International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies
IEC Awards

IEC Awards

 

Lord Kelvin Award

The highest IEC tribute, recognizing exceptional long-term achievements

Lord Kelvin Award

Criteria

 

Created in 1995, the Lord Kelvin Award is granted in recognition of exceptional and dedicated contributions by individuals who, for a period of five years at least, have helped the technical work evolve or who have helped develop and promote the conformity assessment systems.

 

Those honoured must still be active in the IEC and will have contributed significantly to international electrotechnical standardization and related activities through their leadership and technical expertise, to the extent that their involvement has had a considerable impact on industry or commerce.

 

A maximum of one Award can be granted per year by the Council Board (CB).

 

The Award is in honour of the IEC's first President, The Rt. Hon. Lord Kelvin.