The primary emphasis of the Toronto Section awards programme is to provide scholarships to students in local post-secondary educational institutions where there is a demonstrated pattern of IEEE activity and an effective IEEE student branch. Additionally, members and volunteers participate in the awards program of IEEE Canada and IEEE.

IEEE Toronto Section Awards

Year Award Winner
2023 Appreciation of Service Award Emanuel Istrate (Past Chair)
Dennis Cecic (STEM Outreach Chair)
Melanie Soliven (Webmaster)
Fatima Hussain (Newsletter Editor)
Bob Hanna (Life Member)
2023 Outstanding New Leader Award Ameera Karkhi (Newsletter Editor)
Mushu Li (ComSoc/VTS Chapter Volunteer)
2023 IEEE Toronto Technology Award Veebar Tech
2023 Student Scholarship Ali Salehi (Centennial College)
Jazel Paco (Humber College)
Ifeanyi Oguamanam (Toronto Metropolitan University)
Maria Saeed (Toronto Metropolitan University)
Himanish Jindal (University of Toronto)
Leo Li (University of Toronto)
Nicholas Miranda (Seneca College)
Kunjan Trivedi (Ontario Tech University)
Baseer Yousufzai (York University)
2022 Appreciation of Service Award Adriana Ieraci (WIE Entrepreneurship and Industry Relation Vice-Chair)
Saba Sedghizadeh (Instrumentation and Measurement/Robotics and Automation Chapter Chair)
Kayvan Tirdad (Signals and Computational Intelligence Vice Chair – External)
Mohsen Zadeh (Dielectrics & Electrical Insulation Chapter Chair)
Tom Murad (IEEE Toronto Past Chair)
2022 Outstanding New Leader Award Parinaz Naseri (UofT Antenna and Propagation Student Branch Chair)
Floria Zhang (UofT Student Branch Logistic Director)
Himanish Jindal (UofT Student Branch Logistic Director)
2022 IEEE Toronto Technology Award Bell Canada
2022 Student Scholarship Michael Cutts (Humber College)
Noah Friedman (Toronto Metropolitan University)
Ali Salehi (Centennial College)
Julia Wagner (University of Toronto)
Haochen Zhang (University of Toronto)
Valeria Senka (Ontario Tech University)
Nicholas Miranda (Seneca College)
Then Pham (Van) (York University)
Christopher Singh (Toronto Metropolitan University)
2021 Appreciation of Service Award Sylvia Raynham (Previous WIE treasurer)
Younes Sadat-Nejad (Instrumentation and Measurement/Robotics and Automation vice chair)
Eman Hammad (Communications Chapter Chair)
Olivier Trescases (Past Chair)
Ravi Seethapathy (Life Member)
Reza Iravani (Life Member)
2021 Outstanding New Leader Award Alex Dela Cruz (Student Activities Chair)
Lian Zhao (Vehicular Technology Chair)
Wagih Ismail (Circuits and Devices secretary/treasurer)
2021 IEEE Toronto Technology Award Flybits
2021 Student Scholarship Daniel Moses (Humber College)
Addam Quadri (Ryerson University)
Saad Umar (Ryerson University)
Smile Peng (University of Toronto)
Haochen Zhang (University of Toronto)
Then Pham (Van) (York University)
2020 Appreciation of Service Award Reza Dibaj (Magnetics Chapter Chair)
Alireza Sadeghian (Signals and Computational Intelligence Chapter Chair)
Bruno Di Stefano (Life Member)
Vijay Sood (Life Members Chapter Chair)
Hadeel Mohammaed (COM/BT Chapter Vice-Chair)
2020 Outstanding New Leader Award George Eleftheriadis (Electromagnetics Chapter Chair)
Ayda Naserialiabadi (Women in Engineering Secretary)
Fatima Hussain (Newsletter Editor)
2020 Student Scholarship Kevin Zhang (University of Toronto)
Matthew Leung (University of Toronto)
Niranjan Krishnaswamy (Ryerson University)
Kevin Kasa (Ryerson University)
Thien Pham (York University)
James Frendo-Cumbo (UOIT)
Komalpreet Kaur Jassal (Humber College)
Ana Gabrieli Acioli (Seneca College)
Kyunho Lim (Centennial College)
2020 IEEE Toronto Technology Award Myant
2019 Appreciation of Service Award Mengqi Wang (Cicruits and Devices Chapter Chair)
Marjan Alavi (Section Treasurer)
Emanuel Istrate (Past Chair)
2019 Outstanding New Leader Award Alireza Sharif-Bakhtiar (Solid-State Circuits Chapter Vice-Chair)
Mostafa Mahfouz (Power Electronics Chapter Chair)
Filip Boskovic (Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter Vice-Chair)
2019 Student Scholarship Martin Ffrench, Define Dilbaz, Moustafa Eid, Wei Sheng Yu, Husnal Kaur, Dhanya Francis
2019 IEEE Canada Foundation Award MD Mohaimen Hassan Khan, Sadeed Bari
2019 IEEE Toronto Technology Award Smart Nora Inc., Aversan Inc.
2019 IEEE Canada Award Toronto Section

Award from previous years can be found in this archive.

IEEE Canada Awards

Year Award Winner
2021 Women in Engineering Group of the Year Award – Large Section IEEE Toronto Women in Engineering Affinity Group
2021 Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award Julia Wagner (University of Toronto Student Branch Chair)
2020 Exemplary Section Award (Honourable Mention) IEEE Toronto Section

Awards from previoius years can be found in this archive.

Click here to view the various award descriptions and nomination procedures.  Members and volunteer leaders of the Toronto Section are elegible to be nominated for various awards and recognitions administered by IEEE Canada through its Awards and Recognitions Committee.

IEEE Global Awards

Year Award Winner
2020 Industry Engagement Committee Sections Congress Competition IEEE Toronto Section

Awards from previoius years can be found in this archive.