Honorary Membership

Basis of Selection

Honorary Membership recognizes outstanding contribution to the advancement of imaging science and engineering. Contributions to research administration or to Society activities are not of importance for this award. The recipient should have made contributions to more than one specialized area of imaging science and engineering.

Eligibility

Society membership prior to receipt of this award is not required.

Frequency of Award

Not more than one per year; joint awards are permitted.

Form of Award

An engraved silver membership card and gratis membership in the Society are given to recipients of this award. Honorary Membership entitles the recipient to all privileges of regular membership.

Past Recipients

  • 2020 Kurt M. Hoffmeister
  • 2019 Rita Hofmann-Sievert
  • 2017 Edward J. Delp III
  • 2016 Michael Kriss
  • 2015 Bernice E. Rogowitz
  • 2014 Brian A. Wandell
  • 2013 Alan Bovik
  • 2012 Noboru Ohta
  • 2011 Chang Yeong Kim
  • 2010 David McDowell
  • 2009 James Larimer
  • 2007 Jan P. Allebach
  • 2006 Shin Ohno
  • 2005 John J. McCann
  • 2004 Gary K. Starkweather
  • 2003 Yoichi Miyake
  • 2002 Rodney Shaw
  • 2001 Vivian K. Walworth
  • 2000 Tadaaki Tani
  • 1999 Robert W. Gundlach
  • 1998 Lucien De Schamphelaere
  • 1997 Paul B. Gilman Jr.
  • 1996 Leo J. Thomas
  • 1995 Edwin P. Przbylowicz
  • 1994 Jordan P. Malinowski
  • 1993 Bradford Washburn
  • 1992 John H. Dessauer
  • 1991 Robert W.G. Hunt
  • 1990 John F. Hamilton
  • 1989 William McCune Jr.
  • 1987 Howard G. Rogers
  • 1986 Wesley T. Hanson Jr.
  • 1985 Shinichi Kikuchi
  • 1984 John A.C. Yule
  • 1983 K. V. Chibissov
  • 1982 Alber Rose
  • 1981 Nevill Mott
  • 1980 Eiichi Inoue
  • 1979 John D. Kendall
  • 1978 Wolfgang F. Berg
  • 1977 Heinz F. Nitka
  • 1976 Julian H. Webb
  • 1975 Deane R. White
  • 1974 F.W. Helmut Mueller
  • 1973 William West
  • 1971 Burt H. Carroll
  • 1970 Emmanuel Goldberg
  • 1969 Leopold Godowsky Jr
  • 1969 Leopold D. Mannes
  • 1968 Thomas Howard James
  • 1967 John W. Mitchell
  • 1965 Edith Weyde
  • 1964 M. Hellmut Frieser
  • 1962 Chester F. Carlson
  • 1960 Douglas A. Spencer
  • 1958 Louis-Philippe Clerc
  • 1957 John Eggert
  • 1956 Harold E. Edgerton
  • 1955 Edwin H. Land
  • 1954 Kenneth C.E. Mees