Department of History St. John’s University 8000 Utopia Parkway Jamaica, NY 11439 <mailto:[email protected]>[email protected]

For more information, please see the <SHOT” target=”_new”>>SHOT webpage.