2022 Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to our 2022 Annual Awards Winners!

The Awards Banquet was held Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Crowne Plaza Philadelphia – King of Prussia where we recognized those honored by the section for their contributions to the industry.

And the WINNERS are:


Philadelphia Section Member 2 Recipients

Joseph Picone, PhD, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Temple University

Kate M McDevitt, IEEE Philadelphia Membership Chair, Women in Engineering Team Leader


Benjamin Franklin Key Award 2 Recipients

Ravikumar Pragada, Senior Director and Sr. Principal Engineer at InterDigital

Michael Nispel, Senior Principal Engineer for Energy Storage with Comcast Cable’s Critical Infrastructure group


Corporate Technology Innovation Award 2 Recipients

Channel Logistics, LLC DBA Space-Eyes, LLC

Exyn Technologies, Inc.


Delaware Valley Young Electrical Engineer of the Year Award 2 Recipients

Xun Jiao, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Villanova University
Vidya Ganapati, Assistant Professor of Engineering, Swarthmore College


Delaware Valley Engineer of the Year Award

Brandon S. Swartley, Vice President and Technical Director, STV Incorporated


Merrill Buckley Jr. Student Project Award 2 Recipients

FPGA Implementation of Lightweight Binary Ring-LWE Post-Quantum Cryptography – Recipient Jiafeng Xie

AI-RISC for efficient processing of edge AI workloads – Recipient Vaibhav Verma


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