In 1939, the Academy’s Bylaws were amended to permit the Academy to award medals and prizes…[for] scientific work of high merit.
Distinguished Career in Science Award
Congratulations to Dr. Hamid Gharavi of the Advanced Network Technologies Division received the WAS Distinguished Career in Science Award for 2017. Dr. Gharavi is recognized for his extraordinary research accomplishments in the fields of information technology science and communications on fundamental contributions to the science of wireless networking and smart grid communication. The award was presented on May 11 at the WAS Awards Banquet.