Dr. Alan Willson has been named recipient of the 2018 IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award for outstanding contribution to the fundamentals of any aspect of electronic circuits and systems that has a long-term significance or impact, with the following citation:  “For fundamental contributions to the theory and design of nonlinear circuits and signal processing systems.”

The IEEE Awards Program has paid tribute to technical professionals for nearly a century whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, and the engineering profession.