Awards & Distinctions


National Academy of Engineering

  • Member
  • Charles Stark Draper Prize

Prince of Asturias Prize

  • Laureate – For Contributions to Science and Technology

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

  • Centennial Medal
  • Lifetime Fellow
  • Vehicular Technology Society – Hall of Fame
  • Eminent Member – Eta Kappa Nu Honorary Socety
  • Ibuka Consumer Technology Award 

Marconi Society

  • Marconi Prize

Mobile World Congress

  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Wireless World Research Forum

  • Chennai Fellow

Wharton School –   University of Pennsylvania

  • Business Transformation Award

Radio Club of America

  • Life Fellow
  • Fred Link Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

International Telecommunications Union
– IT 150 Award

Consumer Electronics Association – Hall of Fame

Washington Society of Engineers – Washington Award

Engineering and Science Journal – Hall of Fame

Time Magazine – Top 100 Inventors in History

Fierce Wireless Magazine – Top Wireless Innovators of All Time

Red Herring Magazine – Top Ten Entrepreneurs

American Computer Robotics Museum – Honoree


Illinois Institue of Technology – Chicago, Illinois
Hasselt University – Belgium
Strathclyde University – Glascow, Scotland
Inha University – Seoul, Korea