Special Awards

Are granted by the Board of Trustees as it deems appropriate. For example, the board might wish to honor and recognize a significant contribution that heightens public awareness and improves public understanding of the worth of industrial engineering to contemporary society.


IIE members, non-members, and organizations. Members of the IIE Board of Trustees andĀ Honors Steering Committee are ineligible.


The number of awards is determined by the Board of Trustees, with no established frequency. The criteria are unspecified and at the discretion of the board.

Nomination preparation:

  • Complete and return theĀ nomination form.
  • There is a 10-page limit to each nomination, not including references.


The presidents are responsible for the judging process.

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