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 for 2016/17

Chairman: Stanley T. Myers

  • Patrick Kennedy HOF 2012 – CEO & Founder, OSIsoft (1)
  • Belle Wei – Past Dean College of Engineering, San Jose State University (2)
  • Paul Gray HOF 2015 – Professor Emeritus Electrical Engineering, UC Berkeley (2)
  • Terry Shoup HOF 2011 – Professor Mechanical Engineering Santa Clara University (2)
  • Joe Goodman HOF 2012 – Professor Emeritus, Stanford University (2)
  • Dana Ditmore - President, Oak Valley Consulting (2)
  • Chandrakant Patel HOF 2014 – Senior Fellow & Chief Engineer, Hewlett Packard (2)
  • William Hadaya – President WMH Corporation (3)
  • Jim Plummer – Dean Electrical Engineering, Stanford (3)

Invited Observers with no voting rights

  • Todd Mosher – CEO and Founder, Zone 5 (1)
  • Richard Elkus HOF 2010 – Exec. Comm., Board of Trustees Scripps Research Inst. (2)
  • Art Zafiropoulo – Chairman and CEO, Ultratech (3)

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