Selection Criteria

Selection of Hall of Fame inductees are based on the following criteria when their nomination was submitted:

Professional Achievement

  • The nominee has demonstrated significant engineering or technical achievements, provided significant guidance in new and developing fields of engineering-based technology, and/or has managed or directed an organization making noteworthy contributions in design, manufacturing, production, or service through the uses of engineering principles and applications.

Service To The Profession

  • The nominee has contributed significantly to one or more technical societies.

Service To The Community

  • The nominee has accomplished significant community service activities, or has provided noteworthy advice to governmental committees, etc.

More about selection of Hall of Fame inductees can be found in the Nominations page.

SVEC Hall of Fame & Awards Committee

Chairman: TBD

We are restructuring everything related to SVEC including and not limited to our SVEC Hall of Fame program.

Will have a new chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee and that person will create the panel of HoF judging committee.

The former HoF & Awards Committee chair and committee thank you for your service during your terms of service. Effective immediately you are no longer part of the SVEC HoF committee.

The Hall of Fame (HoF) Inductees for 2021 will receive their HoF Award at SVEC Engineers Week Banquet 2021 which will be held on February 19, 2020 at the Double Tree Hotel in San Jose, CA, located at 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA 95110, (at Brokaw and hwy 101)

Hall of Fame (HoF) Inductees for 2020, your attendance is required. If you are NOT present you will NOT receive the Hall of Fame Award.

SVEC member Organizations:

  • IEEE CS (IEEE Computer Society)
  • ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
  • IEEE SSCS (IEEE Solid State Circuit Society)
  • IEEE CIS (IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
  • SWE East Bay chapter
  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • ASMI (Santa Clara Valley Chapter, ASM International)
  • EAA (Electric Auto Association)
  • NorthCal AIChE (Leading organization of Chemical Engineering Professionals)

Silicon Valley Leaders
Are Saying

Leaders who have made big difference in our lives

We started Silicon Valley Engineering Council back in 1990 and I’m really excited to be part of it, our purpose was to create an umbrella organization for all technical societies in Silicon Valley…

Dr. Fred Barez

SVEC Hall of Fame Inductee 2020

SVEC Hall of Fame is really a tremendous honor in Silicon Valley, there are some wonderful people who have been inducted to the Hall of Fame and they’ve done really significant things for this community, they cross boundaries and what they’ve done in engineering have made such a big difference in our lives…

Dr. Terry Shoup

Former Dean of Engineering, Santa Clara University, SVEC Hall of Fame

It’s essential to keep the flow of young people excited to go into professions that really build for the future, and I wish Silicon Valley Engineering Council the best of success…

Dr. Steven Chu

Former Secretary of Energy, Nobel Laureate, Professor at Stanford University
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