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2022 Gold Medal Award

2022 Gold Medal Awardees

AWARD CITATION

The group is recognized for leading the development and deployment of a one-of-a-kind advanced communications Lab Network, which enables NIST to conduct public safety research, FirstNet to deploy public safety broadband, and industry to manufacture new products. Created to accelerate next-generation public safety communications technology development and adoption, the state-of-the-art network provides research, open data, and technology demonstrations benefiting a diverse stakeholder group. These outputs support innovation in commercial products, research, testing, and standards development.

GROUP AWARD

John Beltz

Supervisory ITSPEC (INFOSEC)
Communications Technology Laboratory, Public Safety Communications Research Division

Wyatt Suess

ITSPEC (NETWORK SERVICES)
Communications Technology Laboratory, Public Safety Communications Research Division

Don Harriss

ITSPEC (INFOSEC)
Communications Technology Laboratory, Public Safety Communications Research Division

Roger A. Blalock

Electronics Engineer
Communications Technology Laboratory

Lisa Soucy

Supervisory Electronics Engineer
Communications Technology Laboratory, Public Safety Communications Research Division

Scott Ledgerwood

Supervisory ITSPEC (INFOSEC)
Communications Technology Laboratory, Public Safety Communications Research Division

Ellen Ryan

Computer Engineer
Laboratory Programs, Communications Technology Laboratory, Public Safety Communications Research Division

Jonathan Cook

Electronics Engineer
Communications Technology Laboratory, Public Safety Communications Research Division